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"08.12.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Slaves Slaves are all about energy. From their meteoric rise to success, producing two albums in two years and touring pretty much constantly, it's hard to argue with their stamina. Their sound is a… Zach Hughes, Sam Cooper and Harvey Falshaw interview English punk duo Slaves at their recent gig in Manchester Albert Hall
"08.12.2016 19:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Theatre review: LUTG's Parade Based on a true story, this Toni award winning musical presented by LUTG is definitely going to be pulling at a few heart strings this week. Transporting us to 1913 Georgia, Frankie (Matt Dobie) bo… Abi Andrews has reviewed LUTG's production of Parade, playing at the Nuffield Theatre until tomorrow evening
"It's fair to say I was invested in them all from the beginning."
"08.12.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Footballer has a drink! What's new? It's a truth universally acknowledged that alcohol and sport go hand in hand. Whether it's enjoying a beer in the pub with the football, going to the self-proclaimed piss-up that is the cricket, or… Bethany Rose Crow considers whether we get the full story from the media about footballer's drinking habits
"08.12.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk NUS President speaks on HE Bill panel On the Wednesday of Week 7 Malia Bouattia, NUS President, visited Lancaster and joined the campus discussion of the Higher Education and Research Bill. Sitting on a panel with Lancaster's Dr. Odett… Alex Brock talks about the Higher Education and Research Bill Panel that took place in Week 7
"08.12.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: LUTG's Parade LUTG's Musical Parade is Performing in the Nuffield Theatre and SCAN got a chance to speak to the Director, Producer and lead actor during their rehearsal process. First, SCAN spoke to the director… Josie Eckersley has interviewed the Director, Producer and lead actor of LUTG's Parade, which is showing in the Nuffield Theatre until Friday, Week 9
"07.12.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Winter Warmers: Three Simple Soups The nights have well and truly drawn in now. With each day's end comes the need for warmth and comfort, preferably from a… from food. Yes, that's what I meant. The whirlwind of essays and so forth … Ioan Powell brings us relatively seasonal and exceptionally cheap soups to warm us on those winter nights
"07.12.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk The Club Column: Women's Football Following England Women's Football team's third place finish at the 2015 Fifa World Cup, women's football is rapidly increasing in popularity and recognition. SCAN wanted to track the progress of L… George Hamlyn caught up with Lancaster Women's Football Clubs's Anya Townsend to discuss what life is like at the Club in this week's Club Column
"07.12.2016 12:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: LUCI Presents Little Shop of Sketches On Wednesday 7th December LUCI (Lancaster University Comedy Institute) will present for their first show this year: Little Shop of Sketches. I spoke to director Chloe Humphreys to find out more. Hi… Patrick Sweeney has spoken to director, Chloe Humphreys, about the Little Shop of Sketches;
Taking place in County Bar, tonight at 6.30pm. Tickets £3
"06.12.2016 20:30:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Councillor Candidates Interview: Pippa Hepworth (The Liberal Democrat Party) Pippa Hepworth is running as the Liberal Democrat Party candidate for Councillor of the University and Scotforth Rural Ward in the upcoming by-election. Hi Pippa, tell us a bit about yourself – how… In the last interview, Patrick Sweeney has talked to Liberal Democrat candidate, Pippa Hepworth
"06.12.2016 20:15:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Councillor Candidates Interview: Luke Brandon (The Conservative Party) Luke Brandon is running as the Conservative Party candidate for Councillor of the University and Scotforth Rural Ward in the upcoming by-election. Hi Luke, tell us a bit about yourself – how have y… Patrick Sweeney has interviewed the Conservative party candidate, Luke Brandon, about why he wants to run for Councillor
"06.12.2016 20:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Councillor Candidates Interview: Nathan Burns (The Labour Party) Nathan Burns is running as the Labour and Co-Operative candidate for Councillor of the University and Scotforth Rural Ward in the upcoming by-election. Hi Nathan, tell us a bit about yourself – how… In the second of our Councillor candidates interviews; Patrick Sweeney has talked to the Labour Party candidate, Nathan Burns
"06.12.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk How To Look A Lot Like Christmas All That Glitters There is no better time in the entire year to celebrate all that glitters than the darkest days of December. Glitter lips have become a huge trend this year, owed mostly to renown… Magdalena Cass looks at end-of-year trends to get you looking and feeling Christmassy
"06.12.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Sports societies for the socially awkward Netball. Fourteen girls. Two colleges. Two teams and two umpires. One of the games you think of when someone asks furiously, “What about women's sports?” 70% a contact sport despite the rules – som… One writer considers how to immerse yourself in university life if you're a socially awkward student in a sport's society
"06.12.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Theatre review: LUTG's His Friend Ed It could be considered something of an anomaly for the title character of a play not to feature at all. But that's the crux of His Friend Ed; he doesn't exist. This original LUTG production was wri… Chris Bickley has reviewed the LUTG production "His Friend Ed", written by Jack Bradshaw and directed by Ffion King
"The fact it was originated at Lancaster with a fresh concept made it all the more enjoyable, and although not perfect, was something
"05.12.2016 20:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Councillor Candidates Interview: Xeina Aveyard (The Green Party) Xeina Aveyard is running as the Green Party candidate for Councillor of the University and Scotforth Rural Ward in the upcoming by-election. Tell us a bit about yourself – how have you involved you… In the first of our Councillor candidates interviews, Patrick Sweeney has interviewed Green Party candidate, Xeina Aveyard
"05.12.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk 92 Days in the USA… What's Stopping You? 92 Days. That's how long I managed to work and travel the USA. 'But why should I care?' I hear you cry. Because now is the best time for you to travel. No really, it is. Never again wil… Lee Francis tells us about the 3 months he spent working and travelling in America over the last summer
"05.12.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Why aren't we talking about unpaid internships? According to The Guardian, last week the government blocked an attempt to ban unpaid internships. So why aren't we, as students, talking more about this? Perhaps it was overshadowed by the US Elect… Laura Wilkinson talks about the issues with unpaid internships, and how a ban would introduce a fairer system for all students
"05.12.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk MØ: Live MØ has recently come into the limelight after her appearance in the Major Lazer hit single 'Lean On' and more recently 'Cold Water'. As well as having these singles under he… Zach Hughes has reviewed Danish singer-songwriter, MØ, at her live set at the Leeds University Student Union.
"MØ is something that the pop-world needs desperately. MØ is a dose of the genuine."
"04.12.2016 19:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Cultural Calendar: week 9 onwards PINOCCHIO Monday Week 9 – Saturday Vacation Week 3, The Dukes, theatre The Dukes' production of the classic family friendly tale, that's already been tipped for awards! AFTER THE FLOODS Monday &… Sam Steele give us the lowdown on the cultural calendar for the last two weeks of Michaelmas Term across the city
"04.12.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Let's Go Pubbin': Canal Cruise The canal is one of the greatest things about Lancaster. A wet arm hugging the city, the path is a haven for cyclists, ducks and dog walkers alike. And pubs. Strictly speaking, only two pubs reside… Chris Bickley takes us on his Canal Cruise pub crawl across Lancaster;
"So hop aboard your barge, and set sail for some of Lancaster's best pubs."
"04.12.2016 11:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Runway Beauty Ellie Charters talks daily autumn looks, bronze eyes and graphic eyeliner trends
"03.12.2016 19:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Confronting Mental Health Issues Grace Edge discusses the different methods that Lancaster University has to offer for those who may feel that they're struggling, as well as her own experiences since coming to university
"03.12.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Film review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ***SPOILER ALERT*** First and foremost, I must say that you definitely shouldn't read this review if you don't want to know what happens in the film, I will give away a few little spoilers that you… Laura Wilkinson reviews the Harry Potter spin-off/prequel film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'
"If you haven't seen this film already, go, today, you'll be hard-pressed not to be pretty overwhelmed!"
"03.12.2016 11:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk American Apparel-ently repeating the same mistakes First of all, welcome back SCAN fashion readers. Another year, another super-exciting American Apparel CEO departure for us to breakdown for you. Effective October 3rd, Paula Schneider – the fashio… Matthew Hince discusses the departure of Paula Schneider, CEO of American Apparel, and the effect it's had and will continue to have on the company's brand and sales
"02.12.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Lake Komo Live: Chilling Alt-Rock In the beautiful old surroundings of Lancaster Castle, hotly tipped local band Lake Komo took to the stage, greeted by the rapturous applause of their hometown fans. Frontman Jay Nudd was branding … Conor Giblin reviews alt-rock local band Lake Komo,
"It seems that with more touring and the continuation of their multi-genre approach to writing music, the band have a bright future ahead."
"02.12.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Book review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett This beauty of a book is my all-time favourite. It is set in America, 1962, in Jackson, Mississippi and deals with the problem of racial discrimination at the time. Kathryn Stockett writes a passio… Katherine Dent - "This novel by Stockett is a remarkable one which has so much passion in it and joy that you will no doubt laugh and cry whilst enjoying the dramas and risks that were unfolding in Jackson, Mississippi."
"02.12.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Being a Newbie Veggie So, at the beginning of summer I decided to become a vegetarian. First, I'd like to make some form of disclaimer: I'm not a particularly good vegetarian as far as vegetarians go. I didn't become a … Laura Wilkinson talks us through her experiences since deciding to become a vegetarian and the challenges that have come from it
"01.12.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The weird and wonderful Lancaster Music Festival For something that takes place over five days and in the majority of pubs and bars in Lancaster, not many people know about the Lancaster Music Festival. Well, students at least. Even I'm guilty of… In the last throwback to the Lancaster Music Festival, Chris Bickley saw what the local and student population had to offer
"But this time, I was determined to see what Lancaster had to offer. Friday night was completely set aside to marvel at the
"01.12.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk 1 Tray – 1 Bird – 1 Meal Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes I think I might be hungry. It's week 3 now and fresher's week is almost entirely forgotten, survived only by glances at the half empty bottle of wine … Ioan Powell takes us through how to cook a mini-roast, for those days you can't consume a whole chicken by yourself in one sitting
"01.12.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Theatre review: LUTG's Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare is perhaps one of the most well-known playwrights of our time. So, to celebrate the 400th anniversary of his death, Lancaster University Theatre Group decided to finally tackle one of t… Naomi Smith - " LUTG really brought 'Much Ado About Nothing' to life, and I'd love to see them conquer another of Shakespeare's classics in the future."
"30.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Check 'Em Out Part 2: Eden goes to the LMF Rory McLeod & the Familiar Strangers – (Folk) in Sun Square: The band that followed these guys were disappointing to say the least, especially considering Rory McLeod & the Familiar S… In the 2nd part of "Check 'Em Out", Eden Jinks reviews 'Rory McCloud & the Familiar Strangers', 'Leo Harris & the Bray Katz', 'Lyons and La Zel' and 'Hiroshima Twinkie'.
"30.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Cooking Classes with Lancaster's Exec Chef If you're anything like me, now that Bake Off is done for the year, you're probably wondering what to do with your Wednesday evenings. It's a little know fact that as a Lancaster student, you can a… Bethany Rose Crow has talked to Lancaster University's Executive Chef, Julian Ankers, about the free cooking classes students can attend and the team's plans for the rest of the year
"30.11.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Students of Lancaster University challenge Barclays over fracking investments Students from Lancaster University including from the People & Planet society on Thursday 27th October 2016 called on Barclays bank to stop funding fracking in the UK. Students and campaigners … Harry Carter has covered last month's fracking protest, talking to the People & Planet society as well as Frack Free Yorkshire.
"29.11.2016 20:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Check 'Em Out Special: Lancaster Music Festival Looking at Saturday night's full-to-the-brim line-up for Lancaster Music Festival, my friends and I found it tricky to narrow down the first destination for our outing. After catching a glimpse of … Travelling round the city centre to find the best of what was to offer, Rhiannon Knowles brings us her view of the Lancaster Music Festival
"29.11.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: LUTG's Much Ado About Nothing From Thursday to Saturday, Week 7, Lancaster University Theatre Group are performing Much Ado About Nothing at the Nuffield Theatre. SCAN was presented with the opportunity to ask director Chiara W… Lucy Malaihollo-Sheppard has interviewed the directer and actors of LUTG's "Much Ado About Nothing" to discuss the production
"29.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Meet the Society: Lancaster Debating Union The Lancaster Debating Union (LDU) is one of the most popular societies on campus. The LUSU society is known for running regular debates on a wide range of issues and its efforts to bring high-prof… Melissa Ingram brings us the next edition of "Meet the Society", this time featuring Lancaster Debating Union
"28.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Warpaint Live: Beautiful and Bewitching The stage at Manchester's Albert Hall is ready for Warpaint's arrival, bathed in an atmospheric purple haze and decorated with plants draped with fairy lights. The girls march on stage to huge appl… Conor Giblin reviews indie band 'Warpaint' at their Beautiful and Bewitching gig at the Albert Hall
"28.11.2016 18:56:01" scan.lusu.co.uk LIVE: County JCR Hustings Associate Editor, Chris Bickley, is reporting live from County JCR Hustings. We're live from County's JCR hustings tonight, with Chris Bickley providing updates until his laptop dies.
We're also live from all of the other elections tonight, including Grizedale, Pendle, Fylde, Lonsdale, and the PTOs.
Open them all up, treat
"28.11.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Start-up Weekend Lancaster No Talk. All Action. Launch a Start-up in 54 hours. What if you were told that 54 hours could change your life? What if you were told that 54 hours could set you on a path to greatness? What if you… Karan Navani introduces us to "Startup Weekend Lancaster", which will be taking place from the 2nd to the 4th of December at the Management School Hub
"28.11.2016 14:55:33" scan.lusu.co.uk Sports Centre Expands to Forrest Hills With the recent purchase of Forrest Hills, Lancaster University has expanded its golf, fishing, and event offerings. The 160-acre piece of land lies on the opposite side of the M6 from Lancaster Un… Micah Bradley has talked to Evan Bett, President of the Lancaster University Golf Society about LU's recent acquisition of Forrest Hills
"27.11.2016 20:07:08" scan.lusu.co.uk LIVE: Cartmel JCR Hustings SCAN Online Editor, Daniel Chernick, and Reporter, Grishma Bijukumar, are reporting live from Cartmel JCR Hustings. Follow Daniel Chernick and Grishma Bijukumar as they liveblog the Cartmel JCR Hustings
"25.11.2016 22:24:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Netflix and Thrill It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia “The Gang Gets Racist”, “Charlie Got Molested”, and “The Gang Finds A Dead Body” are all episode titles from the remarkably brave first season of It's Alway… In this week's "Netflix and Thrill", Dan Power talks us through the hilariously outrageous sitcom "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
"25.11.2016 20:09:34" scan.lusu.co.uk Review: Nocturnal Animals In an industry where success is so quickly forgotten, it's a bold move to go over half a decade without following up a promising start. Tom Ford's 2009 directorial debut A Single Man was stylish an… Sean Drury reviews 'Nocturnal Animals', which is screening at The Dukes from Saturday Week 7 to Thursday Week 8.
"25.11.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Netflix and Thrill It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia “The Gang Gets Racist”, “Charlie Got Molested”, and “The Gang Finds A Dead Body” are all episode titles from the remarkably brave first season of It's Alway… In this week's "Netflix and Thrill", Dan Power talks us through the hilariously outrageous sitcom "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
"25.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Students protest fracking and Barclays in Alex Square Wielding bright banners and anti-fracking literature, Lancaster university protestors, and People & Planet activists demonstrated today outside the Alexandra Park branch of Barclays bank to con… SCAN spoke to the head of the 'People & Planet' activists about Barclays bank's relation to a fracking corporation - Third Energy, and the controversy around fracking
"24.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Useful tools to help improve your sleep f.lux Price: Free Platforms: Windows, Mac OS, Linux If you are the type of person who uses their computer/laptop late into the night, for either studying or procrastinating purposes, you may of… Ben Clay looks at f.lux and Sleep Cycle, apps and software that aid in retaining quality sleep
"24.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Film review: The Girl On The Train Fear not if you were too busy downing shots or terrorising locals to catch viewings at the Dukes over the Halloween weekend as the film is currently showing in cinemas across the UK; a perfect ince… Helena Lewis reviews 'The Girl on the Train', "a perfect incentive to work a little harder or skimp on the large tub of Ben and Jerry's this week."
"24.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk 'Women in Business' interview SCAN Business interviews Adley LeeJing Chan, the President of the 'Women in Business' Society at Lancaster University, to discuss her motivations behind the society and the importance for women to … Divesh Lachhwani chats to the new Women in Business Society about their aims and ambitions
"23.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Let's Go Pubbin': The 2A Crawl The 2A bus isn't good for much, but it is an important keystone in the Lancaster boozing industry. While the Boot & Shoe might be under renovation for a few months (RIP – it had a lovely garden… Chris Bickley takes us through the 2A pub crawl, featuring the 'Fox and Goose', Bowerham Hotel and the Park Hotel.
