Slammin Vinyl Returns to Bowlers Exhibition Centre

Slammin’ Vinyl in association with Compulsion – NYE 2011 Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Trafford Park, Manchester Saturday 31st December // 8pm-5am Slammin’ Vinyl & Compulsion are proud to present the first all-nighter at Bowlers for over 10 years, and what better date to do it than on Saturday 31st December – New Years Eve? Slammin’ come … Continue reading

Photo of The Week

Congratulations to Phil Simpson, third year Creative Arts student, for winning the first ever Photo of The Week competetion with this charming and amusing snap taken at the November 30 strikes in Manchester. More details about Phil and a selection of his impressive work can be found at his blog: To enter next weeks’ … Continue reading

MMU: Restricting Participation?

James Jarvis I ventured out from behind my theoretical desk (Pulp is still without an office) this week to look into the troubling news of course closures over at the Hollings campus. As far as we can see the courses due to be suspended from 2012 are as follows; Fashion Materials Technology, Trading Standing, Environmental … Continue reading

Editorial: Have a Bananna

Robbie Gill Many of you may have used ‘Have a Banana’, the fruit and vegetable stall that has become an intrinsic part of the All Saints campus in its sixteen and a half year stay outside Grosvenor Park. However on Monday morning, instead of managing his stall, proprietor Nick Austin found himself in the Town … Continue reading

Power Surge

Adnan Khurshid Phil “The Power” Taylor is, according to many commentators and pundits, playing some of the best darts of his life. Last month when he demolished Gary Anderson to lift the Grand Slam of Darts 2011 title, he did so in some style. A 16-4 victory coming as a surprise to many, who backed … Continue reading

MMU closes Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies Course

Noorulann Shahid Over a year ago, Manchester Metropolitan University made the decision to close down the Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies course. The course was established in 1989 and had been successfully running for twenty years prior to the decision being made. PULP wanted to do a follow-up article on this decision, to inform readers … Continue reading

What to buy this Christmas?

Jessica Sophie Lovett & James Jarvis With Christmas fast approaching, and the student loan slowly dwindling away, Christmas time can be a stressful and feared time. However with Pulp’s student tips on what to buy this Christmas for your nearest and dearest, there is no need to panic any more. Under a fiver For those … Continue reading

Will 2012 be the year of real change?

Graham Murray This year has sparked global revolution, but will 2012 follow suit to ensure real change? 2012, on top of the Olympics, the Queen’s diamond jubilee and predictions of an apocalypse by the Mayans amongst other things, is set to be a year of important global elections that will decide the way in which … Continue reading

Where were you?

James Jarvis & Katie Lee On the 30th November, Pulp joined the ranks of the workers and got involved in the national day of industrial action called for by the public sector workers and respective Unions. Alongside 25,000 likeminded protesters we matched through Manchester to show solidarity against pension cuts and the general dissolution with … Continue reading

There’s a party in the USA, and it’s in need of a leader

Seán McGandy When Barack Obama stepped down from his plinth on Washington D.Cs National Mall on the 20th January 2009, he held the world in the palm of his hands. He had just delivered his inauguration speech to a record-breaking crowd of 1.8 million and global media. For the first time in 16 years, his … Continue reading