Author Archives: Rob Wells

About Rob Wells

Rob is a third-year journalism student at the University of Lincoln, and is originally from Leicester. He also writes on his website.

Uproariously-funny ‘Four Lions’ struggles with the serious

Satirist Chris Morris’s debut film ‘Four Lions’ follows four would-be suicide bombers. But while it nails the humour, it struggles to integrate the serious issues.

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Why the Students’ Union?

Rob Wells, The Linc‘s former news editor, critiques the Students’ Union as an institution and asks that all important question – why should anyone care about the SU?

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No surprises at the Students’ Union elections

Chris Charnley

The University of Lincoln Students’ Union election results are in, and there weren’t any real surprises, with the results conforming to The Linc‘s predictions.

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Why you shouldn’t re-elect Charnley

Rob Wells is not impressed with Chris Charnley’s manifesto pledges this year and explains why he shouldn’t get the student vote once more.

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Christian Union breaks bread with Lincoln students

The University of Lincoln’s Christian Union has been running events all week, trying to encourage other students to ask questions and talk about their faith.

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Panel debates “Is PR killing real journalism?”

Journalists and spinners debated the influence of public relations on the news on February 22nd at the University of Lincoln, arguing over whether PR is killing “real journalism”.

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An absence of accountability in The Agenda

Officers at the Students’ Union still do not understand the concept of accountability, and The Agenda is certainly not helping them to “tick that box”.

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Police appeal for info after young man attacked on West Parade

A 22-year-old man was attacked on West Parade on Saturday, December 19th at 1am, and Lincolnshire Police need anyone with information to come forward.

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Past and present Lincoln staff on honours list

Professor David Chiddick, the former vice-chancellor, and Professor Val Braybrooks, dean of the agriculture faculty, will be recognised on the New Year’s honours list.

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Student Council votes in replacement part-time SU officer

The last Student Council of this semester was held on Thursday, December 10th. The next meeting will be held on January 21st, 2010.

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