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NUS President Larissa Kennedy: ‘Manchester students came to shake shit up’

NUS President Larissa Kennedy: ‘Manchester students came to shake shit up’

The Mancunion’s Aasiyah Faryal sits down with NUS president Larissa Kennedy
Revealed: Freshers ‘put-off’ from accessing sexual health services due to University WiFi issues

Revealed: Freshers ‘put-off’ from accessing sexual health services due to University WiFi issues

Vital sexual health services inaccessible to first-year students due to ‘frustrating’ WiFi ban
Manchester University: Inside the protests that rocked an institution

Manchester University: Inside the protests that rocked an institution

The protest began with rallies and chants, coloured with flares and protest signs igniting the dark Fallowfield skies
The Future is Feminist: lessons from our Latin American sisters

The Future is Feminist: lessons from our Latin American sisters

Beatrice Pearson discusses the wave of feminist protests in Latin America and what we can learn
Get the low down on local laws in Egypt

Get the low down on local laws in Egypt

Seeing The Great Pyramids, one of the seven wonders of the world, and going to Egypt is exciting but make sure you understand local laws before travel
Latin America burning: What the British people can learn

Latin America burning: What the British people can learn

Joe Mason argues that we in Britain can learn a lot from the protests in Chile and Ecuador
Hong Kong protests in Manchester met with anger from patriotic Chinese

Hong Kong protests in Manchester met with anger from patriotic Chinese

Supporters and critics of the Hong Kong protests clashed outside University Place as tension over the situation in Hong Kong continues to grow
Conservative Party Conference marked by protests throughout Manchester

Conservative Party Conference marked by protests throughout Manchester

Approximately 13,000 people took to the streets as the Conservatives held their annual party conference in Manchester
2019’s most dangerous destinations

2019’s most dangerous destinations

Josie Fowler looks at the advice given in the recent campaign Travel Aware by The Foreign and Commonwealth office, and how you can stay safe when travelling abroad
Reclaim The Night calls on council to “make women’s safety a priority”

Reclaim The Night calls on council to “make women’s safety a priority”

SU Women’s Officer Sara Heddi led the march from Owens Park to the SU
Exclusive: SU Officer concerned over lack of trans inclusion at Reclaim The Night

Exclusive: SU Officer concerned over lack of trans inclusion at Reclaim The Night

In an exclusive statement to The Mancunion, Sara Khan stated the police are responsible for “systematic abuses women of colour and trans women on the daily”
Everything you need to know about Reclaim The Night 2019

Everything you need to know about Reclaim The Night 2019

The march kicks off at 6:30pm from Owens Park
“Your future is f*cked!”: climate change protest causes Oxford Road chaos

“Your future is f*cked!”: climate change protest causes Oxford Road chaos

The protest divided students and passers-by alike, despite lasting for only 15 minutes

Students protest airstrikes on Syria

Students in Manchester and across the country took to the streets while to protest while MPs debated whether to start military action against the IS in Syria

An insider’s view of the Tory party conference

Colm Lock, whose attendance at the Conservative Party Conference saw him egged by a protester, gives an exclusive insight into what it was like inside the ‘safe zone’, and his jump onto the front pages of national newspapers

Live: Beat Back – Music Against Austerity

Like a priest with severe halitosis, their preaching to the choir left Joe Connell feeling queasy about both the music and the cause

Conservatives told to hide conference passes in Manchester

Conservative delegates attending the Party Conference in Manchester must hide security passes amidst safety fears

Tory cocktail party cancelled due to protest

A planned cocktail party for the Conservative Party at Chancellors Hotel has been cancelled after students announce plans to protest against the event

Egypt – a revolution of the heart and the mind

Haughty ideals are only half a revolution, Marina Iskander argues the most permeating revolutions come from the heart

Four of the Sussex five let off with cautionary letter

Despite the large total cost of £32,044 claimed by the university, four of the sussex five will receive an official University of Sussex warning letter and no further reprimand

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