Patrick Wiseman


An introduction to table football

One of UEA’s smaller but most fun sporting societies is Table Football. Secretary Patrick Wiseman tells Concrete about his society… The saying ‘you get what you pay for’ may apply to most things, but it certainly doesn’t to table football – you get far more than what you pay for! The joining fee is just…


What does a “People’s Vote” actually mean?

Amber Rudd has said “a people’s vote could be the result of an impasse” and it would be “preferable to no deal”. Yet again, it’s more proof if any were still needed that a ‘People’s Vote’ is really just a smokescreen for arrogant, sneering, ivory-tower elitists who still can’t get over the fact they lost….


Should cheaters be allowed back in the ring?

Wherever there is competition people will try to get a “leg up” on their opponent. Good sportsmanship has an inherent quality of honesty, integrity, fair competition, and a level playing field. However, the nature and integrity of sport is destroyed when someone cheats or has an unfair advantage. For the glory to be deserved, and…


Canary Corner: what’s up at Carrow Road?

Playing at home, Norwich faced Middlesbrough on 3 February. A deserved win was a boost for Norwich’s outside hopes of pushing into the Championship play-offs, while denting the similar aspirations of the visiting side. The Canaries made a bright start, and it took a superb block from Adam Clayton to keep out what looked like…


Universities minister considers cutting tuition fees

Tuition fees could be cut after the new universities minister signalled a review of student finance earlier this month. On Thursday 19 January, Sam Gyimah said officials would investigate whether the higher annual charge of £9,250 “works across the system”. His predecessor, Jo Johnson, and former Education Secretary Justine Greening are alleged to have blocked…

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