Ellie Robson

News

Labour’s manifesto launch

Labour has released its 2019 election manifesto, under the key slogan, ‘It’s Time For Real Change’. One of the most appealing promises is the 4.3% proposed increase to the health budget. Labour want to scrap hospital car parking and prescription charges and cut private provision in the NHS. Another hopeful proposition is the raise of…

Features

The rise of self-publishing

We are coming to the end of the decade, and one thing that has changed over the past ten years is the process of publishing written work. Authors are becoming more comfortable, and more likely, to self-publish their work rather than follow traditional publishing routes, as online resources make this easier to do. However, I…

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Exercise your right to vote!

Utilising your vote is crucial. Much as I hold my own political beliefs, I don’t care who you vote for. It’s about utilising that vote that you registered for. Maybe you are registered to vote, but made this registration due to a previous election, and aren’t planning to participate this time around. But quite simply,…

News

Ambulance worker struck off for groping student

An East of England Ambulance Service worker has been struck off after inappropriate behaviour towards a student.  David Glenton, who acted as the student paramedic mentor between 2016 and 2017, touched the student’s bottom when moving behind her in an ambulance.  It was not until the first-year student described his language and behaviour to friends…

Music

Welcome (back) to the Black Parade – MCR are back

Emo twitter is thriving. On 31st October, a fitting holiday for the band, My Chemical Romance announced an LA reunion show in December. Since this news, several more shows have been announced, mostly regarding Download Festivals in different countries. So far, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand have been lucky enough to have the iconic rock…

Arts

Degas at the Opera

I visited Paris over the Halloween weekend, and one of my stops throughout the city was the Musée d’Orsay. This museum is in a beautiful building that was previously a train station built in 1900, which now houses mostly French art from the late 1800s and early 1900s. To my delight, I found that the…

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There’s no problem with the beef ban

The ban on the sale of beef at uea(su) outlets has sparked outcry from students on social media. However, the fact that this motion was passed at the most recent Union Council meeting demonstrates that there is support for the ban. I, for one, am in favour of the SU’s initiative and think that those…

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