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21
Mar

Surge Radio’s 48 Hour Marathon Returns on Thursday to raise money for Comic Relief

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Surge Radio are embarking on their annual 48 hour broadcasting marathon on Thursday to raise money for Comic Relief.

The marathon, which will be broadcast live outside the Union building on the Redbrick, is due to start at midnight on Thursday, ending 48 hours later at 00:00 on Saturday 25 March.

The 40 strong team of volunteers aim to raise £480 for Comic Relief in association with RAG (Raise and Give) society  through a series of competitions, on-air challenges, and games.

The marathon will be broadcast live on the Surge website, but can also be followed across Surge’s social … Read the rest

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20
Mar

‘Feed People Not Bins!’ an Interview with Student Ahead of Half Marathon Fuelled by Food Waste

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We recently met up with Jack, a third year Marine Biologist who has decided to eat nothing but food waste ahead of running the half marathon next month! Normally, Jack lives a freegan lifestyle 3 days a week – that is, according to good old Oxford Dictionary, someone who: ‘rejects consumerism and seeks to help the environment by reducing waste, especially by retrieving and using discarded food’.

Jack is part of Curb, Southampton’s branch of The Real Junk Food Project, an initiative consisting of volunteers who collect and redistribute food waste. According to Jack, Curb collected 14.5 … Read the rest

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05
Mar

What’s On at Union Films

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Union Films, your student run cinema based in the heart of the Union, always has lots on offer for students, and the week ahead is no different.

Today kicks off with one of the cinema’s most popular events in the form of a movie marathon! The marathon will be based around Studio Ghibli, the Japanese based animation studio. The marathon will include five classic films, including Spirited Away and The Wind Rises, all for just £10, or £8 if you are a pass holder. It’s not too late to get your tickets – just head to our Box Office before … Read the rest

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