Jessica Frank-Keyes

News

Red poppies: ‘symbol of oppression’

UEA Students’ Union (UEA SU) has passed Motion 2006 Remember: Don’t Repeat, which mandates the union to stock both white and red poppies on campus in the run up to Armistice Day in future years. The motion states: “the red poppy is considered by some to be a political symbol with multiple offensive, upsetting and…

Features

UEA celebrates Black History Month

2016. The year that Black Lives Matter protests reached the UK with demonstrations at London City and Heathrow airports and in central London. The year that the first Muslim mayor of any major Western city was elected, Sadiq Khan. The year that the first black American president could be replaced by a man who failed…

News

UEA installs Café Rouge founder Karen Jones as new Chancellor

UEA formally installed alumna and business executive Karen Jones as chancellor on October 6th. Ahead of her speech and installation dinner at the Sainsbury Centre, the Café Rouge founder and former Spirit Pub Group chief executive made time to chat to Concrete about her business values and the importance of entrepreneurship Karen Jones is running…

Music, Venue

Live Review: Twin Atlantic @ Waterfront

Twin Atlantic’s latest Scot-rock offering, GLA, is a record rooted not only in the city they call home, but in the idea that the places we come from mould and shape us as people. It’s an idea that could equally be applied to their live performances; being so completely at home in the energy and…

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