Beer gardens, graduation and makeshift beaches: Looking back on 2021 in Lincoln

What a year it has been


2022 is only a few days away and 2021 has been another memorable year. Whether your most memorable moment was being in awe of Bernie Sanders’ mittens to going all out on July 19th, 2021 was a rollercoaster, to say the least.

The pandemic is still ongoing with the Omricon variant of Covid-19 making us think if leaving the house is really a good idea. But in Lincoln, students have been up to all sorts from creating a beach in their accommodation to trying and reviewing every single VK flavour there is.

Lets take a look back on The Lincoln Tab’s articles and features through the eyes of Lincoln students:

1. New Student leaders were elected

2. Beer gardens reopened in Lincoln on April 12th

3. We tried and reviewed as many VK flavours as we could just to feel something

4. Lincoln students reacted to the Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill

5. We spoke to Aoife Mcmorrow, the University of Lincoln’s TikTok star

6. Lincoln students collaborated with WeAreWithYou charity to make a ‘positive change’

7. Uni of Lincoln is offered 2020 grads a virtual graduation

8. We spoke to the skaters at Lincoln Uni

Photo via Dan Sillitoe

9. Lincoln students shared the tattoos they had gotten since lockdown ended

10. UoL updated their graduation plans for the classes of 2020 and 2021

11. ULSU launches ‘Ask for Sandy’ initiative

12. Lincoln’s class of 2021 didn’t let COVID stop them from getting their dissertation pics

13. We visited Carousel, Lincoln’s brand new arcade bar

14. Lincoln SU offered support to students ‘affected by the ongoing situation in the Middle East’

15. We asked students if they thought sit-down clubs were worth the hype

16. UoL went up five places in Complete University Guide league tables

 17. A journalism student created a documentary on racism in Lincoln

18.The University of Lincoln appointed a new Vice-Chancellor

19. We spoke to new societies in Lincoln

20. We spoke to the students behind The Last Taboo at the University of Lincoln

21. The Lincoln Tab launched Clubbers of the Week

22. Home nightclub introduced new anti-spiking measures

23. Lincoln students attended Lincoln Night In

24. ULSU launched rapid drug spiking testing on campus

25. Thor’s tipi returned to Lincoln

26. Lincoln’s Feminist Society held a vigil for victims of sexual violence

27. Charles Darwin the tortoise went viral once again

28. We rated Lincoln’s coffee shops from a student’s perspective

29. We spent the night visiting independent cocktail bars in Lincoln

30. Lincoln students Reclaimed the Night

31. We went on a festive light trail in Lincoln

32. I romanticised a week of my life in Lincoln and it went better than I thought

33. We rated Lincoln students’ Spotify Wrapped 2021

34. We visited the Lincoln Christmas Markets

35. Lincoln students were able to add their pronouns to their Blackboard profile

36. We decided which halls Taylor Swift’s exes would live in if they were Lincoln students

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