"The 2A bus isn't good for much, but it is an important keystone in the Lancaster boozing industry"
"23.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk This Girl Can (unless she's a League fan) Rugby league is the lesser known of the 2 rugby codes, partly due to its regional nature. It's seen as the “northern” rugby with the majority of clubs being located in Yorkshire and Lancashire wher… Ami Crowther wonders why Lancaster, amongst other universities, do not seem to support Women's Rugby League players
"23.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The student-loan debt crisis Graduation is a day to rejoice and celebrate the hard work you have put in to earn that degree. However, it is also the day people realise that the university student-bubble has burst, as people co… Divesh Lachhwani discusses the student-loan debt crisis, and whether the current fees and funding system is sustainable for the present and near future
"22.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Debate over housing near Sugar continues Student housing near Lancaster's most popular club, The Sugarhouse, is still being debated. Last year, submitted plans for a student village caused controversy throughout LUSU as the plans could th… Sarah Jane Callender talks us through the housing debate regarding the Sugarhouse.
Students can get involved by going to: www.lusu.co.uk/articles/student-help-needed-to-block-flats-plan
"22.11.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Author spotlight: Sarah J. Maas Sarah J. Maas is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and has two series, Throne of Glass and A Court of Thorns and Roses, both incomplete with the final book of each series expected publication … Katherine Dent shines a spotlight on bestselling author Sarah J. Mass:
"Maas is a leading fantasy writer in young adult books with her excellent novels which will take you through an adventure in a masterfully created fantasy world, as she treads the
"22.11.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Learning Spanish Before coming to university, one of the most exciting prospects for me was the idea of learning something new- trying something completely different in an environment where, for once, I would have … Grace Edge tells us of the opportunities and tips for learning a new language at university
"21.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk “The Privatisation of Education” is coming The Conservatives are pushing a Higher Education Bill, that would increase fees for students, and give degree-awarding powers to private powers. The HE Bill has received opposition from the Labour … Michael Mander has interviewed Cat Smith, the Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, about the Higher Education bill being pushed by the Conservatives
"21.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Introducing LU Enterprise Centre Don't think you've got what it takes to be a risk-taker? Well, think again. University provides the perfect environment for stepping out of your comfort zone and developing an entrepreneurial mind-… Divesh Lachhwani introduces us the Lancaster University's Enterprise Centre, which aims to support budding entrepreneurs on campus
"21.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk No football in Lancaster? Think again With a historic city, a reputable university and some beautiful surrounding countryside, who could possibly feel short-changed by Lancaster? Football fans, that's who. For those who may have grown … Sean Drury explains that there is more opportunities to watch live football than first thought.
"Whether it's the bright lights of the Etihad or the chilly corners of Morecambe, I hope you find that Lancaster is more than capable of catering to your
"18.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Black History: The Progressive Roots of Notting Hill Carnival Notting Hill in 1958 was a very different place from what it is now. Today known as an affluent and fashionable London suburb, Notting Hill in the 1950s was dilapidated, poor, overcrowded, and a st… Sajid Abbas takes us through the history and Black History of the Notting Hill Carnival and its anti-racist origins
"18.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Freedom of Speech – Between Propaganda and Political Correctness The idea of freedom of speech is almost as old as democracy itself, dating all the way back to Ancient Greece, however interpretations of what free speech actually means are changing as we speak. C… Marlena Mayer discusses freedom of speech, and whether universities should have the right to suppress radical opinions
"18.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Cultural Calendar: weeks 6 – 8 I, DANIEL BLAKE Monday – Thursday Week 6, Dukes, film Ken Loach's Palme d'Or winning social realist drama, with powerful comments on the difficulties and trauma of claiming benefits. LUFS SCREENING… Sam Steele brings us the Cultural Calendar of any and all Arts and Entertainment events happening across Lancaster in the coming weeks
"17.11.2016 20:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Feeding the Masses in the Face of Growing Inequality As students, we seem to get quite the reputation for being highly vocal with our demands, and often, that vocalism is what helps to bring about real social change. Despite our increasingly unequal … Will Mcluskie has met with the Morecambe Foodbank to talk about the public's perception of the organisation, as well as how you can help them out
"17.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: LUTG's House with a Red Door It's the lounge area of the Nuffield Theatre, and Alex Owens, Walker Zupp, and myself have come here to get away from the noise of County Bar. Alex is the director of House with a Red Door, a “devi… Ciaran McGhee interviews the director and producer of the new LUTG play "House with a Red Door" which opens in the Nuffield Theatre from today
"17.11.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Jenson's Journey With Fresher's Flu not long behind us, most students are currently battling their way through one campus-wide bug to another, complaining about a hangover or wondering whether or not we should both… Abbie Grundy describes the battle facing Jenson Wright, a 7 year old boy who has been fighting against varying types of cancer for over 3 years.
To hear more about Jenson, please visit the Facebook page ran by his mum, entitled 'Jenson's Journey' and
"17.11.2016 14:21:10" SCAN Christmas Meal SCAN Christmas Meal SCAN Members are all cordially invited to this year's SCAN Christmas Meal!
Location TBC but we'll be eating from a Christmas Menu with a fixed cost of about £20 for 3 courses. Once we have an idea of how many people are coming, I'll let you know where
"16.11.2016 18:10:48" Photos from SCAN: Student Comment And News's post We had a great time on our social the other night, with some seriously questionable shirts in attendance! Here's a glimpse...
We're still not sure if this is a compliment or not, but the award for shittest shirt went to none other than Associate Editor,
"16.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The Perfect Oxymoron – Corbyn VS Trump Why do we look at the political spectrum as if the far right and far left are so far apart that they have nothing in common? Simply because of the description of opposite sides? Or, because people … Amy Harris talks us through the similarities and differences between Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn and President-Elect, Donald Trump
"16.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk To Ugg Or Not To Ugg You may have been one of those girls who once donned a pair of Ugg boots. Let's face it, you more than likely were. The boots seemed to suddenly disappear a few years back, but the brand has resurf… Fashion Editor Anna Mather talks Uggs, origins and whether they'll be making a comeback into style any time soon
"15.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Student Jury makes first decisions The first Student Jury of this academic year was held earlier this week to talk through and discuss ideas raised by students through the online ideas system “Student Voice”. Ideas submitted through… Daniel Chernick talks about the first ever Student Jury, where issues raised by students are discussed by LUSU and a jury of randomly selected students
"15.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Review: I, Daniel Blake Ken Loach has tackled some hard-hitting subjects in his life – poverty, war, migration, recurring dreams about Eric Cantona – so the very topical issue of benefits fits right in with his previous r… Sean Drury reviews Palme d'Or winner "I, Daniel Blake", directed by hard-hitting director Ken Loach.
"This is such an affecting film without ever needing to resort to great swelling soundtracks or emotional outbursts. It's all so subtle and understated,
"15.11.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Uni: Expectation vs Reality Let's start from the beginning- Fresher's week, where legends are made, and uni myths are quashed. Freshers is always an interesting time for everyone. We're thrown into a new unknown environment, … Odera Bob-Osamor compares the expectations that students have before coming to university and what happens when reality sets in.
"Go on, carpe diem, YOLO- try something you've never done before, or do something that has simply never been done."
"14.11.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk The PREVENT Strategy: a threat to our civil liberties PREVENT, introduced as part of the British Government's Counter-Terrorism Strategy (CONTEST) in the 2006, refers to a series of policies designed (in secret) to counter the roots and ideology of te… Sajid Abbas talks PREVENT, and how the 10 year old program has done more harm than good to today's society
"14.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk What is Korfball, and why should I play? Korfball as a sport is actually over a century old after being invented by schoolteacher Nico Broekhusijens at the start of the 1900s in the Netherlands. Korfball is a mixed-sex ball sport which ha… Ben Clay teaches us why Korfball is the sport to watch out for and get involved with:
"So keep and eye out for Korf; you won't regret it."
"11.11.2016 20:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Meet the New Post Grad Board Chair – Joshua Kingston My name is Joshua Kingston and I am the new Chairman of the PG Board; I can frequently be seen around campus, either somewhere with coffee associated with it or with PG in t… Alex Brock introduces us to the new Post-Graduate Board and where to contact them
"11.11.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Netflix and Thrill Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends As he's gotten older, Louis Theroux's documentaries have become decidedly more serious in tone, tackling issues such as dementia and alcohol addiction. As his s… In this week's edition of 'Netflix and Thrill', Dan Power bring us "Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends". "
"For die-hard fans of Louis, revisiting these gems will always be worthwhile. And for those yet to watch a Louis Theroux documentary, there's no better
"11.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Frontline: transforming the lives of vulnerable children through social work Are you interested in social work? Do you want to help vulnerable people and have a career in which you help make a positive change in society? Frontline is a new organisation that can help you do … Sajid Abbas spoke with Katie Purser, Recruitment Director of Frontline to talk about the new organisation and its graduate opportunities
"11.11.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk To bloom side by side: the red and the white poppy There's a fair bit of military floating around my family. On dad's side, a great-grandfather who was evacuated from Dunkirk, served in the 7th Armoured Division in Africa — the 'desert … "Fear not that ye have died for naught;/We'll teach the lesson that ye wrought/In Flanders Fields." - Moina Michael
"10.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The Club Column: Men's Hockey First things first, hockey is an exciting, fast-paced and action-packed sport. We're also pretty good at it in this country, shown by the GB Women's team, who won gold in Rio. We see ourselves as L… Robert Haggis, Publicity Officer for LUMHC brings us an exclusive inside peek into Lancaster's Men's Hockey Club
"10.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview with Isabella Ford, Co-Founder and Owner of She Works SCAN sat down with Isabella Ford, current Lancaster University student and Co-Founder and Owner of feminist website She Works to find out all about the project and the blossoming business woman be… Alex Dale talks everything "She Works" with co-founder Isabella Ford as she sat down with SCAN.
"10.11.2016 12:00:05" scan.lusu.co.uk Best of Bailrigg As one of the first student radios to broadcast on FM radio in the UK, Lancaster's student radio has a lot to live up to. But with dozens of shows running all week there's little chance there's not… Jenny Grealis brings us a rundown on 87.7 Bailrigg FM. "With podcasts making shows available at any hour, it's a case of listening in and finding a show for you."
"09.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster Celebrates Black History Month The County South lecture theatre was transformed with flashing lights, a DJ, and a grand stage for the African Caribbean Society's (ACS) Black History Month Cultural Celebration on October 29th. In… Micah Bradley discusses Black History Month and Lancaster's "so white" curriculum through the African Caribbean Society's Black History Month Cultural Celebration late last month
"09.11.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Apply now – Sports Committee If you are currently, or have been in the past, involved with any student sports clubs during your time at Lancaster, then this opportunity is right up your street. This year's VP Activities, Jack … Are you interested in working alongside the VP Activities Jack Walker to help support everything that the Union offers campus-wide sports clubs? Well now's your chance to get involved!
"09.11.2016 12:30:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Live podcast review: Welcome to Night Vale A few years back the weirdly wonderful podcast Welcome to Night Vale came to public attention and climbed to the top of the podcast charts. Now in their fourth year of production, Night Vale Presen… Holly Charlotte Capper brings us her review of the weird and wonderful 'Welcome to Night Vale'.
"The ending was, without spoiling anything, possibly one of the most open and emotionally resonating moments in Night Vale's history."
"09.11.2016 00:04:42" scan.lusu.co.uk Live Blog: US Election Join News Editor Alex Brock, Sports Editor Bethany Crow, Music Editor Zach Hughes, and a number of SCAN writer for some all night US Election coverage. Check out our live coverage on Bailrigg here!… Keep the SCAN team company through the night as they update you on the results of this years' highly anticipated US Election!
"08.11.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Creative Column: 'Astorgos – to be without love' (anonymous submission) When we are young everything looms over us, saturated with so much colour it bleeds into the backs of sockets. Our parents hold us in the hollow of their chests- making space for our entrance into … This week's Creative Column comes from an anonymous submission, so called:
"08.11.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk “Don't let your degree get in the way of your education” – Twitter's Nick Pickles speaks to SCAN The UK Senior Manager of Public Policy at Twitter, Nick Pickles, came to Lancaster on Tuesday Week 4 to deliver a talk on “getting ahead in social media.” Pickles studied Law in Durham University i… “You're surrounded by smart people, so learn from them and talk to them" - Michael Mander spoke to Nick Pickles, UK Senior Manager of Public Policy at Twitter
"08.11.2016 12:30:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The Consent Talks Across the country Welcome Week 'consent talks' have drawn headlines, praise, and protest. And while consent talks are nothing new here at Lancaster, they seemed to be filled with issues of their o… "At the end of the week though, one thing can be sure, in order to create a culture of consent on our campus we have a long way to go" - Alex Brock
"07.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Amber Rudd and Theresa May have declared war on international students – so why should I stay? Theresa May and Amber Rudd probably wouldn't like me. An international student, using the NHS, receiving Student Funds, don't pay taxes, and I work a job – I am by all accounts a leech on the… "So please Theresa – have a sit down and a cup of tea with me. I promise I'm not out for your job." - Kieran Dickson
"07.11.2016 15:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Loved Up with Leopard Print Fashion notoriously pushes the boundaries, it always has and it always will. For some, when it comes to their wardrobe, experimenting with a print is just a step too far out of their comfort zone. … "Go wild with leopard print and stand out from the pack" as Alex Dale tells us why leopard print is the right choice this season
"07.11.2016 12:30:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Superwoman: An evening with Rebecca Ferguson Rebecca Ferguson first warmed our hearts with her stunning voice on the X-factor back in 2010, where she came runner-up, beating One Direction. Since then she has remained in the music industry, wr… Zach Hughes brings us his views of "Superwoman" Rebecca Ferguson's barebones set in Liverpool
"07.11.2016 11:03:39" SCAN's Shit Shirt Social! SCAN's Shit Shirt Social! It's back. SCAN's annual, and arguably best, social has returned by popular demand. Don your shittest shirt and get yourselves down to Dalton Monday's!
An avid reader of the fashion section so you therefore have no shit shirt? Head to town and raid
"04.11.2016 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk The 2016 Presidential Election: the longest running joke in television history? Over the Summer I was lucky enough to spend an ocean away from all the British political drama as a consequence of a temporary move to America. Lucky me. That said, with everything going on this si… "No, really, is this a joke?"
"04.11.2016 13:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster University's impact on the UK economy In recent years, Lancaster University has played a key role in the economic growth of the region and subsequently, the U.K. economy. Since 1998, the university has worked with over 6000 SME's to pr… Divesh Lachhwani takes a look at how Lancaster University has a wider effect on the UK economy
"03.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Clinton vs. Trump: Who is better for business? The U.S. Presidential election is one of the most important events taking place in the world. With less than a month to go until America decides their fate, it is important to look at some of the p… The election debate has been looked at from every possible angle, so how will it affect businesses? Divesh Lachhwani has the answers
"03.11.2016 13:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Language Learning Can Make The Perfect Hobby There's a good reason why universities are crammed full of so many societies, we've all got to have a hobby or two to distract us from lectures and course work. Walking round Fresher's fair you rea… Language learning may not have been the funnest thing back at school, but Abigail Dutton explains why it's a perfect hobby now
"02.11.2016 13:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Will our university lifestyle be compromised by the recent restrictions on college chants? Nightlife is a huge part of the university lifestyle for many of us and one of the trademarks of going out as a Lancaster University student is shouting the college chants at each other. The chants… Melissa Ingram discusses the impact of college chants restrictions on university lifestyle
"02.11.2016 10:21:57" la1tv.co.uk 4. Week 4 Lancaster University's Student Union TV station. Make sure you tune in to LA1TV this morning, as Associate Editor Chris Bickley will be on discussing SCAN and generally looking confused at life.
