Issy Barker

Issy Barker
Bournemouth University


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Cafés, consoles, and cruises: All 25 iconic ways that the Barbie movie is being promoted

The devil works hard but the Barbie marketing team works harder

Taylor Swift’s Speak Now merch is on sale, and it’s being dragged by fans

‘Taylor I am so sorry I wasn’t your merch team president’

‘They weren’t even sweating’: Inside the bizarre influencer trip to Shein’s Chinese factories

‘These influencers can’t be that gullible’

Avocado toast and white linen trousers: 51 beige flags every posh girl can painfully relate to

8. Ordering a Guinness

Lancaster students: It’s the second round of votes to crown Lancaster’s BNOC 2023

More important than last week’s local election, it’s BNOC 2023

Lancaster students: It’s time to vote in the first round of BNOC 2023

The heat is on. It’s time to vote for who you think is 2023’s Biggest Name on Campus

Students will potentially face six more months of strike action as UCU renews mandate

The action will affect over 150 universities across the UK

Leaked: Greggs has agreed to sponsor Lancaster Uni for Roses

Everyone’s favourite bakery chain will be supporting Lancaster teams at Roses next month!

Love Island’s Wes Nelson is performing in Sugar

The Do Bits Society is coming to Lancaster

The results are in: Who are your 2023/24 LUSU Officers?

Here’s who will be running LUSU for the 23/24 academic year

What are your FTO candidates’ main goals?

We interviewed candidates for VP Sport, VP Education, and VP Welfare

We asked FTO candidates what they’d change about the uni

We interviewed your candidates for VP Societies and Media, and VP Union Development

‘We can easily think of Lancaster as being racist’: SU candidates on changing LUSU

We interviewed your LUSU Presidential candidates

What sets apart your LCO candidates from each other?

We interviewed LCO candidates to see what they’d change about the uni

Man dies after motorbike and tractor crash this morning

A man has died after the crash on Quernmore Road this morning

Hold on to your lacrosse sticks: Roses 2023 opening ceremony announced

Europe’s largest varsity will be held in York this year

Lancaster students given support space for students affected by Brianna Ghey death

The support space will be held by LUSU Officers and the LGBTQ+ Forum

BREAKING: Strikes at Lancaster University have been paused

Due to negotiations, strike dates will not go ahead for the next two weeks.

From Bastille to Gok Wan: Highest Point 2023 has announced its lineup

Gok Wan will be moving from fashion to DJing at Williamson Park’s festival

Police make arrests following firearms incident last week

Two men have been arrested in connection with the firearms discharge on Patterdale Road and Ennerdale Close

Suspected firearm incident causes Lancaster Police to instruct residents to stay inside

‘We are appealing for information and urging any witnesses to come forward’