Author: LSU Media

Sports Editor, Jasmine Trapnell sat down with some of the Executive Officer candidates to help students get to know them a bit more. Below you can get to know Max Nevri, who is running for President… Max Nevri (LSU Presidential candidate) describes himself as a passionate, enthusiastic, and excitable individual. Over his time at Loughborough he has been actively involved in many extra-curricular activities: Flix Cinema Film society chair, societies executive committee member, action volunteer, RAG volunteer, and fresher helper for Harry French. When I asked who it is that inspires him, Nevri responded that it has to be his…

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Sports Editor, Jasmine Trapnell sat down with some of the Executive Officer candidates to help students get to know them a bit more. Below you can get to know Lot Burgstra, who is running for Academic Experience Officer. Lot Burgstra (Academic Experience candidate) describes herself as enthusiastic, open, and supportive. Over her time at Loughborough, Burgstra has been involved with lots of sports clubs and societies. She is a member of AU Waterpolo, was the social secretary and is now the treasurer for AU softball and baseball, was an action hall rep, action involvement officer, action leader, action committee member,…

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Sports Editor, Jasmine Trapnell sat down with some of the Executive Officer candidates to help students get to know them a bit more. Below you can get to know Shivanthi Sharma, who is running for Democracy & Communities. Shivanthi Sharma (Democracy & Communities candidate) uses these three words to describe herself: coffee, animation, and running. Over her time at Loughborough she has been a member of the debate society and the feminist society, saying that she might join the coffee society too soon! When I asked who inspires her, Sharma responded her Mum as she has all the patience in…

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Sports Editor, Jasmine Trapnell sat down with some of the Executive Officer candidates to help students get to know them a bit more. Below you can get to know Valen Lollato, who is running for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Valen Lollato (equality, diversity and inclusion candidate) describes themselves as passionate, determined and stubborn. Over their time at Loughborough, Lollato has been actively involved in lots of extra-curricular activities: including being the Chair of the LGBT+ society and volunteering with the students union since first year! When I asked who it is that inspires them most, Lollato responded it is…

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Sports Editor, Jasmine Trapnell sat down with some of the Executive Officer candidates to help students get to know them a bit more. Below you can get to know Rachel Wan, who is running for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Rachel Wan (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion candidate) describes herself as observant, silly-at-times, and passionate. Over her time at Loughborough Wan has been involved with lots of societies: Vice-Chair of Chinese Society, Eastern South-East Asia ambassador of the International Students’ Network (ISN), ISN Chair, and International Officer for LSU. When I asked Wan what inspires her, she responded her manager from…

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Sports Editor, Jasmine Trapnell sat down with some of the Executive Officer candidates to help students get to know them a bit more. Below you can get to know Julian Saade, who is running for Sport Officer. Julian Saade (Sport Officer candidate) has been actively involved in sport at Lougborough ever since his first year, from playing IMS hockey to now being a member of AU Powerlifting and Weightlifting’s committee. When I asked who it is that inspires him, Saade responded that it would definitely be his friend who was also his boxing coach at school. Saade’s manifesto describes in…

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Sports Editor, Jasmine Trapnell sat down with some of the Executive Officer candidates to help students get to know them a bit more. Below you can get to know Ben Clubb, who is running for Sport Officer. Ben Clubb (Sport Officer candidate) describes himself as fun, driven, and hardworking. During his time at Loughborough Clubb has been involved in multiple sports: he is a committee member of snow sports, played IMS rugby and is also the current LSU Sport Officer. I asked Clubb who inspires him most, and he responded it is his Mum, as she always gives her time…

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Sports Editor, Jasmine Trapnell sat down with some of the Executive Officer candidates to help students get to know them a bit more. Below you can get to know Lizzie Adamson, who is running for Sport Officer. Lizzie Adamson (Sport Officer candidate) described herself as proactive, enthusiastic, and approachable. Over her time at Loughborough she has been very involved in many different sports programmes. Adamson is a member of the AU Lacrosse team and also coaches the women’s Lacrosse 4th team, as well as being the fixtures secretary for Lacrosse too. On top of this, Adamson also coaches athletics, participated…

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Exams are over, and you can get back to doing what you do best… getting feral in the union. But remember when you said you were going to actually attend your lectures this year? Tia gives her tipsy top tips for dodging that nasty hangover! So imagine, it’s Wednesday night, you’re going out, but you’ve got a 9am tomorrow morning. We all love a night out, but sometimes we must remember there’s ‘uni’ and ‘university’. Here are some tips to have a wild night while trying to avoid waking up vowing never to drink again. 1. PreventionMake sure you eat…

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Lily Bass takes a look at the rise of Andrew Tate, a misogynist influencer, and how destructive these types of men are in our society. He was nowhere until he was everywhere. Andrew Tate, former Big Brother contestant and a man who has recently been detained in Bucharest on charges of rape and human trafficking, quickly established fame last year by offering lifestyle advice to men which advocated male supremacy and violence against women. Among his violently misogynistic views is that women are significantly more attractive at 18-19 years old than they are at 25 years-old because they’ve ‘been through…

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