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    Student Voice: Convoy To Calais

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    By Bridget Fztt Last week, I went on the Convoy to Calais – a peaceful demonstration of solidarity with refugees that had been planned for…

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    Student Voice: The Use Of Death

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    By Liam McCaffrey The past two weeks have been overcast with dark events across the world. On 12 June 2016, Omar Mateen entered an LGBT…

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    Student Voice: ‘Dodgy’ Dave?

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    By Louis Brierley Some people might call me a hypocrite for writing this article. I’m young (just 20!), and don’t have the perspective that a…

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    Student Voice: Does Fair & Lovely Mean Dark Is Ugly?

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    By Simran Kaur Takhi As a young female growing up today, nothing saddens me more than the existence of a brand that has so many…

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    Student Voices: The Orlando Shootings

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    By Liam McCaffrey Lather. Rinse. Repeat. Again and again, it feels like we’re repeating the same process of shock, grief and analysis every time a…

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    Student Voices: The Stanford Assault

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    By Frankie Richardson The Stanford rape case has been very much in the news this week, with many people seeming to agree that the man…

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    Student Voices: Sports Direct – A Victory For Workers?

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    By Frazer MacDonald This week, online and high street retailer Sports Direct is facing a lot of derision from the government and newspapers for underpaying…

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    Nihilism

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    By Will Kellock What if there was no beginning, And all life was but an end, A swirling void of nothingness Drowning in the orchestra…

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    Sunset

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    By Will Kellock I watched the sun bleed, Spilling blood onto the horizon. As it slipped into unconsciousness, All around stood silent, Their mourning garb…

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    An Impressionable Age

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    By Michael Conroy “Your wife is dead, Mr Haze,” and something that looked like grief came over him: Patrick Haze, that is: author, poet, philosopher,…

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    Awaken Ulyanov

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    By Michael Conroy The Necromancer, greatcoat billowing, back straight and arched upright, a slight bend to the knees, head raised back and gazing ahead, stood…

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    Displacement

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    By Laura Pathe She falls back, the water sloshes over her ears and sounds become muted and distant; it’s as close to silence and peace…

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    In a Land of Broken Mirrors

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    By Laura Pathe Why is it so hard to find yourself Amongst this unkept rubble? Lost within the reflections of A maze of maddening mirrors….

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    Heart of Ice

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    By Rebeca Elgueta Here we stand, on the boundaries of my heart. I am in Winter, you in Spring It looks joyful over there. The…

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    Corrupt Soul

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    By Rebeca Elgueta I am corrupt my love. Flowers bloom under your Gentle looks But decay and die under my Poisoned touch. Why even the…

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    Mirror Mirror

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    By Rebeca Elgueta The candles flicker in the dark, illuminating the mirror with a ghostly glow. The figure of a girl appears, her skin white…

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    The Yellowing Heart

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    By Laura Pathe The Heart that wilts within your chest Could crumple at a touch. Cruelly tortured at your behest It’s stained a yellow blush….

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    Behind Beijing

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    By Daniel Broadley David Adesanya is a Manchester Metropolitan University architect student embarking on a once-in-a-life-time opportunity. Taking advantage of the Study China project, he will…

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    International Women’s Day 2016: Celebrating Caitlin Moran

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    To celebrate International Women’s Day we asked our writers to tell us about the women who inspire them. By Simran Kaur Takhi What a great…

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    Myra Breckinridge: Sure Hard to Handle?

