Author: Heather Fallon

The Sphinx take on Bongo’s Bingo

Having just completed my degree, I have been feeling pretty old and grey with a hazy cloud of existential dread following me everywhere I go. To my joy, as I was busy procrastinating from job applications and thinking about the dreaded ‘future’,  I received an email allowing me to live out my student days one more: an invitation to the infamous Bongo’s Bingo. For those of you in Liverpool who have been living under a rock, Bongo’s Bingo is the ultimate bingo/rave hybrid, and it’s just as weird as it sounds. This bizarre combination of impromptu raves and the...

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Let’s go Wilde!

Coming Thursday the 12th of April, Liverpool’s iconic gay nightclub Heaven will be opening its doors for Wilde Club Night, promising an LGBTQ+ extravaganza! All profits from ticket sales will be donated to The Rainbow International Fund, a charity which aims to empower LGBT activists and support those who are disadvantaged and face persecution, as well as raising awareness of LGBT human rights violations across the world. The night will feature a lip-sync battle with a prize (soon to be announced) and will be DJ’d by Liverpool based Humble Abode. Heaven Nightclub is a gay town favourite, with cheap drinks and plenty...

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Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Alice Arnstein

Meet SO candidate Alice Arnstein, a third year History student. “Having spent (almost) 3 fun-filled years in Liverpool, and having an interest in people’s history and experiences, I want to improve opportunities for those in the future. Throughout my time in Liverpool, I’ve grown in confidence and awareness of my abilities, and want to empower others to do the same. I want to improve students’ day-to-day lives, including our safety and wellbeing. I believe that I would be a great addition to the Guild’s staff because I put my all into causes important to everyone, and that’s why I applied....

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Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Hannah Nguyen

 Meet SO candidate Hannah Nguyen, a third year Psychology student. “I am running because we need an SO team that is truly committed to making meaningful change. I am also motivated by the lack of female representation in our current all-male team. As co-president of Help the Homeless Society and a committee member for People and Planet society, I have demonstrated my ability to lead and dedication to affecting change, and have gained an insight into how the Guild runs. It is my involvement with the guild and its societies that has made my university experience so enjoyable and to...

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Raise the Roof! – and give to a good cause

University of Liverpool societies Help the Homeless and Ellipsis have collaborated for a roof-raising charity event, raising money for refugee organisations in Liverpool. The event will take place Wednesday the 21st of February at Studio2 Parr Street.  Second release tickets are currently on sale for £6.00 including booking fee, with 100% of ticket sale profits  going to MerseyAid and MRANG. Merseyaid is a grassroots organisation which ‘is committed to providing support to refugees crossing Europe displaced from their homes due to conflict and or persecution and to enabling people within Merseyside who have arrived, often with nothing, with assistance to...

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