Opinion

Comments and columns from staff, guests and bloggers

Opinion: Our education is in peril – we must mobilise to protect it

Photo: Bradley Allsop

With a demonstration by the NUS and the University and College Union taking place in London tomorrow, Bradley Allsop, Postgraduate Officer at the University of Lincoln’s Students Union, explains why he thinks you should attend the protest.

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Billy Bragg speaks to The Linc

Photo: Soinc PR

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will take to the stage at the Lincoln’s Engine Shed later this month.

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Mark Thomas: ‘America has elected a man who has been publicly endorsed by the KKK, and that is f*****g terrifying.’

Mark's latest show the Big Red Shed is on it's way to Lincoln. Photo: Unavoidable PR

In the early hours of Wednesday November 9, 2016 it was decided that Donald J. Trump would be the next president of the United States of America.

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Will Fry Column: A look back at last week’s BUCS from Lincoln SU’s Vice President of Activities

VP Activities Will Fry

Here it is then, my first ever column, and my specialist subject is BUCS!

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Editor’s Note: Bonfires aplenty tonight, but there have been more than a few fireworks going off on campus so far this semester

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Last night as I watched the night sky above the Lincolnshire Showground painted with the rainbow colours of its annual fireworks display, it made me think.

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Opinion: Brexit and Trump are the result of not listening and not learning

Photo: Matt Johnson/flickr

The comparisons between the UK’s EU referendum and America’s upcoming presidential election are irrefutable, writes Daniel Beach.

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Opinion: Why Lincoln should vote YES to NUS

Photo: Connor Delany.

For the second time, the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union is holding a referendum on whether they should remain affiliated or leave the National Union of Students (NUS). The Linc has asked both sides to argue their case. In this article, we hear from Connor Delany of Yes to NUS.

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Opinion: Why Lincoln should vote NO to NUS

Photo: Michael Daniell

For the second time, the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union is holding a referendum on whether they should remain affiliated or leave the National Union of Students (NUS). The Linc has asked both sides to argue their case. In this article, we hear from Michael Daniell of Keep Lincoln Independent.

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‘I work in Dublin but still come back to Lincoln Pride’

Phil Yeo Lincoln Pride

Phil (21) is a graduate of the University of Lincoln having studied media production until graduating this year. Although he is now working for Google in Dublin, Phil is still heavily involved in Lincoln Pride.

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Opinion: We have “everything to gain” by leaving NUS

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This week, the University of Lincoln Students’ Union is holding a referendum on whether to stay affiliated with or leave the National Union of Students. Both sides of the debate have written their arguments for The Linc. This is Will Fry, leader of the LincOUT campaign.

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