How QMSU plans to dismantle Student Media

During the QM Elections I wrote a piece condemning the Students’ Union for imposing a raft of ludicrous restrictions on student media; to the point that any attempt at providing real elections coverage was bland, superficial, and pointless. This was my concluding paragraph. And so it turns out we weren’t cynical enough. Over the previous few weeks, sources have told us that QMSU staff members,…

Season in Review: We can laugh about it now, right?

Russian forces approached Crimea in the early hours of the morning of February 28. Reports indicate that 2,000 troops were sent from the motherland into the troubled region, while another 150,000 were waiting in reserve on the Ukrainian border.  International tensions have escalated following King of Russia Vladimir Putin’s two-fingered salute to the rest of the West, as he…

Candidates’ Videos Reviewed

There’s a certain sort of art that goes into making a students’ union video which isn’t utter rubbish. Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) perhaps best exemplified this with the release of the abominable lip-synch cringe-fest that was its Exec Song 2013. For reference, if our Sabbatical and part-time officers took it upon themselves to release such…