May 2011

First-year History students left confused after inconsistent departmental advice

First-year History students were left confused a day before their first exam on Monday, after their department sent a series of contradictory emails about referencing in their examination

Langwith and Derwent second play out dead rubber as both progress to the Plate

Langwith firsts and Derwent seconds meandered through the final match of Group 2 of the College Cup, with neither side threatening the other’s goal

James thirds top group two as they run out winners against Vanbrugh thirds

In the first game of the day of the final round of fixtures in group two, James thirds completed the shock of the College Cup so far by guaranteeing themselves first place in the group with a 2-1 over Vanbrugh thirds

Halifax seconds secure second spot with thrashing of Wentworth seconds

A last minute goal from substitute Ben Rea earned Halifax seconds a 5-1 win over Wentworth seconds and, ultimately, secured them a Quarter-Final place at the expense of James firsts by the virtue of goal difference

James miss out on Cup qualification despite victory over Vanbrugh fourths

James firsts missed out on qualification for the Quarter-Finals of the College Cup by virtue of goal difference after a their three-goal margin of victory was bettered by Halifax seconds this afternoon

Vanbrugh secure heavy victory to top Group 1

Vanbrugh firsts responded well to going a goal down early on against Goodricke thirds, eventually running out 7-1 winners to finish top of Group 1

Final day drama in Group 1 sees Halifax seconds through to Quarter-Finals

The final day of Group 1 ended in drama today as Vanbrugh firsts and Halifax seconds sealed their berths in the Quarter-Finals

Future Sounds: Shabazz Palaces

Internet-addict Adam Bychawski scours through blogs, shietgeist aggregators and hype-mongers to find your weekly recommendation of new talent

Future Sounds: Japanese Syntax

Internet-addict Adam Bychawski scours through blogs, shietgeist aggregators and hype-mongers to find your weekly recommendation of new talent

Band of the Week: Les Rallizes Dénudés

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

Can Sir Alex Ferguson crash the Barcelona party?

Luke Gardener previews tonight’s Champions League final and asks who will come out on top

Art

The Barn’s latest production, a performance of Art by Yasmina Reza, did not live up to the comedy it promised, and fell short of the play’s high critical acclaim. Rating: **