April 2009

Satire, satire, every where, and all things banal did shrink

Who checked their email today? If you didn’t, I’d suggest you scroll to the bottom of this post. Campus, it…

All work and no play for Team YUSU. Sort of.

In the week when campus hacks are buried under essays and exams it’s difficult to find any news to write about. My own exam isn’t until Friday evening, so I’m allowing myself this quick break from the monotony of political theory to take a look at what’s going on with our favorite campus politicians

Big D ticket sale nears as Simian Mobile Disco complete line-up

Big D organisers have confirmed that dance act Simian Mobile Disco will headline this year’s event, with support from Scratch Perverts and Utah Saints

Neuner picks up first points in national competition for YUsnow

Star snowboarder Marlies Neuner achieved third place in a field of phenomenal snowsports talent at Alpe D’Huez over the Easter holidays, picking up York’s first-ever BUCS points in a national competition

Questions for the experts

The reason that I started this blog 10 days early was so that I could introduce some of the people…

A Window to the Past

Tom Scott once famously said that campus as a three-year memory. And he’s right

An orangey anticlimax

Well what a let down that was. I spent 5 weeks waiting, hoping, watching, refreshing – though I knew McCluskey’s…

Semi finals beckon for firsts in Futsal FA Cup qualifiers

A place in the semi-finals of the qualifying competition for the Futsal FA Cup proper is within reach for York firsts after a 7-5 win over bitter rivals Teeside last night

Cricket: It’s not just for boys

Sports Editor Adam Shergold looks ahead to the coming season for York women’s cricket team

Claudia’s father apologises for campus room searches

The father of missing Goodricke chef Claudia Lawrence has apologised following an unauthorised search of University accommodation by North Yorkshire Police

Fresh appeal following new information in Claudia case

A potential sighting of Claudia Lawrence on the morning after she disappeared has sparked a fresh appeal from North Yorkshire Police

“If I Were A Boy”

Welcome, unsuspecting reader, to the first post of “Celebrity Spotting”, a blog intended for some light relief and sarcastic banter aimed towards those bastions of moral conduct, celebrities