Scenes From The Front Line

It was picket o’clock today in uni…..for a bit

day off pay staff strikes unions

While you were tucked up in bed, slurping cup-a-soup and catching up on Made in Chelsea, some students were out and about, tackling financial inequality head-on, through the medium of placards, flyers and marches. Unless you were brave enough to cross the picket lines (you scab), here’s what you missed:

Stuff goin' down near Tavistock square. Who buys a white car?

Stuff goin’ down near Tavistock square. Who buys a white car?

You shall not pass! Unless you want to.

You shall not pass! Unless you want to.

Can't tell if protestor or just confused

Can’t tell if protestor or just confused

 

 

RED IS THE COLOUR OF CHANGE

RED IS THE COLOUR OF CHANGE

 

AS IS PURPLE. In fact most colours are acceptable

AS IS PURPLE. In fact most colours are acceptable

One of them quietly said 'don't go in'. But I did. I totally did.

One of them quietly said ‘don’t go in’. But I did. I totally did.

official picket

Located near that dodgy ‘unofficial picket’

At this one they were loudly playing Avicii, otherwise known as the music of the revolution

At this one they were loudly playing Avicii, otherwise known as the music of the revolution

 

 

Pretty soon after lunch however, everyone checked out and UCL was left with the aftermath:

 

picket 8

 

picket 11

 

picket 7

The horror.