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‘No sex and praying as much as I can’

Christian students talk to Kotryna Visockyte about what they are not doing for Lent

Lent, in a Christian church, is a period of penitential preparation for Easter in Western churches. It begins on Ash Wednesday, six and a half weeks before Easter, and requires a 40-day fast. This year it falls between 17 February and 3 April.

Even though nowadays people are not as religious or strict as in the past, some still use this time to set new goals and achievements. Continue reading ‘No sex and praying as much as I can’

Battle begins for student union

By Teo Coroiu

The nominations for the University of Essex Student’s Union executive election started on 8 February, giving two weeks opportunity for every student to apply for one of the leading positions. 

Every year on 7 March, students are elected by the student body to represent them for a year. They pause their studies, take a “sabbatical”, and work full time the whole year to make student`s voices to be heard. Continue reading Battle begins for student union