November 2008

The return of college rugby: Alcuin vs. James

A gutsy fightback from James college fell short today as Alcuin made their early dominance count in the long-awaited return of college rugby…

Waste not, want not

Freegans source edible food from what society perceives to be waste. Lily Eastwood uncovers freeganism as a form of political protest and philosophy

Should shopping be a patriotic duty?

“Should shopping be a patriotic duty?” the BBC asks. If so, I’m going to be one of the first traitors against the wall

Criminal Tomatoes

Russia is clambering up the global victory stand, knocking other countries out of the way in an effort to reach her place at the top. It is a climb that the country responsible for the death of millions and the misery of billions will refuse to lose. In the last 18 years, the designs for a ‘liberal democracy’ have not been a success for Russia; it has been a weary aspiration, full of ideals that Russia’s powerful persons frequently misplace in order to better themselves and their future

What Does A Secular Mayor Mean For Jerusalem?

Tonight, Jerusalem won! Tonight, Israel won!” cried Nir Barkat, the new Mayor of Jerusalem in his victory speech. Barkat, who ran for Mayor five years ago, was elected on November 12 with 52% of the vote

Badminton firsts clinical in clash of table-topppers

The York men’s badminton first team extended their unbeaten league run after a well-earned victory against Durham firsts on Wednesday…

York success at Guardian Media Awards

The University of York’s media outlets have picked up five awards at this year’s Guardian Student Media Awards

GSA Elections

To say that the Graduate Student Association (GSA) elections were an absolute shambles would be an understatement

New Private Rented Sector Policy

The concept of “studentification” has been much talked about in recent months

I have Chlamydia

It has taken a while to get used to it – the fact that is, not the disease. In fact, the disease has the been the easiest part of my diagnosis. I’m positive the part where I caught the disease wasn’t too bad either

Key victory against Bangor has fencing firsts back on track

York men’s fencing firsts defeated a strong Bangor side yesterday to go within three points of the leaders in BUCS Northern Conference 1A…

Adam Shergold’s Wednesday round-up: 26 November

Sports Editor Adam Shergold reviews the day’s key BUCS action in his weekly round-up featuring YSTV’s York Sport Show…