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Four years after leaving Owens Park, the BOP is to become a regular Friday feature at 256  photo: 'The BOP Returns' Facebook page

BOP returns to Fallowfield

Controversial night moves to 256

The controversial flyer is said to "make light of alcoholism". Photo: Social Junkies

Social Junkies flyer ‘makes light of alcoholism’

Controversial promoters’ “Fit Alcoholics” slogan under fire

Four left injured at end of exams bash. Photo: Amy Hallett

Exam party stabbing leads to Birdcage ban

– Four left with puncture wounds and facial injuries
– Club forced to close on weeknights after end of exams party

Owens' Park Bar. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

Campus bar revenue sinks by £350k

Campus bars net revenue appears to be in terminal decline

Rents are climbing even before the Fallowfield campus regeneration. They can only increase further. Photo: The Mancunion

REVEALED: The BOP promoters’ stranglehold on our halls

– Uni bars offer cheap drinks to Social Junkies members
– Uni refuses to intervene in RA-promoter relationships
– RAs who sign Social Junkies contracts given jobs when they leave

The event was cancelled just a day before it was set to take place after pressure from the University and Students' Union.


Social Junkies forced to pull ‘Armed Forces and Taliban’ themed clubnight

Students enjoy this year's Welcome Fair. Photo: Markus Arnold

Lavish perks offered to peddle club nights to students

– Committee members offered special perks to sell Freshers Pack
– SKUM discounts, free entry to clubs among the benefits