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Survival of the fittest: May the best human win, or not…

Survival of the fittest: May the best human win, or not…

Our bodies are complex and have many different mechanisms that allowed our ancestors to survive the Black Death – but are these mechanisms now secretly sabotaging us?
Schools close in Manchester due to Covid-19 outbreaks

Schools close in Manchester due to Covid-19 outbreaks

Covid-19 cases are increasing in Greater Manchester. Many schools in Manchester have begun temporarily shutting down but how long will this go on for?
Michelle Donelan demands end to online lectures

Michelle Donelan demands end to online lectures

Universities Minister Michelle Donelan has given life to the idea that students may be entitled to a partial refund of fees due to the pandemic
One Year of President Biden: A Progressive Revolution or an Uninspiring Façade?

One Year of President Biden: A Progressive Revolution or an Uninspiring Façade?

Amidst a pandemic, economic crisis, and increasing political polarisation it is fair to say that President Biden has faced a difficult first year but has it really been a progressive revolution, or was it just an uninspiring façade?
Has the ‘vinyl revival’ gone too far?

Has the ‘vinyl revival’ gone too far?

Brexit, Covid, Adele? Article discussing the current problems with vinyl production and why new releases are being pushed back
Disease X and the next pandemic

Disease X and the next pandemic

Concerningly, the next global pandemic could be just around the corner. Here’s why.
UoM moves some teaching online for the rest of the week

UoM moves some teaching online for the rest of the week

Sources have told The Mancunion that all teaching at the University of Manchester is due to be moved online imminently after a surge in Covid-19
COVID-19 nasal vaccines – the way forward?

COVID-19 nasal vaccines – the way forward?

Needle-free alternatives may provide stronger immunity and help us find our way out of the COVID-19 pandemic
Opinion: Athletes should require a Covid vaccine to compete 

Opinion: Athletes should require a Covid vaccine to compete 

Should sports leagues make Covid vaccinations compulsory for all athletes? Adam Pogrund thinks the answer is ‘Yes’
UoM make face coverings mandatory on campus

UoM make face coverings mandatory on campus

Face coverings are mandatory in all indoor spaces across campus from today
Should the NHS be seen as a charity?

Should the NHS be seen as a charity?

Anna Nixon explains why it is the government’s responsibility to fund the NHS – not the public’s
UoM and the UK lead the way for COVID-19 pill production

UoM and the UK lead the way for COVID-19 pill production

UK becomes first country to approve new COVID-19 treatment pill, and the University of Manchester will be a key driver in its production
Manchester City Council cancels free Bonfire Night events

Manchester City Council cancels free Bonfire Night events

Concerns over COVID-19 spread and control lead council to cancel Bonfire Night plans.
Cloudy with a chance of pain: how likely is another lockdown this winter?

Cloudy with a chance of pain: how likely is another lockdown this winter?

How likely is another lockdown this winter? Sasha Braham discusses whether we’ll need to dust off Zoom this Christmas.
COVID-19 booster vaccines: What, who and why?

COVID-19 booster vaccines: What, who and why?

Evidence suggests additional doses increase vaccine-induced protection against COVID-19 in vulnerable individuals.
New COVID Antiviral pill inspires hope

New COVID Antiviral pill inspires hope

A new antiviral pill has been found to reduce rates of hospitalisation in COVID-19 patients.
Sorry COVID, it’s the common cold’s time to shine

Sorry COVID, it’s the common cold’s time to shine

Why does everyone seem ill at the moment?
What is the status of the Vaccine Passports?

What is the status of the Vaccine Passports?

The plan for the vaccine passes has been cancelled in England but some places may continue using it to ensure safety of visitors and staff. This is a month after the department of education announced that they will not be using covid passes for students.
Review: Boney M. featuring Maizie Williams at Hale Barns Carnival

Review: Boney M. featuring Maizie Williams at Hale Barns Carnival

Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Boney M. featuring Maizie Williams at Hale Barns Carnival
The Warehouse Project is finally reopening…

The Warehouse Project is finally reopening…

The Warehouse Project has just released the first six upcoming events which will kick start this September. The full calendar line-up will be released in the next coming weeks starting from September 17th until New Year’s Eve. A WHP press release prepares ravers for the long-awaited return to the dancefloor, getting us all ready for […]

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