Somerville hit by vomit scandal

Somerville has been hit by a third vomit scandal in six months after “worrisome reports about the behaviour at Half-way Hall”. Sick was found at locations around the college, including residential buildings. Some members of the JCR’s Executive Committee received fines of £10 each, while cleaning costs are being split equally between JCR members who […]

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Stephen Fry jumps on Somerville Uni Challenge bandwagon

Stephen Fry has publicly expressed his fondness for the captain of the Somerville University Challenge team, following the college’s quarter-final victory this week. In a tweet sent after the contest was broadcast, Fry said: “Somerville’s captain Davies is delightful.” Michael Davies, a third-year PPE student, captained the team to victory over Southampton University in a […]

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Students sleep while Somerville “burns”

Students at Somerville are being punished for an unsatisfactory response to an early morning fire drill by having to repeat the drill until every single student completes it properly. In a recent email, the decanal office at Somerville criticised the response of members of the JCR. The Dean pointed out that some students had remained […]

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Dreams of Somerville PPEist oligarchy quashed

Somerville students this week attempted to create a JCR “upper house” of PPEists. The proposal anticipated that all motions put forward at JCR meetings would have to be passed by the PPEists present. Proposer Eve McQuillan argued that Somerville has a “fantastic resource – 30ish students of Philosophy, Politics and Economics”. She stated that “everyone […]

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Partygoers fined by ‘meanie’ authorities

A group of students behind an “excessive” Halloween party in a Somerville accommodation block have admitted responsibility after the college threatened to fine all residents. An email to students from Dr Annie Sutherland, the college’s Dean, said “several college rules were broken” and “complaints from other students as well as fellows” were received after the […]

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Somerville crushed by LMH

LMH 4 (Roberts 40′; Davison 75′, 80′, 89′) Somerville 1 (Boyer 23′) Somerville suffered their fifth defeat of the season at the hands of LMH on Tuesday. Still without a point, and with the worst goal difference out of all four divisions, ‘Ville failed to create any real chances in what turned out to be […]

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