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We need to stop neglecting student housing

We can stand by the sad state of student accommodation no longer

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Thicc: body positive or objectifying?

Oppressive beauty standards come in all shapes and sizes

Image: Steph Cere

Music event to raise money for anti-trafficking society

“Help us fight exploitation while having a good night!” said president of the Students Against Human Trafficking society ahead of upcoming musical fundraiser

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Stop trying to sell me feminism

The corporate commercialisation of female empowerment is degrading

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Banquets binned while rough sleepers go hungry and food bank reliance soars

To solve the UK hunger crisis, we need to start thinking about food waste

Photo: Raine Beckford

Meet the committee: African Caribbean Society

Ahead of Black History Month, Deputy Features Editor Raine Beckford chats to the committee of the African Caribbean Society about their hopes for the coming weeks

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Our homelessness problem

Why we feel guilty, and what needs to change

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A student life: UOM Board Games Society

Meet Jon Bebb, one Philosophy student finding the time to balance a PhD with his contrasting role as Social Sec for the UOM Board Games Society

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A student life: chair of the Craft Beer society

We chat to Josh Hodge, the University of Manchester’s biggest craft beer enthusiast

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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