Opinion

Comments and columns from staff, guests and bloggers

Billy Bragg speaks to The Linc

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.’

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

fireworks

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

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

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

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

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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