Archive for September, 2015

St Anthony’s College offers scholarship to Syrian refugees

St Anthony’s College offers scholarship to Syrian refugees

30th September 2015

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From war-torn Syria to St Antony’s, Oxford – college and charity combine to change the life of one lucky Syrian. Summer headlines have been dominated by a migration… Read More ›

UPDATED: ‘No Offence’ magazine banned by OUSU over fear it will…cause offence

UPDATED: ‘No Offence’ magazine banned by OUSU over fear it will…cause offence

30th September 2015

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No Offence, a new magazine founded by Oxford students, has been banned from Freshers’ Fair lest it…’cause offence’. VERSA extends a warm welcome to the… Read More ›

VERSA’s intro to Oxford’s pubs and bars

VERSA’s intro to Oxford’s pubs and bars

29th September 2015

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A certain sage once said “I wish I were young, so I still knew everything.” This amiable cynic nailed the attitude pretty well. Little did he… Read More ›

Pedro’s – we put on our sombreros to you

Pedro’s – we put on our sombreros to you

28th September 2015

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In true student politics style, VERSA has prepared a motion to stand against the marginalisation of an independent Tex-Mex restaurant by the University of East Anglia’s Student Union.  Here is… Read More ›

Let’s all have some grimy fun with Daddy’s Money

Let’s all have some grimy fun with Daddy’s Money

26th September 2015

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Everyone at Oxford fuels their wild nights of excess, Bollinger and love for grime music through a rich patriarch, right? A new alternative to WahPlush… Read More ›

I threw my passport in an aeroplane bin

I threw my passport in an aeroplane bin

22nd September 2015

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I love holidays. The spirit of adventure they embody, the excitement, the unexpected! Live on the edge, take risks and confront your fears! That’s why,… Read More ›

Foam heads and flyering at the Edinburgh Fringe

Foam heads and flyering at the Edinburgh Fringe

15th September 2015

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White supremacists, wombless mermaids, and living in a massive pink foam head – think you’ve heard it all?  The Royal Mile is overwhelmingly busy. Children… Read More ›

It’s not Corbyn’s policies that scare me, it’s his supporters

It’s not Corbyn’s policies that scare me, it’s his supporters

13th September 2015

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His Beardiness, Jezza Corbyn has won it. Some of his supporters make me fear for my party. ‘Veteran left wing MP’ has been the standard… Read More ›

If we still wrote Facebook statuses like we were 15…

If we still wrote Facebook statuses like we were 15…

9th September 2015

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Without fail, every few weeks someone’s embarrassing teenage years will reappear on your News Feed.  You giggle, and just pray to the Facebook Gods that… Read More ›

If your college were an alcoholic drink…

If your college were an alcoholic drink…

7th September 2015

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Is your college as classy as champers, as laddish as beer, or, god forbid, as forgotten as Hooch? VERSA offers you its honest, totally unbiased opinion.… Read More ›