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April 1986

The April 1986 issue of Student is now live! As students return from their Easter holiday the University sees apathy towards EUSA politics, but heightened interest towards that of the Eastern Bloc. Read more below…

24 April 1986: Pollock Halls and Cold War Politics

  • Election hustings event at Pollock Halls saw a low turnout, but heated debate amongst local student politicians and club convenors.
  • EUSA General Meeting saw a motion to ask the Duke of Edinburgh, HRH Prince Philip, to resign as Chancellor of the University.
  • Student published a feature on the cost and implications of Britain pledging support and participation in Ronald Reagan’s ‘Strategic Defence Initiative’ (SDI) against the Soviet Union.

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