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Revealed: 39 Fixed Penalty Notices issued by Manchester Police to students

Revealed: 39 Fixed Penalty Notices issued by Manchester Police to students

Just 39 fines were issued in Fallowfield for Covid-19 breaches in Semester One – we spoke to the students who received them
Annie Dabb on Biden’s all-female cabinet: Someone’s been paying attention

Annie Dabb on Biden’s all-female cabinet: Someone’s been paying attention

Annie Dabb shows that Biden’s choice to appoint an all female press team shows an increasing appreciation for women in politics
Have we misunderstood COVID-19?

Have we misunderstood COVID-19?

The more we treat COVID, the more we learn about how it wreaks such devastation on the human body. Boglarka Kenedi outlines the research on a new aspect of the virus, which could revolutionise treatment.
Relax, the vaccines are here

Relax, the vaccines are here

How do the new COVID-19 vaccines work? Why were they made so quickly? Can we trust them?
The slow, cold abandonment of Manchester nightlife

The slow, cold abandonment of Manchester nightlife

Nightlife is a valuable economic sector: why have its workers been cruelly abandoned?
Exclusive: Manchester University reveals Christmas plan to get students home

Exclusive: Manchester University reveals Christmas plan to get students home

New guidance has been released by the University today, fleshing out how the ‘student travel window’ will work
SafeZone: ‘Authoritarian’ or keeping students safe?

SafeZone: ‘Authoritarian’ or keeping students safe?

The SafeZone app which allows anonymous reporting of Covid breaches and tracking of students locations has received backlash from first years a week after its launch.
‘It’s a hoax’: Trump’s era of science miscommunication

‘It’s a hoax’: Trump’s era of science miscommunication

Chloe Tenn looks into the dangers of Trump’s repeated dismissal of science throughout his presidency and the pandemic
Goldilocks and the Three Masks: Why the silk face mask is ‘just right’

Goldilocks and the Three Masks: Why the silk face mask is ‘just right’

After months of wearing face masks, we’re sick and tired of ‘maskne’. But thankfully, we’ve found the perfect face mask to solve our Covid complexions.
Manchester’s love scene: All locked-down

Manchester’s love scene: All locked-down

How has the pandemic affected Manchester’s lovebirds?
‘Substantial’ meals: Can I have a pint with that?

‘Substantial’ meals: Can I have a pint with that?

Annie Dabb questions the government’s newest Covid restrictions by asking what exactly a ‘substantial meal’ is, since you can have a pint with anything
COVID-19: A new era of flying

COVID-19: A new era of flying

Piper Acero shares her advice on how to travel stress-free during a pandemic
After Abe: Where next?

After Abe: Where next?

2 months after the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, Political Correspondent Archie Earle asks what’s next for the world’s 3rd largest economy?
The Covid culture war: are we tearing ourselves further apart as a country?

The Covid culture war: are we tearing ourselves further apart as a country?

Brexit divided us as a country, but how has coronavirus affected the political culture war?
Could Covid-19 defeat the Trump Administration?

Could Covid-19 defeat the Trump Administration?

A week of disaster and scandal for the Trump administration, coupled with a blatant disregard for the dangers of Covid, could cost the President the election, argues Joe McFadden
Opinion: UoM is not offering enough support for online learning

Opinion: UoM is not offering enough support for online learning

Rosie Sutton argues that the University of Manchester is not providing enough financial or mental support for its students
‘At home, I’m not scared’: Remote learning through the eyes of disabled students

‘At home, I’m not scared’: Remote learning through the eyes of disabled students

Until the Covid-19 pandemic, The University of Manchester did not offer remote learning for disabled students
Should the Prime Minister be allowed to misspeak?

Should the Prime Minister be allowed to misspeak?

News Editor Lucy Nichols discusses the Prime Minister’s track record
The countries you can travel to without having to quarantine

The countries you can travel to without having to quarantine

You can travel to countries in the government’s travel corridor list without having to self-isolate when you return to the UK
Here’s why you might not be getting that tuition fee refund any time soon

Here’s why you might not be getting that tuition fee refund any time soon

Can the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University justify fees of £9250 and more for fewer and fewer contact hours?