Peter Tapsell: forgot his Union card... we've all been there, Pete!

Peter Tapsell apprehended by Union security, responds with “Do you know who I am?”

16th November 2014

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People:

The ex-Union Librarian demanded entry, citing his status as “Father of the House of Commons”

It was grim back in the nineties

Oxford amnesia: student scandals from the last 20 years you knew nothing about

16th November 2014

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People:

Ever heard the one about the guys who hacked the university CCTV and nearly got sent down? No, us neither.

11 worst sconces heard on Oxford crew dates

11 worst sconces heard on Oxford crew dates

16th November 2014

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Procrastibait:

Most Oxford people have an embarrassing sconse or two to their name, and the long-suffering staff of Chutney’s and Arzoo’s have probably heard them all. But do yours match up to our list of outrageous accusations?

Why should rosé stay as the forgotten, oppressed wine?

Why should rosé stay as the forgotten, oppressed wine?

16th November 2014

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Rosé is struggling to survive up against the might of the red-white binary, and it’s time for change.

not yet persona non grata

Cai Wilshaw not quite chucked out of the Union

16th November 2014

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People:

Despite momentary uncertainty at the DROs’ desk, Wilshaw was in fact allowed to vote in Friday’s referendum

Said Business School: Mr Said didn't cough up on this occasion

Oxford University received taxpayer money so renewable energy activists could get pissed

16th November 2014

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News:

They spent the day talking about such exciting topics as solar panels on buses, then got over £2,700 for “hospitality” and threw a big drinks event. Maybe the alcohol was the only way to get through it

We live in a repressive, phallic city. Join me in getting it demolished

We live in a repressive, phallic city. Join me in getting it demolished

16th November 2014

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In her first column for Versa, AshQ – Oxford’s most politically aware student – shares her thoughts on the patriarchal, heteronormative implications of Oxford’s architecture…

Not the newest country in the world

I slept with someone who thought he was from the newest country in the world

16th November 2014

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Experience:

He was actually from the fourth-newest. But he still didn’t pleasure me

My week living with two gay vegan nudists

My week living with two gay vegan nudists

16th November 2014

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Experience:

Couchsurfing landed me naked with two strange American men, and no, it wasn’t that weird

Coming out of the boathouse: I’m a rower and proud

Coming out of the boathouse: I’m a rower and proud

16th November 2014

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Despite the murky early mornings and the broken-down boathouses, the camaraderie of a rowing team is unparalleled.

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VERSA: Wadham Warden calls JCR president “silly special snowflake millennial”

21st February 2017 5 comments

Disclaimer: none of these events actually occurred, and this is a work of fiction. According to sources, the warden muttered, “try it, you silly special snowflake… Read More ›