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    Words by Jack Holmes Photography by Rachael Burns The SEX strand of Manchester Metropolitan University’s (Manchester Met) Humanities in Public Festival continued last Friday with…

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    Humanity Hallows Magazine Launch

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    By Kalman Dean-Richards Your university is growing. Not in the meaningless sense that all businesses and football teams claim to be growing, but in demonstrable,…

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    Bird La Bird Comes to Manchester Met

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    By Jacqueline Grima Manchester Metropolitan University’s (Manchester Met) Humanities in Public (HiP) Festival continued this weekend with a presentation by performance artist Bird La Bird. The…

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    Review: Nick Thune @ Tiger Lounge

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    By Jack Holmes Manchester’s comedy scene gets to pat itself on the back once again after last night’s comedy gig at the Tiger Lounge. The…

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    Humanities in Public Festival Launches SEX

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    By Jacqueline Grima Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met) launched the second strand of its 2015/16 Humanities in Public Festival last week with an event held…

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    Manchester Writing Welcomes Author Juliet Jacques

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    By Jamie Ryder Manchester Metropolitan University’s Manchester Writing series continued last week with guest writer Juliet Jacques discussing the concept of identity. The event took…

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    Manchester Writing Competition Winners Announced

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    By Jamie Stewart The winners of Manchester Metropolitan University’s 2015 Manchester Writing Competition were announced in a glittering prize-giving ceremony last week. The competition, launched…

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    Turning Notes into Letters

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    By Jamie Stewart How do you describe music? How do you choose the right words? How do you make connections between two seemingly polar-opposite worlds?…

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    E3 2016 Day Two: Sony, Ubisoft and Nintendo

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    By Jack Holmes So the biggest event on every video gamer’s calendar has once again dawned on us. Humanity Hallows will be posting an overview…

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    E3 2016 Day One: EA, Bethesda and Microsoft

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    By Jack Holmes So the biggest event on every video gamer’s calendar has once again dawned on us. Humanity Hallows will be posting an overview…

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    Beatherder 2016: A Preview

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    By Daniel J Broadley If festivals such as Parklife and Reading & Leeds are now what we mean when we talk about a festival or…

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    Sing Street: A Review

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    By Benjamin Cassidy Knowing no more about the plot, other than its basis is ‘Boy meets girl, boy tells girl he’s in a band, boy…

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    Neon Demon Director Nicolas Winding Refn Comes To Home

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    By Frazer MacDonald Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon was premiered at HOME, Manchester this week with an event that included a Q&A session with…

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    Movie Classics: Pokémon 2000

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    By Jack Holmes MMU Gamers held a vote to decide on which of the dozens of Pokémon movies would be screened today and Pokémon 2000 beat…

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    Movie Classics: Con Air

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    By Jack Holmes You can’t beat a classic Nicholas Cage movie, can you? Best worst actor or worst best actor? The 1997 action thriller Con Air…

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    Gamers Society Host 8 Hour Mega Movie Day

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    By Jack Holmes The Gamers society have been hosting one off screenings of “nerdy” movies since the start of the year, but today marks their…

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    Edinburgh Film Festival Highlights

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    By Ruth Hudson and Zoe Turner Edinburgh International Film Festival returns from the 15th-26th June, as one of the world’s first international film festivals. This year,…

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    Manchester Writing School Welcomes The Dickman Brothers

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    By Freddie Bruhin-Price The Manchester Writing School, in association with the Anthony Burgess Foundation, welcomed America’s Dickman twins to read from and discuss their latest joint poetry…

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    E3 2016 Day Two: Sony, Ubisoft and Nintendo

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    By Jack Holmes So the biggest event on every video gamer’s calendar has once again dawned on us. Humanity Hallows will be posting an overview…

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    Jo Cox dead: Man arrested over fatal shooting of Labour MP

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    By Jack Holmes The Labour MP Jo Cox has died after being stabbed, kicked and shot repeatedly in Birstall, West Yorkshire. Tommy Mair, a 52…

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    E3 2016 Day One: EA, Bethesda and Microsoft

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    By Jack Holmes So the biggest event on every video gamer’s calendar has once again dawned on us. Humanity Hallows will be posting an overview…

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    Manchester Histories Festival Hosts Celebration Day

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    By Jacqueline Grima The people of Manchester were invited to Manchester Town Hall and Manchester Central Library this weekend to take part in the Manchester…

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    Basketball Friends Launch Healthy Drinks Company Tuice

