After months of bitter campaigning, yesterday the U.S. finally went to the polls to choose their 45th President. Last night, as polls closed and counting began, legions of students joined Wessex Scene and Surge at The Stag’s to eagerly await the results. After a nail-biting night, we can now announce that Donald Trump won with 278 against 218 electoral college votes!
A big thank you to Wessex Scene and Surge for their overnight coverage of the results, and to everyone who joined them for the occasion.
Don’t forget to let us know what you make of the results – … Read the rest
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In the same year that our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, turns ten years old, we caught up with new Station Manager, Alex Smith, to find out why he thinks you should give SUSUtv a go.
Now although I only became a member of SUSUtv at the beginning of last year, I have truly found it to be one of the greatest experiences I’ve had at university. Here is exactly why you should become a member of your Union’s TV Station!
Firstly, you get the chance to make exactly what you want and are given the opportunity to investigate … Read the rest
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“My message to all students is please register [to vote] by the 07 June. That is the date, because otherwise older people will be deciding your future for you on the 23 June. You’ve got to register by the 07 June. It’s your decision. It’s your life. You’re going to have a big long future. The opportunities in Europe are there for you. Low cost flights, free roaming charges, healthcare all across Europe is right there now. It could be taken away from you so get registered before the 07 June and vote remain on the 23 June”.
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