Tag: Poppies

Sport

Lest we forget: Norwich City remembers

The Canaries observed Remembrance Day a little earlier than most of the country, with their match against Watford on the 8th functioning as part-ceremony and part-charity event. Service personnel and Royal British Legion volunteers manned the entrances to Carrow Road, armed with collection tins. Norwich City players also bore poppies on their match kits, which…

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“Poppies shouldn’t be politicised”

UEA is wonderful in so many ways. We welcome people regardless of race, gender, sexuality, and other social identities. We have a campus that’s generally safe and happy. We have iconic architecture, and a plethora of bunnies roam freely around. I love UEA. I also love the SU. They’re often a great source for provocative…

News

Red poppies: ‘symbol of oppression’

UEA Students’ Union (UEA SU) has passed Motion 2006 Remember: Don’t Repeat, which mandates the union to stock both white and red poppies on campus in the run up to Armistice Day in future years. The motion states: “the red poppy is considered by some to be a political symbol with multiple offensive, upsetting and…

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