Ghostly presence in Wadham hall

A professional photographer working at Wadham appears to have captured the image of a ghost. The picture was photographed by Michael Fox from Revolution Viewing whilst he was taking a 360-degree panorama of the College’s hall and conference facilities. On the lefthand corner of the picture is an undefined grey blur which baffled the professional […]

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Wadstock draws noise complaints

Wadstock, Wadham’s annual music festival, came under fire last week after students across the University branded the noise emanating from the event as “excessive”. The festival, which took place last Sunday, featured 12 hours of live music and poetry running from noon until midnight. A student at St John’s said: “The noise from Wadstock was […]

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Wadstock 2014

Wadham’s day-long music festival was a great success as revellers enjoyed some of the best weather so far this year. An huge amount of bands and poets lent their talents to a very varied line-up. For those less inclined to join the loungers in front of the stage there were stalls for unlimited candy floss, […]

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Meat free Mondays for Wadhamites

Wadham is aiming to go meat-free on Mondays after students passed an SU motion in favour of the change. The SU (equivalent to a JCR) meeting on Sunday was told that excessive meat consumption was harmful to the environment and it could also lead to an increased risk of certain illnesses like bowel cancer. The […]

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“Reckless” vandals damage equipment at Wadham

Wadham students have been accused of “acting like reckless and spoilt children” in an email sent by their SU President Anya Metzer. The angry message, sent on Wednesday fifth week, comes after expensive audiovisual equipment was tampered with. Metzer labelled the perpetrators “selfish, irresponsible [and] ungrateful.” Metzer also suggested that the incident might necessitate the […]

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Celebrations for Wadham’s women

An all-women’s dinner is due to be held at Wadham to mark the 40th anniversary of the college being open to female students. The decision comes as a result of a motion passed unanimously at an SU (equivalent to a JCR) meeting last Sunday, with no objections raised. According to the motion, all female students, […]

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Wadham commemorates Nelson Mandela

Wadham College has marked the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela. News of his death broke after the Wadham Christmas concert on Thursday. A crowd congregated and the song Jerry Dammers song Free Nelson Mandela was played after a minute’s silence. The college has ended every bop since 1987 with this tradition, known […]

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Brave Archie survives blaze

Archie, Wadham’s SU tortoise, had a lucky escape on Monday night after a fire broke out in his college enclosure. Wadham Student Union President Anya Metzer told the paper that the fire was started by a heatlamp being knocked over in the corner of the Snug (the college welfare room). She also stated that four […]

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