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"20.03.2017 20:08:58" roarnews.co.uk Muay Thai match sees intense battle for Varsity Title - Roar News The Muay Thai Varsity Match saw five fearless fighters from KCL battle head to head with long-time rivals UCL for the first time since 2014. Muay Thai is an intense combat sport, originating in Thailand, which bestows upon fighters an 'eight-limb' arsenal KCL proved valiant opponents to the determined UCL team at the recent Varsity match.
"17.03.2017 18:48:32" roarnews.co.uk Interview: Meet the top researcher fighting back on essay cheating - Roar News “It's become a real problem,” says Dr. Thomas Lancaster during our conversation about essay cheating at university. “You see, we don't want students getting degrees they don't deserve and haven't worked for. So, of course, it's not fair if someone cheats INTERVIEW: Top researcher speaks to Roar about students paying hundreds of pounds to cheat on essays.
"16.03.2017 20:32:17" roarnews.co.uk Prince Harry visits King's to raise mental health awareness - Roar News Prince Harry attended the Veterans' Mental Health Conference at Strand campus drawing large crowds eager to get a picture. The event, organised in conjunction with Heads Together, seeks to open up the conversation surrounding mental health, particularly King's was graced with a visit by Prince Harry today to discuss mental health in the military.
"14.03.2017 17:49:31" roarnews.co.uk Students raise £100,000 for a refugee camp in Lebanon - Roar News King's College London student society raises an astounding £100,000 for the Dar-As-Salam refugee shelter in Lebanon. The Students4Syria (S4S) society has worked to launch this new fundraising campaign in collaboration with Human Aid, a charity Students4Syria aim for £100,000 in fundraising to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
"14.03.2017 17:30:13" roarnews.co.uk Culture Shock-ingly Excellent! - Roar News It's the most glamourous culture event of the year, and King's Afro-Caribbean Society (ACS) kicked off the beginning of spring with another spectacular performance at this year's Culture Shock. “Destiny” was the word on everyone's lips at Greenwood Kcl Acs storm Greenwood Theatre ft. Grime Stars Donae'O & Kojo Funds - Roar speaks to Culture Shock organisers on what happened behind the scenes.
"09.03.2017 20:39:49" #springelections Full time candidates announced (pt2)
"09.03.2017 20:38:33" #springelections full-time officer positions announced (part 1)
"09.03.2017 17:42:20" Timeline Photos Out Now, new edition !! Get it while it's fresh!
"08.03.2017 23:50:30" issuu.com Destiny | Roar News | March 2017 Due to some problems our March edition of Roar News will be out on Friday, instead of earlier this week as planned. However you can read our latest edition on Issuu!
Be sure to pick up a copy of Roar News on Friday at these locations:
1) The Maughan
"08.03.2017 19:39:57" roarnews.co.uk A victory sip from King's Climate activists - Roar News Roger Hallam, main activist for King's Climate Emergency group, ended his 14-day hunger strike with an agreement between the group and the College that will see greater commitment on tackling the issue of climate change. KCCE activists occupied the Old King's College Climate Emergency reach a full fossil fuel divestment plan with King's College London
"06.03.2017 17:08:24" Photos from Roar News's post With #springelections voting open, we've rounded the answers from KCLSU candidates who've answered to our Roar questionnaire by reporter Jack Revell!
"04.03.2017 17:19:47" roarnews.co.uk Climate change activists decorate King's - Roar News Climate change protestors decorated the front façade of King's Strand Building to protest the College's investment in fossil fuel companies. Climate change activists decorated the Strand building to protest King's investing in fossil fuel companies.
"04.03.2017 16:46:41" Photos from Roar News's post King's students joined Unison King's College London today to protest the privatisation of our NHS #saveournhs pc. Cathy Wang
"01.03.2017 17:58:39" Timeline Photos Want to learn from industry and academic leaders about how technology affects global human migration? 'Crossing Borders' from War Studies will bring together academics, experts, professionals and NGOs to answer your questions on all topics #migration
"27.02.2017 20:11:46" roarnews.co.uk King's prevents anti-Israel talk in venue named after Jewish donor - Roar News King's College London has banned an event from taking place due to concerns that the talk might involve antisemitic content. The event was planned as part of Israeli Apartheid Week and featured a talk by a South African Muslim Professor Farid Esack at the Concern over antisemitic content causes disruption on approach to Israeli Apartheid Week event.
"10.02.2017 09:00:09" roarnews.co.uk Roar's guide to winter skin care - Roar News Roar asked students which products they use to keep their skin #flawless at all times. Here are some winter skin care tips to combat dull and dry skin! It's freezing out there! Here are five tried and tested products to keep #flawless in the brisk winter.
"09.02.2017 22:54:53" roarnews.co.uk Activist dragged out of SU lobby – while offering salad to security chief - Roar News Climate Emergency activist and PhD researcher was forcibly removed from the Student Union lobby Tuesday afternoon. He offered salad from his organic farm to the head of security. At 12:30pm Roger Hallam attempted to enter the Student Union's lobby, and Roger Hallam attempted to enter the Student Union's lobby on Tuesday, but was forcibly removed by security staff.
"03.02.2017 19:51:16" roarnews.co.uk January 2017 In Music: The Roar Review - Roar News This year hasn't yet offered much of a relapse from, to put it neutrally, the cataclysms of 2016. But as much as January has been a continuation of previous decisions, political or otherwise, the musical landscape of 2017 has gone from strength to Here's Roar's pick of January's five best album releases!
"03.02.2017 19:45:58" roarnews.co.uk A Somerset House fashion experience: Hair by Sam McKnight - Roar News The KCL Fashion Society took a trip to the Hair by Sam McKnight exhibition at Somerset House on Wednesday afternoon. The exhibition celebrates the prestigious hair stylist's career from the 1970s to today and includes a remarkable collection of The viewer comes out of the exhibition with a real interest in hair and a strong desire to go straight to the hairdressers for a complete hair makeover – or for Sam McKnight to be their own personal hairstylist!
"03.02.2017 19:10:17" roarnews.co.uk Postgraduates get a new student officer position - Roar News King's College London's Student Union passes an amendment creating the Postgraduate Vice-President officer position. The Students Union held their 2016/2017 annual general meeting on Waterloo campus last Thursday evening. Around 30 students, mainly SU The new VP for Postgrad position brings the total number of KCLSU trustee officers up to six.
"01.02.2017 21:11:31" roarnews.co.uk Climate change activists return to spray-paint Great Hall foyer - Roar News Students chalked King's walls today at 1pm, in continuation of a protest against the College's major investments in fossil fuels. Two activists were arrested by the police after the sensational stunt. This time Roger Hallam and his team took it to another This time Roger Hallam and his team took it to another level. After spray-painting the front pillars of the Strand building two weeks ago, the activists intensified their actions by spray-painting the walls of the symbolic foyer inside King's
"31.01.2017 01:17:56" "If we didn't come out today, we're complicit" - Trump rally King's students join thousands to stand firmly for justice at the #StanduptoTrump rally.
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"30.01.2017 22:46:00" @roar_news: Big turnout for the #standuptotrump ra... Roar News on Instagram InstaTab: Instagram Application for Facebook pages Big turnout for the #StanduptoTrump rally at 10 Downing Street. Check it out here!
"30.01.2017 21:01:44" Photos from Roar News's post "DONALD TRUMP HAS GOT TO GO" King's students march to Trafalgar Square in protest of #usbansmuslims
Credit: Jennifer Creery & Afifa Suhail
"30.01.2017 20:35:36" roarnews.co.uk King's Student Runs 5 Marathons for Cancer - Roar News King's PhD student runs 5 marathons in 27 days with barely any training to raise money for cancer. Whilst most of us by the third week of January have already forgotten about our New Year's resolution to be more active or join a sporty society, Justin Yoo "I knew if I hung in there, if I just showed up at the front line, I would be able to keep going till the end.”
"30.01.2017 18:57:57" roarnews.co.uk Game of Loans - Roar News TWO students who had their student loans revoked have described their experience so far as “difficult” and “incredibly stressful”. Hannah Collis and Toby Pitts were plunged into financial difficulties weeks into their master's degrees after their loans "I could do nothing but cry for a while" - Students speak out about having their loans retracted without their consent.
"30.01.2017 17:00:29" roarnews.co.uk The lady doth protest too much? - Roar News In the wave of protests following Trump's inauguration, will an anti-Trump movement really make a difference? Around 100,000 Londoners protested on 21 January the arrival of President Trump. A week later new demonstrations are planned over his ban against A comment from Catriona Reilly: will an anti-Trump movement make a difference?
"29.01.2017 18:31:59" Timeline Photos Spring M Jain, KCL Master's student in Law on today's Chinese New Year Parade.
"In my opinion, it was a collaborative effort from people of various ethnicities to celebrate the Chinese, something unique and wonderful! London is truly international!"
"27.01.2017 23:01:48" roarnews.co.uk Roar News - King's College London's award-winning tabloid King's College London's award-winning tabloid Our website roarnews.co.uk is down for a bit because of technical problems, we'll post an update when it's fixed!
"27.01.2017 15:18:02" Timeline Photos Take a break and pick up your free copy of ROAR!
You can find copies of our paper in bins at:
1) The Maughan Library: hallway to the right-hand side of the entrance.
