What have your SU execs been up to this year?
The Mancunion investigates whether each member of the 2022/23 Exec Team has fulfilled the promises in their manifesto, whilst looking into the structure of democracy at our SU more widely
Live review: Leith Ross @ The Deaf Institute
After going viral with hit song ‘We’ll Never Have Sex’, Leith Ross embarked on their UK tour with a stop at Manchester’s Deaf Institute.
Honey, I shrunk the kids’ faith in democracy
Voting and political engagement among young people is too low – the Mancunion explores why, and how young people can be better encouraged to take part in democracy.
350 or 44: How many students are engaging in the rent strike?
UoM Rent Strike predict up to 350 students are engaging in organised action, whilst the University ‘anecdotally’ advise only 44 student have contact with Credit Control
Menopause and women in the workplace
The Government is failing badly to end the stigma around the menopause, and is seemingly uninterested in prioritising help for those experiencing symptoms
Sex education is failing students, recent survey finds
45% of male students believe they can name the nonexistent ‘nubis’ on a female anatomy diagram
In conversation with Sacha Lord
We sat down with Sacha Lord to discuss this year’s Reclaim the Night campaign, his thoughts on the loss in momentum of the anti-spiking movement, and the effect the cost of living crisis will have on students
An afternoon at Manchester Rape Crisis
An interview with Manchester Rape Crisis’ Chief Executive Officer, one of the partner charities for this year’s Reclaim the Night campaign
Reclaim the Nightlife cancelled
Reclaim the Nightlife, the Students’ Union’s all-inclusive club night held in Academy 2 has been cancelled, due to low ticket sales
You’re not a celebrity Hancock, get out of there
Amid his farcical tenure as Health Secretary, treating Matt Hancock as a celebrity in the jungle is an insult to millions
The Banshees of Inisherin review: McDonagh gets the band back together
McDonagh’s newest film strikes a potent balance between tragedy and hilarity
Battle of the October albums
October brought new albums from the 1975, Arctic Monkeys, Loyle Carner, and Taylor Swift. Are we back in the 2014 heyday or are our preteen idols clinging on too hard?
Bongo’s Bingo returns to Manchester
The UK’s leading bingo rave phenomenon is back this December in full Christmas force
UCU lecturers to strike for three days this November
The UCU has announced that lecturers from all UK universities will be striking on the November 24, 25, and 30
The Only Way is Westminster: Politics or reality TV? We need a general election now
The British people deserve a general election after all this chaos and here’s why
The ultimate guide to food in Fallowfield
Your new accommodation may be no Bristol-level brick buildings but fear not, you’re in the hotspot for the best bars and charming scran!
Harry Styles – Harry’s House: hat trick or hard pass?
A review of the new Harry Styles record by Libby Elliott.
Taylor Swift est in horto: How teachers are making Latin more accessible
Swifties rejoice as the queen herself is used to translate Latin and make it more accessible in schools and universities
Addiction in Euphoria
Debunking the idea that drug addiction is something that only affects the ‘bad’ guy, and the effect it has on close relationships with loved ones
“A nightmare and total faff”: The inconsistencies in our local contraception services
The Mancunion reveals the complications many patients have struggled with when attempting to get contraception from their GP in Fallowfield. Students spoke of the inconsistent and unhelpful contraceptive and sexual health services in Manchester.