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The Mancunion Presents: This Girl Can Run

The Mancunion Presents: This Girl Can Run

This Girl Can Run is taking place on March 16th to celebrate Manchester’s Reclaim the Night.
A fresh take on Freshers

A fresh take on Freshers

An alternative way to enjoy Welcome Week, without party focus. Jessica Blair debunks the myth that university excludes sober students.

Manchester’s Hinterland: Christmas in a hot-tub

A 10-minute journey to the arctic! Sophia Macpherson unveils Hinterland’s world of Christmas adventure

Enactus to host social hackathon

Manchester Entrepreneurs have collaborated with Enactus, the University of Manchester’s Computer Science society, to host a one-day social hackathon event, sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Finalists announced for Venture Further’s social catergory

Discover more about the four finalists in the social category of this year’s Venture Further competition

Manchester graduates on the Frontline

One Manchester alumnus is changing the face of social work in Britain, and revolutionising the graduate job market in the process

How to get away with murder

With us humans–us feeble, naïve, easily swayed humans–using the right language can really change everything. The case hasn’t changed much since the beginning of time: using the perfect combination of words is an ancient weapon used by politicians, writers, musicians and world-leaders. In fact, one of the areas where the correct language is especially useful […]

How to avoid people when you don’t want to speak to them

Lifestyle editor and suspect misanthropist Robert Firth has some top tips for anyone who just can’t be dealing with people today.

Turner Prize 2014 Artists: Duncan Campbell

In the run up to the Turner Prize being announced on December 1st, The Mancunion Arts & Culture brings you introductions to the four 2014 nominees

Facebook may soon promote extremism

Lauren Wills: Facebook is an egotistical façade perfect for extremism, and it’s going to get worse.

Students disciplined for Savile social

Fines and community service for students that dressed as young girls and Jimmy Savile

Student 101: the truth about club promoters

Love or loathe them, you can’t escape promoters at university

Gamers get social

Robert Muirhead looks at the phenomenon of social gaming.

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