2) In between Strand and King's building, opposite the coffee stand.
"26.01.2017 08:46:51" "We are in no-man's land" - Cleaners tell all Systematic bullying and exploitation within the four walls of King's.
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"25.01.2017 18:58:35" roarnews.co.uk The Beauty of a Sky Full of Swallows: Why We as Students Should Stand by Our Cleaners. - Roar News I open the King´s College website and the first thing that leaps out is: ´Broaden your Horizons: Work overseas this summer'. Let's just hope that if we work overseas this summer we do not face the same appalling conditions that our cleaning staff, many of "We thought that final year was hard work; try cleaning two buildings with six floors, 14-15 offices to a floor, 19 bathrooms, plus classrooms and passage ways. One of those buildings doesn't have a lift."
"25.01.2017 18:51:06" roarnews.co.uk Trump Inauguration: A Message of Exclusion - Roar News As Trump quickly grows comfortable in the White House, many American and global citizens are becoming all the more apprehensive of his politics. In the inauguration speech he held last Friday, the new US President confirmed his wish to pursue Trump wants to sell an image of a better, 'greater' US - but if American exceptionalism lies in freedom and equality, why does this appear more like a dictatorial approach than anything remotely close to the idea of
"23.01.2017 19:21:36" roarnews.co.uk Demilitarise King's Campaign Stages Protest - Roar News Students behind the Demilitarise King's Campaign launched a direct action protest in front of the Great Hall on Monday evening. The protest was designed to disrupt the King's Strategic Vision 2029 event. The event details the College's plans for the next Demilitarise King's hopes to persuade the college to remove its investments from arms companies. They claim the College has 1.5 million pounds worth of investments in arms companies like BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin, something they view as incompatible
"23.01.2017 18:15:08" Need a bike fix?
ON-DEMAND bike mechanics are coming to King's residences this week. Students can book a mechanic from VonCrank for a free bike check-up.
Checkups will be held on the following dates:
Monday 18:00 – 20:00
Champion Hill Residences
"23.01.2017 12:59:25" Cleaner's strike - ROAR asks why King's cleaners have been up at arms with their employers, Servest. Their dispute stems from being overworked, not having enough cover staff, and a new plan of company restructuring that could leave many of them without a job.
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"20.01.2017 19:26:55" roarnews.co.uk Strand facade spray-painted by Climate Emergency activist - Roar News The front facade of King's Strand building was chalked yesterday morning by King's Climate Change Emergency activist Roger Hallam, to protest the College's continued investment in fossil fuels. Roger, the main activist at KCCE, was ordered by a baffled The facade of the Strand building was spray-painted in a stark protest by a Climate Energy Activist.
"20.01.2017 17:27:57" roarnews.co.uk Women's March in London: Saturday 21 January - Roar News This Saturday 21st of January women and men will unite in major cities across the globe and march in the name of women's rights. Why? Because those rights have been severely threatened with the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election. Indeed, Trump's With Trump now in the White House, people all across London are gathering to march in the name of women's rights. #womensmarchlondon
Read our post and find out more about when and where it's happening!
"19.01.2017 20:11:31" roarnews.co.uk Bomb Scare Causes Commuter Chaos Near Embankment - Roar News A bomb was dredged up in the River Thames this evening, causing Waterloo Bridge and Westminster to be closed off. The suspected Second World War bomb, previously lying dormant in the river, was found near the Victoria Embankment. Shortly afterward the A suspected World War Two bomb has been dredged up near the Embankment this evening, causing commuter chaos.
"15.12.2016 18:58:37" roarnews.co.uk King's Players reinterpret Shakespeare's "The Tempest" for a post-Trump world - Roar News Director Sara Malik explores racism and gender discrimination through her contemporary reworking of The Tempest. In light of recent political events, her choice to highlight the social implications of the text is a refreshingly modern take on the play. Hell is empty and all the devils are here. The Tempest | A King's Players and KSC Production The King's Players
"08.12.2016 12:17:29" Timeline Photos When end of semester deadlines just get too much to bear...
"08.12.2016 11:37:02" roarnews.co.uk When 90% of cleaning staff agree to go on strike, it's a serious issue - Roar News King's cleaning staff recently protested against their contractor, Servest, claiming to be severely overloaded with work, unfairly treated and not listened to when complaining. These issues were made even more unbearable by a recent letter written by the Nearly two weeks later, King's cleaning staff are still thoroughly pissed off at Servest for lack of cover staff, problems with payments and a letter that warned them they will be at risk of redundancy. Comment writer Serena Buccoliero weighs in on the
"07.12.2016 22:12:51" roarnews.co.uk Barbican't cut it for graduation - Roar News A petition to bring back the Royal Albert Hall as the location for Kings' graduation ceremonies has recently gained traction online. The campaign, started by Liberal Arts student Charles Gillett, now has over 500 signatures. It surpassed the 150 initially A graduation fit for King's? Students start petition to graduate at the Royal Albert Hall instead of the Barbican.
"07.12.2016 21:51:16" roarnews.co.uk Get Balls Deep This Christmas at Ballie Ballerson! - Roar News 2016 has shaped up to be a pretty bleak year; Brexit, Trump, Professor Snape died, for real! *insert sad face* If you're sick of facing the responsibilities and realities of being an adult this year, then throw them all away and dive straight into a pit If you're sick of facing the responsibilities and realities of being an adult this year, then throw them all away and dive straight into a pit filled with over 200,000 colourful and slightly sweaty balls!
"06.12.2016 18:23:12" roarnews.co.uk Chekov's play 'The Seagull' - Haunting and eerie performance by the King's Players - Roar News Isabella Hubbard directs a calm and collected, carefully constructed production. The Seagull is an intriguing addition to this theatrical year at King's. A review of The King's Players production of "The Seagull", by Beatrix Swanson Scott
"06.12.2016 18:17:51" roarnews.co.uk What is the real cost of Uni? - Roar News Photo Credit: fetcaldu With times being tough, what lengths will we go to in order to get our hands on some extra cash? Many undergraduates now go to extraordinary measures to fund their studies; a new study suggests. The inaugural survey, 'The Real Cost With times being tough, what lengths will we go to in order to get our hands on some extra cash? A comment by Rebekah Evans
"26.11.2016 14:21:11" roarnews.co.uk EXCLUSIVE: Why King's cleaning staff are calling for strike action - Roar News King's cleaning staff face ongoing problems with a private company over the last few months, with unmanageable workloads and lack of cover staff. *EXCLUSIVE*
One of the biggest protests happened outside of the Strand entrance yesterday.
The dispute was between the College cleaning staff and Servest, a private contracting company that King's works with.
Find out more in the article below, and
"24.11.2016 16:29:32" KCL Unison Cleaners' Protest KCL Unison Cleaners' Protest Lunchtime protest to support KCL UNISON members working for cleaning contractor Servest. We are currently in dispute with Servest over staffing levels and unfair workloads (for which we are about to ballot for industrial action) and our members have now Cleaners at breaking point - join the protest at the front of the Strand campus entrance!
"18.11.2016 22:02:10" roarnews.co.uk KCL Amateur Boxing Club gets its swagger back - Roar News If Quentin Tarantino were to direct a game of chess, he'd turn it into a boxing match. Add a soundtrack provided by the KCL DJ Society and you get 'King's of the Ring: Boxing Fight Night'. KCL Amateur Boxing Club hosted the 'King's of the Ring: Boxing KCL's boxers host an amazing match against other amateur boxing clubs!
"18.11.2016 21:38:16" roarnews.co.uk "Buy less, choose well, make it last" - Vivienne Westwood promotes green energy campaign at King's - Roar News The dowager queen of British fashion Dame Vivienne Westwood lectured at King's on her campaign to promote green energy. On Tuesday evening she gave a keynote lecture on Intellectuals Unite. This campaign seeks to raise awareness about the world's Don't be clothes-minded about climate change and consumerism! Fashion queen Vivienne Westwood comes to King's to promote her green-energy campaign, "Intellectuals Unite" KCL Environment Society - EcoSoc
"18.11.2016 21:22:44" roarnews.co.uk The Shires Are Taking Over The Shires spoke to Roar News about their plans for world domination. Chatting with The Shires on plans for world domination.
"15.11.2016 21:28:00" roarnews.co.uk Chamber Orchestra Hosts Triumphant Performance - Roar News The Great Hall was awash with the sound of sizzling strings and balletic brass on Sunday evening, as the King's Chamber Orchestra kicks off the year. It gave us a raging trom-boner.
"13.11.2016 11:42:57" roarnews.co.uk "All I have is my education" King's Sanctuary Scholarship recipients on life in education limbo - Roar News This article originally appeared in print for ROAR! News. “Sitting in a lecture theatre, I look at these people and think – you don't know the struggle,” says Sharon Akaka, 19. At the age of eight, her and her family moved from Nigeria to live and work In case you missed it:
"All I have is my education" King's Sanctuary Scholarship recipients on life in education limbo.
Just for Kids Law Article 26 #letuslearn #younggiftedandblocked
"10.11.2016 16:17:04" Timeline Photos We bring all the news-y things to the good people of King's!
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"10.11.2016 14:58:53" @roar_news: Confucius says: "Go grab a copy of Roa... Roar News on Instagram InstaTab: Instagram Application for Facebook pages Confucius says "Go grab a copy of ROAR!"
