Author Archives: Daniel Ionescu

City Council: postal votes cast in thousands

The City Council says that it has received over 2,500 postal votes so far, and expects a good turnout on voting day on May 6th.

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Few Lincoln students register to vote?

Sources with the Electoral Commission told The Linc few Lincoln students have registered to vote, but the SU is in denial mode and say otherwise.

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University to oust free parking for locals

The University of Lincoln is introducing a new parking scheme from June that will charge its staff and members of the public for using their parking facilities.

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Why Essence and Quayside closed down for a day

Popular student bars Essence and Quayside had to temporarily suspend trading due to alleged failed toilet checks and door staff paperwork errors.

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The Digital Economy Bill and you

The controversial Digital Economy Bill didn’t create torrents of debate in Parliament on Wednesday night, but will have repercussions for many students who use P2P sites and software to fill their iPods cheaply.

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SU wants students to vote against tuition fees increase

Lincoln Students’ Union, in line with the NUS, is asking students to register to vote and support candidates that would vote against increasing tuition fees.

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‘Many people will vote to record their disgust’

Peter Smith opines that no UK party is ready to go the Obama route, though we have already seen the influence of online campaigning and the speed of public reaction.

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Almost time to say goodbye

After steering The Linc for two years, Editor Daniel Ionescu is preparing to say goodbye.

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Because ‘half of the story’ is better than nothing

The SU president claims we got only half of the story — we say half of the story is better than misinforming readers.

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Student Loans Company warns of email scam

A new email phishing scam is targeting students’ bank accounts, the Student Loans Company and the University of Lincoln warned. Find out how to stay safe and where to report the scam.

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