February 2010

Ngwena and Humphrys face reprimand

A motion of censure, a political form of reprimand, has been brought against Tim Ngwena and Ben Humphrys

One-sided it may have been, but Varsity’s future is assured

York University’s 91.25-19.25 Varsity victory may have been uncompetitive, but the staging of the tournament over a weekend for the first time has ensured its long-term future

University of York win Varsity 2010

The University of York have won Varsity by a 91.25-19.25 scoreline

Varsity Live blog

The Nouse live blog on the second day of the Varsity competition with York St. John. Football, hockey, netball, volleyball, tennis, basketball and badminton are today’s events

Capello passes up opportunity for experimentation against Egypt

The England manager’s squad for Wednesday’s friendly against Egypt, the reigning Africa Cup of Nations champions, contains only one uncapped player. A surprise, says Jamie Clark

York swimmers gain early Varsity points

York’s dominance in Saturday’s Varsity match-ups continued in the Archbishop Holgate pool this afternoon, as both the men’s and women’s swimming teams proved too strong for their local rivals

Varsity football and rugby cancelled

Tomorrow’s Varsity football and rugby fixtures have been cancelled due to waterlogged pitches

Varsity 2010 – First Day Review

Following victories in today’s rowing, climbing and swimming events, York University have established a useful 22.25-4.25 lead in the Varsity tournament

Getting “behind the scenes”

The first performance of Fusion’s show, ‘Telling Tales’, for those of you who have been entirely oblivious is in just…

Claudia ‘Awareness Day’ coincides with new information

The eve of the 36th birthday of Claudia Lawrence, the University of York chef who went missing almost a year ago, was marked today by a ‘Claudia Lawrence Awareness Day’, held in York City Centre


As a piece of theatre, and as a true story, Rope does not lend itself to cheerful thinking. The play is based somewhat on the real case of Loeb and Leopold, two thrill-seeking wealthy students with a superiority complex gleaned from the pages of academia, who needlessly murder an innocent with the belief that they will remain undiscovered

Portsmouth are a cautionary tale for Premier League clubs

With the news that Portsmouth are to enter administration, effectively condemning them to relegation from the Premier League, Jake Farrell argues that their demise should be the ultimate warning to the football world