"10.11.2016 11:50:59" King's researchers have collaborated in a study concluding that children who were victims to bullying, had higher rates of mental health service use several decades later.
Just over 9000 children were included from an original study reaching back as far
"09.11.2016 05:43:46" roarnews.co.uk Student opinion is in... What do you think of the US elections so far? - Roar News ROAR! asks students how they feel about the US elections: Bryan, third-year PPL: “I think it's not an election, but a referendum of common decency. Trump is not a politician, he doesn't want to build bridges between people – he wants to build a wall. I'm The Presidential election results came in: with Trump winning three big states. Roar News reports on the outcome at Waterfront Bar & Kitchen
"08.11.2016 23:44:39" twitter.com Roar News on Twitter “ATTENTION ALL KCL STUDENTS: Roar! wants YOU to vote Who would you vote for to become the next #POTUS? #ElectionNight #Trump #Clinton” Who do YOU want to be the next US president? Take part in our Twitter poll!
"08.11.2016 23:24:07" roarnews.co.uk Student opinion is in... What do you think of the US elections so far? - Roar News ROAR! asks students how they feel about the US elections: Bryan, third-year PPL: “I think it's not an election, but a referendum of common decency. Trump is not a politician, he doesn't want to build bridges between people – he wants to build a wall. I'm Opinions are in! Check out what KCL students think of the US election so far:
"08.11.2016 18:47:45" roarnews.co.uk ROAR! live streams US election at the Waterfront - Roar News It's gonna be big, it's gonna be tremendous, and Mexico's gonna pay for it. As many of you know, the Waterfront is screening live coverage of the US elections tomorrow evening from 9pm to 4am. But with over 450 people attending, the bar is going to be Can't make it to Waterfront Bar & Kitchen tonight? Join us HERE for live coverage of the US election, 9pm-2am!
It's gonna be big, it's gonna be tremendous, and Mexico's gonna pay for it.
"28.10.2016 09:48:52" roarnews.co.uk MP Harriet Harman visits new helipad at King's College Hospital Labour MP Harriet Harman attends the launch of the new helipad at the Kings College Hospital. Labour MP Harriet Harman paid a visit to King's College Hospital last Wednesday.
Learn more about it here!
"27.10.2016 21:40:14" roarnews.co.uk Fish Sticks Gillty of Stamford Street Fire - Roar News The cause of the blaze is rumoured to be fish sticks. A fire started at Block Two of Stamford Street Apartments this Tuesday. The alarm was raised at around 5:30pm, allowing students to evacuate from their rooms. No-one is believed to be harmed. Ben "It smelled really bad."
"23.10.2016 11:29:13" roarnews.co.uk New Agatha Christie drama leaves clues at the Maughan - Roar News Mysterious red telephone boxes appeared at the Maughan library earlier this morning. A new Agatha Christie drama began filming on Chancery Lane this morning. The set extended to the garden of the Maughan library, with 1920s-style props lacing the entrance Head down to Chancery Lane now to catch a glimpse of the filming of a new Agatha Christie drama!
"21.10.2016 20:21:30" roarnews.co.uk Autistic People Less Prone to Making Emotional Decisions Researchers at King's have found that people with autism have enhanced decision-making skills, compared to those without autism. Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London
"20.10.2016 18:29:16" roarnews.co.uk Top 5 Tips for Improving Mental Health at University University should be the best three years of your life. Right? However, it's also a prime petri dish to culture stress and anxiety. If you are struggling from mental health problems, it's crucial that you seek help and support as you can. In this lifestyle piece, Aashfaria Anwar looks at the various ways a change in habits can help us maintain a happy and healthy wellbeing.
"20.10.2016 14:35:28" roarnews.co.uk The Black Market of Textbooks: An Initiation Freshers are rather clueless about buying textbooks. Less popular than buying new textbooks, the 'black market' is by far the best deal for students. http://roarnews.co.uk/?p=22632
"20.10.2016 14:19:22" roarnews.co.uk Sports & Social Bar (aka Phil Bar) Reopens Today! The Sports & Social Bar will be reopening for business today at 5pm, after being closed for ten months. Also known as the 'Philosophy Bar' due to its location in the Philosophy building, the venue will be open every week from Tuesday to Friday at 5pm. The bar was shut down in January of this year after Westminster Council revoked its alcohol licence. KCLSU #SavetheBar
"11.10.2016 02:35:14" roarnews.co.uk KCLSU President delivers heartfelt speech to mark World Mental Health Day KCLSU President Ben Hunt delivered a heartfelt speech at Strand Chapters to students by opening up about his battle with depression and anxiety. Mental health is an issue that affects 78% of students. KCL joins the world to mark World Mental Health Day on Monday.
"09.10.2016 15:19:15" roarnews.co.uk King's rejects plans to 'ban the National Anthem' at graduation - Roar News The story reached national headlines, following publication from the Daily Mail, the Sun and the Telegraph. King's College London have rejected claims of plans to remove the national anthem at graduation ceremonies. A spokesperson for the College said: BREAKING: King's has rejected plans to 'ban the national anthem' at graduation. Read all about it here:
"09.10.2016 14:23:43" roarnews.co.uk King's rejects plans to 'ban the National Anthem' at graduation - Roar News The story reached national headlines, following publication from the Daily Mail, the Sun and the Telegraph. King's College London have rejected claims of plans to remove the national anthem at graduation ceremonies. A spokesperson for the College said: King's rejects plans to 'ban the National Anthem' at graduation.
Read all about it here:
"07.10.2016 15:33:07" roarnews.co.uk King's Students Dazzle at Open Mic - Roar News As students pile into the upstairs bar of the Miller, the warm sound of a capella, Scottish folk singing greets them, and the night gets underway. The King's Record hosted their first open mic of the year on the 6th October, with musicians and music fans The King's Record is hosting a collaboration mixer on Tuesday 11 October. Do be sure to come down to meet other music-lovers!
"05.10.2016 23:09:14" roarnews.co.uk Shimon Peres is dead. But King's decision not to revoke his Honorary Doctorate will live on as an obscenity. - Roar News January 2009 A grey and chilly morning in London. Exam classes had just begun. But over 2,000 miles away, the Gaza Massacre of the previous year ha just ended in a unilateral ceasefire. The result? 4,000 homes destroyed, over 1,300 Palestinian deaths and Did you know that King's awarded an Honorary Degree to Shimon Peres? He was Israel's president, a man whom many regarded as an advocate for peace in the region, but also equally as a controversial figure who could 'talk the talk, but not walk the
"29.09.2016 15:38:45" roarnews.co.uk College Council cleans up its act on fossil fuels: "We'll divest" King's will be the first UK university to openly include investing in green, carbon-free energy as part of its policy.15% of King's £179 million endowment will be diverted to sustainable investments in the near future. King's divesting from fossil fuels - a student initiative two years ago, a school policy today.
Fossil Free KCL King's College London KCLSU #environment #divest #fossilfuels #sustainability
"26.09.2016 16:49:50" Roar! News Social Roar! News Social It's a new year, and we're on the prowl for raw, fresh talent.
Interested in journalism? Love to write? Then come and meet our editorial team to find out how you can be part of our award-winning student newspaper!
After the craze of Freshers' Fair, Interested in finding out more about what it's like writing for a newspaper? Come along to our social today down at the Waterfront at 8! We're heading there straight after our Media Welcome Evening
"25.09.2016 10:22:30" roarnews.co.uk King's fresher 'burns down' his dorm room - Roar News My freshers is going so well, burnt my room down last night pic.twitter.com/oGeT5Ifezz — Joe (@JoeeMoss) September 22, 2016 First-year student Joe Moss came back to find his room “burnt down”, after he placed a faulty hairdryer on his clothes and left King's fresher comes back to find his room "burnt down".
Find out more here!
"24.09.2016 10:55:41" Timeline Photos ROLL UP ROLL UP!! Your favourite student tabloid is at #kclfreshers fair at the Barbican Centre! Whether you're a first-year, study-abroad, or post-grad, we're always more than happy to answer any questions you have!
"20.09.2016 14:13:57" roarnews.co.uk Join Roar's editorial team - applications open | Roar News We look like the Sun and write like the Guardian. It's a new year, and we're on the prowl for new talent. But we don't just want pretty writers. We want those who can smell a story from a mile off, hunt it with tenacity and execute it with ethics and Come be a part of King's award-winning tabloid, head over to bit.ly/ApplyToRoar to apply!
-) News reporters
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"20.09.2016 11:51:51" Roar! News Social Roar! News Social It's a new year, and we're on the prowl for raw, fresh talent.
Interested in journalism? Love to write? Then come and meet our editorial team to find out how you can be part of our award-winning student newspaper!
