Jake Hurfurt Articles by: Jake Hurfurt

From cupitalism to refugees: Open Oxford raises almost £1000 for charity

From cupitalism to refugees: Open Oxford raises almost £1000 for charity

4th September 2015

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Open Oxford: buying a used coffee cup one week, fundraising for refugees the next. Last week Open Oxford made the national news for spending over… Read More ›

CRAE Co-Chair criticised for anti-Semitic tweet

CRAE Co-Chair criticised for anti-Semitic tweet

25th August 2015

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The Co-Chair of OUSU’s Campaign for Racial Awareness & Equality (CRAE) was criticised by JSoc for an anti-Semitic tweet posted last week. This summer, political… Read More ›

Eco-tourists we are not: our term-time day-trip to Copenhagen

Eco-tourists we are not: our term-time day-trip to Copenhagen

18th August 2015

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Spoilers: we missed our flight home. Way back on the morning of Tuesday 28th April, team VERSA was preparing to take Copenhagen. Six of us had… Read More ›

We need student unions, but it’s time to bin the NUS

We need student unions, but it’s time to bin the NUS

11th August 2015

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Without some form of student union, we’d be screwed. It’s the shame the unions we have are ridiculous. Campaigning against Coke on Campus, the anti-Lib… Read More ›

Taken at the Glastonbury Festival, June 2009

How to get into festivals for free – and also save lives

17th July 2015

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Festivals are expensive. A ticket to a major festival will set you back over £200. That’s a fair chunk of your student loan that could… Read More ›

Indeed.

OULC back left-wing Jez for Labour leader

19th June 2015

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Certain OULC members have circle-jerked into a frenzy as they claim credit for getting left-winger Jeremy Corbyn onto the Labour leadership ballot. Record 5-time winner… Read More ›

Oxford student sentenced to death

Oxford student sentenced to death

27th May 2015

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Sondos Asem was sentenced to death in absentia by an Egyptian court on Saturday. An Oxford postgrad student at the Blavatnik School of Government, Asem… Read More ›

OUSU divestment campaign succeeds, we’re proud of them

OUSU divestment campaign succeeds, we’re proud of them

19th May 2015

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Never mind  failure in sorting out the Israel-Palestine crisis, OUSU have succeeded in persuading the University to divest from fossil fuels. Oh OUSU, we’re used… Read More ›

The sad reality of sexual assaults at Somerville: college crack down after more harassment in Hilary than last six years combined

The sad reality of sexual assaults at Somerville: college crack down after more harassment in Hilary than last six years combined

13th May 2015

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Somerville JCR and the College Principal have condemned an unprecedented rise in sexual harassment The number of reported incidents of sexual harassment last term in Somerville… Read More ›

VERSA reveals new Bullingdon photos — featuring high spirits, high society, and one very high-up politician…

VERSA reveals new Bullingdon photos — featuring high spirits, high society, and one very high-up politician…

5th May 2015

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Never-before-seen photographs of the Bullingdon Club reveal twenty members of Britain’s aristocracy, ten business magnates, multiple ambassadors… and some brand-new shots of our very own… Read More ›