March 2015

Battle for Number 10

Politics Editor Katy Sandalls reviews the first televised event for the General Election

Jeremy Clarkson deserved his sacking

Unless you have been in a coma for the past few weeks, you will undoubtedly have heard about the demise…

Maintenance loans: the student finance debate that isn’t about tuition fees

Tuition fees. Since their introduction by the Labour Government back in 1998, they’ve constantly been on the political agenda. To…

Does YUSU need a men’s representative?

Keele University have a women’s representative. “They work to ensure that the needs of students who define as a woman…

Constantine president temporarily suspended by vote of no confidence

Usman Khan, the first president of Constantine College has been temporarily suspended from his role. Sam Price, Constantine College Vice-President…

Constantine students asked to support vote of no confidence against President

Usman Khan, President of Constantine College, said the call for a vote of no confidence was ‘surprising’

Where have all the comedies gone?

Rhys Thompson asks why few comedy programmes are being made, while repeats continue to be enjoyed by millions

Review: Hairspray

Amy Blumsom reviews York Stage Musicals’s upbeat and highly entertaining performance of the sing-a-long favourite, Hairspray

Preview: Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

Due to be shown at the West Yorkshire Playhouse later this month, Matthew Ingram reviews the thought-provoking and thoroughly Welsh ‘Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage’ in its home town of Bridgend

Kosovo’s Winter of Discontent

Many have been referring to the ongoing protests that have unfolded in Pristina this January as Kosovo’s “Winter of Discontent”.…

“Coup” in Venezuela

As the economic crisis in oil-rich Venezuela continues to unfold, its socialist government proceeds to arrest the most outspoken leaders…

Myths and reality: Building the peace and avoiding the war with Russia.

This week marks an official first anniversary of the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula, which is often seen as…