Author: Albert Toth

University Jewish Society Holds Vigil for Pittsburgh Victims

Yesterday afternoon the UoL Jewish Society held a vigil on University Square for the victims of the Saturday shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. There were around forty in attendance, including many students and lecturers. Representatives of the society and Liverpool’s Jewish community lit eleven candles, each in honour of one of the victims. Afterwards Rabbi Shmuli Brown and some students recited prayers in Hebrew and English as well as singing Hebrew songs. The event was promoted by some university societies, including the UoL Labour Students and Young Conservatives. Rabbi Shmuli concluded the vigil with some...

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Society Profiles: Meet FilmSoc

“The Liverpool University Film Society welcomes anybody with an interest in seeing a variety of films across a range of genres, nationalities and topics!” What to expect from this year: A Weekly screening followed by a discussion about the film Film-themed parties Cinema trips (e.g. for Bohemian Rhapsody) A walking tour of Liverpool’s film locations with Reel Tours Q&As with famous actors, directors and screenwriters Nights out to film-themed bars and events A chance to appear on a film-related podcast The opportunity to meet fellow actors, directors and writers who want to make films too Meet the Committee: John...

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WATCH: Universities Minister Challenged on Student Issues

Sam Gyimah – Conservative MP for East Surrey and Minister of State for Universities – visited the Guild yesterday for a Q&A to take questions from Liverpool students. Some of the topics covered were Brexit, mental health, tuition fees, rent, free speech and politics on campus. We followed Sam Gyimah on the way to his next stop opening the Materials Innovation Factory, pressing him further on a few of these issues: The full Q&A can be viewed via the Guild’s Facebook page. Photography: Holly Benning and Danny Rigg Video: Danny...

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WATCH: Interview with 2017/18 Guild President Sean Turner

Before the Summer I sat down with 2017/18 Guild President Sean Turner to look back at his two years in the role and discuss manifesto promises, student politics and the future. We talk successes, regrets and the ins and outs of the Guild which, with the new academic year around the corner, there’s no better time to learn...

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