Deputy Editors' Column

Deputy Editors' Column

'Twas the issue before Christmas, and across UEA, students were slaving at their laptops, for a 2:1 on that essay. We can almost smell the mince pies and feel the fully functional central heating of home, but with two weeks...
They say time flies while you’re having fun, but they left out how quickly term passes when you’re planning the next issue. Our 350th issue of Concrete is just as diverse, collaborative and enthusiastic as any other, but saying that,...
The reason I wanted to be a writer was the same reason I wanted to be an astronaut or an air hostess, because of the outfits. Every writer you see on TV has slouchy trousers and funky glasses. It looked...
Last weekend, Beyoncé became the first black woman to headline Coachella, this week Concrete reports on an almost 20 percent gender pay gap. The news of a nationwide gender pay gap was infuriating, but to find it at UEA...
Beans: comfort food for most and a staple for the cold winter days ahead but my own personal hell. In this issue, Features get spooky on page 10 with Halloween’s history, but I can think of nothing more terrifying...
Naturally, this issue is inundated with endings. Whether it means moving on after graduation, or becoming a member of the next editorial team, Concrete is ready for a change. Derby Day was the beginning of the end for a lot...