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Lifestyle Loves: Nights out you didn’t know you needed 
26th October 2022

Lifestyle Loves: Nights out you didn’t know you needed 

Tired of your standard, messy, freshers club night out? From axe throwing to live music, we’ve got you covered
The sustainable student: Five ways to be environmentally conscious on a budget
25th October 2022

The sustainable student: Five ways to be environmentally conscious on a budget

Being sustainable as a student doesn’t have to break the bank – here are five ways that you can be a greener student in Manchester
Nine ways to not let this Halloween flop
23rd October 2022

Nine ways to not let this Halloween flop

Why does Halloween always seem to flop? Is it the mighty expectations, or the rubbish club events? Whatever has been the case before, our nine tips for Halloween will ensure that this years won’t flop
Your guide to Manchester’s student suburbs
20th October 2022

Your guide to Manchester’s student suburbs

From bars and clubs to cafes and parks, we bring to you our ultimate guide to the best student areas in South Manchester
What’s on in Manchester this Halloween
19th October 2022

What’s on in Manchester this Halloween

Stuck for things to do this Halloween? We’ve got you covered with events ranging from music and bottomless brunch, to dressed up dogs and fairground rides – all in the spooky spirit
The podcast your Zodiac says you should be listening to
17th October 2022

The podcast your Zodiac says you should be listening to

Ever find yourself struggling to find a new podcast to get stuck into? Well, maybe your answer can be found in the stars: read on to find out which podcast fits your star sign perfectly
A month in Delhi re-taught me why I wanted to be a journalist
12th October 2022

A month in Delhi re-taught me why I wanted to be a journalist

A summer internship turns into a privilege check in the face of protestors and poverty, sparking new life in a young journalist
Win free burgers for a term in student competition
12th October 2022

Win free burgers for a term in student competition

Until October 19, students in Greater Manchester can enter new Manchester burger restaurant The Butcher’s competition to win free burgers for the rest of the current university term
Running with wolves: Howling passion at NC State
7th October 2022

Running with wolves: Howling passion at NC State

Here’s one student’s experience of a reverse culture shock after returning from a semester abroad at North Carolina State University
Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems
5th October 2022

Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems

To continue our new ‘Lifestyle Loves’ series, we offer readers our top picks for new places to discover on the UoM campus

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The Gilmore Girls Aesthetic: Finding the beauty in autumn
5th October 2022

The Gilmore Girls Aesthetic: Finding the beauty in autumn

As the autumn months draw in, The Mancunion examines how the popular series Gilmore Girls can inspire the perfect day-to-day autumn lifestyle and the importance of finding joy in the colder weather
Lifestyle Loves: The Northern Quarter
3rd October 2022

Lifestyle Loves: The Northern Quarter

The first in our new series of recommendations is Manchester’s Northern Quarter – if you’re looking for inspiration or new places to try, we’ve got you covered
Cleaning is Cool
28th September 2022

Cleaning is Cool

From Loyle Carner, to Vogue, to Marie Kondo: cleaning is being re-branded for a new generation. Cleaning is officially cool, and here’s why.
Agony Aunt Angela: Pick a side
27th September 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Pick a side

When a new partner asks you to sacrifice your friendships for them, is that just another her red flag to ignore or a sign to get out asap?
Agony Aunt Angela: Politics and silence
25th September 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Politics and silence

Is gender just about women, or do men have a voice too? Conflicted, this politics student doesn’t know where he stands.
Agony Aunt Angela: Friday and I’m in love
23rd September 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Friday and I’m in love

Catching feelings is never easy, especially when they live hundreds of miles away. How do you get over it and find love closer to home?
Agony Aunt Angela: Examining your stress
22nd September 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Examining your stress

Exam stress can be all-consuming at times, but how do you stay productive without becoming a shell of yourself?
Agony Aunt Angela: Trapped by tears
20th September 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Trapped by tears

A student stuck in a toxic relationship needs out, but can’t seem to stay single for long. Can Aunt Angela help them dump their ex guilt free?
A Fresher’s Guide to: Student cleaning
20th September 2022

A Fresher’s Guide to: Student cleaning

Planning on making friends at university, or bringing someone back to your place? Do yourself a favour and keep a hygienic home!
A Fresher’s Guide to: Finding your people
15th September 2022

A Fresher’s Guide to: Finding your people

Your guide to making realistic friendships, avoiding fear of missing out, and prioritising yourself at university

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