Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Sunday 23rd July 2017 | Manchester, UK

What's Going On In Manchester?

What’s Going On In Manchester?

Getting into the Festive Spirit: Previously mentioned in the November issue, we thought we would remind you again that there’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than More »

Black Friday: A Festive Controversy

Black Friday: A Festive Controversy

Black Friday is the day following thanksgiving, which, for years, has been associated with a shopping frenzy due to the promotion of goodswith huge discounts all over the country. It More »

Lance Armstrong and the Scandal of Sports Doping

Lance Armstrong and the Scandal of Sports Doping

Lance Armstrong: seven times Tour de France winner, cancer survivor, and the biggest drugs cheat in the history of sport. Before 2012-2013 Lance Armstrong was considered by many to be More »

Hero or Villain? Enoch Powell

Hero or Villain? Enoch Powell

“As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding; like the Roman, I seem to see ‘the River Tiber foaming with much blood.” These are the words of Enoch Powell More »

Ellis Island: a Gateway into a New World

Ellis Island: a Gateway into a New World

‘Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breath free’ begins the inscription below the Statue of Liberty. Yet despite this, early 20th century immigration to the More »