Archive for October, 2015

UPDATED: Kicking up a fuzz – police called over ‘No Offence’

UPDATED: Kicking up a fuzz – police called over ‘No Offence’

16th October 2015

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“No offence sir, but might we trouble you for a chat at the station?” Oxford’s favourite magazine has been investigated by the police concerned about public decency.  UPDATE:… Read More ›

Merton JCR horror at the infiltration of fun

Merton JCR horror at the infiltration of fun

14th October 2015

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Poor Merton, they’ve taken being knocked off their perch hard haven’t they? Bless them. Sunday’s JCR meeting saw Merton’s ‘joke’ motion – the naming one of… Read More ›

‘Slum simulator’ shocks social justice movement in Cambridge

‘Slum simulator’ shocks social justice movement in Cambridge

13th October 2015

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Clare College, Cambridge has drawn fire on social media for hosting a charity event aimed at ‘simulating poverty’. The event, run by non-profit group Giving What We… Read More ›

Oxford BNOCs quiz: Do you actually know who they are?

Oxford BNOCs quiz: Do you actually know who they are?

13th October 2015

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There are lots of names you need to know around Oxford (besides that of your bedfellow the morning after…), so VERSA put together a little… Read More ›

The Oxford radical’s dictionary

The Oxford radical’s dictionary

12th October 2015

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Struggling to tell your ‘policing’ from your ‘problematic’? VERSA is here to help. Ahh, radicalism. It’s a tricky thing, isn’t it? Trying to reconcile your… Read More ›

The 10 best cafés in Oxford

The 10 best cafés in Oxford

9th October 2015

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Working lunch? Caffeine craving? VERSA’s coffee correspondent (addict?) counts down his top ten cafés in Oxford… That Benugo in the readers’ bit of the Weston You can’t take… Read More ›

Caught in the act.

Howe could they do it?! Cherwell censor OUSU Pres at Freshers’ Fair

8th October 2015

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VERSA stands in solidarity with oppressed OUSU President Becky Howe. VERSA can exclusively reveal that there has been a sickening case of censorship at Freshers’… Read More ›

VERSA’s guide to the student press: whom to read and why

VERSA’s guide to the student press: whom to read and why

8th October 2015

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Oxford is known for its lively student press and famous journo alumni – including Evan Davis, Victoria Coren-Mitchell, & Nick Robinson. Let VERSA guide you… Read More ›

VERSA’s Guide to Oxford for international students

VERSA’s Guide to Oxford for international students

6th October 2015

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We’re halfway through 0th week, which means you’ll all be moving in again or are already back. Terrifying for British students, more so for internationals. VERSA’s… Read More ›

Michaelmas is packed with some Major speakers – and we’ve picked out the very best

Michaelmas is packed with some Major speakers – and we’ve picked out the very best

5th October 2015

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It’s cold, it’s dark, you’ve got too much to do and, no matter your year, some special strain of freshers’ ‘flu. Let’s see if we… Read More ›