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Annabel Benton

Annabel Benton

Co-Culture Managing Editor at The Mancunion // Twitter: @AnnabelBenton_

Cooking a week of TikTok recipes on a student budget

Cooking a week of TikTok recipes on a student budget

Cooking inspiration can be hard to come by as a busy student, which is why I tried out a week’s worth of TikTok recipes to see if exciting meals could be achieved on a student budget
Declan McKenna live in Manchester: Seamlessly mixing old and new

Declan McKenna live in Manchester: Seamlessly mixing old and new

Touring his third album ‘What Happened to the Beach?’, Declan McKenna created a cohesive and compelling live show out of his new material and impressive back catalogue
Memories of the game: A look back at favourite sporting moments

Memories of the game: A look back at favourite sporting moments

Whether it be on the world stage or during adolescence, there has been one sporting moment that has stuck with everyone. Explore the emotional and accelerating seconds that remain with our team to this day
International Women’s Day at Radio 6 Music Festival: Gossip headline CMAT and Afrodeutsche

International Women’s Day at Radio 6 Music Festival: Gossip headline CMAT and Afrodeutsche

Artists Gossip, CMAT, and Afrodeutsche were on the line-up at BBC 6 Music Festival for a musical celebration of International Women’s Day
Bob Marley: One Love review – The struggles of a musical biopic

Bob Marley: One Love review – The struggles of a musical biopic

In yet another musical biopic, One Love presents two years in the life of Bob Marley. As it attempts to tell the story of one of music’s most important figures, we take a look at how far One Love was successful
A rundown of LeadMCR election results night

A rundown of LeadMCR election results night

The eight new SU Exec Officers were revealed on March 7 after two weeks of campaigning, as well as the seven NUS Representatives and the winners of the Union’s LeadMCR Alternative Awards
Watching One Day is especially hard-hitting as a final year student

Watching One Day is especially hard-hitting as a final year student

Netflix’s new limited series One Day has taken the internet by storm, yet as a student approaching graduation its plot feels emotionally relevant beyond the final episode
My favourite fragrance

My favourite fragrance

Looking for a new signature scent? Or just wondering what fragrance your library crush is wearing? Either way, our experts have weighed in on their favourite perfumes and colognes
Legacies of LeadMCR throughout the years

Legacies of LeadMCR throughout the years

Your guide to the recent history of UoM’s student elections, from voting turnouts and when to vote to controversies and changes
Men’s fashion is finally having its moment during the 2024 awards season

Men’s fashion is finally having its moment during the 2024 awards season

Are we finally seeing some creativity in men’s award show fashion? The experimental cuts and colour on show at the latest BAFTAs and Golden Globes red carpets suggest so
A forgotten past: The history of Fallowfield Stadium

A forgotten past: The history of Fallowfield Stadium

Many students have probably walked past Richmond Park accommodation in Fallowfield at some point during their degrees, but how much do you know about the history of the stadium which stood before it?
Why are so many of my university buildings named after men?

Why are so many of my university buildings named after men?

The University’s bicentenary celebrations present the perfect opportunity to change the fact that only a handful of buildings on its campus are named after women or people of colour
The best short books you can read in one sitting

The best short books you can read in one sitting

If you’re looking to get back into reading during the busyness of term time, here are some recommendations for brilliant short books you could finish in one sitting
Student comedy in Manchester: In conversation with the founder of ‘The Giggle Arena’

Student comedy in Manchester: In conversation with the founder of ‘The Giggle Arena’

Looking for a unique way to spend your Sunday nights? Consider trying ‘The Giggle Arena’, a weekly student comedy night in Fallowfield founded by student comedian Alfie Carter
Iconic women who paved the way in Manchester

Iconic women who paved the way in Manchester

We highlight the lives of six of Manchester’s most inspiring women, their stories, and their legacies
Maisie Peters live in Manchester: Triumph for your next favourite pop star

Maisie Peters live in Manchester: Triumph for your next favourite pop star

Fresh off the back of a US tour, Maisie Peters returned to Manchester to play her sophomore album The Good Witch to a packed-out crowd
In conversation with the Feminist Collective: “It’s about making sure that no one’s voice goes unheard”

In conversation with the Feminist Collective: “It’s about making sure that no one’s voice goes unheard”

The Mancunion sat down with the University of Manchester’s Feminist Collective to talk about their society values, their plans for the year ahead, and intersectional feminism
How to look after your skin this autumn

How to look after your skin this autumn

As the autumn weather sets in, The Mancunion has some top tips for transitioning your skincare routine for the colder months which won’t break the bank
Maisie Peters to play Manchester’s O2 Apollo

Maisie Peters to play Manchester’s O2 Apollo

Maisie Peters is set to play Manchester’s O2 Apollo this month on her latest album tour – here’s everything you need to know
Repercussion at The Warehouse Project: A triumphant return to the Depot

Repercussion at The Warehouse Project: A triumphant return to the Depot

The Warehouse Project’s annual official opening show Repercussion returned to the Depot, bringing with it a feast of electronic music