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West Didsbury and Chorlton – the future of the beautiful game?

West Didsbury and Chorlton – the future of the beautiful game?

Community is at the root of everything this football club do, in sharp contrast to the hyper-commercial professional sport
Dean John-Wilson on theatre representation, social media, and vocal coaching

Dean John-Wilson on theatre representation, social media, and vocal coaching

The Mancunion sits down with West End star Dean John-Wilson, who is currently starring in the UK tour of The King and I – his first time on the road in 12 years
The return of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Has anything changed?

The return of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Has anything changed?

After four years, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion show is making a comeback and the internet is divided. We take a look to see if anything has really changed within the business and industry as a whole.
Why Oscars matter: A mixed bag for the little gold men

Why Oscars matter: A mixed bag for the little gold men

Are the Oscars still relevant in a post-Covid world or do they symbolise an outdated illusion of meritocracy in Hollywood?
Who does access and inclusion well? Which artists are leading the way…

Who does access and inclusion well? Which artists are leading the way…

Spotlighting artists who make their gigs safe and accessible.
‘Gash or Tash’: Five complaints for Student Union bar after risqué quiz round

‘Gash or Tash’: Five complaints for Student Union bar after risqué quiz round

Students have reacted negatively after a new round of the Student Union bar hosted by Dizzy Quiz featured photos of pubic hair
The life of a woman: Part 1

The life of a woman: Part 1

A new lifestyle series created to celebrate and draw awareness to wonderful and difficult experiences women face on a daily basis
POC around the block 6: Maïna Cissé

POC around the block 6: Maïna Cissé

Maïna pioneered ‘anti-casting’ for her lingerie photoshoots to challenge existing discussions of diversity
POC around the block 5: Dominique Crick

POC around the block 5: Dominique Crick

Columnist Anna Jin talks to Dominique Crick, whose slogan t-shirt brand is encouraging kindness and positivity
POC around the block 4: Michelle Asare

POC around the block 4: Michelle Asare

Columinist Anna talks to Michelle Asare, the London-based designer who is completely revolutionising the idea of nude clothing
POC around the block 3: Abigail Kwakye

POC around the block 3: Abigail Kwakye

Columnist Anna Jin talks to Abigail Kwakye about her elegant jewellery brand, Saint Kojo, and her commitment to educating underprivileged girls
Changing the world, one volunteer at a time

Changing the world, one volunteer at a time

Contributor Piper Acero interviews volunteers from AIESEC and discovers the benefits of cultural exchanges
POC around the block 2: Tatiana Ngamba

POC around the block 2: Tatiana Ngamba

Columnist Anna Jin speaks to the Manchester-based designer Tatiana Ngamba about her sustainable clothing brand and thoughts on fast fashion
Beauty for all: Inclusivity and diversity in the cosmetic industry

Beauty for all: Inclusivity and diversity in the cosmetic industry

Have inclusive makeup products truly become the standard, with the industry’s seemingly positive attitude towards inclusivity and diversity?
POC around the block 1: Liya Kebede

POC around the block 1: Liya Kebede

Anna Jin explores the work of accomplished model, designer, and humanitarian, Liya Kebede for her series POC around the block
Inclusivity in children’s literature

Inclusivity in children’s literature

Books Editor Shaheena looks at how inclusivity in children’s books can help young people feel more accepted in the world of literature
ASOS’ ‘See My Fit’ tool is a step in the right direction for online shopping

ASOS’ ‘See My Fit’ tool is a step in the right direction for online shopping

Environmental and social impact make new feature a game-changer, argues Online Editor Bec Oakes
Opinion: inclusivity in fashion needs to be sincere

Opinion: inclusivity in fashion needs to be sincere

Fashion brands are becoming more inclusive as the social and political landscape changes, but are any of them genuinely interested in making real change?
Outing the past: LGBT History Month in Manchester

Outing the past: LGBT History Month in Manchester

With LGBT History Month approaching, Jessica Blair takes a look at the upcoming events aiming to celebrate Manchester’s diverse community in a time of political adversity