Features / 22/09/2020 Keeping the Sound of UEA alive amid Covid-19

Back in September 2018 as a young first year, I arrived at UEA with the eagerness to join pretty much every club and society under the sun. The impact Livewire1350 (UEA’s student radio station) has had on my university life was something never expected as I wandered around the sports park, debating between joining Wine...

Features / 22/09/2020 My tumultuous relationship with XR

You never know how people will react when you say “Extinction Rebellion.” The group has aimed to lead the human species away from walking into an early grave with the “divide and conquer” tactic; Divide the masses away from the 1% and conquer the system into forming a more environmentally friendly planet. I worry after...

Features / 22/09/2020 Let’s get political: Politics Society and Covid-19

When signing up for committee roles this year, I knew we would be taking on a challenge after COVID-19 brought last year to a sharp end. Our predecessors (including this paper’s Editor-in-Chief) advised us remarkably well during handover. But there is no rule book on how to run a political – or indeed any society...

Features / 22/09/2020 COVID-19 and the UEA Library: what’s changed?

The library reopened to students and staff last week with a number of changes in place in light of the ongoing situation with COVID-19. Concrete went to investigate. The first thing you’ll notice are stickers on the floor promoting social distancing whilst queuing to enter. Then signs prompt you to wear a facemask when entering...

Features / 04/08/2020 New year, new norm

The only thing we have to fear is not being scared. No, this is not a typing error and I was not trying to quote Franklin D. Roosevelt. But it sums up how I am feeling about returning to University in September. I think I should be more worried, but I am actually extremely excited....

#BLM, Features / 04/08/2020 Muriel Gilbertson: “I am Always Alert”

Muriel Gilbertson and I met through UEABC, UEA’s rowing club. She is the first and only Black female to have been on the team being one of two Black members of the current club. She was recently elected as the Sports Rep for the African-Carribean society 2020/21 and is going into her second year of...

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Identity Parade

With a new year upon us, Concrete’s Alex Ross takes a look at some of UEA and Norwich’s famous faces, and perhaps a couple you might not be expecting.


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