Issy Barker

Issy Barker
Lancaster University


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‘This was no mistake’: University edits out student’s protest at graduation ceremony

Ludovico Caminati Enström wore a sash supporting striking UCU lecturers

Cafés, consoles, and cruises: All 25 iconic ways that the Barbie movie is being promoted

The devil works hard but the Barbie marketing team works harder

Taylor Swift’s Speak Now merch is on sale, and it’s being dragged by fans

‘Taylor I am so sorry I wasn’t your merch team president’

‘They weren’t even sweating’: Inside the bizarre influencer trip to Shein’s Chinese factories

‘These influencers can’t be that gullible’

Lancaster students: It’s the second round of votes to crown Lancaster’s BNOC 2023

More important than last week’s local election, it’s BNOC 2023

Lancaster students: It’s time to vote in the first round of BNOC 2023

The heat is on. It’s time to vote for who you think is 2023’s Biggest Name on Campus

Students will potentially face six more months of strike action as UCU renews mandate

The action will affect over 150 universities across the UK

Leaked: Greggs has agreed to sponsor Lancaster Uni for Roses

Everyone’s favourite bakery chain will be supporting Lancaster teams at Roses next month!

Love Island’s Wes Nelson is performing in Sugar

The Do Bits Society is coming to Lancaster

The results are in: Who are your 2023/24 LUSU Officers?

Here’s who will be running LUSU for the 23/24 academic year

What are your FTO candidates’ main goals?

We interviewed candidates for VP Sport, VP Education, and VP Welfare

We asked FTO candidates what they’d change about the uni

We interviewed your candidates for VP Societies and Media, and VP Union Development

‘We can easily think of Lancaster as being racist’: SU candidates on changing LUSU

We interviewed your LUSU Presidential candidates

What sets apart your LCO candidates from each other?

We interviewed LCO candidates to see what they’d change about the uni

Man dies after motorbike and tractor crash this morning

A man has died after the crash on Quernmore Road this morning

Hold on to your lacrosse sticks: Roses 2023 opening ceremony announced

Europe’s largest varsity will be held in York this year

Lancaster students given support space for students affected by Brianna Ghey death

The support space will be held by LUSU Officers and the LGBTQ+ Forum

BREAKING: Strikes at Lancaster University have been paused

Due to negotiations, strike dates will not go ahead for the next two weeks.

From Bastille to Gok Wan: Highest Point 2023 has announced its lineup

Gok Wan will be moving from fashion to DJing at Williamson Park’s festival

Police make arrests following firearms incident last week

Two men have been arrested in connection with the firearms discharge on Patterdale Road and Ennerdale Close

Suspected firearm incident causes Lancaster Police to instruct residents to stay inside

‘We are appealing for information and urging any witnesses to come forward’

Not even Cindy Lou Who could score full marks on this Grinch quotes quiz

Only a real one knows what the Grinch has going on at 5:30

Three more men arrested on suspicion of Vibe vandalism

The men have been released pending further charges

‘It’s sickening really’: A Lancaster Scout building has been vandalised

An appeal has been made for information on the graffiti

Light Up Lancaster is looking for people to help at the festival

The festival is looking for singers and lantern-makers

Lancaster SU confirms that it allows society affiliations with Vibe

The nightclub is set to host its first society event tonight, 27th October

‘Vibe is a brand new company’: Vibe announces Grand Opening Weekend

‘Vibe is a brand new company with new Owners, new General Manager and new Door Supervisors!’

‘We’re waiting for advice from authorities’: VIBE cancels Paul Chuckle appearance tonight

After the postponing of the club’s opening, Paul Chuckle can’t come to me, to you

Second car collision at new nightclub VIBE

This is the second time this week that a car has crashed into the nightclub

The results are in: Here are your new Women+ and RAEM officers

Who have filled the Liberation-Campaign Officer roles?

All of the Halloween events happening in Lancaster

All the goings-on you need to know about for Halloween week

LCO 22/23 Hustings: Meet your Women+ Officer candidate

What is the Women+ offering this year?

LCO 22/23 Hustings: Meet your Racial and Ethnic Minorities Officer candidates

Voting ends today at 10 PM

Car crashes into Vibe nightclub just two days before its grand opening

The yet-to-open nightclub is set to do so this Saturday

Lancaster is the 15th best uni in the UK, according to world rankings

The uni ranked 122nd in the world in the new league table

All of the artists playing at the Sugarhouse for Lancaster Music Festival 2022

The acts include Larkins, Lottery Winners and Massive Wagons

19 Lancs secrets freshers should know before term starts

All the essential info for LU students this year

Terrible news! Greggs has increased its prices

Bad news for Lancaster students

The Sugarhouse partners with Generation for new I LOVE MONDAYS club nights

The night comes with ‘3-4-£6’ spirits deals

Lancaster University placed second-lowest in new university mental health league table

72% of Lancaster students think that the uni does not support mental health

LUSU disaffiliate from GLOW nightclub

‘GLOW Nightclub have now demonstrated repeatedly that they do not align with our values.’

LUSU VP Societies and Media election result announced

RON has won in the student election

JLS’ Marvin Humes to DJ in Sugar

‘The Club is Alive’ with the sound of term ending

Geordie Shore star Scotty T is coming to Lancaster

The man who ‘grills more birds than George Foreman’ will be in Lancs this weekend

Lancaster University offers support to those affected by events in Ukraine

The university is ‘deeply saddened and worried by the situation in Ukraine’

Chase star The Beast is coming to Lancaster

Seems like the Chasers can’t stay away from Lancs

Lancaster University announces updated Covid restrictions to students

Lateral flow supplies will be available until they run out

Quiz: How much money would you win on the Lancaster 2021 Chase?

Take our quiz to find out how much you really know about what went on in Lancaster in 2021 and if you could beat the Chaser

Picket lines cancelled Wednesday and Thursday due to weather

‘We’ll come back even stronger on Friday!’

On the 12 days of Christmas, Lancaster gave to me…

Three 1A buses, two library trees and an Under-19 Dayrider!

QUIZ: Tell us your study habits and we’ll tell you if you could make it as Santa’s elf

Because being an elf is what every uni student is working towards, really

#ReclaimTheseStreets socially distanced vigil in Lancaster tomorrow

‘A vigil for all women threatened on our streets’

The Lancs ducks are the perfect Valentine’s date, and here’s every reason why

Because sometimes, other humans just won’t cut it