Author: Jess Molyneux

Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Tor Smith

Meet SO candidate Tor Smith, a third year Egyptology with Archaeology student. “I’ve spent my time at university trying to make things better for the students around me, and I want to be able to continue doing that but on a much larger scale. I’ve been involved in countless societies (I think this year I paid membership to 12) and have worked on the rights of LGBT+ students, students with mental health problems and improving the facilities for our Performing Arts societies to name just a few. I love the Guild, and I know it can be so much more than it...

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Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Joe Ferguson

Meet SO Candidate Joe Ferguson, a third year student Classics student. “I chose to run for Student Officer because I want to actively communicate with the student body on issues, fighting for the welfare of students and making campus as ethical and representative as possible. On campus, I am a campaigner for everything from fossil fuels to the rights of garment workers. Having spent a lot of time within the Guild structure, I have learned skills that I want to apply to improve the student experience I believe that I would bring a lot of energy and passion to the...

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The Sphinx: In conversation with David Olusoga

David Olusoga is one of the University of Liverpool’s most successful alumnus. Contributor to The One Show and The Guardian, presenter of the 2016 BAFTA TV award winning Legacies of British Slave-ownership, and most recently his work on the BBC documentary series A House Through Time are but a few of Olusoga’s stand out achievements. Awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of Liverpool in 2017, Olusoga is still as intrigued and invested in the history of Liverpool as he was as a student in the early 1990’s. After a busy afternoon travelling back to Liverpool and leading a...

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Liverpool University TV Society now on campus

Ever fancied yourself the next Steven Spielberg? Television, media itself, is undoubtably central to society. It’s a big escape for students from the stresses and woes of deadlines, it is a great topic for conversation and debate, plus – all our household furniture it angled towards it, which obviously says a lot. With the university already having a firm basis for student media, Liverpool University TV is a brand new and exciting addition, which you have an opportunity to showcase your talent and be a part of it. Liverpool University TV (LUTV) is the university’s only television society that allows for...

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5 Alternative Cinemas to visit in Liverpool

Visiting the cinema has, and always will be, a go to day out. Whether it’s to pass the time on a rainy day, to finally see a highly anticipated film whose adverts you can’t escape, or for that  nerve-wracking first date, it is an entertaining experience that rarely disappoints. The go to places seem to be popular chains such as Cineworld or Odeon cinemas. Although these are fairly local and easily accessible, as students in a new city, you may want to try a different, and even some times cheaper cinematic experience. Liverpool is known for it’s love of...

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