by Hope Woolston
Though Essex lost 55-15 in the Derby Day sports event, it won one of the newest sports on the scene, Pole Dance.
Essex pole grabbed both first and second place in the beginner’s category, first in intermediates and second in advance after two hours of spins, tricks and dance. Continue reading
By Paula Jakima
The University of Essex prides itself in how multicultural it is. Thanks to how culturally varied we are, we get to explore and help celebrate different religions.
On the 7 March, people gathered by the Lakes in the sun with the intention to get very messy. Everyone was waiting to celebrate the Hindu spring festival, Holi. Continue reading
By Molly Garlick
To coincide with Black History Month Essex university’s Black Social and Political Society is holding a panel event to discuss issues of racism in the current climate. The event will be 6pm-8pm in the Lecture Theatre Building 7.
The society believes that the black community is at a pivotal point in fighting racism and will be discussing what exactly is the correct or most effective way to protest or battle racism. I spoke to the president of the society, Kwasi Tandoh, about the event.
By Alex Maxam
Colchester’s very own Monopoly board was released on Friday at the Mercury Theatre, however many are surprised to see that the University of Essex fails to make an appearance.
The university are among other sites in Colchester that are key to the town’s success failing to gain a spot on the board along with First Site. The arts and culture venue hosts an array of exhibitions popular with Colchester residents. Continue reading
Wivenhoe community radio station Colne Radio will next week broadcast a programme by student journalists on essexjournalism.com, Referendum.
It will be on live at noon on Monday 20 June on colneradio.com and will then be available at colneradio.com/listen-again.