VERSA| The Humbug #3: Versa’s Weekly Digest

Samuel Beckett on 4th Week: ‘I can’t go on, I’ll go on.’ THE PICKS THEATRE – The Nether/The Playhouse/ Wednesday – Saturday, 7:30pm This “gripping and deeply disconcerting look at the internet” (Telegraph) was nominated for the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Play. An intricate and compelling sci-fi thriller, The Nether follows an investigation grappling […]

VERSA | Introducing VERSA’s new project: VERSopticA

VERSopticA aims to encourages the mind to ponder on the wholly significant insignificances in life. Expect sepia tinted images of rainy windows, poorly done marbling, vaguely moralistic stories and poetry written by elephants destroying vintage typewriters. Gasp in delight at our post-modernist, post-feminist, post-capitalist, post-rationalist venture into our own lucid world of delights, inappropriately lower-case […]

VERSA | Bridge back to winning ways

Thursday night remained extraordinarily popular, with the club reaching full capacity by 22:35, but significant improvements to queue management, combined with the absence of pre-bought tickets, ensured that everyone was able to have riotously good fun without the weight of numbers being felt so heavily. VERSA can point those seeking a slightly calmer experience towards a […]

Christ Church JCR scouts feedback VERSA

Apparently, the feedback is to be given in a big gathering of college staff, with a fine selection of sandwiches and cups of tea. But what do you imagine JCR members will have to say in the small comments box at the bottom of the feedback sheet? Cuthbert Houghton-Thistleback, a second-year classicist, wrote the following […]

Valentine’s Day, A History VERSA

On 14th February 1951, John S. Valentine, a New York greetings card magnate, decided that in order to commemorate his recent divorce he would release a line of cards lauding love and lust. These proved to be intensely popular, so popular in fact that a national romantic frenzy was ignited. Fearing for the moral health […]