Tag: Fresher’s Week



With not much for students to do after the ‘rule-of-six’ took much-anticipated events away, the UEA Wonderglow festival gave a thought-provoking and other-worldly alternative to staying indoors with housemates. Walking through the UEA campus, a place that is so familiar, the lights and neon glows distorted this familiarity and transformed it into an ethereal place…


Ethnic Minorities Officer: union “went too far” over Sombrerogate

Hussam Hussein, Ethnic Minorities Officer of the Union of UEA Students, has released a statement addressing the controversy surrounding the removal of Mexican sombreros from Fresher’s Fair. The hats were being distributed by local Mexican restaurant Pedro’s as part of its advertising campaign. However, the union said that the hats were in violation of its…

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Freshers’ Week T-shirt party: students’ union confiscates t-shirts with inappropriate slogans

The union’s Welcome Week event, #NetworkUEA, more commonly known as the Freshers’ Week T-shirt party, has been a source of controversy after allegations that students were forced to change their t-shirts after being deemed by union representatives to be offensive. Students who attended the event reported being “forced” to change attire, with one student –…


The hangover curers!

With Freshers’ week in full swing, and another week of the party lifestyle left to go, here’s a quick and cheap recipe for the perfect re-hydrating hangover drink. If you’ve had one too many the previous night and wake up feeling dehydrated and in desperate need of a pick-me-up, then this is the one. Sometimes…

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Propaganda announces move to the Waterfront

Propaganda, the popular club night formerly hosted by Wonderland, has announced that it is moving to the Waterfront, the city-centre venue operated by the Union of UEA Students (UUEAS). Propaganda’s promoters met with Waterfront staff this lunchtime, and arrangements for the move are being made in haste. Wonderland closed suddenly on Tuesday, and Propaganda’s first…

September 2021
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