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Over 300 students queue for half price Summer Ball tickets
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Over 300 students queue for half price Summer Ball tickets

Beth Carr reports on the Summer Ball launch. 6am on campus is often a quiet place with few people, if any, having the unfortunate opportunity to experience the sunrise. However the morning of 24th March saw a very different story, with hundreds of students seeing in the day outside the Students' Union in the hope of getting hold of one of the 300 £35 tickets for this year's Summer Ball. While those at the front of the queue had reportedly been there since 10pm on Wednesday night, the queue only started getting busy by around 3am, with some students joining straight from the paint party and others rocking up at close with blankets, coats, and electronic devices. With essay deadlines in sight, it is not surprising that many people brought their laptops and finished work sat outside the...