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Agony Aunt Angela: Heartbreak hotel
17th May 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Heartbreak hotel

“Someone I know had their heart broken nearly a year ago. But they aren’t able to get over it…” Have a friend in need? Aunt Angie’s here!
Celebrating post exams: Manchester bar crawls
17th May 2022

Celebrating post exams: Manchester bar crawls

Congratulate yourself on surviving the deadlines, tests and essays of university exam season with a bar crawl through best student bars in Manchester
Plant Hunt MCR is back this weekend!
13th May 2022

Plant Hunt MCR is back this weekend!

The plant hunt is back this weekend and it’s mega! Run around Manchester in the sun, finding your new plant soul mate… for free!
The myth of Cinco de Mayo
5th May 2022

The myth of Cinco de Mayo

The 5th of May commemorates ‘Cinco de Mayo’ dating back to 1862. Antonio Ross reflects on the history of the day and his memories.
Religious holidays around the world: Greek Orthodox Easter
4th May 2022

Religious holidays around the world: Greek Orthodox Easter

Easter Sunday is perhaps the most important occasion in the religious calendar but did you know Easter is celebrated on another day? Joe McFadden details how his family celebrate in accordance with Greek Orthodox traditions
The Mancunion takes on: Bongo’s Bingo!
4th May 2022

The Mancunion takes on: Bongo’s Bingo!

The Mancunion team takes on Bongo’s Bingo for the first time, experiencing bingo like never before. Question is, could you hack Bongo’s Bingo?
UoM’s secret libraries where seats are almost guaranteed
2nd May 2022

UoM’s secret libraries where seats are almost guaranteed

Exam season is coming, with seats in Ali G becoming increasingly scarce- but, with our guide to secret study spots around campus, may the odds ever be in your favour this season
A letter to my ex-lover: Letting go your way
25th April 2022

A letter to my ex-lover: Letting go your way

Lifestyle Editor Erin opens up about how writing letters to helped her to overcome past trauma and the other options available to survivors of assault
Making exam stress a thing of the past
17th April 2022

Making exam stress a thing of the past

With exam season fast approaching, here’s some top tips for how to minimise any stress you may be feeling
Agony Aunt Angela: Am I good enough?
5th April 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Am I good enough?

“I feel bloated all the time; my skin is so gross, and my clothes don’t look right.” Can Aunt Angela tackle the effects of social media?

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Eurostart your holiday plans
3rd April 2022

Eurostart your holiday plans

The Mancunion offers a guide to travelling via the Eurostar, with destinations, journey times and how to maximise your time in Europe.
Grand design your home on a budget
30th March 2022

Grand design your home on a budget

Transform your student space with these tops tips, ranging from plants and prints to nifty storage solutions.
Serena’s Shambolic night with the Skinner Brothers
29th March 2022

Serena’s Shambolic night with the Skinner Brothers

We review the Skinner Brothers latest Manchester venture at Deaf Institute, Serena Jemmett leaves nothing unsaid. Covering their new album live ‘Soul Boy 2 and more’.
Thoughts from the saddle: Lessons from a (cyclist) virgin
23rd March 2022

Thoughts from the saddle: Lessons from a (cyclist) virgin

Do you like to ride your bicycle? Well with our new bike virgin guide you’ll love pedalling around Manchester!
A student’s guide to networking
23rd March 2022

A student’s guide to networking

With WIM and graduations coming up, it’s essential to know how to network and the best tips to make new connections
A Parent’s Guide to Manchester
23rd March 2022

A Parent’s Guide to Manchester

So your parents are down visiting in Manchester, and you’ve got no idea where to go: no need to worry with our Parents Guide to Manchester
Come fly with me: The cheapest student holidays
23rd March 2022

Come fly with me: The cheapest student holidays

Hoping to leave behind your uni deadlines and house drama? Here are 5 cheap places you can escape to
Agony Aunt Angela: Dating and depression
22nd March 2022

Agony Aunt Angela: Dating and depression

“My boyfriend is going through a depressive episode at the moment, but it only seems to show in our relationship…”
Growing up in Ireland: Ignorance vs beauty
21st March 2022

Growing up in Ireland: Ignorance vs beauty

Growing up black and Irish is an unspoken struggle at times – yet being Irish goes beyond race
Sex Toys: A beginner’s guide to reclaim your body
21st March 2022

Sex Toys: A beginner’s guide to reclaim your body

Buying your first sex toy and reclaiming your right to sexual pleasure can be daunting, but we’re here to guide you through it!

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