Matthew Cole pretentiously channels Italo Calvino in an attempt to express the reasons why we play games.
New research says that 1.7 million students prioritise bills over food, and in Manchester this Christmas, the fight against poverty and hunger is widespread and needs your help
Angus & Julia Stone perform a dully repetitive set
Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based and government-owned investment company, has announced it will invest around £175 million in the redevelopment of the Fallowfield campus to create a 3000-room student village.
Books editor Alister Pearson looks at this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature winner, Patrick Modiano, and how a man who is barely known outside his native country France managed to win the much revered prize
The raunchy student production delighted with strong writing and hilarious moments, writes Hannah Toeman
Staying true to the spirit the original musicals and movies, Royal Exchange’s play exceeds the expectations of Luke Sharma
Thomas McEvilly and Lauren Wills debate the issue of press regulation, weighing up the need for freedom of expression, a transparent media, and ethical journalism
Cordelia Milward speaks to Emmy the Great about writing songs in Hong Kong, finding hope in the direst of situations and controlling emotions
Delegate election results reveal which students will go to a range of National Conferences to speak and vote on behalf of students at Manchester
Elliot Coen fires explosive teddy bears in his bombastic review of Sunset Overdrive
Hi Ku pull out three fine bookings for their birthday bash
Books Editor Leonie Dunn looks over the Christmas Amazon boycott and focuses on why it is both a positive and negative action to take
A quirky café/bar in the Northern Quarter opens its doors to a new galactic exhibition by Manchester artist, himHallows
Matthew Gormley on this year’s festive extravaganza at Manchester Opera House
Manchester Students’ Union has become a Living Wage Accredited employer. Campaigners continue to urge the University of Manchester to follow the same example