Our week in the News


Exclusive interview: GIO-GOI x Umbro on Rihanna, rock ‘n’ roll and international recognition
28th November 2022
GIO-GOI x Umbro has just released its latest collaborative line. We caught up with GIO-GIO co-founder Anthony Donnelly about everything GIO-GOI and what’s to come next
25th November 2022

“Come and join us” says Jo Grady at UCU strikes

“Come and join us” says Jo Grady at UCU strikes
The General Secretary of the UCU spoke to picketers on the first day of strike action
24th November 2022

Revisiting Jacqueline Wilson: Traumatic or trailblazing?

Revisiting Jacqueline Wilson: Traumatic or trailblazing?
In recent years, Jacqueline Wilson and her books have become a topic of dispute and controversy. From death, grooming and foster care – did Wilson go too far?

Primark goes online – RIP sustainable fashion

Primark has announced they’re moving online. But why? Is this really necessary for an already successful company?

Bones and All review: A Bloody Mess

Bones and All has been set up to be a gory revision of Romeo and Juliet fuelled by cannibalistic addiction and love. With a strong cast and alluring cinematography, why did it feel lacklustre?

No more heading the ball: The health hazards of the beautiful game

Scotland is leading the way in responding to football related head injuries
Market economy

Vietnam is still attempting to restructure its economy

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Our oceans

Exploring hidden marine species with Steve Vernon

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No mandatory consent module for UoM students

As Reclaim the Night comes into students’ focus, The Mancunion investigates the limited consent education offered to students and the current improvements being made

Societies

Primark goes online – RIP sustainable fashion

Primark goes online – RIP sustainable fashion

Primark has announced they’re moving online. But why? Is this really necessary for an already successful company?
Bones and All review: A Bloody Mess

Bones and All review: A Bloody Mess

Bones and All has been set up to be a gory revision of Romeo and Juliet fuelled by cannibalistic addiction and love. With a strong cast and alluring cinematography, why did it feel lacklustre?
No more heading the ball: The health hazards of the beautiful game

No more heading the ball: The health hazards of the beautiful game

Scotland is leading the way in responding to football related head injuries
Anarchist Book Festival 2022

Anarchist Book Festival 2022

Intrigued to learn more about the Anarchist Book Festival? This community driven book pop up not only introduced me to the world of of Anarchist literature, but more how literature in the 21st century can help prompt change
Missing Money, Broken Membership System: Societies’ Rising Discontent With Student’s Union
21st April 2021

Missing Money, Broken Membership System: Societies’ Rising Discontent With Student’s Union

UoM’s society committees draw light on a frustrating year of operating under lockdown restrictions alongside an unresponsive Student’s Union
Join Fashion Soc’s Fashion Business Panel Discussion
12th March 2021

Join Fashion Soc’s Fashion Business Panel Discussion

The University of Manchester’s Fashion society’s fashion business panel discussion with industry speakers
International Women’s Day: Join Women In Business Society’s Female Founders of Manchester Panel
5th March 2021

International Women’s Day: Join Women In Business Society’s Female Founders of Manchester Panel

Women in Business society is hosting a panel event highlighting female business owners in Manchester.

“Fasting and Wegovy”: Elon Musk uses new weight loss drug

With celebrities pressured to have an unrealistic physical aesthetic, is it surprising that having personal trainers, nutritionists, and dieticians to lose weight simply isn’t enough?
“Fasting and Wegovy”: Elon Musk uses new weight loss drug
The Language of Time
23rd November 2022

The Language of Time

The language you speak directly impacts your understanding of time. Could the western-dominated scientific community be losing out on important interpretations of the universe?
Can we dance ourselves happier and healthier?
21st November 2022

Can we dance ourselves happier and healthier?

It’s time to embrace dad dancing! Research reveals the power of dance to improve our mental health and well-being.

Sunak science: Can the new PM be trusted?
17th November 2022

Sunak science: Can the new PM be trusted?

