author Articles

Alice Sebold Memoir: The changing narrative of racism, activism and sexual violence

Alice Sebold Memoir: The changing narrative of racism, activism and sexual violence

Trigger Warning: Discusses rape and sexual violence  Alice Sebold was a college student when she was raped. She was an 18-year-old at Syracuse University when that one night changed her life forever. However, it also ruined that of Anthony Broadwater. After being convicted of Sebold’s rape in 1982, he was later found innocent and exonerated […]
Here’s what science writing can teach us about ourselves

Here’s what science writing can teach us about ourselves

Chloe Tenn explores the benefits of reading science books and their importance in communicating science
Interview: Manchester’s most influential woman – Qaisra Shahraz

Interview: Manchester’s most influential woman – Qaisra Shahraz

After being named Manchester’s most influential woman of 2017, Kizzy Bray spoke to Qaisra Shahraz about her newest book, future upcoming projects and what her identity means for the stories she weaves

A Student Life: David Jacob, co-author of ‘Uni Lifehacks’

David Jacob owns two companies and has recently had his first book ‘Uni Lifehacks’ published. Kizzy Bray talks to the UoM third year at the very start of his newfound career to find out how his new release was made possible

Profile: Qaisra Shahraz Lifetime Achiever Award at the National Diversity Awards

Charlotte Smith praises Qaisra Shahraz for her work as an author and humanitarian and shares thoughts on her Lifetime Achiever Award from the National Diversity Awards

In conversation with Qaisra Shahraz

Books Editor Yasmin Mannan talks to the author and University of Manchester alumnus Qaisra Shahraz about writing, injustice, feminism, radicalisation, Muslim-Jewish relations, freedom of speech, Prevent, and the struggle of identity

Quincey, drugs, and excess

Benjamin Mortimer takes a look at the 19th Century essayist Thomas de Quincey’s view of drug culture, highlighting parallels with the present day

Sigmund Freud’s Life and Influence

“Probably no theory evolved by man is as absurd as Sigmund Freud’s theory of penis envy.” –Esther Vilar in ‘The Manipulated Man’.

Vlogbrothers come to Manchester

What is a ‘Nerdfighter’? How do they ‘Vlog’? All was answered when Sam went to author John Green’s book signing…

Copyright © The Mancunion
Powered By Spotlight Studios

0161 275 2930  University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PR