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Stoke-Central will test post-Brexit Labour

With the Stoke-Central by-election on the horizon, Opinion Writer Cameron Broome gives a political weather forecast: Cloudy with a chance of purple rain

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Brexit Britain: lessons from the 2016 Olympics

From the Olympics to the Tour De France, 2016 was a year full of British sporting success stories. But what can they teach us about national identity, immigration and Brexit?

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Meat Allergies

The shocking truth behind the rise of red meat allergies

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The US Election result exposes our ignorance

The “surprised” reaction to President-elect Donald Trump’s victory says a great deal about the enclaves of opinion that many students reside in

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ADHD and dyslexia are not metaphors for laziness or stupidity

No student should be held back by special needs out of their control; it’s time to redress the balance, argues Edie Walwyn

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To contour or not to contour

In an effort to uncover the public opinion on the topical beauty debate around contouring, Sophie Soar bares all and seeks the general consensus on the bronzed makeup phenomenon

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Opinion: Music is genuinely exciting again

A series of high-profile, transgressive album releases have shown that 2016 is the year where mainstream music has got its mojo back, writes Frank Hillman

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Deputy opinion editor applications open

The Mancunion is looking for a deputy opinion editor, apply through the link below

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It is okay to care about Brad and Angelina’s divorce

We need a greater sense of balance between the serious and the trivial

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Getting involved with student media

Deputy Opinion Editor Ed John explains what student media has to offer and why getting involved can be so rewarding

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A glitter-heeled step too far?

Scarlett Whittell assesses the new shoe on the block

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Are you a fashion snob?

Gráinne Morrison discusses a moral dilemma