Right. It’s third week folks. Belts on and last one to 8th has to write for panoptica. Once again, here are VERSA’S highlights from last week, and Picks for the week to come. Enjoy in moderation.


THE PICKS

THEATRE – The Oxford Review: Halloween Comedy Special/Old Fire Station/ Friday, 8:00-9:30pm/ £5

In their first ever Halloween Special, The Oxford Revue returns from a hot and heavy Edinburgh to whip out some of their best sketch comedy, both old favourites and hot off the press.

TALK – Goodluck Jonathan/ The Union/ Monday, 5:00-8:00pm

At the end of a tenure lasting from 2010 until 2015, Goodluck Jonathan presided over the first democratic change of government in Nigeria’s history when he lost the presidential election to Muhammadu Buhari.

CONCERT – Shumann/ James Gilchrist/ Holywell Music Room/ Thursday, 7:30pm/ £25

As part of the world renowned Oxford Leider Festival, James Gilchrist will perform Shumann in the 160th anniversary-year of his death.

NIGHT OUT – Organised Fun/ The Bullingdon/ Saturday/ sold out (bribe with HARIBO)

Having taken the summer months off recovering from Bradley Zero’s roof-raising set in May, Organised Fun returns to the Bullingdon refreshed and raring to go, with a Halloween spooktacular to shake off the cobwebs and usher in a packed term of events.

SOUL-SELLING (Networking) – Citi Networking Evening/ The Guild, Ashmolean/ Thursday, 7:30pm

Citi, one of the world’s leading banks, is coming to Oxford for an invaluable cross business networking event and corporate presentaton. With lots of drinks and canapes, this is an excellent opportunity to network with a huge number of senior representatives, recent alumni and HR staff from Citi in a more relaxed setting.


 

DID IT FOR THE LIKES

Highs and lows of the Oxford Bubble #week2

FUCKUGLY BUILDING OF THE WEEK

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Likes: 188

OVERHEARD AT OXFORD

Overheard at a Harry Potter themed party in Magdalen

‘Jesus Christ, Gilderoy, that’s a whole glass of tequila!’

Likes: 195

OXFORD MARGINALIA

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Likes: 408


ME AND MY IMPORTANT THOUGHTS

According to CherStu…

‘Unrequited love is something to make your toes tingle in an odd sort of way, something to push me to the bitter edge of my emotional capacity and draw me back down to earth again. It often doesn’t even hurt. It’s just something I do to switch my brain off. My equivalent of knitting, Twitter or Suduko.’


BRIDESHEAD REGURGITATED

The Most ‘Oxford’ Moment of the Week:

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An artist’s impression of what History Society drinks would have looked like were they not cancelled, due to an accidental 1000 bottle bulk-order of alcohol free champagne… (With thanks to Harriet Bourhill)


Fin.

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