November 2012

The tax system needs an overhaul, not mere tampering

Chris Roe assesses Vince Cable’s plan to attack ‘sham’ company directors, but suggests that it is the over-complicated tax system which needs looking at

In conversation with Jeremy Paxman

On Friday, Jeremy Paxman visited the university for the latest event held by Nouse Events, a new speaker programme being…

Fabulous men’s fencers fall short in Northumbria epic

York’s men’s fencing team put in an emphatic performance but it was not enough to topple the Northumbrian giants, falling to a 125-123 defeat

Review: The Hot Mikado

“The most fun you’ll have in the theatre all year”. This is a play that doesn’t aim to take itself too seriously. Tom Giles Reviews

On camera: Derwent Chair candidates

The candidates for Derwent College Chair answer Nouse’s questions on camera

On camera: Goodricke Chair candidates

The candidates for Goodricke College Chair answer Nouse’s questions on camera

Review: Gambit

The new Coen Brothers-scripted comedy caper, boasting an all-star cast including Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz and Alan Rickman, lacks spark and fails to deliver the belly laughs you expect

On camera: Alcuin Chair candidates

The candidates for Alcuin College Chair answer Nouse’s questions on camera

Vanbrugh Hustings

Vanbrugh College Hustings took place at 8pm on Wednesday Week 8 in Vanbrugh College Canteen

Lacrosse men continue good form to beat Bangor

Bangor were unable to prevent the rampant York men’s lacrosse team from storming to their sixth win on the spin, as a combination of technical excellence and swift counterattacks saw York win 13-3 on the 3G pitch

Women’s volleyball conquer Varsity rivals

The women’s volleyball firsts team will enter Varsity this February with an air of confidence after they defeated Hull in straight sets to advance to the next round of the cup

Ask not what your college can do for you

Too often student politics is dismissed as isolated and extraneous to the wider community, but this is to forget the number of events made possible both on and off campus by our very own JCRCs