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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Tim Peake’s space capsule coming to Manchester

The Soyuz space capsule that carried British astronaut Tim Peake is to make a landing at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry as part of its museum tour

Photo: Nic Redhead @ wikimedia commons & Ben Sutherland @ wikimedia commons

A tale of two teams

The test team took a thumping in the Ashes while the ODI squad won their series in just three matches

Photo: Кирилл Венедиктов @ wikimedia commons

Where will Alexis Sánchez fit in at United?

The Chilean winger has departed Arsenal in a swap deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan, but how will José Mourinho use him?

Photo: RichardJames1990 @ flickr

Top 10 British Sportswomen of 2017

2017 was a fantastic year for British women in sports


A look at Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

New game, old formula

John Stezaker Photo: Cicely Ryder-Belson

Review: John Stezaker’s Still Life

John Stezaker showcases his unique brand of artistry as the Whitworth gallery is taken over by his surreal photographic collages

Photo: Chuff Media

Interview: The Amazons

The Amazons’ Matt Thomson chats new music, Reading, and wearing sunglasses

Image: Henry Carey-Morgan

Student burglary victim feels sidelined

“Lots of students don’t feel safe walking home and for good reason”, says burglary victim

Photo: Zeitgeist

Bluedot Festival announce line-up

The Cheshire festival will host The Chemical Brothers, The Flaming Lips and Future Islands in July

Image: University of Manchester

My Future Fest returns to help students plan careers

The Annual Event returns to Main Campus on February of 6th with a range of careers guidance, internship opportunities and study skills

Photo: N08@ flickr

New Year, new Céline

Ella Searle discusses what’s in store for the fashion powerhouse Céline following the appointment of Hedi Slimane as Artistic Director

Photo: williamhan @ flickr

Profile: Clare Waight Keller

Almost one year on from her appointment as Creative Director of Givenchy Esmee, Samsworth writes how Waight Keller has successfully incorporated Hubert De Givenchy’s classic styles from the 1950s with a sleek and youthful spin