Author Archives: Guest Columnist

‘The best and worst job in the world’

Jonathan Holmes, liberation officer at Lincoln SU from 2010 to 11, gives his perspective and advice to the candidates running in the elections.

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It’s time to vote for a better vote

To AV or not to AV? Scott Wheeler considers why it’s worth saying yes to AV in the upcoming vote.

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Clegg is a liar and he will pay at the ballot box

Scott Wheeler thinks Nick Clegg lied to his Sheffield constituents, many of whom are students, about his stance on tuition fees — and that he’ll pay for it come 2015.

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Cutting universal child benefit is scathing and ideological

Scott Wheeler thinks the planned cut to child benefit for the better off is actually an attack on the poorest in society.

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Free yourself from freedom of information law

As we approach November and the tenth anniversairy of the Freedom of Information Bill passing in parliament, Richard Orange, a media law lecturer at the University of Lincoln, explores the alternatives to the Act.

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The class conflict of the coalition’s cuts

Huseyin Kishi argues that the coalition government’s cuts malicious and an ideological attack on the poorest members of British society.

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Ed Miliband should be Labour’s next leader

Scott Wheeler thinks Ed Miliband should be the next leader of the Labour party and leader of the opposition, and outlines exactly why.

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Show me some more late-night library love

Rose Forman is at her most productive in the early hours of the morning, which is why she uses the 24-hour library service – when it’s available. She wants more and here’s why.

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The super injunction

The media has in recent weeks complained of a use of injunctions to not only to prevent publication of controversial stories but to stifle the very discussion of the injunction itself.

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Education or training? A journalism school dilemma

Barry Turner debates the role of tutors in preparing university students for an education rather than for the industry they are going into.

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