OUSU’s “divisive” actions under scrutiny

A top OUSU committee has delivered a mixed verdict on the work of officers this year, claiming that one should separate her “private and professional” roles and questioned whether another should “continue in this important role”. The report, published last week, praises VP (Women) Sarah Pine for her work on consent workshops – which have […]

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Union manifestos released: who’s running, why, and what it all means

This term sees all of the top four officer positions in the Union contested.  The presidency will be the first three-way race to the top for several terms, contested by Chris Frost (Oriel), Sunny Jain (Queen’s), and Lisa Wehden (Worcester).  Nathan Akehurst (Lincoln) will face Charlie Vaughan (St John’s) for Librarian, the de facto Vice […]

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“This house would end the war on drugs”

Proposition speakers: Merton College David Brown. Dr Huppart, MP for Cambridge, Richard Cowan, editor of Marijuana news, Mark Thornton, economics of prohibition.  Opposition speakers: Joe Miles, Kathy Gingale columnist for the Daily Mail, Professor Neal McCain, director of Centre for Drug Misuse and finally Ms Sarah Graham. The case for the proposition: Political double standards: […]

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Corpus tortoise fair gets fast and furious

Corpus Tortoise Fair witnessed a tortoise-on-tortoise “assault” this Sunday.  The Corpus’ tortoise’s misdemeanour against the Regent’s contender disqualified it from the race. Emmanuelle, who recently celebrated her 111st birthday, remained unharmed. She was later spotted celebrating with her fanbase.  The race champion was past winner Zoom, of Worcester College. Closely behind was Shelley, also Worcester, […]

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Balliol bandit strikes in silence

A prolific milk thief, calling himself the “milk-bandit” is wreaking havoc in Balliol. Earlier this week the “milk-bandit” struck in the kitchen on staircase 15 of the college, stealing a carton of semi-skimmed milk and leaving his victim an ominous note.   The message reads: “Thank you for the milk. You will never find me. […]

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