Daisy Jones and The Six: Drugs and desire
‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ both romanticises and tears down the 70s lust for the ‘Rock & Roll’ scene. Straying from the original plot of the book, is the show’s portrayal of destruction empowering or disheartening?
“Fasting and Wegovy”: Elon Musk uses new weight loss drug
With celebrities pressured to have an unrealistic physical aesthetic, is it surprising that having personal trainers, nutritionists, and dieticians to lose weight simply isn’t enough?
I joined a clinical trial, here’s what you should know
Jess Ferguson shares her experiences of participating in a clinical trial for the drug psilocybin
Could weed be made a Class A drug?
Smoking a joint could land you the same number of years in prison as being caught with cocaine, as weed set to become Class A drug
Drug testing crisis: Only 250 kits for 40,000 students
Unadvertised and unavailable: drug testing kits for students still not readily accessible
Can pharmacogenomics be introduced to the NHS?
We have the technology to precisely match peoples drugs to their DNA, but should it be introduced to the NHS?
Students say no to zero tolerance
A Mancunion Investigation has raised questions over the effectiveness of the University of Manchester’s zero tolerance drug policy
The SU Steps Up to encourage drug awareness
The SU and Students on Sustainable Drug Policy are working together to provide drug testing kits for students
MANIFF 2020: Requiem for a Dream
In his 2000 adaptation of Hubert Selby Jr.’s novel, Darren Aronofsky creates a disturbing vision of isolation and addiction that remains just as today, writes James McCafferty
Review: An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (MIFTA)
Alexia Pieretti reviews An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the King’s Arms as part of MIFTA
Manchester to host series of drug legalisation events
The events will call on the government to “take drugs seriously” by promoting a transformation of current drug policy
Mo Farah’s former coach Alberto Salazar guilty of doping violations
James Owen takes a look at athletics’ most recent doping scandal
New UoM study suggests targeting two faulty genes to treat leukaemia
This study is thought to lead to the development of a more efficient treatment in some patients, and represents a major step towards fighting AML, a rare form of blood cancer with a high mortality rate
Students find unlikely substances in Warehouse Project drugs test
The pills sold to students contained medication for diarrhea and Athlete’s Foot
The mysterious vaping illness: an epidemic?
A new vaping-related illness has afftected at least 530 people, the CDC said last week, bringing the latest fatality to nine
Concerns raised regarding Piccadilly Gardens
Last week, two stabbings occurred near Piccadilly Gardens in one night
Opinion: The 1960s, ‘The Man’ and where it’s all gone wrong
Contributor Kit Delamain talks culture, identity, the loss of passion and the importance of the man
Science research has caused Spice to become such a big problem
The synthetic drug problem across Europe and North America has been created inadvertently by scientific journals’ research
Our relationship with antibiotics: cure and concern
Tom Allen looks at antibiotics, and if it is time to reform the way in which we use them
Why students should have access to drug testing kits
Leah Marlow compares the differing actions of Buckinghamshire University and the University of Manchester in response to the NUS report revealing the prevalence of recreational use of drugs at Universities