Archive for November, 2015

Democracy! Record numbers of voters for hotly uncontested positions

Democracy! Record numbers of voters for hotly uncontested positions

20th November 2015

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After weeks in which no one talked of anything else (except literally everything else), probably the third most watched election in the nation in 2015 (we’ve… Read More ›

It isn’t wrong for us to mourn more for Paris than elsewhere

It isn’t wrong for us to mourn more for Paris than elsewhere

19th November 2015

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Don’t tell me the right way to grieve for Paris… Such is the social media age that when something unimaginably horrific like the massacre in… Read More ›

The perks of being a pole dancer

The perks of being a pole dancer

18th November 2015

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‘But I thought you were a feminist…’ What comes to mind upon hearing the words “pole dancer”? I’ll save you some time: it generally comes with connotations… Read More ›

OUSU scrutiny report: the state of all the slates

OUSU scrutiny report: the state of all the slates

17th November 2015

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Get ready to put a blank space on that ballot paper… Manifestos have been published, candidates have been photographed looking ‘friendly’, and a truly awful… Read More ›

Remembering Paris: reflections from the march

Remembering Paris: reflections from the march

17th November 2015

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Oxford, and by that I mean its students, can be accused of many things; however a lack of empathy is not one of them On… Read More ›

BREAKING: IRSoc event cancelled due to security concerns

BREAKING: IRSoc event cancelled due to security concerns

16th November 2015

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On the advice of Thames Valley Police and the Israeli Embassy, Yiftah Curiel’s talk to IRSoc has been cancelled due to heightened security concerns. Tonight’s International… Read More ›

OutRAGe at photoshopped moustache 

OutRAGe at photoshopped moustache 

16th November 2015

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Chris, we moustache you a question…  VERSA can exclusively reveal, thanks to the razor-sharp eyes of one of our reporters, that the suave moustache RAG… Read More ›

“Oh Well, Alright Then” launch NUS delegate campaign

“Oh Well, Alright Then” launch NUS delegate campaign

15th November 2015

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They’ve heard the question we’re not sure anyone asked, and replied: “Oh well, alright then, we’ll run to be Oxford’s NUS Delegates.” Focused on running… Read More ›

He’s back! Jacob Rees-Mogg new OUCA honorary prez

He’s back! Jacob Rees-Mogg new OUCA honorary prez

13th November 2015

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He failed in his bid to become Union Prez 20 years ago, but perhaps being OUCA’s honorary top dog will heal Jacob Rees-Mogg’s wounds. The… Read More ›

The House or College of the scholars of Merton in the City of Sheffield

Merton JCR affiliates to Sheffield SU

11th November 2015

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Merton JCR, already home of one pretty decent joke and one disgruntled Academic Affairs rep this term, have tackled the great existential question of affiliation by joining another… Read More ›