February 2011

Aaron Porter’s failings should teach us a lesson

As NUS President Aaron Porter announced last week he would be stepping down after a highly criticised year in office, his failures can serve as a cogent warning to all YUSU candidates of the dangers of over-politicising the realm of student politics

Whispering in the President’s Ear

It’s election time, so we sent Tom Killingbeck to cast light on the Presidential candidates real personalities – by flicking through their iPods…

Men’s firsts football take all the points against Hull

Goals from Ali Prince and Josh Baines sealed a 2-0 win for the men’s football firsts on the second day of White Rose Varsity

Men’s badminton firsts romp home to 8-0 win

James Davies’ badminton side beat the University of Hull firsts 8-0 and were also named York’s Varsity Team of the Year

Offord hat-trick seals 4-1 win for men’s football seconds

A James Offord hat-trick secured a comfortable 4-1 win for the men’s football seconds on a dominant day for York

Hull earn rare wins in Ultimate Frisbee

Hull’s Varsity team of the year, the Ultimate Frisbee team, secured two wins out of two on the second day of the White Rose Varsity

Men’s seconds badminton produce effortless win

The men’s badminton seconds easily won 7-1 on the second day of Varsity to secure York three more points

Classy Hull beat plucky York in basketball

There was a slight silver lining for Hull at Varsity as they won the men’s firsts basketball 101-59

Band of the Week: Antonius Rex

Resident sound-nerd Tom Killingbeck thumbs through reams of musty vinyl so you don’t have to. Here are his weekly recommendations…

The 2011 Razzies

Our Worst Films Blogger on the Golden Raspberry Awards

No surprises at the Independent Spirit Awards

Christopher Fraser on the top American independent film ceremony

The Academy Awards 2011 – Live

An Oscars liveblog brought to you by Nouse’s finest, now including a full of list of the 2011 Oscar winners