"02.11.2016 00:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Klangstof There is a man from Norway called Koen, and he has a band called Klangstof, and they are rather good. Hailing from exactly nowhere, Koen's sound reflects the environment in which he grew up. The so… Zach Hughes talks isolation, Radiohead and pure alcohol with Klangstof frontman Koen
"02.11.2016 00:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Klangstof There is a man from Norway called Koen, and he has a band called Klangstof, and they are rather good. Hailing from exactly nowhere, Koen's sound reflects the environment in which he grew up. The so… Zach Hughes talks isolation, Radiohead and pure alcohol with Klangstof frontman Koen
"01.11.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Mills on Movies In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Albus Dumbledore tells the eponymous hero that, “It is our choices that define us, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” It's a quot… Jamie Mills brings us another edition of "Mills on Movies", covering the Harry Potter universe and the LU Film Production original short films
"01.11.2016 13:00:02" scan.lusu.co.uk Pumpkin Spice and all things nice If not now, when? It's autumn, and the Pumpkin Spice Latte has returned. Given how much stick girls seem to get for ordering one, I thought a beauty come-back was in order. Ward off the haters, and… Magdalena Cass gives us tips on how to Pumpkin Spice Latte yourself this autumn
"31.10.2016 17:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Decorating Your Room on a Budget If you've just moved in to your accommodation or your new place in town, at first it might be a little hard to reconcile the unfamiliar space with your nice room at home. Bare walls, empty shelves,… Teodora Nikolova takes us through how to turn your university house into a home
"31.10.2016 13:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Creative column: 'Inspired by True Events' by Luke Hughes There was something wrong; there was no bones about A hypochondriac, he thought it might have been gout 'Maybe university is not for me…' '…sod this, sod that and sod … This week, the new regular column "Creative Column" features a poem by Luke Hughes
"30.10.2016 15:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk New Chemistry Building Opens A few weeks ago on Wednesday Week 1, the formal opening of the new Chemistry Building came to pass. The opening was fronted by Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark E. Smith, Dr Robert Parker (CEO of the … Daniel Chernick has covered the formal opening of the Chemistry Building, whose department's student intake only began 3 years ago
"29.10.2016 14:01:18" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster Academics Feature in BBC Radio Documentary Lancaster University academics Professors Sally Bushell and Simon Bainbridge have helped to uncover Northern landscapes in a new BBC Radio 4 documentary. The episode, entitled 'The Matter of the No… Sarah Callender talks about a BBC Radio 4 documentary that aired last month which featured two Lancaster University academics
"28.10.2016 16:06:03" scan.lusu.co.uk Theatre review: Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me) It is no easy feat to hold the attention of an audience largely comprised of students for eighty minutes straight while alone on a stage with only a chair and a pile of sticks for company. Difficul… Lucy Malaihollo-Sheppard brings us a review on Ben Duke's one-man show retelling of Milton's Paradise Lost that featured in Nuffield Theatre on the 18th of October
"28.10.2016 12:01:07" scan.lusu.co.uk Budget Cuts Close Local Libraries, Culture Secretary Gets Involved Hundreds of libraries across the UK have now closed, resulting in numerous job losses throughout the country. Almost 8,000 jobs in the UK have been cut in the past six years, leading to fears for t… Sarah Jane Callender discusses the fears for the future progression of arts and culture sector through the close of local libraries
"27.10.2016 16:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk JCR President's Celebrate a Successful Welcome Week As the 2016 Welcome Week draws to a close, the JCR Presidents of Lonsdale, Pendle, Bowland and Furness spoke to SCAN to describe what they think of the success of the whole event. Lonsdale Lonsdale… Grishma Bijukumar has talked to some of the JCR Presidents across campus at the outset of Freshers Week to talk about what they thought of the events on offer and their highlights
"27.10.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Tiff Stevenson Tiff Stevenson, a stand-up comedian, actor and writer has already started her six-month UK comedy tour 'Seven'. Touring from 30th September 2016 to 11th March 2017. Tiff Stevenson has often appeare… Josie Eckersley brings us an interview with stand-up comedian, actor and writer Tiff Stevenson whose show "Seven" is being brought to Lancaster on the 28th of October at the Dukes
"26.10.2016 16:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk FTOs Address Immigration Policy in Regards to Higher Education Recently announced government proposals to slash the numbers of international students have met with a backlash from the LUSU officers, who have released a joint statement slamming the government's… James Gilmour discusses the FTO's joint statement regarding the latest governmental proposals and the student immigration system within the UK
"26.10.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Vicky Hamilton Now you may not have heard of Vicky Hamilton but I'm guessing that you have heard of Guns 'n' Roses and potentially a few others such as Poison and Mötley Crue. What do these bands have in common? … Music Editor Zach Hughes has interviewed the previous manager of bands such as Guns 'n' Roses, Poison and Motley Crue; Vicky Hamilton, to talk about her career, experience and the evolution of the music business
"25.10.2016 16:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk New University Ranking System will Impact Fee Increases The Department for Education has announced that it will implement a 'Gold, Silver, and Bronze' ranking system for English universities in order to create new league tables based on teaching quality… Alex Brock takes us through the new university ranking systems that will be implemented in the foreseeable future
"25.10.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Recipe Ideas For First Time Cooks As we begin University, a lot of us are leaving home for the first time and the thought of cleaning, making your own bed (let's be real here, we won't do it) and COOKING for ourselves may be very d… Great meals are on the menu tonight as Amy Ocelot talks us through good recipe ideas for first time cooks
"24.10.2016 19:12:50" scan.lusu.co.uk Debating Society's Public Debate #2 Liveblog: This House believes the West should support an independent Kurdistan Join Michael Mander and Leo Crowe at this week's public debate, put on by Lancaster University's Debating Union. This week's motion is: This House believes the West should support… Michael Mander and Leo Crowe are updating us on the Debating Society's second public debate, in which the topic for debate is "This House believes the West should support an independent Kurdistan".
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"24.10.2016 16:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk A Proposal for the Books On the Friday of Week 2, Lancaster had its own marriage proposal on the C floor of the library. Lancaster Alumni and LUSU Staff member Alice Callaghan & Connor Monaghan got engaged around 1:00 … Alex Brock talked to newly engaged Connor Monaghan about the library proposal that swept across the university
"24.10.2016 12:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk The Dolly Blues – Your new favourite team I'll make no secret of it; you've probably never heard of Lancaster City FC. Sure, if pressed to name Lancaster's biggest football club, you'd probably wage a guess at 'Lancaster City' or some vari… Chris Bickley tells us why Lancaster City FC should be our new favourite football team
"21.10.2016 16:00:03" scan.lusu.co.uk E-commerce giants – boon or bane? The introduction and growth of technology has changed the way we operate and plays an integral role in our day-to-day lives. It has the changed the way we work, the way we learn and the way we shop… Divesh Lachhwani discusses the growth of the e-commerce sector and how technology has affected every aspect of our lives
"21.10.2016 12:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk A night at the Warehouse Project The Warehouse Project on Friday the 7th of October, sponsored by Relentless Energy, was an experience unlike any other, with many interesting differences that set it apart from other festivals that… Sam Cooper tell us of the Warehouse Project, an experience in Grime featuring Lethal Bizzle, Andy C among many other artists.
"20.10.2016 16:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Luke Wright Award-winning performance poet Luke Wright takes to Lancaster to present his one-man play, written in verse that 'belts along at a fair old pace', about friendship, class and the legacy of new labo… Sam Steele chats to poet Luke Wright about his new one-man play "What I Learned from Johnny Bevan"
"20.10.2016 12:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk The Club Column: Boat Club We caught up with Laura van Heezik and Max Perl to find out all about Boat Club. Here's what they've been up to recently and how they are representing Lancaster in competitive rowing around the cou… This week, Bethany Rose Crow brings us an inside peek into the Boat Club in The Club Column
"19.10.2016 16:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Review: Allusondrugs at Pendle The first Pendle live of this year kicked off with Marco Tamimi taking to the stage to swoon the crowd with his gentle voice and beautiful guitar playing. Standing on stage with nothing but an acou… Tom Baker chats about the performances at the first Pendle live of the year
"19.10.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk By-Election for University City Council Representative Lancaster students will get a chance to vote for a new member of city council, as Labour Councillor Matthew Mann steps down. While an election on the Thursday Week 1 is being held to replace Cllr. … Alex Brock writes about the upcoming city council by-election which Lancaster University students are able to vote for
This time it's the PG Board husts!
The second half will be posted later in the night!
"18.10.2016 16:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Cultural Calendar: weeks 3 – 5 SUPERSONIC Monday & Tuesday, Week 3, The Dukes, film Oasis documentary suitable for all the Manchester la-la-lads, and anyone with a passing interest in one of the biggest bands of all t… Sam Steele takes us through his choice events during Week 3 to Week 5
"18.10.2016 12:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Is Southgate the right man with the right plan? When it comes to assessing the current England situation, it's impossible to know where to begin. Firstly, there was the disaster in France. From start to finish, the whole tournament was a joke, f… George Hamlyn talks about past England managers and whether Gareth Southgate can match up
"17.10.2016 16:56:27" scan.lusu.co.uk Motivating yourself for yours 9ams | SCAN - Teodora Nikolova Teodora Nikolova tell us the five reasons why we should get up and be ready to learn for 9am lectures
"17.10.2016 12:44:27" scan.lusu.co.uk Review: Keaton Henson – Kindly Now Henson's first two albums Dear and Birthdays earned him regard as one of the U.K's finest folk rock musicians. With Kindly Now Henson seems to have abandoned the latter part of that title, discardi… Jamie Mills discusses folk rock musician Keaton Henson and his recent album 'Kindly Now'
"13.10.2016 19:29:51" scan.lusu.co.uk “This House would Hold a Second Brexit Referendum: Debating Society Liveblog // Join Alex Brock and Daniel Chernick as they liveblog the first show debate from the Debating Society. Check out their event for more information:
"11.10.2016 19:03:05" We are going to Bowland Bar!!! Get down here before Laura drinks all the alcohol!!! You can also meet the scan editorial team and ask them any questions!
"11.10.2016 10:35:51" Student Media Summit Student Media Summit Fancy a career in media or just feel like getting involved in some amazing projects? We've got three vibrant student media teams - a newspaper, radio station and TV station - as well as our very own student-run cinema for you to get involved with!
Our Reminder for today!!!
Student Media Summit (Faraday Lecture Theatre 7pm)
SCAN Meet & Greet is being held at 8pm! Looking forward to meet all of you!
"07.10.2016 11:24:27" Come and see us at the Fresher's Fair Part 2 today! We're holding a headline competition with the chance to win lots of great prizes! #SCAN #Writeforus #studentmedia #MYSTERYPRIZES
"06.10.2016 21:59:04" SCAN Meet and Greet! SCAN Meet and Greet! Come and get to know the SCAN crew!
Following the Media Summit, SCAN will be heading to County Bar for a few drinks. If you're interested in joining, or are already a member, come along and get to know us all a bit more. The perfect place for a laid
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"06.10.2016 11:37:02" instagram.com Instagram photo by SCAN LU • Oct 6, 2016 at 11:30am UTC See this Instagram photo by @scanlancaster • 1 like Come along and see us at the freshers fair today!! (Nuffield Theatre)
"03.10.2016 13:48:53" Timeline Photos The first SCAN issue of the year is out now! Be sure to pick one up across campus from the library, campus bars, and more!
"02.07.2016 17:46:49" Remember, Comment and Music Editor applications to Laura by midnight tomorrow. If you or anyone you know would be interested, be sure to take advantage of this opportunity.
"29.06.2016 15:04:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Editorial Applications 16/17 | SCAN NewsEditorial Applications 16/17 By Laura Wilkinson - 13th June 2016 1418 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Applicants wishing to apply for a position should send a personal statement to email@example.com in which they should highlight their SCAN is still looking for Comment and Music Editors for next year. Anyone who is interested should submit their applications to Laura Wilkinson by midnight on Sunday 3rd July.
"15.06.2016 19:09:32" Remember, anyone who is interested in an editor's position has until 6pm tomorrow to get their applications to Laura Wilkinson. Details of each position can be found on the SCAN website.
"13.06.2016 16:27:25" scan.lusu.co.uk Editorial Applications 16/17 | SCAN NewsEditorial Applications 16/17 By Laura Wilkinson - 13th June 2016 22 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Applicants wishing to apply for a position should send a personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org in which they should highlight their Anyone who is interested in being part of SCAN's editorial team next year please follow this link. There are plenty of different positions available, with descriptions of each role included in their links, but make sure to get your applications to Laura
"06.06.2016 12:55:09" scan.lusu.co.uk Calling Nelly Nightline | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesCalling Nelly Nightline By Elliot Thompson - 5th June 2016 52 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter It's late at night and you're lying in bed, unable to sleep due to another stressful day of early starts, boring lectures, and crowded study Elliot Thompson has the details of a night-time student call-in service to help deal with periods of stress and difficulty.
"01.06.2016 09:00:08" scan.lusu.co.uk The Impact of Brexit on EU students | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesThe Impact of Brexit on EU students By Bethany Dahlstrom - 9th May 2016 285 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of ibtimes.com For months, newspapers and commentators have been speculating what it would look like if the UK Bethany Dahlstrom has spoken about the effects on students if Britain opts to leave the EU on 23 June.
"24.05.2016 12:06:29" scan.lusu.co.uk The NUS is a joke – let's leave it for our own sake | SCAN CommentThe NUS is a joke – let's leave it for our own sake £34,000 a year for what, exactly? By Ben Goldsworthy - 23rd May 2016 112 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The NUS has been in the news a lot lately. At their national conference/farce last Ben Goldsworthy has argued for LUSU to drop its £34,000 a year membership with the NUS.
"15.05.2016 13:01:17" scan.lusu.co.uk LUSU opposes student flats | SCAN NewsLUSU opposes student flats By Michael Mander - 14th May 2016 98 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo: Sakib Rahman LUSU has initiated a campaign to oppose the proposed flats near The Sugarhouse. The property development would transform the Gillows Michael Mander has news that LUSU are launching a campaign opposing the building of new student flats near The Sugarhouse.
"14.05.2016 19:22:35" scan.lusu.co.uk Eurovision – LIVE | SCAN Join Chris Bickley, who is "tolerating/enjoying the whole of this evening for your entertainment, and your entertainment only".
"14.05.2016 13:21:43" scan.lusu.co.uk Rugby League Domination | SCAN SportRugby League Domination Lancaster 52 - 10 York By Georgia Shepheard - 11th May 2016 81 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Rugby League is a relatively new sport to Roses, debuting last year at York. Whilst the sport was not worth any points last Georgia Shepheard gave her report on York's decisive defeat to Lancaster's rugby league team.
"13.05.2016 12:47:11" scan.lusu.co.uk Bullseye for Lancaster in women's darts | SCAN SportBullseye for Lancaster in women's darts By Jake Collinson - 8th May 2016 25 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Sammie Caine Roses Darts night turned the Great Hall into a party atmosphere. A bar had been set up at the back of the hall and Jake Collinson was on hand to watch Lancaster's win over York in women's darts.
"12.05.2016 12:11:32" scan.lusu.co.uk Third consecutive clean sweep for darts | SCAN SportThird consecutive clean sweep for darts Lancaster remain unbeaten in darts since 2013 By Michael Young - 7th May 2016 19 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Sammie Caine I'd heard beforehand that the atmosphere during the darts was the Michael Young gave his report on Lancaster maintaining their unbeaten run at darts for a third year.
"11.05.2016 13:01:19" scan.lusu.co.uk Three out of three for men's football | SCAN SportThree out of three for men's football Lancaster 2-0 York By George Hamlyn - 6th May 2016 79 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Sakib Rahman After success for both the 1st and 2nd teams, it was time for the thirds to carry on the trend and George Hamlyn reported on Lancaster's clean sweep of victories in men's football.
"10.05.2016 12:29:51" scan.lusu.co.uk Mixed lacrosse make history | SCAN SportMixed lacrosse make history Lancaster's mixed lacrosse team gain their first ever Roses victory By Abi Andrews - 5th May 2016 196 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Emma Wallond It was a wet and windy event for mixed lacrosse but this Abi Andrews watched Lancaster's first ever Roses victory over York in mixed lacrosse.
"09.05.2016 12:34:35" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster too strong for rivals | SCAN SportLancaster too strong for rivals Men's 1sts football: Lancaster 1 - 0 York By Ben Kiang - 4th May 2016 7 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Sammie Caine Hundreds gathered pitch-side to watch Lancaster overcome York in the men's 1st team Ben Kiang was on hand to report on the men's 1st football team and their victory over York.
"08.05.2016 12:42:49" scan.lusu.co.uk Women's Volleyball Destroy York… Again | SCAN SportWomen's Volleyball Destroy York… Again By Ben Clay - 3rd May 2016 25 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photographer: Sakib Rahman When Lancaster's women's squad went head to head against York on Saturday afternoon, they looked to reverse the result Ben Clay gave his report of Lancaster's victory over York last weekend in women's volleyball.
"07.05.2016 13:06:23" scan.lusu.co.uk Shares spoiled in men's union | SCAN SportShares spoiled in men's union By Liam Burns - 2nd May 2016 132 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photographer: Sakib Rahman When the events of the third day of Roses began there was still a tournament to be won. However, despite the men's rugby Nearly all of the reports from Roses events have been completed and uploaded onto SCAN's website. First up is the match report for the men's rugby union matches.