After the craze of Freshers' Fair,
"14.09.2016 17:38:51" roarnews.co.uk Freshers Fabric-less Forevermore? - Roar News London's best-run club has closed after drug deaths. Will a petition save it, or is this staple of the UK club scene destined to be closed forever? Last week, Fabric had its licence revoked, following the deaths of two 18 year olds within 9 months related to their taking of drugs. Does the closure of this cultural landmark have any effect on the drug deaths, or has Islington council opportunistically
"24.08.2016 21:06:53" roarnews.co.uk Join Roar's editorial team - applications open | Roar News We look like the Sun and write like the Guardian. It's a new year, and we're on the prowl for new talent. But we don't just want pretty writers. We want those who can smell a story from a mile off, hunt it with tenacity and execute it with ethics and Do you love to write? Are you interested in being a journalist? Then Roar News has some exciting opportunities this year for you! Not only do we provide news, comment and culture to the King's community, but we also scrutinise the university and student
"29.07.2016 18:34:23" roarnews.co.uk University tuition fees set to rise above £9,000 limit University tuition fees at King's could increase from the current £9,000 starting from 2017, as universities increase fees in line with inflation Universities announce higher tuition fees. Which means higher debt. Yay.
#HEBill #HEWhitePaper #TEFOff
"28.07.2016 15:41:51" roarnews.co.uk King's student to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympics Second-year history student, Dina Asher-Smith, is set to compete in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. After scooping the gold medal for Britain in the 2016 European Championships earlier this month, history student Dina Asher-Smith sets her sights on Rio, Brazil.
"25.06.2016 09:36:07" roarnews.co.uk How leaving the EU will affect King's - Roar News King's faces the prospect of losing 30 per cent of its research funding from competitive grants, according to Times Higher Education. For UK Universities, this historic vote is expected to be felt most poignantly in their pockets. Academics largely voted Want to know what may happen next to King's now that we have left the EU? Read here to find out. Students voted overwhelmingly in favour of remain, but leaving the EU would mean that King's may lose up to 30% of its research funding.
"22.06.2016 01:56:10" roarnews.co.uk Ed Burns Brexit - University Leaders Sign Letter Backing "Remain" Kings' own President & Principal Ed Byrne signs an open letter to back "Remain", along leaders from 103 British universities. Kings' own President & Principal Ed Byrne signs an open letter to back "Remain", along leaders from 103 British universities.
#EUreferendum #Brexit #Remain
"17.06.2016 17:24:15" roarnews.co.uk AcciDENTAL errors in exam paper leave students stumped Dental students were left befuddled after a third-year exam contained several mistakes. Some candidates believe the errors will affect their grades. Dental students were left befuddled after a third-year exam contained several mistakes.
The paper had multiple choice questions presented with 'no correct answer', questions repeated twice with only one version containing the right answer, and to top it
"14.06.2016 01:12:56" roarnews.co.uk King's has the biggest gender pay gap of any UK University - Roar News Photo: Anthony O'Neil The statistics cover all academic staff including Professors, Lecturers and Research Professors. King's College London has a gender pay gap of 17.74%, the biggest of any large UK University, according to official data from the King's College London has a gender pay gap of 17.74%, the biggest of any large UK university. On average, women were paid £10,061 less than male academic staff.
"28.05.2016 21:31:01" roarnews.co.uk King's rolls out a mandatory fee and deposit to all MA courses - Roar News Previously a deposit has only been required for certain postgraduate courses. King's College London has rolled out a £40 application fee and £1000 deposit for domestic students at MA level, starting from 2016/17. International students are required to pay A £40 application fee and £1000 deposit for domestic students at MA level will be mandatory, starting from 2016/17. A petition has been set up to reverse the change -
"26.05.2016 14:01:03" roarnews.co.uk Can you feel the love at King's? Elton John pays a visit to support new HIV initiative - Roar News The programme aims to reach 34,000 Londoners in its first 12 months of operation. Grammy award-winning musician and all-round babe, Elton John, visits King's College London Hospital to launch a proactive HIV blood testing initiative earlier this week. The Can you feel the love at King's? Elton John pays a visit to King's College London Hospital to support new HIV blood-testing initiative.
"18.05.2016 22:10:03" roarnews.co.uk University tuition fees set to rise under new teaching reforms - Roar News According to The White Paper, institutions will soon be able to charge more than the current maximum fee. The UK government has unveiled controversial plans to raise university tuition fees, in a series of education reforms announced earlier this week. The UK government has unveiled controversial plans to raise university tuition fees. According to the White Paper, universities will be able to charge above the current maximum fee of £9000.
#tuition #fees #whitepaper
"08.05.2016 12:58:45" kclsu.org Student Media Student Media at KCLSU is the place where you can get involved with newspaper journalism, photography, radio and TV broadcasting whilst at university. We're also here to give you a helping hand with any media projects you're working on. Just a reminder, applications for committee positions close today at 23:59pm... click this link to apply now! http://www.kclsu.org/studentmedia/
"05.05.2016 22:40:40" theguardian.com Boris, Tatchell, Greer: were they actually no-platformed? Leading figures have reacted with fury to students' reluctance to have them speak on campus. But were they really banned by the NUS? A big thanks to The Guardian for tipping a nod to original reporting done by Roar News!
"04.05.2016 11:48:47" kclsu.org Student Media Student Media at KCLSU is the place where you can get involved with newspaper journalism, photography, radio and TV broadcasting whilst at university. We're also here to give you a helping hand with any media projects you're working on. It's a new year, and we're on the prowl for new talent. Think you got what it takes?
APPLY NOW HERE… http://www.kclsu.org/studentmedia/
Applications close SUNDAY 8TH MAY at midnight!
"04.05.2016 11:35:30" Roar News AGM 2016/17 Roar News AGM 2016/17 Welcome to the Roar News AGM 2016/17
DATE: Monday 9th May
LOCATION: Media Office (4th Floor Macadam Building, Strand Campus)
This is an opportunity for students and members to Q&A any of the candidates running in the Committee Election
"27.04.2016 15:05:49" roarnews.co.uk King's Think Tank: “We Didn't Send Angry Email to Boris Johnson" The individual responsible for email dis-inviting the mayor to speak at King's is in fact neither a College student nor member of staff. BREAKING: The Independent, The Huffington Post , The Telegraph & The Tab King's have got it wrong. King's Think Tank did not send letter to Boris Johnson withdrawing his invitation to speak at King's College London. The individual who sent the letter
"27.04.2016 14:49:20" roarnews.co.uk Senior Management Vows Greener Spending of College Endowments King's College London has taken first steps to involve more students in its decision-making processes by hosting an open forum on College research spending. A new committee comprised of Fossil Free KCL and senior management at King's College London has been formed to help the College divest away from fossil fuels.
"27.04.2016 14:46:51" roarnews.co.uk King's Physics Student Sentenced for Terror Plot - Roar News Charged in 2014 whilst still reading Physics at King's College London, Suhaib Majeed has now been sentenced for his role in a terrorist plot. Suhaib Majeed, 22, was pursuing a masters degree in Physics at King's College London. Now he has been given life sentence with a minimum of 20 years.
"27.04.2016 14:41:50" roarnews.co.uk One Year On: Are Conditions Getting Worse for GTAs? - Roar News GTAs accuse King's of making them “work for free” with no proper teacher training. One year on, and things may be getting worse. GTAs accuse King's College London of making them “work for free” with no proper teacher training.
"14.04.2016 13:12:51" roarnews.co.uk Students Set Up Petition for Graduation Caps this Summer - Roar News When you first applied to King's, did you ever dream of throwing your cap up in the air at your graduation ceremony? Of posing for that perfect #meandmycap photo? Of maybe even framing it to show your grandkids? Of course you did. Well, thanks to Vivienne Dreaming of the moment when you will finally be tossing your graduation cap in the air? Then you better read this.
"06.04.2016 18:38:34" docs.google.com Investigation: Racism at UK universities This short survey aims to record students' experiences of racism at UCL in an attempt to gauge the frequency and extent of racist incidents on university campuses nationwide, as well as how they were dealt with by university management and student unions. Hi everyone, student publications across the country are conducting a survey to get a better understanding of racism at UK universities. Please fill in the form below and help us help you. Thanks
"02.04.2016 20:11:37" roarnews.co.uk King's Players Presents 'The Afterlife of Richard Dawkins' The age-old question of what happens after we die is finally answered, kind of. Who’d have thought afterlife involved so much paperwork?!
"01.04.2016 15:59:38" roarnews.co.uk King's Project Launched to Close BME Attainment Gap “Inadequate And Self-Congratulatory” King’s College London has announced two new policies to close the BME attainment gap. This comes in the wake of campaigns against "white-washed" curriculums Ethnic Minorities Officer Maria Dadabhoy said “I, along with other students, was disheartened, upset and disappointed by the email.” Open Doors “is an inadequate and self-congratulatory response.”
"01.04.2016 15:23:36" King's College London Designed and created by students and academics in the Department of Informatics, King's new robot receptionist, Kinba, can now be found in the reception of the Strand campus.
Find out more about Kinba and how the robot has been used as a project for King's College London's newest recruit is a robot receptionist, Kinba. Say hello to Kinba at the Strand campus
"30.03.2016 14:34:46" roarnews.co.uk KMT Presents 'Chorus Line' - Roar News This spring, KMT brings to us the touching, glitzy and spectacular musical: Chorus Line. The winner of many awards, Chorus Line revolves around the story of a group of dancers who audition for a new Broadway production directed by Zach. For them, these 'Touching, glitzy and spectacular'! The winner of many awards, musical 'Chorus Line' will waltz into your heart.
