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Music

Heavy Lungs @ Wild Paths Festival

Good evening Nottingham! These were the unforgettable opening words of four-piece Bristol band Heavy Lungs. Loud enough to provide earplugs before the gig even begins, the peaceful fairy lights of Voodoo Daddy’s showroom, contained within a wooden birdcage, seemed almost absurd in their peacefulness. As soon as the set began, the crowd was swamped in…

Sport

Ward happy with 2s progress as season ends

UEA Lacrosse women’s seconds captain Michelle Ward is happy with the progress her charges have made after their BUCS campaign ended on Wednesday. They finished their season with a 6-3 loss to Nottingham 4s at Colney Lane, despite a positive performance and goals for man of the match Octavia Pither (2) and Izzy Fumpston. Ward…

Sport

UEA up for the cup in Nottingham

UEA’s teams experienced a mixed day in Nottingham last Wednesday at their BUCS Conference Cup finals. Before the Conference Cup action got underway, UEA men’s Rugby third team went down 12-7 to Lincoln’s first team in their Midlands Conference Plate final, but were pleased with their runner-up spot. UEA Fencing’s ladies performed well against Nottingham…

News

Nottingham to remove unconditional offers after national increases

The University of Nottingham has confirmed that it will end the controversial admissions policy of unconditional offers from this September. This follows the release of statistics showing that Nottingham is the second highest provider of unconditional offers throughout Russell Group universities, with over 11 percent of offers standing as such. A spokeswoman for the university…

Sport

Mixed fortunes for UEA sides in BUCS cup action

No sooner had the last issue of Concrete hit the press than many of UEA’s sides turned their attention to BUCS cup action. There were mixed fortunes for our sides, several of whom have now reached the quarter-finals. In Men’s football, goals from Luke Young and Mohammed Hassan, returning to the team, saw the firsts…

Sport

UEA Dancesport visit Nottingham

After a painfully early start, our competing couples headed to Nottingham University’s annual competition held at King’s Hall in Stoke. The day began with Ballroom, where we received 22 call-backs between us. Latin took place in the afternoon, where we received 16 call-backs! We are exceptionally proud of beginner couple, Will and Ruut, who made…

Sport

UEA get Swifty with 2-0 Trent win

UEA’s men began this year’s football season with a hard fought 2-0 win over Nottingham Trent at Colney Lane in their opening fixture of the new season. After their promotion-winning exploits of last season, there was an air of anticipation surrounding how the team would fare at a significantly higher level of competition. This ultimately…

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