Monthly Archives: April 2009

Student Council votes for No Platform

At the last meeting of this academic year the Student Council voted to act against offensive groups by introducing a version of the NUS’s controversial No Platform policy.

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NUS wants booze price hike

At their recent conference in Blackpool the NUS decided to look into setting a minimum price per unit for alcohol sold in bars run by Students’ Unions. The move comes after the government reject similar recommendations from its chief medical officer.

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Public sector jobs for graduates

Public sector careers should not be overlooked as the recession means 2009 graduates face a difficult year for employment.

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Budget cuts higher education spending

The 2009 budget does few favours for universities, with spending cuts on top of a recent freeze in student numbers. Only new students will be affected, not current ones.

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How university can bring sexual liberation

A Lincoln student explains how university is a liberating experience and a chance for young people to become comfortable with their sexuality.

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Arctic Monkeys almost ready with new album

The Arctic Monkey’s Alex Turner and Matt Helders took some time to speak to The Linc about their new album, the upcoming summer tour and what’s new with the Monkeys.

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N’Guessan wins accolade

Lincoln City winger Dany N’Guessan has been named in the Professional Footballers’ Association League Two team of the season.

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Wake up call for ‘steroid users’

Anabolic steroids receive bad press once again after killing a 17-year-old boy. The danger is real, as young people become more body conscious and increasingly use gyms.

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Lincoln City Ladies face anxious wait

OOH Lincoln City ladies face a two week wait to see whether they will win promotion to the F.A. Women’s Premier League.

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Viva football round-up

Viva football kicked off again after the two week Easter break, with the Afternoon League having a new leader.

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