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News Editor: Adam Bassingthwaighte
Online News Editor: Harley Stevens
Deputy News Editor: Position Vacant
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Union News

RAG Ball returns for 2014

You may have heard that Willy wants you. You may have seen that Willy is coming. Perhaps you’ve even seen a peculiar looking man pointing at you from your Facebook page. Were you listening to Pure FM when they finally…

National News

“No Justice, No Peace”

  Mark Duggan, who was shot dead by police in August 2011 was killed lawfully, an inquest has ruled.  The result of the verdict will undoubtedly cause mass controversy, with Duggan’s family reacting with anger and dismay as it was…


Sandi Toksvig awarded an OBE

The University Chancellor, Sandi Toksvig, has been recognised for her services to broadcasting by being awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours list. The veteran broadcaster Toksvig, 55, has a long broadcasting career, including a cameo in Call The…


University News Round Up

  Lancaster:   A Lancaster undergraduate, Tom Randall, has set up a peer reviewed journal for fellow students to contribute to throughout the year. The first issue will be published in Spring and will centre around philosophy students submitting their…


Codebreaker pardoned for homosexuality

Alan Turing, a computer pioneer and a key mind behind breaking the German enigma code during the Second World War, has had his 1952 conviction for homosexuality retrospectively quashed. The pardon came into effect on the 24th December last year…

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