Author: milliedick

Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Aaron Furman

Meet SO candidate Aaron Furman, a third-year business management student: “I believe this university is being run as a business and not an institute of higher education or most importantly a community. For example, Janet the vice chancellor promised the management school pastoral care 3x more budget a year ago. They haven’t received anything and instead the university’s priority is to complete a new international accommodation, which in my view is in aim to get their £20,000 a year tuition fees. The only way I see I can help is to become SU President and have an open dialogue with...

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Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Ruth Ransom

Meet SO candidate Ruth Ransom, a third year History and Politics student. “During the HistSoc trip to Berlin, in a bar one of my friends suggested I run. As I had already had a bit to drink I said yeah why not. By the next day my group of friends was already planning my campaign so I decided to get serious and actually draft a manifesto. It was during this process that I became serious about running as I am really passionate about my promises. As a course rep I realise that students like to be listened to, this is...

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ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus Review

As someone who knew little about Lichtenstein’s work before visiting TATE Liverpool’s exhibition, I strongly recommend you pay it a visit. Some of his work is probably familiar to you, if not directly then through its many appropriations in pop culture and advertisements. Iconic cartoon-style explosions and exaggerated comic-strip-style images can be seen everywhere. The bold, eye-catching colours and shapes in his work are hard to miss… it’s no wonder advertisers make such use of it! This is what struck me first when visiting the exhibition: how bright and exciting each of Lichtenstein’s images were. Presented in a spacious white room with grey...

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