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Blaming the system: was the Electoral College at fault?

To anybody looking at the U.S. election results, one fact stands out: Hillary Clinton is on track to receive more votes across the country...
Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for President Photo: Flickr, Gage Skidmore

Three’s a crowd: the struggles of third party candidates

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party nominee for U.S. President, has not had a good few months. He looks set to dip below 5% (the level...
Polling Station sign Photo: Secret London

Local elections round up

Norwich Labour Party retained control of Norwich City Council in last month’s elections, while Norfolk’s Independent Police and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Bett, lost his...

NUS votes to back referendum on student strike

The National Union of Students executive has voted to support calls for a national “student strike” in opposition to the government’s education policies, and...
LGBT+ flag Photo: Flickr, torbakhopper

University refuses to fly pride flag

The UEA administration have responded to calls from student LGBT+ campaigners to fly the pride flag over the Registry Building. The issue was initially...

UEA needs to do more for transgender students

This issue of Concrete is a pertinent one for LGBT+ issues, falling as it does within LGBT+ History Month. So it seems important to...