Opinion

Comments and columns from staff, guests and bloggers

‘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

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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Opinion: Why Lincoln SU should stay with the NUS

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 Jessie Bartholomew, leader of the Yes to NUS campaign.

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Apply to become a Linc editor

Applications are open for the The Linc’s 2016/17 editorial team!

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Peter Hitchens speaks to The Linc

The ‘Mail on Sunday’ columnist Peter Hitchens visited the University of Lincoln yesterday where he gave a speech in the Jackson Lecture Theatre about Russia and its President Vladimir Putin.

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Staff Blog: Why The Linc doesn’t endorse candidates

SU election week sees The Linc accused of bias at least once, every year. It’s an odd accusation, because we go out of our way not to endorse anyone or anything. Gregor Smith explains why.

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Meet next year’s SU President

Hayley Jayne Wilkinson, SU President

The Linc sat down with the new University of Lincoln Students’ Union President for the next academic year, Hayley Jayne Wilkinson, for a chat about her plans, her dreams and aspirations for the Union, and what she’s most looking forward to being the President of the SU.

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Opinion: Five reasons Karl McCartney won Lincoln

Karl McCartney speaks into various microphones and cameras

Adam Allcroft provides the Linc with the closest thing we’ve ever had to a ‘listicle’, analysing why Karl beat the pundits to stay MP for Lincoln.

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The benefits of being a non-girly girl

Becky Lancashire reveals the plus side to wearing little make-up and not being a “girly” girl

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Valentine’s Day? Ugh – no way!

Becky Lancashire wishes us Happy Valentines Day whilst reminding us that it is not the end of the world!

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