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    By Jacque Talbot Graduation is on the horizon for many students, as they prepare for their lives on the ‘outside’. Fear, apprehension or in some cases…

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    Manchester Band Tindrumm Talk Gigs, Gunter Grass and Beer

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    By Jacqueline Grima Photography by Rudi Wilson Humanity Hallows recently caught up with Manchester-based band, Tindrumm, to ask them a few questions about their sound,…

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    Behind Beijing

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    By Daniel Broadley David Adesanya is a Manchester Metropolitan University architect student embarking on a once-in-a-life-time opportunity. Taking advantage of the Study China project, he will…

  • Eliza And The Bear Come To Manchester

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    By Helen Clarke Humanity Hallows caught up with London-based band Eliza And The Bear at Fopp Manchester after a pre-gig acoustic set and album signing. James Kellengher…

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    Review: Kingdom By Russ Litten

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    By Jacqueline Grima “My name is Alistair Kingdom and I was born a ghost…” In one of Her Majesty’s prisons, warders are suddenly astounded to…

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    Humanity Hallows Magazine Launch

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    By Kalman Dean-Richards Your university is growing. Not in the meaningless sense that all businesses and football teams claim to be growing, but in demonstrable,…

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    Manchester Writing Competition Winners Announced

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    By Jamie Stewart The winners of Manchester Metropolitan University’s 2015 Manchester Writing Competition were announced in a glittering prize-giving ceremony last week. The competition, launched…

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    Turning Notes into Letters

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    By Jamie Stewart How do you describe music? How do you choose the right words? How do you make connections between two seemingly polar-opposite worlds?…

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    Manchester Is Here

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    By Freddie Bruhin-Price On the 15th June 2016, Chetham’s Library, part of the Mancunian landscape since 1411, filled up with eagerly anticipating guests. The age…

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    Manchester Writing School Welcomes The Dickman Brothers

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    By Freddie Bruhin-Price The Manchester Writing School, in association with the Anthony Burgess Foundation, welcomed America’s Dickman twins to read from and discuss their latest joint poetry…

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    Manchester Histories Festival Hosts Celebration Day

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    By Jacqueline Grima The people of Manchester were invited to Manchester Town Hall and Manchester Central Library this weekend to take part in the Manchester…

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    Manchester School Of Theatre Explores The Art Of Success

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    By Ruth Hudson William Hogarth rose into popular acclaim in 1732 with publication of engravings after the first of his so-called ‘modern moral subjects’, The…

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    Neon Demon Director Nicolas Winding Refn Comes To Home

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    By Frazer MacDonald Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon was premiered at HOME, Manchester this week with an event that included a Q&A session with…

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    New Street Records Comes To Manchester

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    By Amber Hodson New Street Records (NSR), a student-run record label for student musicians that has recently branched out from Birmingham and into Manchester, would…

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    Manchester History Festival Returns with Over 180 Events

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    By Jack Holmes The biennial Manchester Histories Festival (MHF) will return to the city for the fourth time this June and bring with it over…

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    Manchester School Of Theatre Explores The Art Of Success

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    By Ruth Hudson William Hogarth rose into popular acclaim in 1732 with publication of engravings after the first of his so-called ‘modern moral subjects’, The…

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    Sing Street: A Review

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    By Benjamin Cassidy Knowing no more about the plot, other than its basis is ‘Boy meets girl, boy tells girl he’s in a band, boy…

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    Neon Demon Director Nicolas Winding Refn Comes To Home

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    By Frazer MacDonald Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon was premiered at HOME, Manchester this week with an event that included a Q&A session with…

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    Movie Classics: Pokémon 2000

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    By Jack Holmes MMU Gamers held a vote to decide on which of the dozens of Pokémon movies would be screened today and Pokémon 2000 beat…

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    Movie Classics: Con Air

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    By Jack Holmes You can’t beat a classic Nicholas Cage movie, can you? Best worst actor or worst best actor? The 1997 action thriller Con Air…

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    Gamers Society Host 8 Hour Mega Movie Day

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    By Jack Holmes The Gamers society have been hosting one off screenings of “nerdy” movies since the start of the year, but today marks their…

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    Music Picks of the Month: May

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    By Jack Holmes If you’ve been preoccuppied with exams, deadlines and generally pulling out your own hair and crying into a revision book lately, you…

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    Beyond Babel Film Festival Returns to Manchester Met

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    By Jacqueline Grima Fans of multinational and multilingual film gathered at Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met) at the weekend for the Beyond Babel film festival….

