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A student life: chair of the Polo society

We chat to Jade Fox, the chair of Polo Society, about the group going from strength to strength and her impossible work-life balance

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Gigi Hadid, Melania Trump, and the rise of virtue signalling

Romy Biscoe uses the controversy at the AMAs as a window to explore the modern phenomenon of ‘virtue signalling’ and its role in the US election

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Introducing the University of Manchester’s UniSlam team 2017

Jake Piazza reviews The Creative Writing Society’s Slam on the 15th of November and introduces UniSlam and Manchester’s 2017 team

Photo: Emily Oulton

A student life: the prince of Panto Society

Emma Shanks caught up with Bradley Pascall, this year’s Social Secretary of UOM’s Panto Society

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Stress: let’s talk about it

Struggling with stress? Don’t worry, Qiarna Bondswell is here with some top tips to help you tackle your stress head-on, and enjoy university life at the same time

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What is life, post-Brangelina?

As the world seemingly sends itself into oblivion, are we investing too much of our time and energy in celebrity culture?

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Mature Student Society: What it can do for you

Alicia Love, the Wellbeing Secretary for the Mature Student Society, writes here about her experiences as a mature student and how the society can help

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Working and consuming away from progress

Tristan Parsons on the increasing disenfranchisement from progress caused by the economics of work and consumption

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Hesitating to laugh

Jessica Chow-Lau examines the effect of political correctness and public backlash can have on the censorship of raw and cutting comedy

The city of Dublin. Ireland is ranked 1st on the goodcountry.org overall ratings. Photo: Giuseppe Milo @Flickr

How to measure a nation

Should we look at more than just GDP when judging success? Tristan Parsons examines other ways to measure how good a society is

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Vegetarianism in our meat-orientated culture

Georgia Welch explores the difficulties of an anti-meat lifestyle in today’s society

Studies show that children learn most of their behaviours from their environment. Photo United Nations Photo @Flickr

Racism: The unwanted generational gift?

Deborah Asamoah objectively examines the root of racism in society and where prejudice is learned