Jul 13

Work is frantically underway amongst members of URN for the annual Student Radio Awards. We won loads last year so there’s lots to live up to. We’re entering nearly every category – best outside broadcast, best journalistic programming, best interview, best specialist music, branding…. etc and of course the big one – station of the...

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URN’s coverage of the Summer Party 2009

Jun 07

URN’s coverage of the Summer Party 2009

Despite yesterday starting off rather drizzly, the Summer Party 2009 was a great day. URN had originally been situated in a small tent between the main stage and the green room but because of the weather we had to relocate to a room in the nearest halls of residence. It means that we weren’t in amongst all the action but we were a lot closer to the acts when...

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Summer Party 2009

Jun 05

Summer Party 2009

This Saturday (6th June) Nottingham University’s Summer Party kicks off on campus. It’s been running for around 7 years and this year’s looks to be bigger and better than ever. It’s the largest outdoor student festival of it’s kind in Europe, where you can find tents of music, food stalls and fairground rides. It’s situated on...

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Swine Flu on The Pulse

Apr 30

Last night on the Pulse, URN’s daily news show, I spoke to Jonathan Von Tam, Professor of Health Protection at Nottingham University, who also works for the Health Protection Agency: Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your...

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Elections Night

Mar 13

Elections Night

The big one is finally upon us. Voting has been going on since 9am Monday, and closes at 5pm today.  Candidates have ventured out onto campus, last week it was only  club-based campaigning. There’s been flyering, freebies (which have included sweets and gingerbread men) and banners around campus. Getting in and out of our SU Portland building and main...

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Internet Update and Stuff

Mar 05

Update – We’ve now got internet in the studios! AND 3 brand spanking new computers.  Just in time for Elections. Tomorrow evening from 7pm URN’s hosting the presidential debate, between the four candidates up for the position this year, always an interetsing one… and then on to Ocean for more coverage/pictures/audio of the candidates and...

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