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Essex Yearbook 2016


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Essex Yearbook 2016


What is this?

This is the first ever Essex SU Yearbook.

It's a list of what 2016 Essex students voted as the defining moments, people and Campus Cat poses of the year.

Right at the end there's a video that includes (nearly) all of the photos you uploaded for us - see if you can spot yourself. 

To get things started here's a playlist of what you voted as the top 20 songs of the year, so you can listen to this in the background. We had to skip the two Beyonce songs though, she's too rich to give her music away for free... 

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Global


Global


biggest threat to the world of 2016

Some of our favourite answers:

Not wiping after a number 2
— A student
Oil prices
— A student
Yearbooks
— Someone who hates yearbooks

Winner: Donald Trump

We reached out to Donald Trump for comment on (hopefully) his last win of the year.

He left us a little message with a load of words that didn't mean a lot. He said "freedom" about 17 times.


Hero of the Year

Some of our favourite answers:

Malala
— A person
Me
— A person
Uncle Ben (the rice guy)
— A big fan of microwavable rice

Winner: Jon Snow

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The majority of the votes in this category were cast before the season finale, so this might already be out of date, but congratulations to Jon Snow on his momentous win.

It's a bit sad that the biggest hero of the year is fictional - anyone want to do 1,000 words on why there are no real heroes any more?

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Entertainment


Entertainment


Best tv show of 2016

Some of our favourite answers:

House of Cards
— A student
Home Under The Hammer
— Someone with poor lecture attendance
I don’t watch TV.
— Most people

WINNER: Game of thrones

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Unsurprisingly, the biggest show of the decade is also Essex's favourite show of the past 12 months.  

 


game of the year

Some of our favourite answers:

Running away from my responsibilities.
— A person
I re-enact Man vs Food eating challenges
— Someone at high risk of heart atack
I’m tragically addicted to The Sims
— A person

WINNER: Going outside

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Surprisingly, 47% of Essex students decided that they prefer to go outside than play computer games, but still had enough time to fill in this dumb quiz.

There was no resounding victor in this category, which means everyone was too busy studying. Right?

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Trends


Trends


gadget of the year

Some of our favourite answers:

The paternoster
— A student
Tidal
— Someone being paid by JayZ
Radio
— Someone from the 1940s

WINNER: Hoverboard

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Judging by the amount of people we've seen on campus, hoverboards are not a surprise winner.
 
For those of you that spurned the Spiralizer -  you haven’t lived till you have seen the disappointed face on loved ones when you serve them spaghetti made from courgette.


stupidest trend of the year

Some of our favourite answers:

All of the above
— About 10 people
Not eating off plates
— Someone with stocks in ceramics
The Nae Nae
— The fun police

WINNER: The man bun

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Sorry to everyone with a man bun. This was a democratic decision.

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Campus


Campus


What is Essex's favourite pose from campus cat?

This is was pretty conclusive. And who doesn't want to see a cat spread-eagle in front of a door you probably want to use.

Summer relaxation everyone...


ESSEX'S absolute favourite square is...

Obviously it's 3. It's where all the best stuff happens. And every Thursday it comes alive with people queuing for stuff, how very British.

We asked for a comment from Square 3, but it's an inanimate object, so it didn't reply.


ESSEX'S favourite place to eat on campus is..

We aren't sure if you guys meant to hurt our feelings like this, or if someone rubbed out your votes because you wrote them in pencil, but you voted for Fusion. We can only imagine that some of you forgot that Frango's exists?

ESSEX'S FAVOURITE event of the year...

Derby Day. Despite the fact we didn't quite bring the trophy home this year, it was still our favourite event.

PS UEA suck.


ESSEX'S Favourite SU market stall is...

This seems like an easy choice - everyone loves the bread (cakes) stall.

Pretty much all of the food stalls at the market were our favourites. The Free Ranger. Or the Sausage stall. Or the Curry stall. Or the noodle stall. 

ESSEX'S favourite place to get caffeine is...

Starbucks in the SU Bar. We're not surprised. Who doesn't love gigantic coffees. We get all the buzz we need from analysing the results of quizzes. We aren't sure what we are going to do for the rest of the year...

 

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Your Photos


Your Photos


What better way to end this yearbook than with photos?

Here's a video/collage/montage/thing for you to enjoy - see if you can spot yourself.

WAIT, HOLD UP...

Before you go, did you enjoy looking at this yearbook?