Post Tagged with: "debate"

The Humbug #3: VERSA’s Weekly Digest (it’s a good’un folks)

The Humbug #3: VERSA’s Weekly Digest (it’s a good’un folks)

31st October 2016

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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… Read More ›

OUCA’s drinks event gets a surprise visitor

OUCA’s drinks event gets a surprise visitor

11th May 2016

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Last Sunday, OUCA’s drinks event was graced by their honorary president, Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, who made a surprise visit and caused half of the Tory-voting students… Read More ›

VERSA debates: Why we must leave the NUS

VERSA debates: Why we must leave the NUS

30th April 2016

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That there should be a referendum in which every student can vote is something of a no brainer – it affects everyone, so it’s fair… Read More ›

VERSA debates: Why we should stay in the NUS

VERSA debates: Why we should stay in the NUS

30th April 2016

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The NUS referendum will be governed by short-termist, emotional thinking that will get us nowhere. In 1981, four senior Labour politicians broke away from their… 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 ›

Fiery Union debate on colonialism leaves fresher smelling smoky

Fiery Union debate on colonialism leaves fresher smelling smoky

29th May 2015

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Union officers are likely to be drowning their sorrows with their own controversial ‘colonial cocktails,’ after disorder, protests, and racist slurs erupted during Thursday’s debate.… Read More ›

The only crusader against discrimination

You’re the closed-minded one if you don’t listen to UKIP supporters

13th April 2015

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Silencing UKIP and its supporters is only furthering its success. ‘Kippers’ are people too, who vote, so ‘stop hatin’ and start debatin’. As John Lennon said, ‘imagine’… Read More ›

"Excusez-moi? Do I...what? Do I hear the people sing?"

Under siege in the Union with one of Europe’s most hated women

12th February 2015

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Last Thursday evening, I spent three hours trapped in a room with three hundred students and one of the most hated women in politics. I… Read More ›

the NHS: no debate allowed

The NHS is still the national religion, and even ‘free speech activists’ can’t talk about it

3rd December 2014

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We ask why our health service must remain a sacred cow in public discourse