With (another) new prime minister in power, we investigate his record on science and how that might impact the UK’s scientific community
Survival of the fittest: May the best human win, or not…
15th November 2022

Survival of the fittest: May the best human win, or not…

Our bodies are complex and have many different mechanisms that allowed our ancestors to survive the Black Death – but are these mechanisms now secretly sabotaging us?
Handling a Hangover (the Scandinavian way)
1st December 2022

Handling a Hangover (the Scandinavian way)

A trip to Copenhagen reformed my world view on how to handle a hangover. Scandinavian girls just seem to have got it. So how do British girls get it too?
Handling a Hangover (the Scandinavian way)
1st December 2022

Handling a Hangover (the Scandinavian way)

A trip to Copenhagen reformed my world view on how to handle a hangover. Scandinavian girls just seem to have got it. So how do British girls get it too?
30th November 2022

Empowerment through language: Stop putting yourself down

With Reclaim the Night in mind, the Lifestyle section has decided to unpack how the language we use to address ourselves and others has the power to change our outlook from self-doubt to self-confidence
29th November 2022

Making the most of Manchester this winter

Manchester has no shortage of places to explore – enjoy some of our suggestions for the best that the city has to offer this festive season
28th November 2022

Where to watch your favourite carols this Christmas

Wanting to feel more festive this December? Christmas carols are one good option, and we’ve got a list of all the best events in Manchester to give you some inspiration
Feel festive at Manchester’s Lightopia!
27th November 2022

Feel festive at Manchester’s Lightopia!

Lightopia is back in Manchester to light up the winter sky with festive joy with its light exhibition, food stalls and fairground. But is it worth venturing all the way to Heaton Park?

The politician, the media, and her wardrobe

The politician, the media, and her wardrobe

The gender of female MPs is still a source of criticism that their male counterparts have never been subjected to
29th November 2022

Is it time to reclaim Reclaim the Night?

Reclaim the Night is a vital event but sometimes the language used surrounding it can have the opposite effect of its intent

28th November 2022

The ‘feminist icons’ who have betrayed feminists

Adam Levine, Ned Fulmer, Rex Orange County: What did these three men do to betray feminism and how can we prevent this from occurring again?

Videos

Primark goes online – RIP sustainable fashion

Josh Jenkins speaks to Labour MP and nominee for Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham at the launch of his manifesto on 15th March 2017 about his student-related policies

No more heading the ball: The health hazards of the beautiful game
3rd December 2022
Scotland is leading the way in responding to football related head injuries

Review: Tyrants Running Game Continues To Dominate
2nd December 2022

Review: Tyrants Running Game Continues To Dominate

Can the Manchester Tyrants keep up their good form? The Mancunion attends their latest match to find out
“This is the most controversial World Cup in history“- A review of Qatar 2022 so far
2nd December 2022

“This is the most controversial World Cup in history“- A review of Qatar 2022 so far

As we approach the halfway point of the World Cup, has the football done any of the the talking?
Who will win the World Cup? The Mancunion Predicts
24th November 2022

Who will win the World Cup? The Mancunion Predicts

Will Ronaldo or Messi win the world’s greatest trophy in their fifth and final attempt? Or will England finally end 56 years of hurt?
Blood on their Chests: Holding the FIFA World Cup in Qatar to Account
23rd November 2022

Blood on their Chests: Holding the FIFA World Cup in Qatar to Account

An insight into the backlash created by the human rights violations associated with Qatar’s FIFA World Cup, and how Denmark has fought to ensure that amongst the football, this record is not forgotten

2nd December 2022

Review: I love Fruit and Veg from Europe

‘I love Fruit and Veg from Europe’ took us on a culinary journey through a menu of nutritious and delicious fruit and veg!
27th November 2022

Hatch yourself a merry little Christmas!

It’s that time of year again and Hatch doesn’t disappoint in delivering plenty of festive cheer

25th November 2022

Turtle Bay’s Late Night Happy Hour

Turtle Bay is offering students a free £10 for students to spend during their Late Night Happy Hour!
24th November 2022

Strange Times calls for strange measures: The mystic brewery’s visions of the future

Strange Times brewery unveils its newest beer named by the public at the launch of its crowdfunder

Creating Christmas at Manchester’s biggest festive fair
30th November 2022

Creating Christmas at Manchester’s biggest festive fair

As the year ends, Cotton On Manchester has once again provided a wonderful, art-filled respite – the Art All Dayer: Winter Edition
9th November 2022

Dandy Style: Men’s fashion from regency to runway

Manchester Art Gallery opens its new Fashion Gallery with an ambitious exploration of men’s clothing, race and identity
Pottering around at HandleBar
7th November 2022

Pottering around at HandleBar

Reminisce your crunchy childhood by filling your evenings with arts and crafts at Fallowfield’s latest bar: HandleBar. From Drink & Doodle, life drawing to pottery with Dave, you’ll become an artist in no time
Dare to bare: Life drawing in Manchester
2nd November 2022

Dare to bare: Life drawing in Manchester

Nude painting isn’t for everyone, but it’s a good way to let go of study stress and let your hidden artistic expression flow… and grab a pint after

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