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    Student Voice: The True Face of the New Tory Leader

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    By Jack Holmes The days of the diet Tory are over. Welcome to a Britain led by a full fat, non-diluted, truly terrifying individual, in…

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    Student Voice: Who Is Responsible For Our Economy?

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    By Liam McCaffrey So often we are told that the life that we share, particularly in the West, while technologically rich, lacks a basic sense…

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    Student Voice: When Will Black Lives Matter?

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    By Amber Hodson Just days ago American Alton Sterling was fatally shot by police in Louisiana following a struggle after he was pinned to the ground….

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    Student Voice: My Interview With Lord Mandelson

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    Multimedia Journalism student Max Pilley reflects on his recent interview with Lord Peter Mandelson, the newly installed Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University. By Max Pilley When I…

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    Student Voice: A Rise In Racism Since Brexit?

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    By Sara Haywood Since the UK voted to leave the EU last week, there has been a noted rise in hate crimes and racial abuse,…

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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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    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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    Mad Winter Launch New EP in Manchester

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    By Jacqueline Grima This August, Manchester band Mad Winter will be launching their new EP Emergence at the city’s Night and Day café. The event…

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    The Mighty Walzer Comes To The Royal Exchange

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    By Jacqueline Grima At the end of June, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester will be showing a production of The Mighty Walzer, adapted for the…

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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 Band Tindrumm Release Double A Side

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    By Jacqueline Grima Manchester art/rock quartet Tindrumm have recently announced the release of a new double A side. The release, produced by independent record label…

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    By Jack Holmes Greater Manchester Police (GMP) were assisted by Manchester Metropolitan University during Operation Triton ll on Thursday. The complex scenario was designed to…

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    Join The Black Cat Poets For An Evening Of Poetry And Fun

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    By Jacqueline Grima This Thursday 14th July, the Black Cat Poets, a group formed by students and graduates of Manchester Writing School, will be gathering…

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    HLSS Graduate School Celebrates A Year At Number 70

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    By Jacqueline Grima Staff and postgraduate students from Manchester Metropolitan University’s Humanities, Languages and Social Science (HLSS) Graduate School recently gathered to celebrate the end…

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    Ask the Experts: Manchester Devolution Question Time

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    By Jack Holmes Recently, Manchester Metropolitan University’s (Manchester Met) Faculty of Business and Law began a seminar series on ‘Greater Manchester and the Business of…

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    The Mighty Walzer Comes To The Royal Exchange

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    By Jacqueline Grima At the end of June, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester will be showing a production of The Mighty Walzer, adapted for the…

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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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    An Introduction to the Sounds of India

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    By Simran Kaur Takhi As someone of Indian heritage, I am lucky to have been introduced to South Asian musicians alongside English and European contemporaries….

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    Cover Versions That Need To Be Heard

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    By Simran Kaur Takhi Cover versions of songs are arguably an art form in themselves. To completely transform a piece of music with the already…

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    Movie Classics: Kung Fury

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    By Jack Holmes Studio intervention has doomed so many potentially iconic movies by filling them with obvious narrative choices, minimising any risks taken with the…

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    Student Voice: Beat-Herder 2016

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    By Daniel J Broadley The Beat-Herder festival prides itself on being one of the last truly independent British music festivals, starting out as a small…

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    Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016: Grimm Street

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    By Zoe Turner Siri Rodnes’ surreal exploration of a child’s struggle with her deteriorating health is a playful and touching short film. Its viewer follows…

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    The Neon Demon: Stunning, Beautiful and Sick

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    By Jack Holmes The fashion world has never looked so sickly beautiful before. Danish director Nicholas Winding Refn has returned to the peak of film…

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    Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016: Aloys

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    By Zoe Turner “That party outside, where I’m not invited… I don’t want to be invited. It’s not worth it, I’ve been observing it for…

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    Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016: Jet Trash

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    By Zoe Turner Robert Sheehan plays his usual jester role, this time as party-track minded Lee, in a thriller that sees this man’s chaotic past…

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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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