"30.03.2016 00:02:08" roarnews.co.uk Blog: How ‘Meritocracy’ Won Prestigious Awards at London Student Drama Festival I had the idea for Meritocracy during a conversation with Jack Blackwell, who at the time was a 1st year War Studies student (he is now a 3rd year War Studies student). One of his assignments was to, more or less, propose solutions for issues surrounding "Winning ‘Best Writing’ and ‘Best Direction of a Stellar Ensemble’ at the London Student Drama Festival was a rather humbling experience for me," says KCL student Andrew Marks
"18.03.2016 13:10:20" roarnews.co.uk KCLSU Champions Ethical Banking - Roar News KCLSU has become the first educational institution in the UK to openly move money to ethical banks. The Union moved its assets from NatWest to Metrobank. "By taking these steps we've demonstrated that there is no contradiction between implementing ethical principles and remaining financially sound," shared the campaigners.
"16.03.2016 09:00:00" roarnews.co.uk KCL Dance Society Scoops 11 Awards at the Essex Dance Competitions - Roar News KCL Dance Society’s Fusion Competition Team won first place in not one but 11 categories – for Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Duo, best choreography, best male dancer, best female dancer, and best costume – at the Essex Competitions. That is, Dancing to a tune of success: KCL Dance Soc has won 25 trophies this year, yes 25!
"15.03.2016 21:14:00" roarnews.co.uk Life For A British Tamil at King's: It's Time Cultural Barriers Were Addressed - Roar News For most parents who were immigrants fleeing from the civil war in Sri-Lanka, freedom is considered a luxury: a concept that is still new and exciting. However, it also means raising children in an unfamiliar environment. As the first Tamils born in "The worse thing is, however, that we don’t have the confidence to seek help within our King’s support organisations because of a lack of understanding of our community."
"11.03.2016 00:02:45" roarnews.co.uk KCLSU Elections: Your New Student Officers - Roar News Ben Hunt, current VP for Education (Arts and Sciences) has won the election to be KCLSU’s new President, amidst calls for the elections to be made more accessible for liberation groups. Representatives from KEMA had their say on representation of women of colour and trans students on election night, read all about that and find out the results here:
"10.03.2016 14:23:50" roarnews.co.uk Varsity Day 3 - Volleyball and Basketball: "It's all in the wrists? You're having a laugh." -... Late, bedraggled Roar news reporter goes to Basketball & Volleyball matches, misses half and attempts to piece together the stories of the day. King's are leading London Varsity 12-8, with just the taekwondo and rugby events to go.
Catch up on what happened at the volleyball and basketball games with this twist on traditional sports writing by our reporters.
"09.03.2016 16:05:20" roarnews.co.uk Students Call For "Tangible Action" After First BME Meeting - Roar News Students were left disappointed by the College's response to the open meeting held today to address the BME attainment gap and other issues affecting minority ethnic students at King's. Didn't get a chance to have your say yesterday? A second meeting is being held at 5.30pm today at Guy's Campus to continue the conversation around the BME attainment gap.
"07.03.2016 12:10:00" roarnews.co.uk Third Year Reflects on Her Experiences as a BME Student - Roar News With the end of my time at King’s fast approaching, I can’t help but reflect on my experiences as a BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) student. On first coming here, I was acutely aware of the necessity of intersectional thinking without knowing the name for "It is sad to me that the most valued parts of my education have not come from my course at King’s," shares Rad Patel.
"07.03.2016 10:41:08" KCLSU VOTING IS NOW OPEN!
Meet the candidates for the #KCLSU Student Officer Elections! They want the power to lead students and you've got the power to decide who does. So, #UseYourPower!
Read through their manifestos to get an idea of what they want to
"07.03.2016 08:22:18" roarnews.co.uk Safe Space at King's - Roar News Nearly all of you will have heard of the events surrounding the talk given by Ami Ayalon for the KCL Israel Society on the 19th of January and the involvement by KCL Action Palestine. These events have triggered me to think about what ‘safe space’ at "We need a space in which different opinions can be heard safely. For this, I believe King’s has to make changes, or, at the very least, uphold the values quoted in their policy," writes David Wallace.
"05.03.2016 14:51:20" roarnews.co.uk Varsity Day 1 - Hockey: Shooting the Godless Scum of Gower Street - Roar News Roar reporters cover the Varsity hockey matches with a Gonzo twist Yesterday saw mixed results for King's at the first event of Varsity, with the women's hockey team triumphing 2-1 over UCL, but the men's team losing by the same score.
Click on our article for Roar reporters' coverage of the event with a Gonzo twist,
"04.03.2016 21:18:15" roarnews.co.uk Muslim female students assaulted outside Strand Campus - Roar News Police have arrested two men for “using racially aggravated threatening words and behaviour” after a muslim student’s niqab was pulled off outside the Strand campus earlier today. The niqab is a veil worn by some muslim women to cover their whole face Police arrested two men for “using racially aggravated threatening words and behaviour” after a muslim student’s niqab was pulled off outside the Strand campus earlier today.
"02.03.2016 12:29:51" roarnews.co.uk Exclusive: KCLSU Brand Refresh - Have Your Say! - Roar News King’s College London Students’ Union (KCLSU) is planning to undergo a ‘brand refresh’ - and they want your input. The attempted 'King's London' rebrand was the biggest story of last year. Now KCLSU want to refresh their brand, and they're giving you the chance to have your say! Read the article to see designs for a new logo, and comment below to to let them know what
"28.02.2016 13:30:00" roarnews.co.uk KCL's Greek Play: Euripides’ Alkesetis - Roar News Directed by Saara Salem and choreographed by Marcus Bell, KCL’s production of Euripides’ Alkesetis beautifully aestheticizes death, and the grief surrounding it and it is this which does justice to Alkestis’ noble and selfless love for her husband. The Our Verdict:
"27.02.2016 15:42:29" roarnews.co.uk ‘Thoughts Around Me’ - Anonymous Messaging App Launched at King’s - Roar News ‘Thoughts Around Me’ is an anonymous messaging app that was recently launched at King’s. The app enables users to start anonymous conversations with other people who are also on their university campus, as well as read and contribute to trending Yours sincerely,
"25.02.2016 14:27:25" roarnews.co.uk Guy's Bar Renovations Will Shut Bar For Six Months - Roar News The closure of Guy's Bar for the sake of renovations from March until September has left some frequent attendees disconcerted. How are GKT students going to spend their Wednesday nights now?
"23.02.2016 12:46:00" roarnews.co.uk Life, Or Death With Dignity: The Human Relief Mission - Roar News 3rd year GKT Medic starts charity with other students to provide emergency ambulance services in Afghanistan. 3rd year GKT Medicine student Salman Momin has helped to set up Human Relief Mission, a charity that is providing ambulances in Afghanistan.
"20.02.2016 21:00:00" roarnews.co.uk KCL Students Raise Over £5000 for Charity in Five Hours - Roar News An online campaign to raise money for Syrian orphans has surpassed its target of raising £5000 in five hours. Give yourself a pat on the back! #Welldone #KCLstudents
Navid Hossain, #KCL ISOC treasurer, said: “The project was quite ambitious so I was extremely surprised at how successful it turned out to be. We are now one step closer to making a real change.”
"20.02.2016 19:36:54" Timeline Photos Academics across the world are expressing solidarity with Jawaharlal Nehru University (#JNU) students in New Delhi, India. Last week, JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on charges of sedition. This opened a debate on nationalism, the freedom of
"20.02.2016 18:26:59" roarnews.co.uk Boycotting 'Unethical Companies' to Become a Criminal Offence for Universities - Roar News Universities and other publicly funded institutions are to be banned from boycotting companies over ethical concerns as part of a controversial plan announced by the Government on Monday. According to The Independent, universities will no longer be able to refuse to buy goods and services from companies involved in the arms trade, fossil fuels, tobacco products or operating in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.
"19.02.2016 13:14:21" roarnews.co.uk KEMA stage second week of action against King's BME Attainment Gap - Roar News King’s Ethnic Minority Association (KEMA) held a second week of protests in opposition to the university's inaction on addressing the BME Attainment Gap. "We’re not asking for anything more, we just want the same as every other student”.
"19.02.2016 10:06:04" BREAKING: Fire alarm alert at Strand.
"17.02.2016 08:00:00" roarnews.co.uk Philosophy Bar Set to Close - Roar News King’s is set to close the Philosophy bar indefinitely after the licensing authority threatened to take the university’s license to serve and sell alcohol. KCL’s alcohol license covers alcohol sold at the Waterfront Bar. The Philosophy bar otherwise known After alcohol licensing authority threatens to take away King's College London's permit to serve and sell alcohol, #KCL shuts down Philosophy bar.
"15.02.2016 09:00:01" roarnews.co.uk Is King’s Leading the Way for Sustainability? - Roar News Recent consumer reports set the value of the UK ethical fashion market at £144 million for 2012, against about £26 billion for the UK fashion market as a whole. Consumers in the UK spend about £780 per head per year, purchasing around 2.15 million tonnes Roar News' Fashion & Lifestyle Editor Maria Geftar speaks to Richard Milburn, a King’s postgraduate student and CEO of Tunza Gorilla, an ethical and stylish fashion company whose mission is to protect gorillas and lift people out of poverty in Central
"12.02.2016 12:00:01" roarnews.co.uk Revelations: Life Before King's - Roar News Long before it was occupied by bustling students and crowds, the buildings and accommodation at King’s used to serve for different purposes; amongst them include a palace, a war-time hospital, print works and a burial ground. Stamford Street Apartm #Didyouknow: King's College London's campuses were once a palace, a wartime hospital and a burial ground.
