Monthly Archives: February 2009

Sports Minister on Lincoln’s sports facilities

Gerry Sutcliffe was impressed by the University of Lincoln’s sports facilities when he visited the city on February 26 to take a tour.

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Telegraph editor Will Lewis visits Lincoln

William Lewis, the youngest editor of the Daily Telegraph to date, was welcomed on Monday, February 23, at the University of Lincoln’s LPAC theatre by a varied audience. “We went looking for angry workers within the institution who knew exactly what needed to be done,” Mr. Lewis explained in his talk about the overhaul of the Telegraph.

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Students by day, sex stars by night

Two students have become wildly popular on a website featuring homemade adult films. Over two and a half million people have so far watched the film in which the two men are engaged in sexual activities while in their university accommodation.

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Students’ Union Survey: good results, bad comments abundant

A Linc survey into the feelings of the students towards our SU has revealed complaints of poor communication, a lack of representation and favouritism towards Athletic Union societies.

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Faddism or Fascism?

The population is under a deluge of information in the media, often hectoring in nature about how we should live more healthily. Some of this advice is simply a modern version of the old common sense that is now lacking in our society.

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Plenty of false alarm fires at student village

The Linc has learnt that since September 15th there have been thirty-eight call-outs to Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue from the Student Village. Only three of these were due to genuine fires, whilst the other thirty-five were all false alarms.

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Jane Fuller on the recession

“Some people did predict the recession and they were ignored.” The Linc spoke to top financial analyst Jane Fuller about the recession and how will it affect students.

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Checking out the new Chancellor

The Linc spoke exclusively with Lord Victor Adebowale, the University of Lincoln’s new Chancellor, about his social care interests and what he can do to improve the University of Lincoln.

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European journalism conference coming to Lincoln

The Forum for European Journalism Students (FEJS) will come to Lincoln from the 2nd to 7th of April, hosting lectures and workshops on the topic of Transferrable Media. Guest speakers from various media outlets, including the BBC and the Guardian, will share their knowledge of the industry with journalism students from across the EU.

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Student’s addiction to poker

A student at Cambridge University has spoken exclusively to The Linc about his secret life as an online poker player.

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