Tag: Play

Sport

UEA compete in mixed Dodgeball tournament

The nature of the sport of Dodgeball, in most instances, splits men and women into their gender brackets, allowing only men to play men and women to play women. The University Mixed Open occurs annually to change the entire nature of the sport itself, it allows for the differing aspects of the women’s and men’s…

Sport

Concrete meets… UEA Pirates American Football

The only encounter I’ve had with American Football was two years ago, when I went to film a match at Colney Lane on a freezing day. Since then, I have been following their results and keeping up to date with how they perform as a team. In reality, I still don’t know the rules and…

Features

Gambling

The NUS has conducted research into the gambling habits of students at university. Their definition of gambling ranges from buying scratch cards over the counter to playing poker at casinos. Research showed that over half of students who gambled did so to supplement their income, and that nearly a quarter of those felt guilty when…

Sport

UEA captain George called up for England

UEA men’s Football captain Ben George has been selected for the English Universities team, it was announced today. Centre-back George, from Lowestoft, won the 2016-17 Norfolk Junior Cup at Carrow Road in his first season at UEA, after making the switch from Kirkley and Pakefield when he started his studies. George made his debut for…

News

I’m a President Get Me Out of Here!

On 15 March, UEA Netball Club are hosting an I’m a Celebrity-style event at the LCR where 15 Presidents from both sports clubs and societies go head to head to compete to be crowned UEA’s Best President. Those competing can expect to be experience a process of elimination through various bushtucker trials, with games to…

Gaming

Recently played: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Heralded as one of the best games of all time, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a masterpiece. It outsold all previous Zelda games and was a break away from the traditional style of the series. Previous Zelda games have all focussed heavily on puzzles and linear gameplay whereas Breath of the…

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