"12.02.2016 09:00:00" roarnews.co.uk The Singaporean Society Presents- 'Committee: The Meta-musical' - Roar News Have you ever heard of a musical within a musical? A meta-musical? That’s exactly what KCL’s Singaporean society performed last week. Their aptly named production ‘Committee’ follows the story of Singaporean society’s initially shambolic and humorous It's your chance to experience #Singaporean culture right here in #London. Ever heard of a meta-musical?
"10.02.2016 23:00:00" roarnews.co.uk Hundreds Set to Walk Out of Lectures Tomorrow: Roar Asks Why - Roar News Tomorrow morning hundreds of King’s students are set to walk out of their lectures in protest of the lack of action being taken to tackle the BME attainment gap within the college. According to organisers of the ‘Black and Brown-Shut it Down!’ Studen "We feel that the needs of black and brown students at #KCL are not the priorities of the college," say Maria Dadabhoy and Travis Alabanza. Do you agree?
"10.02.2016 22:32:09" roarnews.co.uk Nursing Students Walk Out of Lectures in Protest Against Cuts to NHS Bursaries - Roar News Hundreds of nursing students walked out of their placements and lectures in opposition to Jeremy Hunt’s plans to cut the NHS Bursary. The NHS bursary is given to students from low-income families and helps with living costs. It will be replaced by lo #JuniorDoctorsStrike: Interestingly, the junior doctors have the support of #JKRowling
"07.02.2016 09:00:00" roarnews.co.uk Taking a Break with Kit Kat Girl: Saima Ahmad Tells Her Story - Roar News Over the last week, second year King’s Law student Saima Ahmad has received international media attention over her Kit Kat disaster. Last month Saima bought a Kit Kat that, to her horror, turned out to be wafer free. With her friends’ encouragement, King's College London Student's letter of complaint to #Nestle might win her lifetime supply of #KitKat. "You’re an f*ing legend"!
"04.02.2016 02:27:27" SPA London Regional Conference SPA London Regional Conference It's time for our latest regional conference in London. We're off to King's College London, where we'll be kindly hosted by the awesome Roar News, stars of SPA's 2015 Awards.
We're putting together a full day of talks, masterclasses and workshops fro This February 21, Roar News and SPA are hosting the biggest student publication event of London. Speakers include journalists from Times, Financial Times and many other renowned publications. Buy tickets NOW. Limited seats available.
"02.02.2016 17:04:39" roarnews.co.uk KCLSU Will Move to Bush House in 2017 - Roar News KCLSU will be moving to Bush House in September 2017, the Union announced this week. ICYMI: It's farewell to Waterfront
"02.02.2016 14:33:24" roarnews.co.uk 'King's 2 Calais' Volunteers Travel to Refugee Camp A team of King's students travelled to Calais to volunteer in its refugee camp earlier this week. "After the camp, real life seems so weird."
"29.01.2016 08:43:51" roarnews.co.uk How The Maintenance Grant Helped Me: King's Students Share Their Stories - Roar News Roar spoke to three King’s students about how not having a maintenance grant would have impacted their studies. What does the maintenance grant (or lack of it) mean for KCL students? Time for a reality check.
"28.01.2016 10:54:10" Timeline Photos Hundreds 'evacuated' from Strand Campus during a safe evacuation drill.
"21.01.2016 13:35:06" roarnews.co.uk Police Break Up Violent Protest Against KCL Israel Society Event - Roar News Tuesday, 5pm. Protests against Ami Ayalon speaking at KCL turned violent and the police arrived. The College has ordered an investigation into the events.
"21.01.2016 09:15:00" roarnews.co.uk Former King’s Student on Trial for ‘Islamic State-Inspired’ Terrorism Plot - Roar News The trial of a former King’s student accused of planning a terror attack in London opened this week. Suhaib Majeed, 21, who was studying Physics at King’s, is charged with plotting to kill a soldier, police officer or civilian in a “drive-by” shootin
"20.01.2016 22:13:01" roarnews.co.uk Students Shut Down Westminster Bridge in Protest over Scrapping of Maintenance Grants - Roar News Westminster Bridge was closed for over an hour and a half yesterday as a result of a protest against the government’s decision to scrap maintenance grants. "Education for the masses, not just for the ruling classes"
"20.01.2016 20:26:23" roarnews.co.uk King's to Open Libraries 24*7 King’s Libraries are to be open 24*7 for the first time in a six month trial, the College has announced. Say hello to all-nighters at the KCL libraries
"18.01.2016 02:52:51" roarnews.co.uk Year of Utopia Launch - Roar News 9.45am on Monday morning will see the raising of the Utopian flag over Somerset House - perhaps the perfect way to escape last week's exam stress! You wouldn't want to miss this
"29.12.2015 09:02:03" roarnews.co.uk How One King's Graduate Panhandled for Job Prospects - Roar News 23 year old KCL grad with MSc in Financial Maths struggled to get a job, so he turned up to his potential employers' doorstep with a sign and a smile. He stood outside of Canary Wharf tube station, with a placard emblazoned with a brief CV: his degrees, his languages, and an invitation to “Ask for a CV”
"18.12.2015 08:13:06" roarnews.co.uk King's Student to Row Across Atlantic Ocean - Roar News The 'Talisker Atlantic Challenge' is regarded as one of the toughest rowing competitions in the world. The twosome will have to fight 40 foot waves, harsh winds and steer clear of sharks for roughly two months in order to achieve their goal. An attempt at setting world record by a KCL student
"12.12.2015 07:27:27" roarnews.co.uk Disability Awareness and Accessibility: Is King's Doing Enough? - Roar News Arabic, Urdu and Swedish – just three of the 26 evening courses offered to King’s students by the Modern Language Centre. Excluded from this diverse list is any opportunity to learn sign language or Braille. My aspiration to take up sign language was If you wish to share an experience or talk about the need for better facilities, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
"12.12.2015 07:18:25" roarnews.co.uk King's vs Cambridge vs Imperial: KCL Amateur Boxing Club's Fight Night! - Roar News KCL Amateur Boxing Club hold boxing show with five of KCLs pugilists matching up with boxers from Cambridge, Imperial and Fitzroy Lodge at the Black Prince Community Hub Legendary boxing promoter Don King once compared boxing to reality television. King's truly packs-a-punch!
"08.12.2015 11:19:28" roarnews.co.uk King's Musical Theatre Presents 'Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical' This winter, King's Musical Theatre bring the classical tale of Jekyll and Hyde to the stage in a new musical at Greenwood Theatre. Get your tickets now. It is set to be a sell out show!
"03.12.2015 13:00:00" roarnews.co.uk Wild Court Website Launched King’s has launched a new website, offering poems and essays from eminent writers. For the poets on campus...
"03.12.2015 11:30:00" roarnews.co.uk COP 21, Paris: Does This Change Everything? So is it in our hands – as students and citizens – to challenge fossil fuel interests and highlight alternatives in deciding our own sustainable futures? And more importantly, does this change everything?
"03.12.2015 10:45:02" roarnews.co.uk Disco Picnic Hits Peckham This Thursday It brings art, fashion, tunes and delicious food to Peckham. DJs, cocktails, fashion and food
"01.12.2015 20:51:40" Timeline Photos Just in: Roar News awarded the best student publication of the country by The Guardian! That's how we roll! #drumrollsplease
"01.12.2015 11:17:38" Happening right now: Join Roar News at the #BBC's #100women conference. Venue: Tutu's, Macadam Building
"27.11.2015 15:00:01" roarnews.co.uk King's Student Glassed at Philosophy Bar Two students were physically assaulted by a non King’s student at the Philosophy bar a fortnight ago. After refusing to return the bottle, the non-King’s student smashed a wine glass over the bartender’s head and cut his neck.
"27.11.2015 13:23:15" roarnews.co.uk Exclusive: King’s Agrees to Provide Gender Neutral Toilets on all Campuses by January 2016 During a discussion last night members of staff agreed that there will be at least one gender neutral toilet on each campus by January 2016. Big, big win for KCL LGBT+
"25.11.2015 18:55:46" roarnews.co.uk Tories scraps grants for nurses and replaces with loans - Roar News Nursing students will now take out loans after Osborne announced in his Spending Review cuts to NHS bursaries used to pay tuition for nursing degrees. Cuts to NHS bursaries mean Nursing students will now have to take out loans and pay £9000 a year for their degree.
"25.11.2015 17:41:07" roarnews.co.uk Paris Perspectives: One Week On Roar News spoke to two students on both sides of the channel to find out how the attacks impacted them and what happens next. One week on from the #ParisAttacks Roar News spoke to two students on both sides of the channel to reflect on last week's events and what next for Paris.
"24.11.2015 12:00:00" roarnews.co.uk Nerves of Steel: Arkells On November 11th, in a midst of my assignment week, I took some time out to speak to Arkells, a Canadian band who are making waves across Europe. Arkells frontman Max Kerman talks about his new album, inspiration behind the band's songs and much more...