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    Review: Turtle Bay

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    By Jessica Carruthers From hearing many great things about Turtle Bay to seeing it flood my Instagram feed, I decided it was time to see what…

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    Cross-Campus Rugby Team Succeeds at Sandbach 7s

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    By Jacque Talbot The Festival of Sport recently hosted by Sandbach Rugby Club saw Manchester Metropolitan University’s (Manchester Met/MMU) Crewe and Manchester campus rugby teams…

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    Basketball Friends Launch Healthy Drinks Company Tuice

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    By Jacque Talbot Graduation is on the horizon for many students, as they prepare for their lives on the ‘outside’. Fear, apprehension or in some cases…

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    UEFA European Championship 2016: A Preview

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    By Jacque Talbot With only a few weeks to go, France will soon play host to the UEFA European Championship 2016. This is the first…

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    Manchester Met Raise Over £700 for Charity with Puppy Cuddles

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    By Jack Holmes Impending deadlines? Missing home? Been in your overdraft so long you don’t remember what “money” even is anymore? Maybe you’re just feeling,…

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    Banish Stress For £3.50 With Dog Cuddles!

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    By Jacqueline Grima Everybody knows that this time of year can be extremely stressful for university students. With exams looming, dissertations due and even perhaps…

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    Jesus, Mandela, Blatter

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    By Josh Dimond FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been compared to Jesus, Nelson Mandela, Winston Churchill, Moses, Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King by Osiris…

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    Charity Inflatable Football Event – This Friday

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    The Inflatable Football matches will take place Friday 6th March at MMU’s Sugden Sports Centre – Register your team now by emailing kick4life.football@gmail.com By Cosmin…

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    Football, Culture & Capital

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    By Jake Shepherd “When you arrive in England for football it’s a paradise.” – Eric Cantona The above quotation, used to describe English football and…

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    Manchester Is Here

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    By Freddie Bruhin-Price On the 15th June 2016, Chetham’s Library, part of the Mancunian landscape since 1411, filled up with eagerly anticipating guests. The age…

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    Manchester Writing School Welcomes The Dickman Brothers

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    By Freddie Bruhin-Price The Manchester Writing School, in association with the Anthony Burgess Foundation, welcomed America’s Dickman twins to read from and discuss their latest joint poetry…

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    Lord Mandelson Officially Installed as Chancellor of Manchester Met

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    Lord Mandelson has been officially installed as Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University during a grand ceremony at Manchester Town Hall. The former Labour minister and…

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    Cross-Campus Rugby Team Succeeds at Sandbach 7s

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    By Jacque Talbot The Festival of Sport recently hosted by Sandbach Rugby Club saw Manchester Metropolitan University’s (Manchester Met/MMU) Crewe and Manchester campus rugby teams…

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    Manchester School Of Theatre Explores The Art Of Success

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    By Ruth Hudson William Hogarth rose into popular acclaim in 1732 with publication of engravings after the first of his so-called ‘modern moral subjects’, The…

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    Manchester Writing School Welcomes Author Rob Cowen

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    By Jacqueline Grima Manchester Writing School welcomed author and journalist Rob Cowen to talk about his new book Common Ground. The event also celebrated the…

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    Gamers Society Host 8 Hour Mega Movie Day

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    By Jack Holmes The Gamers society have been hosting one off screenings of “nerdy” movies since the start of the year, but today marks their…

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