Tag: Christmas

Music

The Sound of Social Justice

For as long as music has existed, it has bought society together and been used to share ideas. A prominent example: Band Aid. The charity supergroup, formed in 1984, raised funds to help stop the Ethiopian famine. Though they have faced much criticism for their methods, their hit ‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’ features on…

News

UEA cleaner becomes author

Jim Moore, 72, has been working at UEA for 11 years and has recently self-published two books, and a third is pending. He hopes to complete the trilogy by the end of this year. The books are a mix of fantasy and history. He was first inspired to write them when he would tell his…

Creative Writing

Prom

We carry our heels on one arm, And our friends on the other, Sweaty palms encased like the hold of a lover. Our feet flinch at the nipping gravel But the drunken haze makes it hard to care. Curls are beginning to drop, Mascara is smudged and Lashes are falling off; We have never been…

Arts

Christmas panto at the Norwich Theatre Royal

It’s that time of year when the colourful lights illuminate the city and the smell of mulled wine lingers in the cold air. Everyone around you is dashing for last minute decorations and searching for the perfect gift. Their Christmas tree has to be the prettiest and their presents must be the best. Away from…

Editor's column

‘What garbage editorial’

Above all, student journalism has taught me the following: you can’t chase a story in heels and a thick skin is as vital to your job as a pen. Luckily, this isn’t my first rodeo and I have both. Each week in Concrete is different, and this was no exception. We reached a record number…

Features

Living in between two homes

It takes a lot of courage to leave everything behind and start a new life. At least that’s what everyone told me. Imagine living in a place for 18 years, having people that you trust, that you feel comfortable with, people that you call family. And then suddenly, you make the biggest decision of your…

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