February 2013

YUSU win Disabled Students’ Campaign of the Year

A YUSU campaign was named NUS Disabled Students’ Campaign of the Year yesterday. The award was given to the Access All Activities campaign during the NUS Disabled Students Campaign Conference

Sabbs: Where are they now?

As York prepares to elect a new YUSU team, Neil Johnston looks at the sometimes illustrious and other times ignominious lives of Britain’s best-known former student politicians

Volleyball victory in heated Newcastle clash

The White Rose recorded a comprehensive whitewash against Newcastle in a fiery encounter on and off the court at the Sports Hall as the visitors fell afoul of some tenuous refereeing decisions

Lacklustre UYRUFC grind out narrow Hull win

A slow and lethargic performance from the UYRUFC was just about to enough to squeeze past 31-29 against a feisty Hull side and keep them in the hunt for promotion on Wednesday afternoon

Three rule-breaking candidates go unpunished

Mike Anstey, Kallum Taylor, and Jason Brandwood have all had complaints filed against them for rule-breaking, with Anstey violating a total of five election rules

Men’s firsts slip further away from promotion

Despite Sheffield forfeiting two of their doubles matches, York were unable to find the win that would see them leap-frog their opposing league leaders in a bid for promotion

Women’s basketball lose to league leaders

York’s women’s basketballers lost today to league leaders Leeds Metropolitan seconds despite a brave and solid team performance. York kept their rivals in their sights for the entirety of the first three quarters but eventually Leeds Met proved their title credentials to take the game out of sight for the York players

Last-gasp Davies goal snatches point for UYAFC

A last-minute stunner from James Davies grabbed a 2-2 draw for the men’s football firsts against Leeds Met this afternoon, keeping them in the hunt for promotion

Drop Ashton? Don’t be Hasty…

Following England’s Six Nations win over France, Harry Hawkins argues that the criticism of Chris Ashton is unjustified

Football thirds hit five to secure promotion

The men’s football thirds secured promotion this afternoon with a dominant 5-0 demolition of their Sunderland counterparts

The Nouse Elections Survey 2013

Let us know how you’ll vote, and we’ll give you a results prediction!

The Campaign Manager Diaries: Thomas Banks

Thomas just screamed “LOVE YOU ALL” through his sobbing, so he is thinking about you