Author Archives: Jack Dobson-Smith

University may blow a million on bridge to save 2 minute walk

The University of Lincoln may pay out a whopping £1.1million for a new on-campus bridge to be built, despite making “vital” cut backs earlier this year.

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Lincolnians prepare to fight the cuts

An assortment of Lincolnians, from students, to workers, parents and pensioners, are uniting against the severe budget cuts declared by the government on Wednesday, October 20th.

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Nominations for SU by-elections are underway

Nominations for the SU by-elections commenced on Monday, October 18th. Societies, Events and the three satellite campuses are all looking to get new officers.

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Lincoln students to MP: don’t leave us in the Browne stuff

Many students at the University of Lincoln have come out against the Browne report, labelling it ridiculous, dangerous and unfair — and warn Lincoln’s MP not to betray them.

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Psychology student guilty of exposure

A flashing fresher at the University of Lincoln was found guilty of a public order offence at the Lincoln Magistrates court on Thursday October 14th.

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Police called twice to incidents during Noisettes’s DJ set

Two incidents occurred at the Engine Shed during a DJ set from London band, The Noisettes, an assault and also a “drug related offence”.

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Lincoln vice-chancellor hits out at possible fees rise

Professor Mary Stuart has hit out at the possibility of increased tuition fees following Lord Browne’s higher education spending review.

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Lincoln Drill Hall goes independent

The Lincoln Drill Hall has gone independent after six years of caretaking by City of Lincoln Council. The move should allow the venue to “thrive”.

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Life in Kenya: ‘every day is a struggle’

Jack Dobson, The Linc‘s news editor, spent a month in Kenya living with the famous Maasai tribe. Here’s his account of life in the third-world.

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Taking pictures of pain

Zoriah Miller is a world famous photographer who specialises in humanitarian disasters. He talks to The Linc about what he does and why he does it.

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