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A UNIVERSITY of York student recently fought back after an armed robber attempted to mug him at gunpoint on Heslington Road.
The third year science student knocked the would-be robber to the floor and wrestled the gun from him while repeatedly punching him in the face, before escaping with the firearm.
The attempted mugging took place on Thursday September 20 at 2.40 a.m., when the student was walking home from The Gallery nightclub
The University’s Computer Science Department has been awarded a controversial research grant of up to $2.6 million by the American and British militaries
A post-graduate has had works of art valued at £600 stolen whilst on display in Wentworth College
For the second time in two years and in its 40 year history, Nouse has been nominated for the Student Newspaper of the Year in the Guardian Student Media Awards 2006
Ziggy’s nightclub has undergone a £65,000 transformation to become York’s first strip club since the early 1970s. Since Ziggy’s opened for exotic dancing this September, seven other businesses have inquired about opening lap-dancing venues in York
Several Graduates from the University of York found themselves trapped in Lebanon during the Israel-Hezbollah conflict over the summer
Two months after the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas in Southern Lebanon came to an end, the situation on the ground is far from stable
A legal challenge to the University over proposed changes to portering contracts is being drawn up by lawyers acting for the public services union, Unison, following a prolonged dispute between porters and University managers
A petition by the Badger Hill Action Group (BHAG) sent to 565 home owners was returned with over 500 signatures protesting against the letting out of family homes as student accommodation in an estate situated nearby campus.
In the petition, handed to the York Council planning head, Mike Slater, the BHAG demand that the Council use its planning powers to limit the amount of houses let privately estate
The university has substantially removed or reduced accommodation cooking facilities across campus in response to new government fire and safety regulations
University officials had to deal with angry parents and compensate freshers with free meal vouchers as students arrived on campus over the weekend