Review: Dominic Berry
Lauren Gorton reviews Dominic Berry’s poetry performance for LGBT History month at Manchester Central Library
Celebrate the unsung #VoluntHero at the Union this week
The Students’ Union and University of Manchester have teamed up to deliver a week full of volunteering activities, this year aimed at shining the spotlight on unsung heroes.
Student sentenced for grooming girls on the Internet
A 19-year-old student has been sentenced for grooming young girls from the Wigan area online, whilst posing as a modelling agent
GMP work to prevent Female Genital Mutilation in Manchester communities
In light of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, Greater Manchester Police raise awareness of their work within the community to put an end to the practice
University of Manchester shows solidarity with Warwick Free Education Protestors
On Wednesday the 3rd of December West Midlands police violently broke up a peaceful free education sit-in by Warwick students using force and CS spray. Warwick Students’ Union has responded with a move of solidarity organising further protests against the alleged police brutality, now supported by Manchester’s Students’ Union.
Black Friday turns Mad Friday with Tesco crime spree
In the early hours of the Black Friday shopping spree Greater Manchester Police were called out to over seven Tescos to deal with crowds of hundreds of disgruntled shoppers
Manchester students have Playstation 3 seized
Manchester students have had their Playstation 3 and other equipment seized following various noise complaints from neighbours over excessively loud 4am gaming sessions. The story, which has received national attention, is however one of many reported lately, which students fear are depicted to demonise the Manchester student community collectively.
Who runs the world: International Women’s Day Award
Manchester City Council have opened up nominations for the annual International Women’s Day Award with this year’s theme focusing on “breaking through”.
Central Library catalogues Manchester’s gay history
In collaboration with the Manchester based Lesbian and Gay Foundation Manchester, the Central Library will host an archive of Manchester’s gay history, including prominent magazine publications and historical documents
Manchester first city to recieve Hiroshima seedlings
In honour of the 34th anniversary of Manchester becoming the world’s first nuclear free city, the Mayor of Hiroshima has officially handed over seedlings to the Lord Mayor of Manchester taken from hope trees that survived the atomic bomb in 1945
Less than one per cent of all UK Professors are black in origin
As Black History Month begins at the Students’ Union and a new plaque is unveiled in honour of Arthur Lewis, Diversity Officer Tessy Maritim speaks to The Mancunion on the issue of the under-representation of black professors in universities.
The Giving Game: may the audience be in your favour
The Giving What We Can: Manchester Society in association with RAG kick off this year’ series of charity events.
GMP Launch New Initiative in Anticipation of Increased Crime Towards Students
Greater Manchester Police attempt to send a clear message towards offenders who target students that they will be “relentless” in their efforts to bring them to justice as a new Student Safe initiative is launched.
88 Year Old Child Abuser Jailed for Life
An 88 year old South Manchester man, John Jarvis, has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment as a 13-year long historic child sexual abuse case is uncovered.
Standing opens for 2014 Student Officer Elections
Student Officer Elections open for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Survey reveals Manchester students’ biggest fears
Endsleigh Student Survey reveals that 89 per cent of University of Manchester students worry most about achieving academic success at University.
University climbs to 38th in Global Rankings
Shanghai University academic rankings place The University of Manchester three places higher on global scale.
If Russia is ‘anti-gay’ then so is America
Lauren Gorton questions why the media have overlooked discrimatory legislation in the USA but damned Russia for its ‘anti-propaganda’ bill