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Israel must accept compromise in Gaza

The total human cost of the ongoing Israel-Palestine situation is staggering. For decades, short-lived armistices have been interspersed with open conflicts, whether in the form of land invasions of Gaza or aerial strikes which often lead to horrendous civilian casualties. Out of frustration at the apparent insolubility of this decades-old crisis, the international community have,…


Student union announces changes to Union House

UEA’s students’ union has announced a number of “dramatic” changes to Union House, following feedback from students earlier this year. Changes include the introduction of a new social learning and coffee space called “Unio” on the ground floor, dedicated spaces for exhibitions and stalls in the Hive and more rooms for societies and students to…

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Concrete writers’ Premier League predictions

With the start of the new Premier League season just days away, the Concrete Sport writers decided to get together to create a final predictions table. What follows is an amalgamation of the predictions of Concrete’s Sport’s contributors and in no way wholly reflects (in many ways it wholly diverges from) the viewpoint of any…


Competition: East Anglian Student Film Festival 2014

The deadline for submissions to the East Anglian Student Film Festival is just a month away. With award categories including Best Student Short Film, Best 20 Second Film and Best Local Film, it’s not too late to shoot a winning film for one of the most exciting platforms for local new filmmakers. The festival takes…

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Remembering Robin Williams

Every generation seems to have those movies that they hold dear to their heart, the ones that unanimously bring back memories of childhood. Those magical family films that not only opened up the possibilities of cinematic storytelling, but inspired genuine warmth and joy, likely because we all remember watching them for the very first time…

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