"07.05.2016 12:58:57" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster University Media Conference | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesLancaster University Media Conference By Bethany Dahlstrom - 5th May 2016 106 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Saturday 14th May offers an exciting break from studying with the arrival of Lancaster Uni's own Media and Campaigning Bethany Dahlstrom has the details on next Saturday's Media Conference, great for anyone looking for a career in Media or Marketing.
"06.05.2016 14:01:16" scan.lusu.co.uk LUSU respond to AGM Failure | SCAN LUSU have today released a statement relating to the failure to reach quorum at last night's Annual General Meeting.
"05.05.2016 17:54:00" scan.lusu.co.uk LUSU AGM fails to reach quorum | SCAN LUSU failed to achieve the required 200 students in attendance at the meeting, meaning that no policy could be voted on.
"02.05.2016 13:38:24" scan.lusu.co.uk SCAN | SCAN: Student Comment and News at Lancaster University Roses reports will be going online throughout this week. Make sure to visit http://scan.lusu.co.uk/ to read up on the weekends games and events.
"29.04.2016 10:01:53" roseslive.co.uk Roses 2016 29th Apr - 1st May 2016 Follow all the Roses updates this weekend LIVE - sports have already started!
"27.04.2016 13:37:26" scan.lusu.co.uk Roses Interviews: Part Five | SCAN SportRoses Interviews: Part Five SCAN has interviewed some of the clubs competing at Roses to get the latest on their rigorous preparation for the biggest sporting event of the year. Part Five features Tennis, Pool, Men's Football, Pole Fitness, and Here's part 5 of SCAN's Roses interviews, featuring Tennis, Pool, Men's Football, Pole Fitness, and Women's Water Polo.
"27.04.2016 13:35:25" scan.lusu.co.uk Roses Interviews: Part Four | SCAN SportRoses Interviews: Part Four SCAN has interviewed some of the clubs competing at Roses to get the latest on their rigorous preparation for the biggest sporting event of the year. Part Four features Futsal, Volleyball, Women's Rugby and Fencing. By Here's part 4 of SCAN's Roses interviews (part 3 is available on the website also). Featuring Futsal, Volleyball, Women's Rugby and Fencing.
"24.04.2016 11:29:58" scan.lusu.co.uk Colour explosion at Holi celebration | SCAN Colour explosion at Holi celebration By Ian Meeks - 24th April 2016 23 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Lancaster University Indian Society (LUIS) celebrated Holi, the festival of colour. It is celebrated across many parts of India, to commemorate the Ian Meeks has photographed a number of scenes from Lancaster's Indian Society (LUIS) and their recent Holi celebrations.
"24.04.2016 11:26:06" scan.lusu.co.uk Roses Interviews: Part Two | SCAN SportRoses Interviews: Part Two SCAN has interviewed some of the clubs competing at Roses to get the latest on their rigorous preparation for the biggest sporting event of the year. Part Two features Men's Rugby Union, Netball, Trampolining and Women's Here's part 2 of SCAN's Roses interviews, featuring Men's Rugby Union, Netball, Trampolining and Women's Hockey.
"23.04.2016 10:37:16" scan.lusu.co.uk Roses Interviews: Part One | SCAN SportRoses Interviews: Part One SCAN has interviewed some of the clubs competing at Roses to get the latest on their rigorous preparation for the biggest sporting event of the year. Part One features Women's Football, Men's Hockey, Lacrosse, Equestrian SCAN has interviewed some of the teams representing Lancaster at this year's Roses. First is Women's Football, Men's Hockey, Lacrosse, Equestrian and Canoe.
"22.04.2016 11:21:08" scan.lusu.co.uk Service, Please! A Guide to Campus Services | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesService, Please! A Guide to Campus Services By William Macluskie - 22nd April 2016 13 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of lancaster.ac.uk. No matter how experienced, everyone needs advice, help, support and even William Macluskie has written up a guide to the health services available on campus in the run up to exams.
"19.04.2016 16:31:47" twitter.com SCAN (@SCANLU) | Twitter The latest Tweets from SCAN (@SCANLU). SCAN: Student Comment And News — Official newspaper of LUSU & the oldest student media on campus. Written, edited and entirely produced by students. Lancaster, UK SCAN is reporting live from the NUS conference in Brighton this week. For updates follow the link to SCAN's twitter feed.
"18.04.2016 10:51:35" scan.lusu.co.uk NUS Conference 2016: LUSU speaks for you! | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesNUS Conference 2016: LUSU speaks for you! By Bethany Dahlstrom - 18th April 2016 7 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Every year, the NUS (National Union of Students), of which Lancaster is a part, hosts a Conference geared towards Bethany Dahlstrom has more details on the NUS conference taking place from Tuesday through to Thursday this week.
"18.04.2016 10:45:46" Timeline Photos Roses is less than 2 weeks away!! If you or anyone you know would be interested in covering any events for SCAN over the weekend please get in contact with our Sports Editors Chris and Esther, either by email or through the Sports FB page. Contributing to
"06.04.2016 17:21:57" scan.lusu.co.uk Former student believed dead after joining ISIS | SCAN A former student of Lancaster University has thought to have been killed whilst fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.
"17.03.2016 13:16:16" scan.lusu.co.uk Spine refurbishment design released | SCAN NewsSpine refurbishment design released By Mathew Gillings - 16th March 2016 66 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter On Wednesday, Week 9, architects of the Design the Spine project presented their proposed design to a crowd of hopeful staff and students. The details for the upcoming redesign of the spine have been released by the architects.
"16.03.2016 13:46:44" scan.lusu.co.uk FTO Interview: Nick Dearman – VP Education | SCAN NewsFTO Interview: Nick Dearman – VP Education By Mathew Gillings - 15th March 2016 16 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Ian Meeks In the first round of voting, Nick Dearman was elected as VP Education. Nick Dearman received 1422 votes, and And VP for Education Nick Dearman.
"16.03.2016 13:46:00" scan.lusu.co.uk FTO Interview: Rachel Hughes – VP Campaigns and Communications | SCAN NewsFTO Interview: Rachel Hughes – VP Campaigns and Communications By Mathew Gillings - 15th March 2016 13 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Sammie Caine In the third round of voting, Rachel Hughes was elected as VP Campaigns and VP for Campaigns and Communications Rachel Hughes.
"16.03.2016 13:45:13" scan.lusu.co.uk FTO Interview: David Whitlock – VP Welfare and Community | SCAN NewsFTO Interview: David Whitlock – VP Welfare and Community By Mathew Gillings - 15th March 2016 16 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Ian Meeks In the first round of voting, David Whitlock was elected as VP Welfare and Community. David VP for Welfare and Community David Whitlock.
"16.03.2016 13:44:19" scan.lusu.co.uk FTO Interview: Rhiannon Jones – President | SCAN NewsFTO Interview: Rhiannon Jones – President By Mathew Gillings - 15th March 2016 36 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Ian Meeks In the first round of voting, Rhiannon Llystyn Jones was elected as LUSU President. Rhiannon Jones received Matt Gillings has completed a number of interviews with some of the university's newly elected Full Time Officers. First up is President Rhiannon Jones.
"15.03.2016 13:21:59" scan.lusu.co.uk Preview: Litfest 2016 | SCAN CarolynneArts and EntertainmentPreview: Litfest 2016 By James Mills - 14th March 2016 65 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo Courtesy of LitFest The 37th Lancaster Literature Festival begins this Thursday with a series of events taking place across Jamie Mills has a preview of the annual Lancaster literature festival coming this Thursday.
"12.03.2016 15:05:30" scan.lusu.co.uk Preview: Battle of the Bands Final | SCAN CarolynneMusicPreview: Battle of the Bands Final By James Mills - 11th March 2016 34 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Saturday Week 9 this year’s Battle of the Band’s final takes place in Sugarhouse. Following two heats, 8 bands have become 4 – who will Jamie Mills has details of Saturday night's Battle of the Bands final being held at Sugarhouse.
"10.03.2016 12:49:32" scan.lusu.co.uk CASS awarded Queen’s Anniversary Prize | SCAN NewsCASS awarded Queen’s Anniversary Prize By Mathew Gillings - 9th March 2016 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of lancaster.ac.uk Lancaster University’s world-renowned language pioneers, within the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Matt Gillings has the news of the royal recognition given to Lancaster's team of language experts.
"09.03.2016 15:50:29" scan.lusu.co.uk Review: LUTG Presents One Man Two Guvnors | SCAN CarolynneArts and EntertainmentReview: LUTG Presents One Man Two Guvnors By Greg Walker - 9th March 2016 16 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo Courtesy of LUTG LUTG’s production of One Man Two Guvnors is hands down one of the best productions the Greg Walker has given his review for the Theatre Group's latest production, 'One Man, Two Guvnors'.
"07.03.2016 14:10:26" Women in Student Media Women in Student Media With a vast array of student media at lancaster we have arranged a panel of women to share their experiences of working for Scan, LA1 TV and Bailrigg FM.
They will be discussing their personal experiences, as well as addressing issues such as the gender An event will be held tomorrow afternoon as part of International Women's Day. A panel of women will be sharing their experiences of working with various student media whilst at Lancaster. Anyone interested feel free to check the link below for more
"05.03.2016 14:13:37" Roses Media Summit Roses Media Summit Roses isn't just about the athletes, its about the supporters, the referees, the performance and it’s about the media.
This event is about meeting the student media groups, hearing what they have planned for Roses and signing up. Maybe you have new ideas For anyone interested in being involved with Roses coverage, feel free to come along to Marcus Merriman at 6pm on Monday. There will be lots of info given on how the tournament will be covered from the different student media outlets. This is a huge
"04.03.2016 20:08:40" scan.lusu.co.uk FTO Election Results – LIVE | SCAN Follow the FTO Election liveblog for every result as they come in this evening
"04.03.2016 13:30:16" scan.lusu.co.uk Women’s Pool have just owned the whole country at BUCS | SCAN SportWomen’s Pool have just owned the whole country at BUCS By Esther Jewitt - 1st March 2016 25 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Alice Li Yet again Lancaster’s Women’s Pool Team has done us proud, upholding their reputation as one of Esther Jewitt has the report on Lancaster's Women's Pool Team and their victory at last week's BUCS championships.
"03.03.2016 20:02:49" scan.lusu.co.uk Battle of the Bands Live – Heat 2 Pendle | SCAN CarolynneMusicBattle of the Bands Live – Heat 2 Pendle By Chris Bickley - 3rd March 2016 5 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter tweet Previous articleFancy climbing Everest? Lancaster's got you covered! Chris Bickley Chris Bickley is giving live updates from the second heat of 'Battle of the Bands' from Pendle bar.
"03.03.2016 11:40:02" scan.lusu.co.uk Sexual harassment exists – deal with it | SCAN CommentSexual harassment exists – deal with it By Laura Wilkinson - 2nd March 2016 3 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter YikYak is the worst form of social media. And not because the people who use it are constantly recycling ‘yaks’ over and over again Laura Wilkinson has given her response to comments over an article about sexual harassment.
"02.03.2016 13:01:13" scan.lusu.co.uk VOTING NOW OPEN: Exam Referendum | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesVOTING NOW OPEN: Exam Referendum By Abigail Dutton - 2nd March 2016 5 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of: http://www.carp.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Vote.jpg From today (2nd Feb) until Friday (4th Feb), voting will be Abigail Dutton has more details on the referendum over January exams. Voting opens today and closes Friday.
"01.03.2016 13:36:36" scan.lusu.co.uk We need to talk about Sugarhouse | SCAN CommentWe need to talk about Sugarhouse By Caitlin Shentall - 29th February 2016 32 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter (Content Note: This article discusses sexual harassment and assault in detail). My first term at Lancaster, way back in 2013, was Caitlin Shentall has given her comments regarding issues of sexual harassment and assault in Lancaster.
"29.02.2016 15:05:09" scan.lusu.co.uk LUSU Shop to close; Central to be refurbished | SCAN In a press release this afternoon, LUSU have confirmed that the LUSU Shop in Edward Roberts Court will be closing in the near future.
"28.02.2016 11:45:26" scan.lusu.co.uk FTO Election Hustings – LIVE | SCAN FTO Election Hustings – LIVE By Ollie Orton - 28th February 2016 12 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter tweet Previous articleHow to win a LUSU election Ollie OrtonSCAN Editor 2015-2016 SCAN will be covering this year's FTO hustings live from Barker House Farm from around 12pm.
"28.02.2016 10:49:10" scan.lusu.co.uk How to win a LUSU election | SCAN SpineHow to win a LUSU election By Mathew Gillings - 28th February 2016 223 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Cartoon by Katie Usher. Step 1: Make sure your head-and-shoulders campaign photo is set against a white background. Step 2: Print 200 copies of Matt Gillings has listed some useful tips to help FTO candidates run a successful campaign.
"27.02.2016 13:40:53" scan.lusu.co.uk ‘Campus Fest’ cancelled | SCAN News‘Campus Fest’ cancelled By Laura Wilkinson - 26th February 2016 28 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo by Ben Robins Campus Festival, which usually takes place around Week 9 of Lent Term, has been cancelled. As far as SCAN has been informed the Laura Wilkinson has more details on the cancellation of this term's 'Campus Fest'.
"26.02.2016 14:12:32" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster – Green, but not green enough | SCAN CommentLancaster – Green, but not green enough By Siya Deshmukh - 26th February 2016 28 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Alexandra Sq. petition. Image courtesy of Carbon Neutral Lancaster When we compare the “greenness” of university campuses in the UK, Siya Deshmukh has commented on improvements that could be made to Lancaster's environmental policy.
"25.02.2016 20:11:11" scan.lusu.co.uk Battle of the Bands Live: Heat 1 Fylde | SCAN CarolynneMusicBattle of the Bands Live: Heat 1 Fylde By Tom Baker - 25th February 2016 9 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter tweet Previous articleThe Vagina Monologues 2016 Tom Baker Tom Baker and Tansy Wickham-Pusey are live streaming from Fylde bar for the first heat of Battle of the Bands.
"24.02.2016 13:22:11" scan.lusu.co.uk Welfare of FTO candidates must be prioritised | SCAN CommentWelfare of FTO candidates must be prioritised By Laura Wilkinson - 24th February 2016 2 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Elections, of all types, are bound to be a stressful period no matter how big or small. Let’s be honest, I’m sure it was Laura Wilkinson has commented on the pressures being faced by FTO candidates during this month's elections.
"23.02.2016 13:42:56" scan.lusu.co.uk Former MEP, economist Dr John Whittaker talks ‘Brexit’ | SCAN BusinessFormer MEP, economist Dr John Whittaker talks ‘Brexit’ By Steph Mitcalf - 22nd February 2016 99 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image: NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images The European issue will be decided by Briton’s on the 23rd June, the Prime Steph Mitcalf has interviewed former MEP John Whittaker regarding the reasons for a British exit of the EU.
"23.02.2016 13:39:25" Timeline Photos SCAN needs writers and contributors for this year's Roses tournament. If you or anyone you know might be interested please get in contact with SCAN's sports editors. Thank you!!
"22.02.2016 13:15:58" scan.lusu.co.uk LGBTQ+ History Month kicks off | SCAN NewsLGBTQ+ History Month kicks off By Michael Mander - 22nd February 2016 12 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LGBTQ Flag on Campus. Photograph: Sammie Caine The LGBTQ+ Association at Lancaster University have organized numerous events to mark LGBTQ+ Michael Mander has more details about events taking place for Lancaster's LGBTQ+ History Month.
"21.02.2016 14:02:32" scan.lusu.co.uk WE won’t stand for it | SCAN NewsWE won’t stand for it By Alexandra Brock - 21st February 2016 17 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Week 3 saw the launch a new LUSU campaign working to unite liberation groups across the university to explain issues, address on and off campus Alexandra Brock has more details on the campaign to bring together Lancaster's liberation groups.
"20.02.2016 14:12:35" scan.lusu.co.uk Meritocracy is a myth | SCAN CommentMeritocracy is a myth By Harry Fenton - 19th February 2016 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Silver Spoon. Image courtesy of pixabay.com The British education sector has long been one of the most prestigious in the world, with some of our best Harry Fenton has commented on the issue of academic merit coming second to class privilege.
"18.02.2016 14:29:13" scan.lusu.co.uk Storms in a test tube: How research was affected by Storm Desmond | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesStorms in a test tube: How research was affected by Storm Desmond By William Macluskie - 18th February 2016 18 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: David Bleasdale Spare some thought for the research departments at Lancaster. William Macluskie has looked into how Storm Desmond impacted Lancaster's Science and Technology departments.
