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Manchester’s finest festive feasts

Manchester’s finest festive feasts

From New Century to Escape to Freight Island, FOLK to Reds True Barbeque, we’ve got all your festive food needs covered!
Is our craving for comfort food thanks to society or evolution?

Is our craving for comfort food thanks to society or evolution?

Constantly ordering Uber Eats? It’s science!
Review: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Review: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Alexia Pieretti reviews UMDS’ The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel
Young labour rebrand and regroup after election

Young labour rebrand and regroup after election

Manchester Young Labour’s Jawad Khan looks at what follows the general election for the party on campus
Cabaret for Freedom: A Celebration of Windrush

Cabaret for Freedom: A Celebration of Windrush

Charley Gordon Boyle reviews the highlights of the Cabaret for Freedom event hosted by the Creative Writing Society in association with the Manchester Literary Festival
Run Wild member awarded Young Volunteer in the North West

Run Wild member awarded Young Volunteer in the North West

Mancunion contributor, Kate MacLachlan, speaks to Run Wild member, Wilbur Chen, who recently won the Young Volunteer Award North West for his work with the society
Mountaineering Club reaches new heights of gender equality

Mountaineering Club reaches new heights of gender equality

Writer Kate MacLachlan notes how the membership of the University’s Mountaineering Club has diversified in recent history
Writing Cleopatra

Writing Cleopatra

Books Editor Shaheena decodes cultural representations of Cleopatra, elaborating on issues of Eurocentric histories of the world, and deconstructing the myths that arose from them
Watch and learn: The complex relationship between on-screen and real-life violence

Watch and learn: The complex relationship between on-screen and real-life violence

With Joker’s release almost upon us, Deputy Film Editor Josh Sandy looks at the historic relationship between on-screen and real-life violence
Here to dance, not to drink

Here to dance, not to drink

Ellie Martin argues that society socials should be more open to non-drinkers
Event Preview: India Week 2019

Event Preview: India Week 2019

The Indian Society of Manchester will be celebrating everything Indian in their flagship event
A passion for fashion (and charity)

A passion for fashion (and charity)

The Manchester Charity Fashion Show are looking to raise money for Lifeshare whilst showcasing the best of Britain’s young design talent.
Introducing: Dogs Unleashed

Introducing: Dogs Unleashed

Ellie Martin finds out how you can get involved with our favourite dog walking society
A cappella group Fantastic Beats go to the ICCAs

A cappella group Fantastic Beats go to the ICCAs

Find out how Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them got on in their latest competition
Squat, bench, deadlift: Meet the Powerlifting Society

Squat, bench, deadlift: Meet the Powerlifting Society

Meet the society tackling the gender imbalance in strength sports to build an all-star team to take to University Championships
So you want to start up your own society?

So you want to start up your own society?

Are you thinking of creating a society but just don’t know how? Ellie Martin lays out everything you need to know to get started.
In conversation with: the Manchester Debating Union

In conversation with: the Manchester Debating Union

Chloe Hatton sits down with Jacklin Kwan, president of the Manchester Debating Union, to talk about her time in the society
The UK only has one black, female, history professor

The UK only has one black, female, history professor

A study by the Royal Historical Society recently found that less than 100 history professors working in the UK are from a black background.
What do we want? Divestment! When do we want it? Now!

What do we want? Divestment! When do we want it? Now!

Chloe Hatton went down to People and Planet’s protest for the divestment of fossil fuels to see what it was all about
Get involved: Langar on Campus

Get involved: Langar on Campus

Join Manchester Sikh Society for their annual Langar on Campus event

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