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Sam Dumitriu

Sam Dumitriu


Interview: Jim Jefferies

Aussie comic Jim Jefferies talks about settling down, his TV show getting cancelled and getting punched at the Comedy Store

Inside Nightline

Volunteers for Manchester’s student-run listening service tell The Mancunion why they joined

Pirate Party UK Leader Loz Kaye

Pirate Party Leader Loz Kaye speaks to Features Editor Sam Dumitriu about surveillance, filters and how the internet can transform politics

Have the Exec kept their promises?

One semester in – we check if the Exec have kept their promises

The story behind the buildings

We pass buildings like Kilburn, Roscoe and Whitworth everyday, but who were the people behind the names?

Glasgow students nominated Snowden – who should Manchester pick?

As Glasgow Students nominate Edward Snowden, Sam Dumitriu looks at the history of the position of university rector across the UK

Why students join cults

Cult expert Ian Haworth explains why many students join cults

Overseas students speak out against UKBA monitoring

The I’m Not Welcome campaign speak out against government monitoring practices for making overseas students feel unwelcome

Interview: Vicky Pryce

Ex-con economist Vicky Pryce tells Sam Dumitriu about her time behind bars and why prison doesn’t work

Interview: David Rieff

American author, polemicist and war reporter David Rieff tells Sam Dumitriu why he is a humanitarian fundamentalist

Interview: Lord Adonis

Labour Peer Lord Adonis tells The Mancunion about a new graduate scheme to recruit high achieving students into social work

Interview: Bo Burnham

Twenty-three-year-old comedian Bo Burnham speaks to The Mancunion about Vine, fame and why he’s releasing his latest show for free

Interview: Steve Hughes

Heavy metal comedian Steve Hughes speaks to The Mancunion about political correctness, health and safety, and the meaning of life

Should students become bankers to end poverty?

We visited Oxford’s Centre for Effective Altruism to investigate their surprising conclusion about the best ways to end poverty

The war against free speech on campus

Sam Dumitriu interviews US campus free speech activist Greg Lukianoff on the fight to defend free speech on campus

Time to end Page 3?

The No More Page 3 campaign has reached national prominence, Sam Dumitriu speaks to campaigners and asks is Page 3’s time up?

The free online education revolution

Massive Open Online Courses are widening access, but some doubt they can match the student experience

Review – Dishonored: Knife of Dunwall

Knife of Dunwall offers three new missions for Dishonored, are they up to scratch?

Review: ‘Evil Dead’ (2013)

Sam Dumitriu looks at the latest horror remake

Gears of War: Judgment

Gears is back, but can Epic keep it fresh for the fourth in the series