Archive for February, 2015

A passion for LGBT issues

VERSA does #followfriday: 4th week

13th February 2015

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New from today: we bring joy into your life on Fridays with a twitter account to follow. Our #ff virginity goes to @QueerDiscOx. Here are 5 tweets… Read More ›

Triple the Vice Chancellor’s pay? No. Quadruple it

Triple the Vice Chancellor’s pay? No. Quadruple it

13th February 2015

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Doubling the Vice Chancellor’s pay would not be enough. Tripling it might be fair, but let’s quadruple it to be on the safe side. This… Read More ›

"Excusez-moi? Do I...what? Do I hear the people sing?"

Under siege in the Union with one of Europe’s most hated women

12th February 2015

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Last Thursday evening, I spent three hours trapped in a room with three hundred students and one of the most hated women in politics. I… Read More ›

Oxford Lib Dems get their first taste of fame

Oxford Lib Dems get their first taste of fame

12th February 2015

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The University’s branch of the Liberal Democrat party was in shock this afternoon after their members experienced  excitement for the very first time. Nick Clegg, the party’s… Read More ›

"EVERYTHING. IS. FINE."

Has OULC descended into backstabbing and bad faith?

11th February 2015

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Short answer: yes. In news that will shock literally no-one, it turns out that Oxford University Labour Club is just as full of dubious hacking as… Read More ›

Long live the resistance you didn’t even know existed: free speech lives on in Oxford

Long live the resistance you didn’t even know existed: free speech lives on in Oxford

10th February 2015

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I never thought I’d say it: I’m sick of the national press going on and on about the “crisis of free speech” at universities. The… Read More ›

Marine Le Pen: left-wing icon

Marine Le Pen: left-wing icon

10th February 2015

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I have no problem with anyone protesting Marine Le Pen. But I do have a problem that protesters at Oxford made such a poor job… Read More ›

Oxford made me stupid: I live for trash TV and takeaways

Oxford made me stupid: I live for trash TV and takeaways

10th February 2015

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It’s really quite a marvel that I’ve mustered up enough brain cells to write these words. Since coming to this alleged mecca of the mind,… Read More ›

Is nowhere safe?

UPDATED: Godfrey Bloom makes himself known on Cuntry Living

9th February 2015

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UPDATE: GODFREY BLOOM HAS NOW BEEN REMOVED FROM CUNTRY LIVING BY THE ADMINS FOR CALLING ONE COMMENTER A ‘SILLY YOUNG LADY‘… WELL, IT WAS ONLY… Read More ›

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Sexual assault, fraud, and bomb threats: VERSA investigates crime in colleges

9th February 2015

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As new data reveal the extent of crime on university property, the University has defended its record while Thames Valley Police have been accused of encouraging victim-blaming culture.… Read More ›