Voting Turnout…SO what?

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Further (and belated) congratulations are in order for the new/old team of Student Officers as they face the year ahead. However, just as fascinating about this year’s election is the vastly increased number of students who voted. The final turnout stood at 18% with 4017 votes cast, an increase of more than 50% from last year’s 2660 votes. Most More...

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By Oliver Cox On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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A proposal for the sanitisation of language

The use of certain offensive words significantly contributes to the oppression of many groups of people in the UK. I propose, therefore, a system which, if created, would provide for an environment in which offence More...

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By Hannah Clare On Thursday, October 17th, 2013
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University of Liverpool ranked 17th for unfair pay

  Staff at university expected to strike due to unfair contracts A report released today on Thursday 17 October, written by the Young Greens of England and Wales, shows the University of Liverpool to be the 17th More...

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By Oliver Cox On Thursday, October 10th, 2013
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Masturbatory fallacies: The federal government shutdown

President Barack Obama speaks to a joint session of Congress regarding healthcare reform. Photograph: Lawrence Jackson at the White House One of the most deliciously nihilistic ways in which the cordial creeps of More...

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By Alice Sholl On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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This year’s student council elected

   New sixteen members of student council This year’s representatives for the student council were elected on Tuesday evening. Held in the temporary guild site’s Gilmour room, four students were elected for More...

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By Alice Sholl On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Liverpool tenants affected by ‘bedroom tax’ able to launch new appeal

Tenants of Liverpool may be able to challenge their subjection to the bedroom tax after a markable successful appeal in Scotland. A tenant in Kirkcaldy has been found to be incorrectly judged as liable for bedroom More...

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By Edward White On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
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Hot air: Loud Trump politely ignored by Scots

Scotland has approved the construction of a wind-farm situated off the coast of Aberdeen, much to the dismay of leather-faced shit-magnate Donald Trump.   The custard-maned billionaire criticised the construction More...

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By Edward White On Friday, March 29th, 2013
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Armenia’s Compulsory Chess Curriculum (and how it might change the world.)

In an attempt to make the world a brighter place, Armenia has added compulsory chess lessons to its curriculum for pupils as young as seven. Beyblades and Pokemon cards just won’t cut the mustard for More...

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By James Margeson On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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“People Like Us” is not an isolated incident

Broadcasters consistently use the spectacle of poverty not just to entertain, but to justify politically essential class hatred BBC3 documentary “People Like Us” has run into a problem. Over 200 angry residents More...

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By Alice Sholl On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Liverpool tenants hold meeting to “combat bedroom tax”

Poll tax invoked as packed  tenants meeting say changes are “unacceptable.” Cameron insists they are “fair” Tenants of Dingle held a meeting to combat the bedroom tax this Monday, February, More...