Author: Jess Molyneux

Students and staff have been warned after second attack near Crown Place

Two assaults have been reported on South Campus in the past week, both occurring near Crown Place accommodation. Students and staff have been urged by the University’s Director of Estates Management to take precaution regarding their personal well being, as it is very unusual for these similar incidents to happen around the same place within a such a short period of time. On Wednesday evening, a male student was assaulted by one of a group of youths on bikes, in which he was hit on the back of the head near Crown Place. A member of the University Campus Support Team...

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Drone incidents leave UK pilots wanting stricter regulations

The unmanned aircraft system has created much controversy recently, after the technology was spotted near an aircraft at Liverpool airport, and at the tremendous height of The Shard in London. Four drone near misses involving passenger aircrafts have been reported within a month, raising questions as to whether the UK should sustain more control over models as they present potential aviation risks. Popularly rising to the top of every tech-lovers Christmas list, drone technology has come on leaps and bounds, with some of the more expensive aircrafts even reaching heights of 11,000 feet. Reports say the passenger jet at...

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What’s On: Bonfire Night

Liverpool is gearing up for an unforgettable Bonfire Night … and there will be fireworks. For all you first years new to the city, or returning students who love a good firework display, grab your scarfs and warm drinks because here’s all you need to know about Liverpool’s biggest Bonfire Night event. Uniting both banks of The River Mersey, Liverpool City Council and Wirral Council have partnered up to host a spectacular waterfront display this Saturday – including fireworks, pyrotechnics and aerobatics. Usually located in Sefton Park or Newsham Park, the free event will this year transform the Mersey...

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Justin Bieber spotted recording in Liverpool studio

Local fans gathered outside of Liverpool’s Parr Street Studios on Wednesday night to try and catch a glimpse of multi-platinum selling artist Justin Bieber. The 22-year-old Canadian singer was said to have been leaving the studio after an eight-hour recording session, only to be swarmed by a crowd of eager fans before continuing his European tour in Manchester on Thursday. With Liverpool being predominantly associated with The Beatles and known for its vast music scene, many fans took to Twitter to share their excitement. However, Bieber isn’t the only star to record in Liverpool’s Parr Street Studios. Over the...

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University of Liverpool set to host the City’s first Literary Festival

Liverpool’s first Literary festival is set to take place from 28th to 30th October. Organised by the University of Liverpool, the city will experience its first ever Literary Festival, headlined by highly-acclaimed novelists and poets such as Frank Cottrell-Boyce and Lemn Sissay. If you have a passion for literature, or are intrigued by the cultural heritage that the city has to offer, then Liverpool’s Literary Festival is well worth attending. The festival comes 100 years after Roald Dahl’s birth, and features a tribute to the late David Bowie, lost earlier this year. Vice-Chancellor Professor Janet Beer said: “the Festival offers...

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