"17.02.2016 16:48:44" scan.lusu.co.uk Severe car accident outside University | SCAN An accident between two vehicles has closed the A6 heading towards Preston.
It is believed that buses are still running to town, but operating a delayed service.
"17.02.2016 16:01:51" scan.lusu.co.uk (Un)covering the stereotypes: Muslim women speak out | SCAN CarolynneFeatures(Un)covering the stereotypes: Muslim women speak out By Erum Dahar - 16th February 2016 96 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter As I was scrolling down my newsfeed a couple of weeks ago, among the videos of mischievous pets and masses of Erum Dahar has written regarding the prejudice suffered by Muslim women in the UK.
"16.02.2016 18:22:31" scan.lusu.co.uk The Independent goes digital…will SCAN be next? | SCAN CommentThe Independent goes digital…will SCAN be next? By Ollie Orton - 16th February 2016 5 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The news that the Independent was to move solely online was met with widespread dismay, especially within journalistic circles. SCAN Editor Ollie Orton assesses the impact that the Independent's impending closure could have on student media.
"15.02.2016 13:56:07" scan.lusu.co.uk University’s pets policy needs revisiting | SCAN CommentUniversity’s pets policy needs revisiting By Bethany Dahlstrom - 15th February 2016 23 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter As an international student, I have to admit that one of the hardest parts about moving to England was saying goodbye to Bethany Dahlstrom has given her views on the university's policy towards pets on campus.
"14.02.2016 14:37:14" scan.lusu.co.uk Whose streets? Our streets! | SCAN CommentWhose streets? Our streets! By Laura Brown - 14th February 2016 23 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Reclaim the Night Reclaim the Night is iconic in the women’s liberation movement. These marches began in major cities acros Laura Brown has details on the 'Reclaim the Night' movement against sexual violence.
"13.02.2016 14:02:51" scan.lusu.co.uk Does the rise of English mean that knowledge is being lost? | SCAN CommentDoes the rise of English mean that knowledge is being lost? By Abigail Dutton - 12th February 2016 55 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Spanish dictionary with 'knowledge' to share. Photograph: Horia Varlan If you’ve ever told anyone you’re s Abigail Dutton has commented on the reduced role other languages play in academia compared to English.
"11.02.2016 12:38:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Battle of the Bands Returns to Campus | SCAN CarolynneMusicBattle of the Bands Returns to Campus By James Mills - 11th February 2016 14 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter From last year's Battle of the Bands in Pendle Battle of the Bands returns to Lancaster this term, with 5 nights of wonderfu Jamie Mills has the details on the upcoming Battle of the Bands events on campus.
"09.02.2016 14:34:04" scan.lusu.co.uk Carter Shield: Grizedale’s Goalball Glory | SCAN SportCarter Shield: Grizedale’s Goalball Glory By Bethany Crow - 9th February 2016 9 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The winning team. Photograph: Esther Jewitt As we all know, one of the hallmarks of the Carter Shield is celebrating the lesser kn Bethany Crow has a report on Sunday's Carter Shield event, delayed from last term.
"08.02.2016 12:08:57" scan.lusu.co.uk Scrapping maintenance grants is throwing away the future | SCAN CommentScrapping maintenance grants is throwing away the future By Polly Davis - 8th February 2016 14 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Figuring out the balance. Photograph: Dave Dugdale The decision to scrap the student maintenance grant and replac Polly Davis has shared her comments on the recent decision to implement larger student loans in place of some grants.
"07.02.2016 13:36:25" scan.lusu.co.uk SCAN Interviews: Dr Sarah Badman | SCAN NewsSCAN Interviews: Dr Sarah Badman By Laura Wilkinson - 5th February 2016 131 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Dr. Sarah Badman in the Engineering Building. Photograph: Steven Thomas Lancaster University physicist, Dr Sarah Badman, has been award Laura Wilkinson has interviewed Lancaster physicist Dr Sarah Badman on her recent award recognition from the Royal Astronomical Society.
"06.02.2016 12:53:24" scan.lusu.co.uk How I Turned Vegan | SCAN CarolynneLifestyleHow I Turned Vegan By Esther Jewitt - 3rd February 2016 38 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter 'Macaro-no-cheese' - Photograph: Esther Jewitt Being Vegan is a piece of cake… once you’ve learned how to bake it without eggs or butter. Esther Jewitt has given her insights into making the transition to a vegan diet.
"05.02.2016 11:46:19" scan.lusu.co.uk LUSU: So much less than the sum of its parts | SCAN CommentLUSU: So much less than the sum of its parts By LUSU Online - 5th February 2016 19 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of LUSU Most people at Lancaster University have at least heard of LUSU (Lancaster University Students Union). SCAN has received an article commenting on the effectiveness of LUSU and how it operates.
"04.02.2016 13:00:36" scan.lusu.co.uk ‘Defying Dementia’ campaign continues | SCAN News‘Defying Dementia’ campaign continues By Daniel Chernick - 4th February 2016 8 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Holding hands Photograph: B. Richard “Dementia affects over 800,000 people in the UK. Everyone will know someone close that has been Daniel Chernik has reported on a Lancaster University based project aimed at treating Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
"04.02.2016 12:55:27" Timeline Photos SCAN is in urgent need of photographers, especially with Roses coming up after Lent break. If you or anyone you know would be interested in taking part please email email@example.com for more info. Thank you!
"03.02.2016 12:03:22" scan.lusu.co.uk Explained: Free Speech University Rankings | SCAN CommentExplained: Free Speech University Rankings By Jenni Dybell - 1st February 2016 17 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Cartoon by Tabitha Marsh Last week, ‘political’ online magazine Spiked released their long-awaited free speech university rank Jenni Dybell has a breakdown of Lancaster's ranking in the recent survey on freedom of speech.
"02.02.2016 08:56:29" scan.lusu.co.uk Roses 2016 opening fixture revealed! | SCAN SportRoses 2016 opening fixture revealed! Women's Football are to open Roses in April! By Esther Jewitt - 1st February 2016 5 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of LUSU On Thursday Week 3, Lancaster’s sports teams’ captains and preside Esther Jewitt has the details of the opening events of this year's Roses tournament.
"01.02.2016 12:53:03" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster ranked ‘red’ | SCAN NewsLancaster ranked ‘red’ By Laura Wilkinson - 1st February 2016 13 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Red, amber, red for Lancaster University. Photograph: grendel khan; Modification: Rebecca Johnson Lancaster University is ranked ‘Red’ overall for Laura Wilkinson has more on the story of Lancaster's position on surveys ranking freedom of speech in universities.
"31.01.2016 13:43:41" scan.lusu.co.uk Festival of Questions commences | SCAN NewsFestival of Questions commences By Alexandra Brock - 31st January 2016 15 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Part of the Festival of Questions. Image courtesy of thevisitor.co.uk In the upcoming weeks Lancaster Arts is presenting a new program ap Alexandra Brock has reported on a 2 week long arts program on campus starting Tuesday Week 14.
"29.01.2016 13:53:04" scan.lusu.co.uk Let’s Go Pubbin’: Campus Crawl | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesLet’s Go Pubbin’: Campus Crawl By Chris Bickley - 29th January 2016 17 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of yt-edu.com The big one. The fabled one. It’s talked about a lot, but to conquer all nine campus bar in one ni Chris Bickley has given his opinions on every college's bar during a campus pub-crawl.
"27.01.2016 12:51:47" scan.lusu.co.uk Lorry fire outside County College | SCAN A fire has caused all three lanes of the M6 motorway to be closed near to Lancaster University.
"26.01.2016 13:12:18" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Not Suitable for Broadcast | SCAN CarolynneArts and EntertainmentInterview: Not Suitable for Broadcast By Tansy Pusey - 25th January 2016 61 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo Credit: Josh Keene and Daniel Stanger-Cornwell Two of Bailrigg fm’s biggest names have delved into som Tansy Wickham-Pusey has interviewed the writers of a new sitcom radio show being broadcast by Bailrigg fm.
"25.01.2016 12:20:40" scan.lusu.co.uk Uni Head of Comms responds to Storm Desmond | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesUni Head of Comms responds to Storm Desmond By Chiemela Amaechi - 24th January 2016 19 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The College Residence Officers of the nine colleges (Bowland, Cartmel, County, Furness, Fylde, Graduate, Grized The University's Head of Communications has given her response to the events of Storm Desmond.
"24.01.2016 12:17:25" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: LUFP Presents Teabag | SCAN CarolynneCultureInterview: LUFP Presents Teabag By Kieran Rae - 23rd January 2016 9 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo Credit: Diana Judelson Teabag – one of 8 original films being produced by LUFP this year, will be showcased next term. I caug Kieran Rae has interviewed members of Lancaster's Film Production society about one of their original films being produced this year.
"23.01.2016 12:30:36" scan.lusu.co.uk Postgraduate loan scheme details released | SCAN NewsPostgraduate loan scheme details released By Laura Wilkinson - 22nd January 2016 28 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Luftphilia (Flickr.) The government has recently released the initial details for it’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme whi Laura Wilkinson has the details of the government's loan scheme for postgraduates starting in late 2016.
"20.01.2016 12:42:14" scan.lusu.co.uk University Professor in New Year’s Honours list | SCAN NewsUniversity Professor in New Year’s Honours list By Michael Mander - 20th January 2016 9 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Professor Roger Kemp receives MBE. Image courtesy of lancasterguardian.co.uk Professor Roger Kemp, a University Professoria A Lancaster University Professional Fellow, Professor Roger Kemp, has been awarded an MBE for services to engineering.
"19.01.2016 14:36:04" scan.lusu.co.uk Event changed after complaints | SCAN NewsEvent changed after complaints By Michael Mander - 19th January 2016 19 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Wikipedia.org LUSU have intervened to have a “Cowboys and Indians” event, organised by the JCR of Lonsdale College, chang Michael Mander has covered the story of a Lonsdale college event that saw intervention by LUSU after a number of complaints.
"18.01.2016 16:31:44" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster floods were the result of continued austerity | SCAN Lancaster floods were the result of continued austerity By Connor Wright - 18th January 2016 38 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Was once a pub. Photograph: Richard Scott We lost a week of university, maybe some perishable food defrosted beyond sav Connor Wright has given his comments on the effects of December's flooding on Lancaster.
"15.01.2016 14:36:27" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Emma Geraghty | SCAN CarolynneCultureInterview: Emma Geraghty By James Mills - 14th January 2016 5 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image Courtesy of LUTG On Friday Week 1 Emma Geraghty, in collaboration with Lancaster University Theatre Group, brought her show Crackin Jamie Mills has interviewed Emma Geraghty about her new show 'Cracking' being run with Lancaster's Theatre Group.
"12.01.2016 14:35:06" scan.lusu.co.uk Application time! | SCAN BusinessApplication time! By Divesh Lachhwani - 11th January 2016 84 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Friends! It’s that overwhelming time of the year again, where we spend countless hours after class writing up our cover letters, CV’s and company Divesh Lachhwani has given some helpful information for any potential job applicants this new year.
"11.01.2016 12:09:06" scan.lusu.co.uk Running Club take the lead in Liverpool | SCAN SportRunning Club take the lead in Liverpool Lancaster University Running Club smash the Mid-Lancs Cross Country Round 3 in Liverpool By Matthew Mann - 11th January 2016 7 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Lancaster University Runn Matthew Mann has reported on the latest success for Lancaster's running team.
"10.01.2016 13:02:52" scan.lusu.co.uk Parkrun to Begin in Lancaster | SCAN SportParkrun to Begin in Lancaster Lancaster has finally organised its event for parkrun, a national phenomenon which has gradually swept the nation since 2004. By Chris Bickley - 8th January 2016 65 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter In news that sh Chris Bickley has news that the nationwide fitness initiative 'Parkrun' is to start in Lancaster.
"26.12.2015 21:22:40" scan.lusu.co.uk Industry can learn from Lancaster’s emergency response | SCAN CommentIndustry can learn from Lancaster’s emergency response By Mathew Gillings - 26th December 2015 12 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Students camping sleeping in the Great Hall. Photograph: Mathew Gillings As the dust settles on Lancaster Univ Matt Gillings has shared his comments regarding Lancaster's response to the recent flooding in the North West.
"19.12.2015 15:49:16" scan.lusu.co.uk Review – Star Wars: The Force Awakens | SCAN CarolynneCultureReview – Star Wars: The Force Awakens By Kieran Rae - 19th December 2015 4 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Apparently this is episode seven, meaning there’s been six more of these things? Who’d have known? The Star Wars saga is amo Kieran Rae has published his review of the latest Star Wars film released on Friday.
"16.12.2015 23:30:31" scan.lusu.co.uk Dealing with drug dealing | SCAN CommentDealing with drug dealing By Tom Critchley - 16th December 2015 3 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Like microwave meals, Netflix and nights out for under £10, drug use has become synonymous of university life across the UK. Over this past fe Tom Critchley has given his comments regarding drug use in and around university life.
"07.12.2015 12:25:05" IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:
Food will be served free of charge to all students and staff at Refuel at County today. A soup and sandwich lunch is available between 12-2pm and a hot evening meal from 5-7.30pm.
Free tea and coffee will be served all day
"06.12.2015 19:00:33" scan.lusu.co.uk Storm Desmond results in University closure | SCAN NewsStorm Desmond results in University closure By Mathew Gillings - 6th December 2015 52 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Power outages have hit the city of Lancaster, including the University campus, after Storm Desmond passed by on Saturday even SCAN has the latest on Storm Desmond and what is going on at Lancaster University.
"04.12.2015 15:30:33" scan.lusu.co.uk Review: LUTG’s The Gut Girls | SCAN CarolynneCultureReview: LUTG’s The Gut Girls By Jack Maidment - 2nd December 2015 180 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo Courtesy of The Lancaster University Theatre Group Lancaster University Theatre Group’s third production of the Michaelmas Jack Maidment has given his review for the Theatre Group's latest production.
"02.12.2015 16:53:52" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster DIVEST artwork | SCAN NewsLancaster DIVEST artwork By Michael Mander - 2nd December 2015 33 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Fossil Free UK Students of Lancaster University have created a large artwork on the Sports Centre Hill to protest against uneth Michael Mander has the story behind the large artwork that appeared on campus at the start of the week.
"01.12.2015 13:14:13" scan.lusu.co.uk The World is Not Ending: Self-Defining Elections and You | SCAN CommentThe World is Not Ending: Self-Defining Elections and You By Cameron Halse - 30th November 2015 52 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Keith Ivey At the start of this term, a motion was passed in LUSU Council which mandated the LUSU Cameron Halse has given his thoughts on the changes to the elections of LUSU Liberation officers.
"30.11.2015 10:50:04" scan.lusu.co.uk BDS referendum fails to pass | SCAN The result of the BDS referendum was announced this morning. With the quota for a binding decision set at 800 votes, neither side managed to achieve that number.
"29.11.2015 18:47:21" scan.lusu.co.uk Sultans Snapchat Slip | SCAN CommentSultans Snapchat Slip By Sammie Caine - 29th November 2015 23 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo: Mathew Gillings This morning I woke up and fell into my usual routine of mindlessly checking my social media accounts before being greeted Sammie Caine has written an article regarding Sultan's Snapchat 'stories' and the events of last Saturday night.
"29.11.2015 12:32:46" scan.lusu.co.uk Medication isn’t the only answer | SCAN CarolynneFeaturesMedication isn’t the only answer By Sian Bradley - 28th November 2015 21 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Northstar IOP Many people coming to university find it hard to keep taking any medication for mental health Sian Bradley has written about her views on how to treat common mental health issues in students.
"27.11.2015 12:23:07" scan.lusu.co.uk BREAKING NEWS: GIRL GOOD AT POOL | SCAN CommentSportBREAKING NEWS: GIRL GOOD AT POOL By Esther Jewitt - 27th November 2015 10 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Ian Meeks Esther Jewitt relates her experiences of sexism in bar sports. I have worked hard to be good at pool for a Esther Jewitt has given her views regarding sexism within the university's bar sports teams.
"26.11.2015 14:06:34" scan.lusu.co.uk LUSU Elections confusion | SCAN LUSU have today sent out an email asking students to re-vote for certain Liberation positions. SCAN understands that the voting period will not be extended to compensate for this.
"26.11.2015 13:48:26" scan.lusu.co.uk Review: LUTG’s The Shadow Box | SCAN CarolynneCultureReview: LUTG’s The Shadow Box By James Mills - 24th November 2015 50 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo Courtesy of the Lancaster University Theatre Group The Shadow Box is a Pulitzer Prize, and Tony Award winning play written i Jamie Mills has reviewed the Tony Award winning play 'The Shadow Box' recently performed by LUTG.
