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Night and Day Cafe’s legal battle comes to an end

Night and Day Cafe’s legal battle comes to an end

The venue can still operate as long as they keep to a reduced noise capacity between 11 pm-3 am during DJ club nights
Large protest held on campus against the Manchester Pro-Life Society

Large protest held on campus against the Manchester Pro-Life Society

A movement to protest the first meeting of the Manchester Pro-Life Society began at 6pm, starting at the Students’ Union and moving to the Zochonis Building as the Manchester Pro-Life society were having their meeting
NUS Rep: What do they actually do?

NUS Rep: What do they actually do?

The LeadMCR elections are just around the corner and this year there is the additional role of NUS (National Union of Students) representative. But what’s their role? And what does this mean for students?

The kids aren’t alright: Sunak’s school phone ban won’t stop bigotry, even a bit

Sunak’s ban on phones in secondary school is doing little to solve the problem, and more to make it worse
“Declaration of war:” Night & Day Cafe’s legal dispute continues

“Declaration of war:” Night & Day Cafe’s legal dispute continues

The original noise abatement notice was filed in 2021, but Night & Day is again in court to opposed the council’s complaints
Andy Burnham criticises ‘London-centred’ policies at Covid inquiry

Andy Burnham criticises ‘London-centred’ policies at Covid inquiry

Burnham went on to accuse the Covid-19-era government of pushing stricter restrictions on Greater Manchester after he asked for more financing to help those who could not work during the pandemic
I’m a Cynic, Get Me Out of Here! Don’t fall for the Tory TV stars

I’m a Cynic, Get Me Out of Here! Don’t fall for the Tory TV stars

First Matt Hancock, and now Nigel Farage – both Tories are using reality TV to rehabilitate their images after building reputations of being among some of the most reprehensible people in the country
University of Manchester’s Reclaim the Night takes over city centre

University of Manchester’s Reclaim the Night takes over city centre

The new route saw the march take over the city centre with a wider diversity of speakers than previous events
Financial boost for northern creative industries under government’s Create Growth programme

Financial boost for northern creative industries under government’s Create Growth programme

Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer led the WeCreate Conference on November 13, launching the ‘Create Growth’ programme to support technological and financial development of the creative sector
Reclaim the Night: New route, same old problems

Reclaim the Night: New route, same old problems

The yearly Reclaim the Night march was empowering, but one speech in particular fell flat, and left me feeling disillusioned about Reclaim’s productivity
COP28 is just a business meeting for fossil fuel companies: The public is being deceived

COP28 is just a business meeting for fossil fuel companies: The public is being deceived

COP28 isn’t taking place to solve climate change and safeguard the future; it’s main aim is to further oil and gas companies’ business interests
‘Seen and not heard’: A feminist examination of the Covid-19 inquiry

‘Seen and not heard’: A feminist examination of the Covid-19 inquiry

The COVID-19 inquiry only reaffirmed the public’s attitude surrounding the government’s handling of the pandemic – unserious and poor. However, for women, the text messages coming to light expose a recurring pattern of misogyny within Number 10
Squirrel’s Bar under threat – summary of the proposed Fallowfield redevelopment

Squirrel’s Bar under threat – summary of the proposed Fallowfield redevelopment

Catch up with plans for the redevelopment of the Fallowfield student campus (and maybe make the most of Squirrel’s on behalf of future students)
Pension win for UCU Members

Pension win for UCU Members

The UCU secures an agreement with UUK (Universities UK) over restoration of pensions to pre-April 2022 levels
Lack of organised student presence at the Conservative Party Conference: Is our generation becoming less politically vocal?

Lack of organised student presence at the Conservative Party Conference: Is our generation becoming less politically vocal?

In the 1980s, student political organisation in Manchester was rampant: but at the Conservative Party Conference, it seemed like students are decreasingly involved in politics and protests
What’s the buzz around the new Bee Network buses?

What’s the buzz around the new Bee Network buses?

The Bee Network is expanding in Manchester with buses becoming council-operated. Find out how this will affect students