Jake Hurfurt Articles by: Jake Hurfurt

BREAKING: Oxford votes to stay in the NUS

BREAKING: Oxford votes to stay in the NUS

2nd June 2016

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Status quo holds as Oxford copies the Tabs and votes to stay in the NUS. After an increasingly bitter campaign, featuring varying degrees of rulebreaking… Read More ›

I voted Yes to NUS in 2014 – that was a mistake

I voted Yes to NUS in 2014 – that was a mistake

23rd May 2016

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Last time round I was in a bloody music video campaigning to stay in the NUS, I won’t make that mistake again. As a naive… Read More ›

Rhodes Must Fall take to the streets in colonial walking tour

Rhodes Must Fall take to the streets in colonial walking tour

9th March 2016

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Dozens of RMF activists marched down High Street & Parks Road to demand the decolonisation of Oxford, and the removal of the Rhodes & Codrington… Read More ›

Questionable claims, fines & nipples…it’s Union election scrutiny

Questionable claims, fines & nipples…it’s Union election scrutiny

4th March 2016

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This one has been rumbling on for a while, with shots being fired before term even started. Now VERSA brings you the gossip, the screw… 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 ›

Oxford to paint the town pink in 2nd Week

Oxford to paint the town pink in 2nd Week

19th January 2016

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After raising £7000 in Cambridge last year, Pink Week has come to Oxford. With events at Freuds, G&D’s, Bridge and the Union, Oxford really is… Read More ›

Rhodes Must Fall bring the noise to Oriel Square

Rhodes Must Fall bring the noise to Oriel Square

9th November 2015

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Anti-Rhodes protestors brought the noise to Oriel Square on Friday to present a petition to Oriel’s Provost. Over 150 students filled Oriel Square on Friday… Read More ›

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OxStu cause a Storm(zy) in picture gaffe

2nd November 2015

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Whoops! Turns out that notoriously cool and edgy OxStu don’t know their grime music… VERSA Finishing School The Oxford Student made an embarrassing design gaffe this week,… Read More ›

VERSA’s guide to the student press: whom to read and why

VERSA’s guide to the student press: whom to read and why

8th October 2015

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Oxford is known for its lively student press and famous journo alumni – including Evan Davis, Victoria Coren-Mitchell, & Nick Robinson. Let VERSA guide you… Read More ›

It’s not Corbyn’s policies that scare me, it’s his supporters

It’s not Corbyn’s policies that scare me, it’s his supporters

13th September 2015

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His Beardiness, Jezza Corbyn has won it. Some of his supporters make me fear for my party. ‘Veteran left wing MP’ has been the standard… Read More ›