"25.11.2015 12:59:35" scan.lusu.co.uk Changes to student loan repayment terms | SCAN CommentChanges to student loan repayment terms By Harry Fenton - 24th November 2015 35 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Sarah Laval The government are currently consulting on a retrospective change to student loans in England, which wil Harry Fenton has the news about proposed government changes to student loan repayments.
"24.11.2015 19:29:41" scan.lusu.co.uk Furness JCR Hustings – Live | SCAN NewsFurness JCR Hustings – Live By Liam Burns - 24th November 2015 63 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Sammie Caine SHARE Facebook Twitter tweet Previous articleLUSU CCO Hustings- Live!Next articleReview: The Nightmare Liam Burns Join Liam Burns and Sammie Caine at Furness college's 2015 JCR hustings.
"24.11.2015 14:00:00" scan.lusu.co.uk LGBTQ+: Bigger and better, not broken | SCAN CommentLGBTQ+: Bigger and better, not broken By LUSU Online - 23rd November 2015 49 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of wikimedia The LGBTQ+ Association Committee offer the following response to Andrew Goddard’s Comment article: “LGB LUSU have published their response to an article posted in Week 4 regarding the effectiveness of Lancaster's LGBTQ+ organisation.
"23.11.2015 20:00:26" scan.lusu.co.uk County JCR Hustings – Live! | SCAN County College hustings are about to kick off. Join Ollie Orton and Mathew Gillings for all the latest updates.
"23.11.2015 18:08:28" scan.lusu.co.uk Fylde JCR Hustings – Live! | SCAN NewsFylde JCR Hustings – Live! Join Chris Bickley and Alex Brock as they navigate through Fylde college's JCR hustings. A number of positions are up for grabs, so make sure you keep an eye on this as we constantly update the night's events. By Chris Join Chris Bickley and Alex Brock as they navigate through Fylde college's JCR hustings.
"23.11.2015 12:59:12" scan.lusu.co.uk #RedRoseRefugees initiative takes off | SCAN News#RedRoseRefugees initiative takes off By Michael Mander - 23rd November 2015 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Courtesy of Jordan Copestake A new student-led initiative has been recently introduced to help refugees from war-torn countries att Michael Mander has covered the story on a new student-led initiative to help refugees attend Lancaster University.
"22.11.2015 14:58:59" Timeline Photos Here is tomorrow's front page. Remember to pick up your copy of SCAN for free from college bars and shops around campus.
"22.11.2015 14:35:22" scan.lusu.co.uk Preventing extremism or silencing debate? | SCAN CommentPreventing extremism or silencing debate? By Connor Wright - 22nd November 2015 27 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Ann “I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” –Evelyn Beatrice Hall, Connor Wright has given his thoughts on some of the latest initiatives to combat extremism in universities.
"21.11.2015 13:52:24" scan.lusu.co.uk Rugby Cats Continue League Domination | SCAN SportRugby Cats Continue League Domination Lancaster Cats faced off against UCLAN's Rugby Union squad in an attempt to continue their ruthless winning streak so far this season. By Ioan Powell - 20th November 2015 31 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitte Ioan Powell has been following Lancaster's Rugby Union squad and their continuing winning streak this year.
"20.11.2015 13:58:05" scan.lusu.co.uk An open apology to Beirut | SCAN CommentAn open apology to Beirut By Michelle Boulos - 19th November 2015 50 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Cartoon: Katie Usher November 12, 2015. My mother called me for our usual evening chat. “There was a bomb in Lebanon today.” Without missin Michelle Boulos has given us her thoughts regarding the representation of terrorism beyond the Paris tragedy.
"19.11.2015 12:08:45" scan.lusu.co.uk College Leagues Update | SCAN SportCollege Leagues Update By Esther Jewitt - 19th November 2015 7 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Ian Meeks SCAN gives you an overview of the college leagues as of Week 7, to reveal the current leaders of our intercollege sports. Men Esther Jewitt has got the week 7 overview of all the inter college sports.
"18.11.2015 13:01:15" scan.lusu.co.uk UCAS, WHOCAS? | SCAN CommentUCAS, WHOCAS? By Zara Ahmed - 18th November 2015 20 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Cartoon: Tabitha Marsh In a bid to help tackle racial discrimination, UCAS have announced they will be making their application forms name-blind come 2017. Zara Ahmed has published her thoughts on new plans for UCAS to tackle racial discrimination.
"17.11.2015 13:15:28" scan.lusu.co.uk Disability: an outdated term, or a matter of subjective choice? | SCAN CommentDisability: an outdated term, or a matter of subjective choice? By Craig Johnson - 16th November 2015 4 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Ian Meeks It’s a given that most of us have come across disability in some form or other: wh Craig Johnson has been querying the use of the term 'disabled' in the present day.
"16.11.2015 12:50:21" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster University falls silent to remember | SCAN The service in Alexandra Square was attended by hundreds of students.
"16.11.2015 09:46:19" scan.lusu.co.uk Why I removed the French flag filter | SCAN CommentWhy I removed the French flag filter By Ben Clay - 16th November 2015 13 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Esther Jewitt and Ian Meeks On returning to my flat from the cinema on Friday evening I was shocked to see the unfolding ev Ben Clay has given his comments regarding the reaction of social media to the attacks in Paris and elsewhere.
"15.11.2015 12:17:24" scan.lusu.co.uk Reporting live in France: Kate Lightfoot | SCAN NewsReporting live in France: Kate Lightfoot By Kate Lightfoot - 15th November 2015 7 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Moyan Brenn Whilst at the funfair in Soissons on Friday night, my flatmate received a text from her step-mum saying, Kate Lightfoot is a Lancaster student who is in the Paris area right at this moment, covering the situation there.
"14.11.2015 15:23:49" scan.lusu.co.uk Students plan event in support of Paris | SCAN An event has been created to show Lancaster University’s solidarity and support to all the people affected by the Paris terrorist attacks.
"14.11.2015 12:46:47" scan.lusu.co.uk Women’s Football Firsts get first win of the season in style | SCAN SportWomen’s Football Firsts get first win of the season in style Women’s Football Firsts: Lancaster University 17-0 University of Chester (Warrington) By Natasha Dunn - 14th November 2015 17 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Wednesday Week 6 was th Natasha Dunn has covered Lancaster's huge first win of this year's Northern Conference Cup.
"12.11.2015 18:32:58" scan.lusu.co.uk Live Blog: LUPS Question Time | SCAN Live Blog: LUPS Question Time By Laura Wilkinson - 12th November 2015 5 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter tweet Previous articleReview: Metz Laura Wilkinson Laura Wilkinson is reporting live from the LUPS Question Time event which features a number of representatives from various political societies. Follow her live blog here.
"12.11.2015 12:24:11" scan.lusu.co.uk Is the victory of Corbyn a victory for students? | SCAN CommentIs the victory of Corbyn a victory for students? By Tom Critchley - 11th November 2015 65 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Garry Knight Back in May, with reluctance and confusion, I put a half-arsed tick beside the name of Cat Sm Tom Critchley is questioning whether life for students is likely to get any better with Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.
"10.11.2015 13:27:11" scan.lusu.co.uk Student tackling blood donation discrimination | SCAN NewsStudent tackling blood donation discrimination By Daniel Chernick - 9th November 2015 22 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of dot 249 A Lancaster student is making plans to bring national twitter campaign #PutRedBack to our campus Daniel Chernick has covered the story of Lancaster student David Whitlock's campaign to end discrimination over who is allowed to give blood.
"10.11.2015 13:19:57" scan.lusu.co.uk Let’s Go Pubbin’ | SCAN If Sugar for the umpteenth night in a row doesn't appeal to you, then check out these hidden gems in Lancaster.
"09.11.2015 17:25:38" Due to an error on the part of the printing company, we haven't been able to hand out any issues of this week's SCAN today. However, we should hopefully have received the papers by tomorrow and will be handing them out on the Spine as usual.
"09.11.2015 13:22:56" scan.lusu.co.uk Increased Fees: What you think | SCAN SportIncreased Fees: What you think By Esther Jewitt - 9th November 2015 22 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter As the opinions circulate and discontent continues to rise regarding the Lancaster Sport Plus scheme new for this year, SCAN has been speak Esther Jewitt has interviewed a number of key sports figures in response to the rise in BUCS fees.
"08.11.2015 11:51:11" scan.lusu.co.uk Jeremy Corbyn talks to SCAN | SCAN NewsJeremy Corbyn talks to SCAN By Laura Wilkinson - 7th November 2015 9 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of LUSU Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, was welcomed to Lancaster on Thursday 5th November as part of a public speec Ollie Orton and Laura Wilkinson have conducted an exclusive interview with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
"07.11.2015 14:15:10" scan.lusu.co.uk Labour Club launches voter registration drive | SCAN NewsLabour Club launches voter registration drive By Joe O'Neill - 7th November 2015 16 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: John Keane Lancaster University Labour Club has launched a voter registration campaign in an attempt to counter wha Joe O'Neill has been covering the news of the Labour club's campaign regarding changes to voter registration.
"06.11.2015 12:13:15" Timeline Photos This morning, SCAN Editor Ollie Orton and News Editor Laura Wilkinson met and interviewed Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn and Lancaster and Fleetwood MP Cat Smith.
"05.11.2015 13:04:15" scan.lusu.co.uk Are ‘trendy lefties’ dominating campus discourse? | SCAN CommentAre ‘trendy lefties’ dominating campus discourse? By Sian Bradley - 5th November 2015 5 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The recent news about gender-neutral toilets inside Sugar is one that brought about many different perspectives. People Sian Bradley has questioned whether campus issues are being influenced by just a few individuals.
"04.11.2015 13:45:32" scan.lusu.co.uk Opinion: Social entrepreneurship and responsible investments | SCAN BusinessOpinion: Social entrepreneurship and responsible investments By Vojta Cemus - 3rd November 2015 96 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Steph Mitcalf Surprising for some, but not for others, social entrepreneurship is no longer abou Vojta Cemus has given his views on the changes occurring in the world of social entrepreneurship.
"03.11.2015 14:05:18" scan.lusu.co.uk Cleaning Up a Dirty Deal | SCAN CarolynneFashionCleaning Up a Dirty Deal By Hannah Carlisle - 3rd November 2015 19 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of fromaconfinedspace.com Vivienne Westwood and Lush join forces to fight TTIP. Lush are often noted for their dedica Hannah Carlisle has been covering the news of Lush and Vivienne Westwood joining together to protest new transatlantic trade deals.
"02.11.2015 13:57:11" scan.lusu.co.uk Exams are not just for Xmas | SCAN CommentExams are not just for Xmas By April Hayes - 2nd November 2015 8 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Ian Meeks January exams absolutely sucked throughout high school and sixth form. The Christmas holidays transformed from three week April Hayes has commented on a planned vote for reintroducing January exams.
"01.11.2015 12:28:34" scan.lusu.co.uk METZ: Interview | SCAN CarolynneCultureMETZ: Interview By Tom Baker - 31st October 2015 55 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter What thoughts/feelings/inspirations did you bring in the studio with you? The album is really a personal/observational look at the world. For all 3 Tom Baker has published his interview with Canadian Rock Band 'METZ'.
"31.10.2015 11:58:40" scan.lusu.co.uk Halloween with LUSU: Frighteningly Offensive | SCAN CommentHalloween with LUSU: Frighteningly Offensive By Elleni Harpa - 30th October 2015 27 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Colourful 'Day of the Dead' Skulls taken in Mexico. Image courtesy of wordpress.com LUSU Councillor Elleni Harpa offers her LUSU Councillor Elleni Harpa offers her thoughts on Sugarhouse’s “Day of the Dead” Halloween event on Saturday.
The article now includes a poll in regards to tonight's event.
"30.10.2015 15:35:37" scan.lusu.co.uk University Deanery in email gaffe | SCAN NewsUniversity Deanery in email gaffe By Ollie Orton - 30th October 2015 3 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo by Sarah Strachan Just before 3PM on Friday, Week 4, the entire undergraduate cohort of Lancaster University received a disciplinary h The email was sent earlier this afternoon.
"30.10.2015 13:35:16" scan.lusu.co.uk Don’t fret – learn how to manage stress! | SCAN Don’t fret – learn how to manage stress! By Sian Bradley - 29th October 2015 24 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter ©huffingtonpost Coming to university for the first time and facing days full of lectures and seminars, followed by pages of reading tha Sian Bradley has been sharing some tips on how to relieve the stress of Uni.
"29.10.2015 11:55:09" scan.lusu.co.uk Roses Funding Boost | SCAN SportRoses Funding Boost By Esther Jewitt - 26th October 2015 114 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photograph: Sammie Caine LUSU have revealed that the University will be channelling a funding boost of £113,000 into Sport Lancaster, in order to giv Esther Jewitt has been covering the story of Lancaster's increase in funding for next year's Roses tournament.
"28.10.2015 11:45:35" scan.lusu.co.uk LGBTQ+: A broken organisation? | SCAN CommentLGBTQ+: A broken organisation? By Andrew Goddard - 27th October 2015 3 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of wikimedia Lancaster University’s LGBTQ+ Association describes itself as an organisation “aiming to represent the variet Andrew Goddard is discussing the effectiveness of Lancaster's LGBTQ+ Association.
"27.10.2015 13:07:42" scan.lusu.co.uk What To Watch This Halloween | SCAN CarolynneCultureWhat To Watch This Halloween By Rory Mellon - 26th October 2015 60 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Shining (1980) “What’s your favourite scary movie?” That question isn’t just an iconic line from horror legend Wes Craven’s Scre Rory Mellon has given us his list of must-see movies perfect for this Halloween weekend.
"26.10.2015 12:05:27" scan.lusu.co.uk Chancellor highlights Lancaster-China Catalyst Programme | SCAN BusinessChancellor highlights Lancaster-China Catalyst Programme By Liyun Zhu - 26th October 2015 23 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter George Osbourne recently returned to China to discuss ways in which Britain and China may work more closely togeth Liyun Zhu has covered the story of George Osborne's plans for a major business initiative between Lancaster and China.
"25.10.2015 11:38:42" scan.lusu.co.uk An open letter from PC Ben Rooke | SCAN CommentAn open letter from PC Ben Rooke By LUSU Online - 23rd October 2015 57 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Lancaster Uni Police PC Ben Rooke of Lancashire Constabulary offers his thoughts on the recent “Cops off Campus” commen And here is PC Ben Rooke's response to those comments.
"25.10.2015 11:36:44" scan.lusu.co.uk Keep cops off our campus | SCAN CommentKeep cops off our campus By Polly Davis - 23rd October 2015 17 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Lancaster Uni Police In December 2014, students across the UK took part in a national day of action against tuition fees and, q Polly Davis has given her comments on new government security measures to be enacted on UK campuses.
"24.10.2015 13:01:40" scan.lusu.co.uk Years and Years: Review | SCAN CarolynneCultureYears and Years: Review By Becca Parkinson - 23rd October 2015 49 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo Credit: Jacob Penrose Tuesday Week 3 I had the pleasure of going to see Years & Years. I felt very lucky to have a ticket to th Becca Parkinson has given her opinion on one of UK chart toppers 'Years and Years' most recent gigs.
"23.10.2015 10:37:13" scan.lusu.co.uk Gary Delaney: Review | SCAN CarolynneCultureGary Delaney: Review By David Duncan - 22nd October 2015 46 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Photo Courtesy of Gary Delaney The Lancaster University Comedy Institute (which, I should stress, I am an executive member of) staged their Jim Huxter has given his review on professional stand-up Gary Delaney's performance at LUCI earlier this week.
"12.10.2015 13:00:41" scan.lusu.co.uk LPNM: SCAN Investigates | SCAN SCAN can today reveal the results of the investigation into LPNM and Mr John Sanderson.
"11.10.2015 16:46:34" Timeline Photos Our second issue of the year is out tomorrow and is available for free from our news stands across campus. Here's a look at what's inside:
"11.10.2015 14:46:20" scan.lusu.co.uk BUCS Funding Changes – What it will mean for you | SCAN SportBUCS Funding Changes – What it will mean for you Many were sent into panic with the breaking news over the summer that gym fees may be compulsory for clubs. But VP for Activities, Natalie Sutcliffe, is reassuring to say that LUSU are trying to h Esther Jewitt has been covering the issues over fee changes for sports clubs and their members.
"07.10.2015 20:34:34" For anyone interested in writing or contributing to any specific section(s) of the paper, here are the links to their individual FB groups for you to join:
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"07.10.2015 18:46:42" scan.lusu.co.uk Live – Great British Bake Off Final! | SCAN CarolynneLive – Great British Bake Off Final! Join Chris Bickley and Jamie Mills as they observe TV's biggest event of the year so far unravel. By Chris Bickley - 7th October 2015 4 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Image courtesy of Mark Bourdillon Join Chris Bickley and Jamie Mills as they observe TV's biggest event of the year so far unravel.
