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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tris Vonna-Michell. Photo: thefuturistics @Flickr

Turner Prize 2014 Artists: Tris Vonna-Michell

In the run up to the Turner Prize winner being announced on December the 1st, The Mancunion Arts & Culture brings you introductions to the four 2014 nominees

Photo: The Mancunion

Hard work? There’s just no knead

Food & Drink Co-Editor Ellie Gibbs shares a recipe for easy focaccia

Minshull Street Crown Court. Photo: thurm @Flickr

Morbid Rochdale torturer found guilty

A man who imprisoned and tortured his girlfriend for nine hours in his home in Rochdale has been sentenced this week to 11 years in prison

Andy Warhol, 1987. Photo: Gisela Giardino @Flickr

What You Didn’t Know About Andy Warhol

There is much more to Andy Warhol than his famous Campbell’s Soup Cans and Marilyn Monroe. The Mancunion delves beneath the canvases to find out more about this quirky man.

The Nostromo. Photo: Alien: Isolation @Flickr

Review: Alien Isolation

Despite the critcised length of the game, Alien Isolation is another success for Alien franchise fans

Photo: Tilly Embling

Recipe: Cheesy Hotpot

Tilly Embling shows us how to make another fantastic recipe

Photo: Chinti and Parker

Feature: Deliciously Ella

Cat Hanson introduces readers to Ella Woodward (AKA Deliciously Ella) and her amazing recipes


When you go down to the woods today, you’re in for an axe wound to the face

Patch Scales dices with death in the cannibalistic confines of The Forest

The university and the city continue to infringe upon us, while failing to protect us. Photo: Blithe Mik @ Flickr

Off-campus but on the record

In their efforts to record and control its students, the University of Manchester and the local community are neglecting the real dangers

Photo: tobanblack @Flickr

Should we accept a Surveillance State?

Isaac Atwal and Lauren Wills debate the pros and cons of state surveillance and answer the question whether or not we can allow it to continue

Photo: mikekingphoto @Flickr

A real-world Dystopia

Dystopian futures are our today, and technology is watching, always watching

Photo: Aimée Grant Cumberbatch

Review: Gelish nail polish

Fashion editor Gráinne Morrison on her new addiction