Ella Gilbert

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Preview: UEA Fight Night

UEA Boxing Club haven’t competed in a Derby Day for several years running, so you might be forgiven for letting them slip under your radar. But this, says the society’s secretary, Ella Gilbert, shouldn’t fool you. “We’ve been working incredibly hard behind the scenes, and have recently gained ABA [Amateur Boxing Association] satellite status. We want…

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Geldof neo-colonialism

It’s that time of year again, and in the festive spirit of giving, the aging Bob Geldof has rallied together another juvenile band of celebrities to raise their sagging profiles and profit from another crisis. Band Aid 30’s re-release of the patronising “Do they know it’s Christmas” reportedly raised more than £1mn in the first…

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The importance of unions

The statistics we repeatedly hear about graduate employment are bleak – Concrete has reported on the disturbingly high levels of joblessness on many occasions. Nearly half of all graduates are still unemployed six months after finishing their degrees according to Totaljobs,  and EU Agency Eurofound recently pegged the numbers of people under 30 still living…

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