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Tristan Parsons

Tristan Parsons


Exclusive student night at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience

Exclusive student night at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience

The most fun you’ll have since freshers (minus the hangover)
NUS presidential candidates announced

NUS presidential candidates announced

Shakira Martin seeks re-election despite bullying allegations, whilst her opponents offer stronger visions for internal reform
University staff to strike over pensions

University staff to strike over pensions

The University of Manchester is amongst 61 UK Universities to be hit in February

Don’t publish (demo)

MMG Live: Check Your Exec

Join us on the 23rd of November for a panel discussion with the Students’ Union Executive

Language badges introduced to welcome international students

Students and staff have found the badges to be useful so far

Union Senate: how it works and latest policies

A summary of Manchester Students’ Union Senate and the motions debated at its most recent meeting

Fifth of Greater Manchester Police PCs run on Windows XP

The city’s police force also saw little risk in revealing this information in responding to the BBC’s Freedom of Information request

£153,500 saved for students by Union advice service

Free, confidential service offered by Students’ Union providing information and advice on personal and academic issues has helped students save thousands of pounds

Greater Manchester Police “inadequate” at recording crime

The city’s police force fails to record 15 per cent of crime reported to it

Manchester attack: He called this city home, too

We must ‘go beyond simplistic notions of madness, religion, and love. Instead, we must turn to issues of poverty, crime, drugs, alienation, integration, and more’

A new traditionalism in political debate

We ought to understand ourselves, then engage with our families, friends, and communities before taking to the streets in rage

The infrastructure and politics of the Curry Mile

The Reclaim the Night march and Wilsmlow Road’s new cycle lanes expose the subtle tensions that exist between the Rusholme and student communities

The limits to minimalism

The present-day minimalist movement is making strides in the right direction, but has a number of limitations, writes Tristan Parsons

Does our health knead the Bake Off?

With the widening of awareness to the dangers of sugar consumption, what do we do about the Great British Bake Off?

Why we love terrorism

Terrorism plays into our passions for a good story, simplistic explanations, and dark fantasies

Explore Manchester by wandering

Tristan Parsons argues that wandering is the best way to explore Manchester, and that it can help to develop our perceptions of cities.

Working and consuming away from progress

Tristan Parsons on the increasing disenfranchisement from progress caused by the economics of work and consumption

Green spaces offer a calming respite from the city

Tristan Parsons talks on how parks and greenery have numerous benefits to our cities and can help combat climate change

The Panama Papers: no surprises

With the revelations of tax avoidance on an industrial scale, Tristan Parsons writes that it is no surprise that the wealthy and powerful have been implicated