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Even OUSU’s election was more fun than the Union’s this term

Even OUSU’s election was more fun than the Union’s this term

27th November 2015

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In other news, the Oxford Union is holding its termly elections today, and you didn’t even notice… Questionable Facebook accounts, accusations of intimidation and promises… Read More ›

Oxford Brookes Labour Chair joins the Tories…again

Oxford Brookes Labour Chair joins the Tories…again

24th November 2015

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Berk Bektas has once again swapped parties amid an internet storm… Anyone who has met Berk Bektas will know that he takes his left-wing principles… Read More ›

Union debate sees hundreds queue for hours in freezing conditions

Union debate sees hundreds queue for hours in freezing conditions

23rd November 2015

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Union EU debate sees hundreds wondering, in or out? As the cold winds of winter swept across Oxford, 100s of bedraggled, overworked and somnambulant students… 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 ›

OULC and OUCA (sort of) take sides in EU referendum

OULC and OUCA (sort of) take sides in EU referendum

5th November 2015

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If you actually care about OUCA & OULC’s position on the EU, you’re in for a treat. Following Jeremy Corbyn’s completely consistent lead on this… Read More ›

Looks can be deceiving

BREAKING: Stu sees off Zu in triumphant sweep to power – or, at least, Union presidency…

13th June 2015

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Despite a well-fought campaign Zuleyka, the self-confessed underdog, wasn’t able to stop Stu ascending to the wooden throne. Stu’s victory wasn’t casualty free, the Wadham… Read More ›

Why are “NOW or NEVER” deleting questions?

Why are “NOW or NEVER” deleting questions?

10th June 2015

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Ah, 7th week: it’s Union election time and NOW or NEVER aren’t keen on being scrutinised. With the new rules introduced last term, slates are… Read More ›

Hacked off: Sullivan subjected to Raine of terror as Union chat Spiros out of control

Hacked off: Sullivan subjected to Raine of terror as Union chat Spiros out of control

5th June 2015

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In the most climactic Facebook-off of our time, Union hacks from left, right, and centre go dickhead-to-dickhead in the time-honoured battle for strangers’ approval Last… Read More ›

It seems there will be a fight for the wooden throne after all

It seems there will be a fight for the wooden throne after all

26th May 2015

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Zuleyka Shahin and Stuart Webber will go head to head for President of the Oxford Union.  A contested election for Union President is on the… Read More ›

The Tab editor has fully rinsed the Union’s line-up

The Tab editor has fully rinsed the Union’s line-up

19th April 2015

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Exclusive speaker releases ain’t worth anything when the Tab leaks it first. Tab editor Shakeel Hashim has stuck two fingers up to the Union. Despite having their… Read More ›