"29.09.2015 17:09:39" scan.lusu.co.uk Gender-neutral toilets at the Sugarhouse | SCAN In a press release this afternoon, LUSU have confirmed that gender-neutral toilets have been installed at the Sugarhouse to make the venue accessible to transgender students.
"27.09.2015 20:52:43" Timeline Photos Our first issue of the year is here and is available for free from our news stands across campus from tomorrow morning. Here's a look at what's inside:
"23.09.2015 12:02:04" Photos from SCAN: Student Comment And News's post We haven't been posting much recently...because we've been developing our new website, which has now gone live! Check it out at http://scan.lusu.co.uk/ and let us know what you think.
"07.09.2015 15:18:27" scan.lusu.co.uk How to cope with not being in Lancaster If you're struggling to cope with life away from Lancaster, Rachel Scowcroft offers some advice for the final few weeks.
"04.09.2015 14:39:24" scan.lusu.co.uk 9 things you wish you’d known as a fresher With Freshers' Week just around the corner and the hard work soon beginning, Sian Bradley tells us what you need to know as a fresher.
"18.08.2015 09:19:03" scan.lusu.co.uk Footgolf: bringing together two popular sports to create a fantastic new craze Esther Jewitt reports on her experience of footgolf, and the impact this ingenious new sport is having in the UK. Imagine giant golf where the golf ball is replaced with a football, and instead of using a club, you use your foot. The aim is to comple Sports Editor Esther Jewitt shares her experience of footgolf, the new sporting craze.
"17.08.2015 17:20:42" scan.lusu.co.uk Top 10 Things To Do In Lancaster For all those heading to Lancaster this September (first of all congratulations), you will become accustomed to being told that nothing goes on in Lancaster. This is true, as long as you exclude all the music venues, theatres, museums, cinemas, award Jamie Mills takes a look at the Top 10 things to do in Lancaster.
"12.08.2015 15:00:28" scan.lusu.co.uk Ben Ruth Interview Jamie Mills sat down with Ben Ruth, Founder and Director of the Lancaster Music Festival. Jamie Mills sat down with Ben Ruth, Founder and Director of the Lancaster Music Festival.
"07.08.2015 10:11:18" scan.lusu.co.uk Premier League Preview – Part 1 It feels like it’s barely been and gone doesn’t it? It’s been a mighty 3 months since we laughed (lots) at Liverpool losing 6-1 to Stoke, and watched Chelsea overcome their inconsistent competitors to win their fourth Premiership trophy. Now it’s tim Will Chelsea continue their dominance? Will new boys Bournemouth stay up in their debut season? The answer to these questions and more is, ‘we’ll tell you in May.’
"03.08.2015 21:17:15" scan.lusu.co.uk Manchester Comic-Con 2015: Review Katie Webster reports on the recent Manchester Comic Con. Katie Webster looks back on the recent Manchester Comic-Con.
"31.07.2015 15:56:33" scan.lusu.co.uk 50th Anniversary Lectureships: Equality, not equantity James Brown discusses the recent 50th Anniversary Lectureships. James Brown discusses the recent 50th Anniversary Lectureships.
"21.07.2015 20:13:15" scan.lusu.co.uk Why LUSU must become more efficient and adopt a new approach At the last Union Council, it was announced that LUSU is currently running at a deficit of nearly £200,000. It was claimed that this is due to factors such as the Union’s inability to raise its own commercial income, “changes in social and spending h Harry Fenton discusses the future of LUSU's finances after the announcement that it is currently running at a deficit of almost £200,000.
"17.07.2015 13:28:13" scan.lusu.co.uk Breaking News: Proposed Cost Increases to BUCS Teams SCAN has learned that BUCS teams may be subjected to significant price increases for the upcoming academic year. SCAN has learned that BUCS teams may be subjected to significant price increases for the upcoming academic year.
"17.07.2015 12:30:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The Heroes and Zeroes of Wimbledon Sports Editor Chris Bickley looks back at this year's Wimbledon and puts forward his heroes and zeroes. Sports Editor Chris Bickley looks back at this year's Wimbledon and puts forward his heroes and zeroes.
"10.07.2015 11:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk LUCI Comedy Sketch Review Shannon Lenton offers her thoughts on the Lancaster University Comedy Institute's sketch show. Shannon Lenton offers her thoughts on the Lancaster University Comedy Institute's sketch show.
"09.07.2015 11:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Maintenance grants on the out: but will we be worse off? As students, I’m sure many of us saw a red flag hoisted high upon the mention of scrapping maintenance grants from the 2016/17 academic year onwards. That said, it’s likely that a good selection of the apathetic masses weren’t even aware until the me Steven Mellor discusses the fallout from yesterday's budget, and the impact it will have on students.
"09.07.2015 08:57:43" scan.lusu.co.uk COMMENT: Photographers to lose freedom The right to use pictures taken in public is under threat. On the 9th July 2015 a vote will be taken, by all MEPs (Member of European Parliament), to determine whether or not Europe will have Freedom of Panorama. The Freedom of Panorama is an act tha SCAN's Head of Photography, Ian Meeks, offers his thoughts ahead of today's historic vote.
"03.07.2015 11:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk The Importance of Being Earnest Review Jamie Mills gives his views on LUTG's final performance of the year. See what new Arts and Entertainments Editor Jamie Mills had to say about LUTG's final performance of the year.
"22.06.2015 16:42:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Why I’m leaving LUSU Last month an outbreak of protest against the results of the general election posed an interesting moral question. Is it right to put up with, or even be part of, an organisation with at least some democratic legitimacy, but that you believe to be pu "When I came to Lancaster, I was automatically signed up to an organisation that has endorsed dangerous and arbitrary protests, has blatantly mishandled its finances, and has genuinely hurt some of its own members."
"21.06.2015 13:59:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Don’t career off the track this summer The last thing many of us will want to do over summer is think more about our careers and CVs. We get constantly questioned and pressured about this throughout the academic year... Get your career on track with these tips from Lifestyle Editor Anna Trogstad.
"20.06.2015 18:52:00" scan.lusu.co.uk It’s hard to stay positive about graduation As graduation looms, I seem to have completely stopped caring. A mixed feeling of pleasure and fear has overwhelmed me as I mindlessly send job applications and watch organisations I don’t even want to work for reject me. The excitement of the real w "The excitement of the real world is drowned in a horrible, blue hopelessness that reminds me of how unprepared university and student politics leaves you for everything beyond its doors."
"19.06.2015 15:49:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The Last Ever Postscript Good day to you, dear reader – and your author means that as a farewell just as much as he means it as a greeting. If you are a first year, you might be excited to read a brand spanking new column from a firebrand young author who is ravenously... VP (Campaigns and Communications), longtime friend of SCAN and so-called BNOC Ronnie Rowlands gives his final farewell.
"18.06.2015 13:46:01" scan.lusu.co.uk An interview with Cat Smith MP On Thursday Week 27 SCAN travelled to Westminster to speak to Lancaster and Fleetwood’s newly elected MP Cat Smith about how her first couple of weeks as member of Parliament had unfolded. Following her election to Parliament in May, beating her Cons On Thursday Week 27 SCAN travelled to Westminster to speak to Lancaster and Fleetwood’s newly elected MP Cat Smith about how her first couple of weeks as member of Parliament had unfolded.
"17.06.2015 15:44:00" scan.lusu.co.uk A final interview with President Laura Clayson It has fast become an annual tradition for SCAN to interview the outgoing LUSU President for the last issue of term, as a means of providing an account from the President’s perspective on the past year. The imperative to interview President Laura Cla LUSU President Laura Clayson accounts her perspective on the past year.
"14.06.2015 16:18:02" Our final issue of the term and the academic year will be available for free from our news stands across campus tomorrow morning. Here's a peek at what's inside:
"06.06.2015 13:43:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Interview: Rosa Francesca Simon James spoke with third year music student Rosa Francesca about what it's like being a singer-songwriter in Lancaster. Simon James spoke with third year music student Rosa Francesca about what it's like being a singer-songwriter in Lancaster.
"05.06.2015 17:42:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Does sport actually help you in the real world? We all know that taking part in a sport is one of the best ways of improving your health and fitness, as well as potentially boosting your career prospects. From a young age we are encouraged by parents and teachers alike to take part in activities o Does taking part in a sport actually help you when it comes to finally entering the real world?
"04.06.2015 15:40:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The Richard Slatter Pool Tournament Esther Jewitt attends Furness' Richard Slatter Pool Tournament 2015 In memory of Richard Slatter, Furness College has hosted an annual pool tournament since 1997, taking place in its college bar, Trevor.
"03.06.2015 14:36:01" scan.lusu.co.uk What to do after your exams? As exams are underway it is always nice to have something to look forward to, to prevent the revision blues getting on top of you. So I’ve made a list of things to do after the exams, to prevent weeks of lounging in bed all day. Here are 5 suggestion You might be left wondering what to do with all your free time after exams... here's 5 suggestions!
"02.06.2015 16:28:01" scan.lusu.co.uk LUFP Showcase – previews At Take 2 Cinema on Tuesday, Week 7, Lancaster University’s Film Production society is holding it’s inaugural Showcase and Award Ceremony. Here is a preview of the films being showcased. Here's a preview of the films being showcased at the Film Production society's inaugural Showcase and Award Ceremony.
"01.06.2015 14:30:01" scan.lusu.co.uk We need more graduate-level jobs, not apprenticeships Julia Molloy tells us why graduate-level jobs are becoming increasingly difficult to find. "The Conservatives consistently said during the general election that they would invest in more and more apprenticeships to get young people into work, but I’d much rather see a greater variety of graduate jobs on offer."
"31.05.2015 17:34:01" Here's the front page of our next issue, "Five Lancaster students hospitalized after 'Spice' overdose" - pick up a copy from our news stands across campus.
"31.05.2015 14:28:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Does Lancaster’s collegiate system work? When I was applying to university, Lancaster’s collegiate system was one of its biggest selling points. It pains me somewhat to say it, but had Lancaster not been collegiate I don’t think I would’ve applied here and, heaven forbid, I would’ve ended u What do you think of our collegiate system?
"30.05.2015 15:26:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Why is one exam worth 60%? Last year a satirical student newspaper ran a story along the lines of: “Student discovers cure for cancer, withholds secret until finals.” It’s a tale that brings tears to the eyes of everyone who has spent the last few months memorising arguments a Many of you may have found yourself wondering this after the last few weeks of revision.
"29.05.2015 19:05:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Queen visits Lancaster Castle Her Majesty the Queen, in her monarchical capacity as the Duke of Lancaster ,was given a warm Lancastrian welcome as she visited Lancaster Castle this morning. The Queen, 89, arrived at the railway station on the royal train at 10:22am where she was "She waved to the many crowds who were flying Union Flags and Duchy of Lancaster flags, waiting for hours in the occasionally heavy rain to catch a glimpse of her on her first visit to the city for 16 years."
"25.05.2015 17:09:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Laura Clayson: My yearly reflection The LUSU President gives a round-up of her activities over the past academic year. "I believe that this year has been great for student activism. I have never been as inspired and determined as I am now."
"25.05.2015 15:53:01" scan.lusu.co.uk An Interview with Tim Hunt Tim Hunt, 2001 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine, gave a talk on ‘Creative Breakthroughs’ at the TEDX Lancaster event. Abigail Davies caught up with him to learn more about his prize-winning discovery and hear what advice he can offer for We caught up with Tim Hunt, 2001 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine, to learn more about his prize-winning discovery and hear what advice he can offer for current students.
"24.05.2015 17:05:00" scan.lusu.co.uk SCAN Editorial Applications 2015/16 Applicants wishing to apply for a position should send a personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org in which they should highlight their experience, suitability and vision for the role they are applying for. Alongside the personal statement, two p Only one day left to apply to be a member of SCAN's Editorial Team!
"24.05.2015 14:50:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Library fines? Not fine by me I was having a great Easter break back home: hanging out with friends I hadn’t seen for months; waking up at 10 or later; all thoughts of nine o’clock lectures and reading lists briefly gone from my mind… Then I received an e-mail from the Library. A What are your views on library fines?
"23.05.2015 17:49:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Students aren’t the only ones needing housing Accommodation is something of a dirty word for students. Associated with it are high prices, rip-off deposit charges and general dissatisfaction. However, what we often don’t think about is the effect of the plethora of student accommodation in Lanca "Housing across the country is in crisis; we simply aren’t building enough houses to cope with demand, not just for students but for local residents also."
"22.05.2015 14:48:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Election 2015: the local trends In a general election dominated by tactical voting, split decisions, and unintended consequences, the constituents of Lancaster and Fleetwood have shared in the quiet political consensus of the country. Despite bucking the trend of conservatism by el Daniel Snape takes a look at the local trends of the 2015 General Election.
"22.05.2015 13:24:49" A couple of weeks ago we said we'd be giving away 2 tickets to The Beat-Herder Festival this July. Thanks to everyone who entered!
The winner is... Jane Dale-beaumont!
Congratulations Jane, please send a message to this page so we can sort out gett
"21.05.2015 20:45:15" scan.lusu.co.uk £20 million student housing development to be built next to Sugarhouse A new ‘student village’ is set to be built on a derelict area of land on Bulk Road near the Sugarhouse costing £20 million. A nine-storey 500 bedroom ‘student village’ is set to be built on a derelict area of land on Bulk Road near the Sugarhouse. The 20 million pound building is intended to increase the availability of good quality student accommodation.
"21.05.2015 17:46:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Inside the NUS Most people will only know NUS as the people who sell student discount cards. I’m sure it will come as a great surprise to many to know that the NUS is in fact one of the biggest and most important student bodies in the country. It’s the NUS who supp "Personally, as a by-stander, I was quite frankly appalled by the behaviour of certain NUS members who were openly endorsing their friends as candidates and almost forcing their own political views down the throats of the delegates and visitors who a
"21.05.2015 10:23:49" scan.lusu.co.uk SCAN Editorial Applications 2015/16 Applicants wishing to apply for a position should send a personal statement to email@example.com in which they should highlight their experience, suitability and vision for the role they are applying for. Alongside the personal statement, two p You have until Monday to apply for a position on SCAN's Editorial Team 2015-16!
If you're interested in journalism and want to gain some skills for your CV; have a particular passion you love writing about; or just fancy getting involved in student
"20.05.2015 20:38:16" scan.lusu.co.uk BREAKING NEWS: Police arrive at Grizedale townhouse SCAN has learned that several police officers arrived at a Grizedale College townhouse on the evening of Wednesday Week 5. The reason for the arrival of the police is unknown, though unconfirmed accounts on social media app Yik Yak suggest that it is UPDATE: Five Grizedale students are in hospital, two of them critically ill following a suspected overdose of the drug Spice.
"20.05.2015 20:06:34" scan.lusu.co.uk BREAKING NEWS: Police arrive at Grizedale townhouse SCAN has learned that several police officers arrived at a Grizedale College townhouse on the evening of Wednesday Week 5. The reason for the arrival of the police is unknown, though unconfirmed accounts on social media app Yik Yak suggest that it is SCAN will report more on the incident as the situation unfolds and more information becomes available.
"19.05.2015 17:40:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Issues of ‘Corporate Science’ at the TEDx Conference The recent TEDx conference held at Lancaster’s Dukes theatre offered up a range of engaging and thought provoking ideas. However, one key speaker, Dr Stuart Parkinson of the campaign group ‘Scientists for Global Responsibility’, offered up what could "One key speaker, Dr Stuart Parkinson of the campaign group ‘Scientists for Global Responsibility’, offered up what could be regarded as one of the more contentious ideas of the night."
"18.05.2015 17:28:00" scan.lusu.co.uk International campus students accuse Lancaster partner of fraud COMSATS under fire after students allege dual degrees were not awarded. Some students receiving dual degrees from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology University in Lahore, Pakistan, and Lancaster University have alleged that they have not been awarded the dual degrees despite completing the course and paying the
"18.05.2015 15:45:51" SCAN: Student Comment And News Need something to brighten up your revision? How about a couple of free tickets to The Beat-Herder Festival this July? That's what we're giving away, all you need to do is make sure you've LIKED our page and SHARE this post for a chance to win. Easy! We'll be announcing the winner this Friday! Just share, like the post and our page for a chance to win 2 tickets to The Beat-Herder Festival, worth £280! Wouldn't be a bad way to celebrate exams...
