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The devilish web

In times of such high political stakes, we need to move away from social media and onto the street in a more inclusive effort for change

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War on drugs: Fabric reopens the debate

With new rules put in place, Fabric is due to reopen, and with it the age-long debate on drugs is back

Protesters march in May in protest of unfair accommodation fees. Photo: Oscar Webb

UCL Cut The Rent achieves £1 million concession

Following a five-month rent strike in protest of extortionate student accommodation, UCL students have secured promises of bursaries and rent freezes

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Unison claim protesting catering staff threatened with pay deductions

Allegations have been made that UMC threatened any staff who joined Thursday’s rally against job cuts would have an hours pay deducted

Students from Manchester joined protestors in London for an anti-Trident demonstration. Photo: The Mancunion

Manchester students part of “largest anti-nuclear demonstration for a generation”

Manchester students travelled to London to join the largest anti-nuclear demonstration in a generation against the renewal of Trident

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UK universities sign partnerships with Egyptian institutions

Last week, officials met to finalise a deal creating academic links between UK universities and their Egyptian counterparts currently operating under internationally-condemned authoritarian rule

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KCL investigate violent disruption of Israel event

Police were called after after pro-Palestine demonstrators disrupted the joint event by KCL and LSE Israel Societies, allegedly assaulting one woman

A crowd of demonstrators outside the MRI. Photos: The Mancunion

Junior doctors strike for first time in 40 years

With around 100 picket lines outside UK hospitals, junior doctors, students and those standing in solidarity came out to protest the contract changes

Protesters at October's junior doctor march. Photo: garryknight @Flickr

Student nurses and midwives march against bursary changes

Alongside national news of junior doctors’ strikes on Tuesday, student nurses and midwives also marched through Manchester, Newcastle and London to protest changes that will see bursaries replaced with loans

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Student and parent group protests budget cuts for disabled students

Protesters took to the Trafford Town Hall this past week to protest recent budget cuts for disabled students

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Student to set fire to loan in capitalism protest

In an attempt to highlight the debt that students are getting into, one art student plans a controversial project

Is Uber the nail in the coffin for the classic Black Cab? Photo: Fabrizio lonzini @Flickr

Uber, Uber über alles

In its rapid rise to dominance in our private, bookable transport industry, Uber has made itself some powerful enemies