Archive for November, 2015

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 ›

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 ›

Rioja and reviews: a round-up of political drinks in Oxford

Rioja and reviews: a round-up of political drinks in Oxford

10th November 2015

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Listen up politico-freshers. Whether you are an aspiring hack, a wannabe-activist, or simply enjoy spouting ill-informed platitudes whilst binge-drinking, VERSA has just the thing for… Read More ›

CRAE condemn OUSU presidential hopeful for actions towards women of colour

CRAE condemn OUSU presidential hopeful for actions towards women of colour

10th November 2015

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OUSU’s Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality on Wednesday accused Eden Tanner, St. John’s Chemist and OUSU presidential hopeful, as guilty of ‘utterly cowardly and racist’… Read More ›