Trinity JCR axe “heteronormative” marriages

Trinity College JCR has voted to change their system for selecting College marriages after pressure from students and campaigners who labelled the existing system “heteronormative”. While College marriages will still be allocated by ballot, the new system will not privilege heterosexual marriages. Instead, the ballot will allocate students into pairs with no reference to gender. […]

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Queen’s refuse to dethrone ‘lads mags’

An attempt to ban ‘lads’ mags’ was defeated at a meeting of the Queen’s JCR last Sunday. The proposal was put to Queen’s undergrads in the form of an amendment to a motion on the college’s newspaper ballot that was being discussed. This biannual survey dictates what publications the JCR subscribes to, which currently includes […]

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JCR investigates college surveillance

St Anne’s JCR has passed a mandate to investigate the data collected by college officials as to the security and whereabouts of students. The motion “to determine the full extent of data collected on students and work with college authorities to remove such concerns” was passed with an overwhelming majority after the installation of electronic […]

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Dictatorship established at Pembroke

The outgoing Pembroke JCR President, David White, has been installed  as its permanent “Glorious Leader”  following a constitutional amendment. Following the vote last Sunday, White now has absolute authority to overrule any decision made by the Committee or the JCR as a whole. The motion, proposed by Lawrie Elsdon-Dew, noted: “David White, with his calm […]

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