"24.11.2015 09:00:01" roarnews.co.uk No Manifesto, No Vote: Here's Why I Didn’t Vote in the Student Council Elections How many of you got asked to ‘vote for me’ last month? How many of you got bombarded with emails by KCLSU reminding you of your last reminder to vote? How many of you actually clicked on the link and voted? Not enough of you. "How can someone run, let alone win, a student council election without a manifesto?" asks Roar News' Jessica Vincent.
Question for you: Do you think it's OK for a candidate to NOT have a manifesto? If so, how do you choose your leader?
"20.11.2015 14:15:41" roarnews.co.uk King's Players Premiere 'Edgar and Annabel' King's Players latest production is "a terrifying delight." "Its dark humour will have you laughing in the theatre but keep you awake all night at home."
"19.11.2015 15:00:01" roarnews.co.uk King’s Ranked 20th in the World for Social Sciences King’s has climbed seven places to reach the 20th spot in the 2015/16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Social Sciences. King's does well in another ranking.
"19.11.2015 12:30:00" roarnews.co.uk PhD Students Stage Protest in Strand for a Better Deal A protest was held outside the entrance to Strand Campus today calling for a better deal for PhD students at King’s. “There is a huge gap between how PhD posts are publicised by King’s and the reality faced by the doctorates," said PhD student and activist Roger Hallam.
"19.11.2015 12:21:19" Photos from Roar News's post You don't want to miss this: Free scrumptious food at the 'One World Culture Kitchen', Macadam lobby
"19.11.2015 09:30:01" roarnews.co.uk King’s Students Stands in Solidarity with International Students King’s students assembled today to raise attention for international students. The rally began at 1pm in the King’s Building lobby. Attention: Are you an International Student? Email email@example.com if you think we should be covering a story impacting International Student.
"17.11.2015 13:31:23" roarnews.co.uk Can You Eat Healthily on Less Than £25 a Week? - Roar News Faced with the brutal reality that students are selling their books to feed themselves, this young reporter feeds himself for a week on less than "required" 'Hunger Games': Our very own reporter survived a food challenge, he's alive and healthy (JFYI) - here's what he has to say...
"14.11.2015 12:45:27" Timeline Photos Time to pray for the world!
Picture courtesy: Karuna Ezara Parikh
"14.11.2015 12:31:23" roarnews.co.uk BME Women, White Uni Conference: The Panellists’ Voices KCL Intersectional Feminist Society organised a forum on Saturday 31st October in order to highlight the difficulties faced by BME women in the fields of academia, arts and technology. 'Women of colour' talk on life, work, et al
"12.11.2015 18:04:56" roarnews.co.uk Inspiring launch for the Poetry And... autumn series - Roar News Thursday evening saw the launch of the Poetry And… autumn series, chaired by Dr Ruth Padel, aiming to explore how poetry connects with daily life. Inspiring launch for the Poetry And… autumn series.
"10.11.2015 18:53:41" roarnews.co.uk Message for Indian PM Projected on UK Parliament Building On Sunday evening, a large picture of Modi wielding a sword alongside a Swastika was projected onto the British House of Commons. This bold stunt organized by a UK based anti-Modi protest group – Awaaz- made headlines throughout the world. #ModiNotWelcome
"10.11.2015 14:34:43" roarnews.co.uk Snake let loose in Boland House - Roar News A snake is feared to be on the loose in Boland House after it escaped its owner last Friday. The snake in question is said to be a milk-snake and approximately 30cm long. Sources close to Roar! tell us that the snake escaped its owner after visiting Don't let the Snake-Bite
"06.11.2015 14:28:15" roarnews.co.uk King's Shakespeare Company to Stage Play in 24 Hours King’s Shakespeare Company will take on the ambitious task of putting on a Shakespeare play in just 24 hours this Saturday. The cast has only 24 hours to prepare and stage the play. Tick-tock!
"06.11.2015 11:00:00" roarnews.co.uk A Mammoth Achievement for King's Scientists King’s College London have developed ivory fingerprinting testing techniques to help identify poachers. 'Hunting' down poachers gets a tad bit easier thanks to King's scientists
"06.11.2015 09:44:01" roarnews.co.uk 'We're No Church Choir': The Rolling Tones Roar News talk to KCL's The Rolling Tones, the UK's No.1 Female acapella group. We are talking about the BEST female acapella group here
"05.11.2015 12:00:00" roarnews.co.uk Interview: KCL Academic Involved in Emmy-Winning Documentary Professor Abigail Tucker from the King’s Dental Institute was recently involved in the documentary Your Inner Fish that was nominated for two Emmy awards, for “Outstanding Science and Technology Program” and “Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direct Congratulations professor!
"05.11.2015 09:00:00" roarnews.co.uk Nicole Kidman Takes to the Stage for Guy's Hospital - Roar News King’s is collaborating with Michael Grandage Company for a one-off charity performance of Photograph 51, starring Nicole Kidman. Thumbs up to that!
"04.11.2015 20:25:44" Photos from Roar News's post Today's 'Free Education' Protest March in Six Pictures http://bit.ly/1LQkbrT
Photos by Miguel Ignacio Rodriguez
"04.11.2015 20:05:59" roarnews.co.uk King's Join Thousands to March for Free Education Hundreds of King’s students joined with thousands of protesters to march for free education in central London today. Hell yeah! How many of you support free education?
"04.11.2015 19:00:01" roarnews.co.uk Homelessness in London: How Students Can Help to End it You can do more than just sympathise
"04.11.2015 16:30:01" roarnews.co.uk Team Tenzing: New Energy Drink has Beginnings Rooted in King's King's trio involved in beginnings of new all natural energy drink: Tenzing. It all started over a meal in the college cafeteria
"04.11.2015 15:34:40" roarnews.co.uk King’s Charged with the Terrorism Act to Hand Over Video Police force King's academics to hand over 'Jihadi' video. Seriously!
"03.11.2015 12:42:00" theguardian.com Student Media Awards 2015: shortlist The 2015 shortlist has been announced. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 1 December and published online shortly afterwards Just announced: Roar News has been shortlisted for three categories at the Student Media Awards 2015 including Student publication of the year and Student website of the year.
"27.10.2015 23:16:31" roarnews.co.uk King's Awards CEO of World's Largest Mining Company Honorary Doctorate Students from the Fossil Free Campaign, which calls for King’s to divest from all fossil fuels, describe this decision as a ‘slap in the face’.
"26.10.2015 17:07:57" roarnews.co.uk 'Can't Wait': Apothek on Upcoming Gig at KOKO Apothek are an intriguing duo from Oslo, Norway. The duo’s debut single ‘Family’ has received incredibly positive reviews from music press the world over. Going for it?
"25.10.2015 13:18:43" Roar News Speaks to Kirby Dick Roar News speaks to 'The Hunting Ground' director, Kirby Dick, about his latest documentary on "rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families."
(Video in collaboration with KingsTV)
"24.10.2015 19:53:30" roarnews.co.uk 'Connection is Everywhere in Our Music': Kate Boy Kate Boy speak to Roar Music about dancing, defiance and the sheer majesty of vinyl.
"23.10.2015 13:45:01" roarnews.co.uk Rani Moorthy’s 'Whose Sari Now?' and Multiculturalism at King’s ‘Whose sari now?’ is an excerpt from a much wider Sari Trilogy and UK tour, which portrays the journey of a woman coming of age, and her relationships to the sari. It's more than just a garment or fabric!
"23.10.2015 12:30:25" roarnews.co.uk Joshua Wong Talks at King’s While Xi Jinping Meets The Queen Joshua will return to Hong Kong next week following his university tour around the UK. Upon his return he will face court charges for inciting illegal assembly, public obstruction, and contempt of court. If found guilty he will be sentenced to a... 19-year-old Joshua is an "inspiration and idol" for many Chinese
"21.10.2015 16:05:31" roarnews.co.uk Music Has Changed Since Get Color: HEALTH HEALTH released their third album ‘DEATH MAGIC’ earlier this year. They hit the UK for a string of live dates this Autumn. Are you a fan?
"20.10.2015 11:54:34" roarnews.co.uk King's Brings on Board Former Labour Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls
"19.10.2015 19:53:02" roarnews.co.uk Future King, Prince William at King's Read the article to find out why the Duke of Cambridge visited the Maughan library
"19.10.2015 16:33:16" Mobile Uploads Spotted: Prince William at Maughan Library, King's College London
Watch this space for more details, article coming up soon
"17.10.2015 16:00:53" roarnews.co.uk #AlumniNews: Bloc Party to Hit London in December - Roar News Bloc Party, the band that formed at KCL, will play in London next month in support of their new album Hymns.
"17.10.2015 15:41:08" Photos from Roar News's post Latest pictures from the medics protest march
King's College London Students from @gktmsa and @KCLdefendNHS leading the way at #juniorcontract protest.
"17.10.2015 11:49:15" #HappeningRightNow: Thousands of medics are protesting against the changes made by Jeremy Hunt to the junior doctors' contracts. Are you a part of this protest? Have your say in the comments box below...
Watch this space for more updates from the pr
"16.10.2015 17:37:35" roarnews.co.uk King's health schools ranked 8th in the world - Roar News Despite a general decline in the performance of UK and US universities, King’s was able to enter the top 10 for the first time in its history. Such happy news to end the week...
