January 2009

Athletico take six-a-side crown but time is called on 5s

Tournament favourites Athletico Alcuin took the autumn term six-a-side football title last week, beating Saint Lawrence Sonic Leopards by a flattering 6-2 scoreline after the final rounds were postponed due to last December’s poor weather conditions

Tennis men to face Newcastle in BUCS Cup quarters

York men’s tennis Team continued their fine cup form with a confident 7-3 win over Northumbria University on a grey afternoon at the courts last Wednesday and will now play Newcastle firsts on 11 February

Adam Shergold’s Wednesday Round-up: 28 January

Sports Editor Adam Shergold reviews all the action in his weekly BUCS round-up in association with YSTV

Struggling hockey seconds beaten by Hallam

York’s hockey second string may not be dead, but they certainly are slightly less alive after coming a cropper on the horrific and watery path of defeat to fellow strugglers Sheffield Hallam thirds

Battling York go out of BUCS Cup to Durham

York netball firsts have been knocked out of the BUCS cup at the fourth round stage by Durham seconds

Leeds victory remains elusive for fencers in setback

York’s fencers appear destined for a disappointing fifth place league finish following a defeat to Leeds University on Wednesday afternoon

Stanley Spencer – 50 years on

Stanley Spencer was an artist committed to meaning. His paintings merge the religious with the sexual and the everyday with the divine in bold colours and simplified misshaped human forms

“There’s a demon in her head”

Anorexia is the most deadly recognised mental illness. Only a third of sufferers ever fully recover. Holly Thomas talks to one girl who did

Holocaust Remembrance Day

With the newspapers and television channels providing extensive coverage of the conflict in Gaza, the continuing struggle in the Middle East somewhat overwhelms one of the most important days in Western and World society. January 27th: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Damien Shirt and Friends

If art is a reflection of society, then the latest exhibition at the Norman Rea Gallery has perfectly captured the backlash against contemporary sensationalist shit

The Shambles

For a first impression, the Shambles team should be proud. The potential “cringeworthy” quality of improvised amateur comedy is smothered by an impressive light and sound display and slick organisation

GSA to hold by-elections following resignations and disqualifications

The Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) has formally called a by-election for the vacant positions of President, Welfare Officer, Internal Officer and PGCE Officer