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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Photo: Bloc.

Preview: Bloc. Weekend

Bloc. returns

Photo: Gráinne Morrison

Fuse TV’s Fashion Fix

Fuse TV and The Mancunion collaborate on a new fashion venture

Photo: Press shot

Interview: Emmy the Great

Cordelia Milward speaks to Emmy the Great about writing songs in Hong Kong, finding hope in the direst of situations and controlling emotions

Gaming Arcade. Photo: Vivienne Gucwa @Flickr

If on a Winter’s Night a Gamer

Matthew Cole pretentiously channels Italo Calvino in an attempt to express the reasons why we play games.

Photo: Major Nelson @ Flickr

Mountain Dew Rising – Sunset Overdrive Review

Elliot Coen fires explosive teddy bears in his bombastic review of Sunset Overdrive

Photo: Keith Ivey @Flickr

Results of NUS delegates elections revealed

Delegate election results reveal which students will go to a range of National Conferences to speak and vote on behalf of students at Manchester

The homeless and hungry need help. Photo: popclick @Flickr

Two thirds of students go hungry, but the battle against hunger is so much bigger

New research says that 1.7 million students prioritise bills over food, and in Manchester this Christmas, the fight against poverty and hunger is widespread and needs your help

The plans, which involved the demolition of the pictured Owens Park Tower will result in 3000 new rooms in Fallowfield. Photo: N Bojdo

UAE set to invest in Fallowfield redevelopment

Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based and government-owned investment company, has announced it will invest around £175 million in the redevelopment of the Fallowfield campus to create a 3000-room student village.

Photo: Tim Hamilton @Flickr

Has Christmas lost its magic?

Watchshop conducted a Christmas survey, asking 2000 adults different things, all Christmassy related. The North West was specifically targeted and this survey revealed a lot of interesting data

Luke Vibert. Photo: shootingsawk @flickr

Club: Hi Ku presents Luke Vibert / Funkineven / Romare

Hi Ku pull out three fine bookings for their birthday bash

Photo: webseeings @flickr

Live: Angus & Julia Stone

Angus & Julia Stone perform a dully repetitive set

BUS STOP, Steffi

Kosmonaut Presents Manchester Artist himHallows

A quirky café/bar in the Northern Quarter opens its doors to a new galactic exhibition by Manchester artist, himHallows