"16.10.2015 16:34:55" roarnews.co.uk 16,000 Medics Set To March To Parliament Square Tomorrow In Protest: Roar Asks Why After the huge success of the first medic protest last month, organisers are promising to make a ‘bigger, better, louder effort’ to voice their concerns over the changes to junior doctors’ contracts. They weren’t joking; the Facebook event has a curr Have something to say about the medics protest? Share with us in the comments box below...
"16.10.2015 13:39:00" roarnews.co.uk KCL’S TOM BLEASBY SINGS WITH JESSIE J ON THE ELLEN SHOW - Roar News Bleasby became a viral sensation earlier this year following a YouTube duet with Jessie J via the app Sing! By Smule. The video currently has nearly 12 million views and led to a spot for Bleasby on The X Factor. In case you missed:
"16.10.2015 12:23:47" roarnews.co.uk ‘King’s is becoming a safer space’: Panellists Discuss Surviving Sexual Assault The event was part of the It Stops Here pledge to raise awareness across King’s campuses in order to make it a ‘safe and inclusive’ place for students from every background; an environment in which any form of sexual harassment should not, and will n "It Stops Here!"
"16.10.2015 11:01:20" roarnews.co.uk King’s hosts inaugural “Students Not Suspects” event despite government opposition The inaugural event for the “Students Not Suspects” tour aimed at campaigning against the infamous PREVENT agenda was held at King’s College London amidst heavy security. There were also remarks from postgraduate student Mohammed Umar Faruq who was referred to Staffordshire university senior managers under the PREVENT agenda, after librarians saw him reading a “Terrorism Studies” book for his course.
"12.10.2015 22:10:59" Mobile Uploads 180-year-old law declares #hoverboards illegal on public roads! Thoughts?
"12.10.2015 11:27:07" roarnews.co.uk KCL LGBTQ+ Society Calls For More Gender Neutral Toilets On Campus - Roar News Close to 300 students have already signed a petition demanding King’s College London provides more gender neutral toilets on campus. Sign the petition now! The KCL LGBTQ+ Community has spoken. Join them in their fight for Gender Neutral Toilets!
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"30.06.2015 11:59:07" roarnews.co.uk WATCH: Major counter-terrorism exercise staged outside KCLSU BRITAIN'S largest simulation terror attack is taking place outside King's today. The counter-terrorism exercise is using Surrey Street, where KCLSU is ... If you hear gunshots, don't panic.
"23.05.2015 13:09:56" roarnews.co.uk Spycatcher: Meet the King’s war professor who exposed Mossad 'double spy' The agent was later found dying in a rose bush beneath his Mayfair apartment...
"20.05.2015 15:13:25" roarnews.co.uk King's ordered to pause Strand demolition plans by Government minister CONTROVERSIAL plans by King's to demolish historic buildings lining the Strand have been put on hold by the Government. The surprise intervention by the ... Over 9,000 people have signed a petition against the plans.
"16.05.2015 17:59:43" gktgazette.org.uk Final year medical students given wrong exam paper | GKT Gazette By Simon Cleary News15 May 2015 Final year medical students given wrong exam paper During an exam yesterday, final year medical students were that they had accidentally been given the wrong questions. The group of finalists were mistakenly given exam Classic King's.
via GKT Gazette
"04.05.2015 20:06:43" metro.co.uk Are you called Charlotte? Then it's free pizza time on the Strand Because royal baby = free food. Strand Pizza Hut are giving away FREE food if you're called Charlotte.
Get on dat.
"29.04.2015 12:27:22" roarnews.co.uk WATCH: Exhausted marathon runner proposes to King's student girlfriend mid-race A NURSING student got the surprise of her life when her exhausted boyfriend proposed midway through running the London Marathon. After carrying the ring on his finger for 20 miles Kent AC runner Tim proposed to King’s postgrad Linda Eyre before carry
"28.04.2015 09:40:26" roarnews.co.uk King's is 23rd best uni in the UK – but 109th for student satisfaction KING’S has jumped five places to 23rd in the country in the latest university rankings. But the College is still trailing behind in student satisfaction ... We wonder when King's will realise students aren't happy...
"20.04.2015 15:59:20" standard.co.uk Holborn building collapse: Fire crews called after 'massive crash' in central London Hundreds of people were cleared from an area of central London after a building collapsed at a building site. LSE is being evacuated.
"20.04.2015 11:25:56" Today is your LAST CHANCE to register to vote.
It takes two minutes, so get on it: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
Let's vote the shit out of this election.
"15.04.2015 17:05:02" roarnews.co.uk King's marking scandal: 10 anonymous quotes from struggling teachers KING'S students are unknowingly receiving shoestring education as teachers are unable to cope with the impossible demands of the College. Barely marked essays ... "Providing helpful feedback while ensuring you mark the student fairly is not possible in one hour."
"14.04.2015 14:23:41" roarnews.co.uk EXCLUSIVELY REVEALED: King's students marked unfairly for years in nightmarish conditions KING’S are conning thousands of students by forcing teaching assistants to mark up to 9,000 words per hour in “nightmarish” conditions. Work is unfairly ... • Work is “barely checked“ and “unfairly” marked
• Teachers pressured in “nightmarish” exploitation
• Forced to cut corners to mark 9,000 words an hour
"13.04.2015 12:23:57" roarnews.co.uk Roar crowned best student paper in the country as it scoops 6 major awards in one evening KING'S newspaper Roar News was named the best student publication in the country on Saturday when the tabloid picked up a record six awards at the SPA Awards evening. "Hey, yeah, we're from King's College London."
"10.04.2015 11:31:03" roarnews.co.uk Strand students to get 'three day extensions' to their assignments due to Holborn fire STRAND-BASED students will get a three day extension to their assignments because of disruption caused by the two-day fire in Holborn. An email sent by a King’s admin chief said: “As a result of the fire which broke out in Holborn last week and the s (Terms and conditions apply.)
"08.04.2015 19:24:26" roarnews.co.uk Students crowdfund £400 in 24 hours for King's runaway landlord victim GENEROUS King’s folk have helped raised over £430 in less than 24 hours to help out a fellow student who had thousands of pounds worth of his stuff nicked by a dodgy landlord. Roar reported on undergrad Josh Tigger-Carley’s ordeal yesterday, and hour Amazing people.
"07.04.2015 14:53:15" roarnews.co.uk King's student: Runaway landlord nicked my stuff – then I saw his mate in my t-shirt A DEVASTATED King’s student discovered his flat stripped of thousands of pounds of his possessions after his landlord mysteriously vanished. Josh Tigger-Carley, a third year Computer Science student, left his flat above the pub in Leytonstone for a w He wants to warn other students about the dangers of dodgy landlords.
"05.04.2015 14:16:42" roarnews.co.uk King's male academics paid £10,000 more than females – 'second biggest pay gap in country' FEMALE academics at King's were left seriously shortchanged last year, earning 18% less than their male counterparts – the second widest gender pay gap ... King's are apparently "working hard" to understand why this is the case...
"04.04.2015 13:13:40" roarnews.co.uk Urine big trouble! King's students pee in bed and trash lodge on uni trip BED-WETTING King’s students “behaving like children” have been accused of “tarnishing” the reputation of the Physics department after ruining a prestigious uni trip. Pissed off and pissed on.
"04.04.2015 10:04:40" roarnews.co.uk Maughan Library to reopen after Holborn fire, but VWB still closed NO MORE excuses everybody – the Maughan Library will reopen at midday today after a two-day fire in Holborn was finally extinguished yesterday afternoon. The Virginia Woolf Building on Kingsway remains closed due to the fire and other parts of the St Maughan reopens at midday.
Back to the grindstone everyone!
"02.04.2015 11:05:52" roarnews.co.uk PICS: King's Strand Campus CLOSED as Holborn continues to burn KINGSWAY is still alight after firefighters worked through the night to contain an underground blaze which started yesterday afternoon. The Maughan Library is closed until further notice and the KCL Health Centre has relocated to Cavendish Health Cen London's burning (still).
"01.04.2015 16:33:01" roarnews.co.uk Kingsway fire sparks mass evacuation and lockdown of Strand campus AN underground electrical fire on Kingsway sparked a mass evacuation of Holborn this afternoon leaving the Strand campus in lockdown. The blaze was reportedly caused by an electrical fault that occurred in the cables under Kingsway, just outside the This ain't an April fool!
"31.03.2015 13:19:59" theguardian.com Desmond Tutu intervenes over King's College London's refusal to divest Archbishop Tutu in talks with administration at his former university – where vice principal dealing with fossil fuel campaigners spent 30 years working for oil giant BP Get in there Tutu!
"30.03.2015 17:23:58" roarnews.co.uk PICS: Principal says 'we don't fundamentally disagree' as he meets OKCL occupiers KING'S Principal Ed 'Babe' Byrne told OKCL protesters that the College didn't fundamentally disagree with many of the occupation's demands when he met ... King's management join the occupiers... that's a turn up for the books.
"30.03.2015 13:43:34" roarnews.co.uk VIDEO: Lib Dem MP says maintenance loans are biggest education barrier – tuition fees 'really arent' LIB DEM Minister Simon Hughes has admitted that his party's broken tuition fee pledge "played a part" in this generation's cynicism about politics, but said ... 'We didn't deliver student-focused manifesto pledges, and should have thought that through.'
FYI, he's MP for Bermondsey and Southwark. Vote on 7 May!