Guest Columns

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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‘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: Article 4 is not anti-students

Lincoln's West End, a popular residential area. Photo: Luke Pennington via Flickr.

The recent request by the West End Residents’ Association (WERA) to implement an Article 4 Direction in their area has received significant media coverage. Committee member and West End resident Rob Lewis explains the reasoning behind their request for an Article 4 Direction in Lincoln.

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‘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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Compare the BA (Hons) Marketing

How much will Lincoln charge? It's the million pound question. Which is also how much is might cost to come here. Photo: Jonathan Cresswell

Massive funding cuts are seeing universities having to raise their fees, there could be tough times ahead in higher education. The Linc‘s spreadsheet manipulation correspondent Maken Eetup explains.

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The SU circus returns for the mid-term tour

A collection of posters you may or may not have seen around campus. Photo: Maken Eetup / The Linc

Unrivalled insight and analysis to the event you didn’t know you cared about as special elections correspondent Maken Eetup looks at the SU by-elections.

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Free yourself from freedom of information law

It’s been ten years since the Freedom of Information Bill passed through parliament. Photo Shane Croucher

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 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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