Chris Donaldson

Comment

The Pressures Of Academia

Humans routinely take themselves to the edge. We indulge in drink, drugs, extreme sports, frequently in copious quantities, but more often than not it’s work that stresses us out. Students are no exception. Anyone who visits the library observes the constant ebb and flow of stressed students. In the winter and summer months the library…

Comment

The dangers of pre-judicial tendencies in the media

When Emily Thornberry collapsed into bed the other week she had just resigned from her post as Shadow Attorney General. She hadn’t expected to when she started the day but by 3.15pm her opposition career had come to a shuddering end. From tweet to resignation, took a little over seven hours. Little did she know…

Comment

Are lazy youth to blame for poor employment prospects?

Hearing about youth employment pros- pects rarely brings much joy to the stu- dent population; the ‘sunny’ economic climate seems to be having a hard time break- ing through the cloud cover hovering over our age group. A recent outburst on youth un- employment by the Chief Schools inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw, blamed the poor…

Calendar
January 2021
M T W T F S S
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
Latest Comments
  • Avatar
    1
    Favourite song covers
    Ma’am, this is a Wendy’s
  • Avatar Scott B
    2
    Favourite song covers
    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
  • Avatar theizzin
    3
    Should we mourn GCSE poetry?
    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
About Us

The University of East Anglia’s official student newspaper. Concrete is in print and online.

If you would like to get in touch, email the Editor on Concrete.Editor@uea.ac.uk. Follow us at @ConcreteUEA.