Archive for February, 2016

Trinity’s refusal to fly the rainbow flag is wrong

Trinity’s refusal to fly the rainbow flag is wrong

10th February 2016

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Normally, I’m a pretty big fan of Trinity: the lawns are lovely, the Michelin star chef marvellous, the constant muddling with Trinity College *Cambridge* very… Read More ›

The Oxford-knobs you’ll see walking down Cornmarket Street

The Oxford-knobs you’ll see walking down Cornmarket Street

9th February 2016

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Oxford is such a varied, and vibrant place with a wonderful mishmash of personalities. What a pity the majority of these personalities are borderline insufferable…… Read More ›

Thou shalt not culturally appropriate – CU in Holi advertising slip-up

Thou shalt not culturally appropriate – CU in Holi advertising slip-up

8th February 2016

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Christian Union’s “Everything in Colour” glosses over Hindu tradition… When first challenged, the OICCU executive’s apology was brief, they denied all knowledge that the picture… Read More ›

Is Stuart Webber too handsome for the Oxford Union?

Is Stuart Webber too handsome for the Oxford Union?

8th February 2016

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Do you find yourself lost in the President’s forget-me-not eyes? The Oxford Union has found itself embroiled in yet another controversy, with many claiming that… Read More ›

VERSA speaks to Nigel Biggar: RMF are ‘irresponsible’ and ‘unscrupulous’

VERSA speaks to Nigel Biggar: RMF are ‘irresponsible’ and ‘unscrupulous’

5th February 2016

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Following the intriguing and unsatisfactory panel at the Oxford Union two weeks ago, VERSA spoke to the evening’s only true outspoken critic of the Rhodes… Read More ›

Open Oxford launches speaker event with Peter Hitchens

Open Oxford launches speaker event with Peter Hitchens

4th February 2016

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Every Oxonian’s favourite cesspit of noxious views, Open Oxford, is set to make the leap from the virtual world to reality by hosting its very first speaker event… Read More ›

What makes the perfect crewdate?

What makes the perfect crewdate?

3rd February 2016

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Here at VERSA, we’ve had our crack team of boffins on the case, analysing statistics and doing a variety of other vaguely scientific activities in… Read More ›

I’m sick of the Christian Union

I’m sick of the Christian Union

2nd February 2016

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Tolerance is an important component of our society. No one should feel as if their beliefs are not respected, and should be allowed to express… Read More ›

Make it Reign: Presidential piss up funded by John’s JCR

Make it Reign: Presidential piss up funded by John’s JCR

2nd February 2016

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In a surprising display of generosity, John’s JCR passed a motion authorising £150 of JCR money to cover expenses at President’s fortnightly meeting and “informal… Read More ›

Rhodes Must Fall issue seven demands for ‘sellout’ Oriel

Rhodes Must Fall issue seven demands for ‘sellout’ Oriel

1st February 2016

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RMF demand an end to racism, decolonisation of the curriculum & slam Oriel as ‘dishonest’. Last week it became apparent it takes £100 million of donor’s cash to secure… Read More ›