"17.05.2015 17:56:00" Week 25 is upon us already! SCAN is available across campus from tomorrow morning. Have a read of the headline article here: http://scan.lusu.co.uk/news/international-campus-students-accuse-lancaster-partner-of-fraud/
"17.05.2015 14:39:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Career Mentoring Programme Opens For Applications Some of the greatest relationships of human history have been those of mentor and mentee. Aristotle and Alexander the Great, Dumbledore and Harry Potter, Larry Summers and Sheryl Sandberg… The Career Mentoring Programme opened on the Monday 4th May a The Career Mentoring Programme opened on the Monday Week 3 and will remain open for the next three weeks.
"16.05.2015 18:29:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster supporter accused of sexist chanting at Roses A Lancaster University student and member of the Swimming and Water Polo club was accused of sexist remarks during a women’s water polo match at Roses. The accused male jeered at female members of the water polo team and then when questioned about his comments told them that they should “take it as a compliment”.
"15.05.2015 15:32:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Unearthed – Fine Art Degree Show, Artist Previews Lancaster University’s 2015 Fine Art degree show centres around the signification of emergence and discovery, as 27 promising contemporary practitioners present their work to the public in their debut exhibition, Unearthed. The exhibition is the res For the next 3 issues we will be previewing each contributor to this diverse display of art, which is open to the public from Tuesday, week 9 to Wednesday, week 10.
"14.05.2015 18:25:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Cat Smith elected as Lancaster and Fleetwood MP Labour narrowly beat the Conservatives in Lancaster and Fleetwood. Labour’s Cat Smith was elected as the new MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood on Friday Week 3. She gained the seat from her Conservative counterpart Eric Ollerenshaw, ousting him in Thursday’s General Election by 1,265 votes.
"14.05.2015 16:58:00" scan.lusu.co.uk SCAN Editorial Applications 2015/16 Applicants wishing to apply for a position should send a personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org in which they should highlight their experience, suitability and vision for the role they are applying for. Alongside the personal statement, two p We're hiring.
"13.05.2015 17:03:00" scan.lusu.co.uk How to revise ‘effectively’ Exams are just around the corner and some students often have a hard time finding motivation to revise. If you're one of them, take a look at our Spine survival guide. Revision just isn’t possible unless you have more tabs than your computer can handle, so be sure to open up Facebook, YouTube, Myspace, Catleidoscope, the list is endless. Once the tabs get so small you can barely click on them, you know you’re ready
"12.05.2015 17:52:00" scan.lusu.co.uk SCAN Editorial Applications 2015/16 Applicants wishing to apply for a position should send a personal statement to email@example.com in which they should highlight their experience, suitability and vision for the role they are applying for. Alongside the personal statement, two p Last week, Ollie Orton was elected as the SCAN Editor for the 2015-16 academic year. And now he's looking for a team to join him.
If you're interested in journalism and want to gain some skills for your CV; have a particular passion you love writin
"09.05.2015 13:23:51" SCAN: Student Comment And News Need something to brighten up your revision? How about a couple of free tickets to The Beat-Herder Festival this July? That's what we're giving away, all you need to do is make sure you've LIKED our page and SHARE this post for a chance to win. Easy! Anyone fancy some free festival tickets? Just share and like this post for a chance to win! We'll be announcing the winner on 22nd May.
"09.05.2015 12:45:15" scan.lusu.co.uk Dressing for…Spring in Lancaster Whether your year has flown by or Week One seems like a lifetime ago, third term is finally here and has brought the sun with it! Sitting on the steps in Alex Square eating ice cream, or lying on the grass claiming to be taking notes, I think we can Whether your year has flown by or Week One seems like a lifetime ago, third term is finally here and has brought the sun with it!
"08.05.2015 19:27:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Why this election proves that the voting system is broken After this election was dubbed ‘the vote of a lifetime’, it has turned out to be more than disappointing. British politics, at least for the past hundred or so years, as seen a swing from red to blue and back again. Henry Asquith’s government was the "The voting system to needs to change, but I don’t hold my breath for it actually happening."
"08.05.2015 17:13:01" scan.lusu.co.uk UCAS and the 1% Not long ago I had a nightmare. I dreamt that someone had destroyed the digital record of my A-level results and I was heading home for a year of retakes, before starting the search for university places again from scratch. I wasn’t pleased, but I wa "Today, university is just a fact of life, or even a chore, but a few years ago it was a gut-wrenching uncertainty for most of us."
"07.05.2015 18:19:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Compulsory vaccination is not just about choice I quite liked vaccinations when we got them in school. You were allowed to leave a lesson, have a sit down, maybe a cup of orange juice if you made yourself look a little queasy. Not that I knew anything about them, really – just that it stopped me f Comment: Compulsory vaccination is not just about choice.
"06.05.2015 18:16:02" scan.lusu.co.uk Employ us for our skills, not our lipstick Does caring about your looks really give employers the right to judge our capabilities by our appearance? Does caring about your looks really give employers the right to judge our capabilities by our appearance?
"05.05.2015 18:37:26" scan.lusu.co.uk Roses 2015 – Match Reports Roses 2015 drew to a close with York winning 225.5 to 139.5. After reporting live throughout the weekend, SCAN brings you the finer details of how the tournament played out. Check out all our match reports from Roses 2015, for the finer details of how the weekend played out.
"05.05.2015 11:19:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster draw in the women’s 2nds hockey An even match, which saw York and Lancaster share the Roses points after a keenly fought contest. ROSES: An even match, which saw York and Lancaster share the Roses points after a keenly fought contest.
"04.05.2015 19:06:00" scan.lusu.co.uk An interview with Paul Taylor, CEO of Fitch Group From County College to Canary Wharf. From County College to Canary Wharf: An interview with Paul Taylor, CEO of Fitch Group.
"04.05.2015 18:11:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Tom Fox: Why we should ditch Grad Ball (unless Lemar’s involved) Apparently people are upset about the price of this year’s Grad Ball, with students describing it as “a party for rich kids” and “the worst thing to happen since they found out about Ralph.” It’s probably the most active I’ve seen the student communi "Apparently people are upset about the price of this year’s Grad Ball, with students describing it as “a party for rich kids” and “the worst thing to happen since they found out about Ralph.” It’s probably the most active I’ve seen the student commun
"04.05.2015 17:00:02" Need something to brighten up your revision? How about a couple of free tickets to The Beat-Herder Festival this July? That's what we're giving away, all you need to do is make sure you've LIKED our page and SHARE this post for a chance to win. Easy!
"04.05.2015 15:17:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster dominate in attack to comfortably beat York in the men’s basketball In an exciting match, Lancaster’s combination of quality zonal defence and swift attacking play powered them to victory against a spirited York side. In an exciting match, Lancaster’s combination of quality zonal defence and swift attacking play powered them to victory against a spirited York side.
"04.05.2015 10:16:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster succeed in the tennis despite greenhouse conditions Lancaster's tennis players overcome the heat to win valuable points in Roses. Sunday morning, 9:30 AM, and the early start was worth it for the long anticipated Roses Tennis.
"03.05.2015 15:02:01" Our first issue of the term is available across campus on Tuesday, featuring coverage of Roses 2015. Pick up a copy for free from any of our news stands.
"03.05.2015 13:14:00" scan.lusu.co.uk York consign Lancaster to another rugby whitewash York secure victories in the Roses rugby competition once again. ROSES: In recent years, York have definitely had the edge over Lancaster’s men in Rugby Union. Unfortunately, this trend continued in 2015 with the 1sts, 2nds and 3rds all losing.
"03.05.2015 10:13:01" scan.lusu.co.uk York outshine Lancaster in men’s 2nds cricket York lose only two wickets to beat Lancaster in the cricket. ROSES: York lose only two wickets to beat Lancaster in the cricket.
"02.05.2015 21:30:35" scan.lusu.co.uk Bombers late show enough to blow away Centurions Lancaster Bombers 26-6 York Centurions Lancaster Bombers continued their fine Roses record as they cruised to a comfortable 26-6 win over their York compatriots in the Friday sunshine. The bombers, who have only ever lost one Roses match in their his The NFL draft has been in full swing over the last couple of days, but it was all about the Lancaster Bombers last Friday. Here's the match report from their win at Roses.
"02.05.2015 17:01:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Summer running, happened so fast… It’s finally summer, and astonishingly Lancaster has seen some blue skies rather than the usual grey expanse. It’s good to get out and swap the running machine for the road, and a chance to get to know the city a little more. With the evenings lastin Thinking about swapping the running machine for the road? Here are a few mid-length routes to get you inspired.
"02.05.2015 14:12:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Mixed results for Lancaster in the lacrosse Lancaster Men's Lacrosse team snatched a draw against favourites York, after innumerate successive away defeats. Their luck did not however appear for the women's team who were beaten 18-2 by a superior York team. ROSES: Lancaster Men's Lacrosse team snatched a draw against favourites York, after innumerate successive away defeats. Their luck did not however appear for the women's team who were beaten 18-2 by a superior York team.
"02.05.2015 10:11:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster complete victory in both men’s and women’s volleyball games Lancaster Volleyball Club put in two hardworking, skillful performances to beat York 3-0 in the women’s fixture, and 3-1 in the men’s. Lancaster Volleyball Club put in two hardworking, skillful performances to beat York 3-0 in the women’s fixture, and 3-1 in the men’s.
"01.05.2015 18:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk University and LUSU join forces to secure future of Green Lancaster Green Lancaster Week used as a Green Lancaster Week used as a "springboard" for future growth of the sustainability initiative.
"01.05.2015 15:09:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster’s fencers complete clean sweep in the men’s competitions A superb performance from all competitors meant that Lancaster claimed all 6 points in the Men's Fencing. ROSES: One of the first fixtures of the weekend, the Men’s 2nd Fencing began soon after the teams had made their way over the Penines at the crack of dawn that morning.
"01.05.2015 11:05:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Women’s outdoor hockey draw hampered by rain and supporters Lancaster draw 0-0 with York in a waterlogged game. ROSES 2015: Lancaster drew 0-0 with York in a waterlogged game.
"30.04.2015 19:00:02" scan.lusu.co.uk Students priced out of Grad Ball Some Lancaster students have criticised the price of the LUSU-organised event, with an anonymous group arranging their own Many students have vented their anger over the recent Grad Ball announcement, causing an anonymous group of five students to hold their own alternative event.
"30.04.2015 17:15:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Inaugural boxing matches open dramatic 51st Roses Points shared at the Roses boxing, which took place on the night of Friday Week 1 Points shared at the Roses boxing, which took place on the night of Friday Week 1. (photograph by Ian Meeks)
"30.04.2015 12:45:22" scan.lusu.co.uk Tough competition from York in the netball Lancaster's netball teams faced strong York opposition as they secured 5 points for Roses. Lancaster's netball teams faced strong York opposition as they secured 5 points for Roses last weekend.
"29.04.2015 13:10:01" lusu.co.uk Lancaster University Students' Union | Statement on Roses 2015 This year’s Roses Tournament saw the most diverse gender representation in its history. Women’s boxing was showcased as part of the opening ceremony and there were nearly 30 women’s fixtures. York also hosted the tournament’s first disabled sport –… A statement from LUSU on Roses 2015.
"Both York University Students’ Union (YUSU) and Lancaster University Students’ Union (LUSU) have received complaints about the behaviour of some students – including allegations of sexist and racist remarks by a
"28.04.2015 16:39:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Roses events that should exist So Roses has come around again, with Lancaster beaten away to York. But there’s something missing, and that’s a few good Roses specific events. Lancaster would win all of these.
"28.04.2015 15:39:32" SCAN Annual General Meeting SCAN Annual General Meeting Take a break from revision and have an hour of fun-filled activity at the SCAN Annual General meeting!
During the meeting we will be electing a new SCAN Editor. If you would like to put yourself forward for the role, please sign your name on the she
"25.04.2015 09:27:01" roseslive.co.uk Roses 2015 24th - 26th April 2015 There's loads going on at Roses over in York today, from sailing to trampolining... keep up to date at http://roseslive.co.uk/ where we're be live blogging everything as it happens.
"24.04.2015 10:54:44" roseslive.co.uk Roses 2015 24th - 26th April 2015 Can't make it to Roses this year? Have no fear, our dedicated team will be at every event and liveblogging the whole thing, so you don't miss a thing! Stay updated at http://roseslive.co.uk/
"23.04.2015 12:27:00" scan.lusu.co.uk The Queen to visit Lancaster next month Queen Elizabeth II to visit the Duchy of Lancaster on Friday Week 6. The Queen is coming to Lancaster.
"22.04.2015 20:26:34" scan.lusu.co.uk An interview with James May The Lancaster and Pendle College alumnus speaks to SCAN about his visit to Lancaster, life after Top Gear and how he feels about having a degree from a department which no longer exists. “That’s what a degree led to – I’m able to play Greensleeves on the recorder. I was a very poor student.”
An interview with the man in all of those selfies.
"22.04.2015 15:06:35" twitter.com SCAN (@SCANLU) | Twitter Senaste tweets från SCAN (@SCANLU). SCAN: Student Comment And News — Official newspaper of LUSU & the oldest student media on campus. Written, edited and entirely produced by students. Lancaster, UK Check out the SCAN Twitter feed to keep up with all of the action from the Roses Ultimate Frisbee competition, which is taking place NOW in the Lancaster University sports centre!
"21.04.2015 10:44:23" scan.lusu.co.uk ‘Synchrony’ – exhibition A new student society is hosting a second exhibition after their first one was a success. LUCA (Lancaster University Collective Artivation) is a student led society that “actively seeks to find galleries and spaces where students can put on shows and Synchrony, open this week in the Storey Gallery, is an exhibition put together by a new student society.
"20.04.2015 16:43:01" scan.lusu.co.uk The biggest fallacy of the general election Barely a press conference or TV debate goes by when the deficit isn’t brought up. Unfortunately, when politicians say that they are reducing, or aim to reduce, the deficit, what many people hear is that they are reducing the national debt. This is no Politicians appear to refuse to, so let's finally talk some truth about the deficit.
"16.04.2015 17:45:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Five acts that would suit Grad Ball better than Sigma As far as I have experienced, the news that Sigma are headlining Grad Ball 2015 has been greeted with the sort of vaguely-despondent apathy usually reserved for when Alan Shearer starts talking on Match of the Day. I have to confess, being chronicall "This ain’t real, this ain’t cool. This ain’t what I signed up to. This ain’t right, it’s no good. No good, oh."
"14.04.2015 16:51:01" scan.lusu.co.uk What could you buy for the same price as a grad ball ticket? With the headline act being released for this year’s ‘Grad Ball’ (and not to mention the price of the tickets) some of you may be thinking “what could I spend that money on instead?” Well here are some suggestions. Expensive stuff.
"13.04.2015 16:45:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Five things to do instead of revision and coursework There's more to life than exams and revision. Revision getting you down? Here are five things you should do instead.
"11.04.2015 15:00:02" scan.lusu.co.uk 18–24′s: Should we have to vote? The IPPR recommends young people should be made to vote in the first election following their 18th birthday. But should this be the case? Almost all of us think voting is A Good Thing. But should we be forced to do it?
"08.04.2015 17:00:03" scan.lusu.co.uk We have underestimated University management At every turn it was the University who won, not LUSU. Let's face it: despite the occupation of University House, despite the victory at University Court, and despite the concessions at University Council, students have gained very little and the University management have barely changed their plans.
"02.04.2015 17:00:01" scan.lusu.co.uk LUCI Presents: Rainbow’s End Now that there’s no Broadchurch to keep me occupied on weeknights, on Thursday, week 9 I ventured out in the Lancaster weather to watch Lancaster University Comedy Institute’s latest sketch show Rainbow’s End. This post-apocalyptic themed show in whi "Despite the show’s somewhat slow start, it soon picked up pace and it was clear that both the cast and the whole of County bar were having a great time."
"02.04.2015 10:45:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Referee rewind? During the match on Saturday March 21 between Manchester City FC and West Bromwich Albion FC, the referee dismissed Gareth McAuley of West Brom for a foul committed by his team mate, Craig Dawson. A classic case of mistaken identity. Such a mistake s http://scan.lusu.co.uk/sport/referee-rewind/
"01.04.2015 09:40:00" scan.lusu.co.uk Lancaster University logo to be replaced by VC’s face Mark Smith's face is going to be the new logo of Lancaster University, it was announced today. This just in.
"31.03.2015 16:58:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Alternative Careers Fair to take place next term The University announces a non-corporate careers fair. Also dubbed the "Make A Difference" Careers Fair for students who want to... erm... make a difference.
"31.03.2015 11:45:01" scan.lusu.co.uk Review: Wolf Alice at the Ritz Wolf Alice’s own brand of alternative rock has been notoriously difficult to define. Beginning in 2010 as a folk duo, the addition of a powerful rhythm section developed the band’s sound into a “rocky pop”. Since then the band has been compared to ma