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How our popular culture has failed us

How our popular culture has failed us

The glamourisation of wealth, and the acceptance of inequality, is indicative of society’s failure as a whole
Drawing on disgust: the use of fear and shame in public health campaigns

Drawing on disgust: the use of fear and shame in public health campaigns

Public health campaigns are increasingly being used by the NHS to combat public health problems. But are fear tactics really a good way to change our behaviour?
Your bills need paying, but the government won’t pay theirs

Your bills need paying, but the government won’t pay theirs

Does this government actually know what governing means? If it does, it has a weird way of showing it
Rise up: An Iranian feminist’s insight

Rise up: An Iranian feminist’s insight

Trigger Warning: Discusses violence. Iran has been flung into conflict once again thanks to the oppressive regime. Hear what’s actually going on from Iranian feminist Laleh, and what you can do to help.
MANIFF 2022: Hostile

MANIFF 2022: Hostile

MANIFF 2022: This documentary feature foregrounds the testimonies of those who have been most affected by Britain’s hostile immigration policies
How is the government planning to reduce sexual violence in the UK?

How is the government planning to reduce sexual violence in the UK?

Can the government deliver on its promise to reduce sexual violence for women?
UoM postpone Winter Graduation ceremony

UoM postpone Winter Graduation ceremony

Winter Graduation ceremonies set to take place next week have been postponed due to Covid restrictions
Annie Dabb: Stop giving dead slave traders more attention than living rapists

Annie Dabb: Stop giving dead slave traders more attention than living rapists

Annie Dabb talks through the problems with and controversy around the proposed Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts bill
The ‘Stansted 15’: Are peaceful protests under threat from the UK justice system?

The ‘Stansted 15’: Are peaceful protests under threat from the UK justice system?

Alex Croft examines how our right to protest is under threat in the UK through the lens of the Stansted 15 case
Internal Market Bill: What’s it all about?

Internal Market Bill: What’s it all about?

The House of Lords have blocked the Internal Market Bill which could allow ministers to break international law
‘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
Rashford MBE: One footballer’s fight against child food poverty

Rashford MBE: One footballer’s fight against child food poverty

Marcus Rashford has been recognised for his charitable contibutions to tackle food poverty for children over the pandemic
Rishi Sunak, I’ll retrain when you do

Rishi Sunak, I’ll retrain when you do

Deputy music editor Reece Ritchie criticises the Conservative government’s attitudes towards creatives and defends their importance
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
“It’s presposterous”: Students react to possible Christmas Covid restrictions

“It’s presposterous”: Students react to possible Christmas Covid restrictions

Students feel largely let down by the government’s recent announcement regarding their freedom to return home at Christmas
Prime Minister gives go ahead to HS2 despite concerns in the North

Prime Minister gives go ahead to HS2 despite concerns in the North

Despite the debates surrounding HS2 the government has unveiled the ministerial group that will be managing the railway
Increase in number of international students at UK universities

Increase in number of international students at UK universities

The Higher Education Statistics Agency reported a 10 per cent rise in the number of international students
Review: Education, Education, Education

Review: Education, Education, Education

Dolly Busby reviews the University of Manchester Drama Society’s Education, Education, Education
Lords: Unis face “significant consequences” if tuition fees drop to £7,500

Lords: Unis face “significant consequences” if tuition fees drop to £7,500

The report said the recommendation was based on a “distorted” view of Higher Education funding
Court finds government Prevent duty guidance unlawful

Court finds government Prevent duty guidance unlawful

Government counter-extremism guidelines on universities inviting controversial figures to speak has been ruled unbalanced, inaccurate, and unlawful

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