Tag: Politics

Britain to face hung parliament after snap general election

With the voting over for the snap general election of 2017 the results are finally in, there can be party forming a majority government resulting in a hung parliament. Altogether there are 10 seats up for grabs in the Leicestershire...

/ 8th June 2017

DSU Deputy President Suspended Pending Investigation

Update: 13/04/2017 –  Augustus has since been reinstated as DP Education at the DSU, you can read more about that here We have received reports that the De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) Deputy President Education Augustus Mbanasor has been asked to...

/ 22nd March 2017

DSU Election Results 2017 – Live Show

We’re live on YouTube with the results of the De Montfort Students’ Union elections 2017. It’s time to find out who will be representing you in your students’ union. If you’ve missed any of our coverage this week, you can...

/ 17th March 2017

DSU Debates – DP Education and VP Media and Comms

Live Debate show for the currently ongoing 2017 DSU (De Montfort Students’ Union) Elections. In tonight’s show Jacob Graham and Ashton Matthews speak to the DP Education and VP Media and Communications Candidates and question them on their manifestos and...

/ 16th March 2017

DSU Debates – VP Welfare and Community & VP Student Activities

Live Debate show for the currently ongoing 2017 DSU (De Montfort Students’ Union) Elections. In tonight’s show Jacob Graham and Abi Gibson speak to the VP Student Activities and VP Welfare and Community Candidates and question them on their manifestos...

/ 15th March 2017

UPDATE: Voting for is now closed

UPDATE [17/03/2017 2PM]: Voting is now closed. Stay tuned for the results here: DSU Elections Coverage 2017 If you hadn’t already been able to tell from the number of posters, flyers and constant Facebook notifications asking you to like peoples campaign...

/ 13th March 2017

Why Trump’s Attitude Towards Disabled People Offends Me

At an election rally last November, Donald Trump caused outrage when he openly mocked disabled journalist Serge F Kovaleskia. The reporter suffers from a congenital disability which affects the movement of his arms. Trump was seen and filmed making flapping...

/ 15th February 2017

Breaking the mould, the hidden victory in the US election.

As many will have heard by now there’s a new president-elect in town and while the Doom-Sayers have been out in force the last few weeks hailing the end of the united states cessation of California from the Union and...

/ 18th November 2016

Donald Trump: Is it all defeats and downfall?

For a large amount of time, Donald Trump’s candidacy and presidential run has functioned as a platoon of things; a source of farce from risible comedians, a figurehead of the American Dream, a father’s legacy and a scapegoat for business...

/ 3rd November 2016

What does Brexit mean for students?

In the wake of the EU referendum, we ask 'what does the affectionately termed Brexit mean for students?'

/ 30th September 2016