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Canterbury’s paper of record since 1717, the Kentish Gazette, is used to its fair share of criticism.
Some of that criticism is deserved but Unified’s article headlined Kentish Gazette Get Personal: Lies, Lies, Lies simply got it wrong.
It accused our coverage about the return of the Cathedral city’s students of being fabricated, slanderous and fictitious. It was not.
It criticised us for not acknowledging the role students play in boosting the economy or recognising the contribution they make to the voluntary sector. We covered both aspects – on the front page and …
In the November/December issue of Unified, the newspaper included the article entitled ‘The mother of all money problems’, printed on page 9 in the ‘Finance’ section of the issue. Unified acknowledges that the subject and concerns raised in the article were that of one individual, and do not reflect the opinions of every student at CCCU.
We would also like to apologise for any offence caused within the article, and recognise that in the current financial climate, Canterbury Christ Church University has helped many students who have not yet received their …
Hello and welcome to this edition of Unified. We are the newly appointed editors, Jamie Harris and Sam Francis. We are both second year journalism students so this is a fantastic opportunity for us. We hope that we have brought a new edge and direction to the newspaper with our dedicated team of writers.
What do people imagine when someone says students? Poor, always drinking, partying, causing noise and chaos and clogging up the streets in student housing. It is not very often that students are seen to be doing good except for four students; Jillian Hales, Adam Webb, Harriet Morris and Leah Dobson. Where they have been given the opportunity t to go to Ghana and help the people living poverty. The second year students have been given the opportunity through their course (primary education) where they get to spend four weeks helping …
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When watching a BBC documentary on knife and gun crime, there was a small patriotic cheer amongst me and my housemates when Canterbury was mentioned. After a moment, an awkward silence fell upon the room, “that’s not a good thing that Canterbury was mentioned”, whispered my housemate. She was right. Unfortunately it is the sad truth that gun and knife crime exists on our very doorstep, in the very town where we build our future and cement some of our finest memories. The very same town …
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“It’s a fantastic day for Margate, for Thanet and for the whole of East Kent. It really is an occasion to remember and an event to mark down in history.” said Thanet council leader Sandy Ezekiel as his spade sunk into the ground.
I suppose I should put 25th November 2008 in my diary then, maybe doodle a few fireworks around it, and then, after thinking about it, I’ll rip the page out and throw it away. Tuesday 25th November 2008 isn’t a fantastic day for me, not yet, and I’ll …