October 2017

An Appetite for Autumn

Rebecca Bowe visits the Guy Fawkes’ Inn and the Golden Fleece in honour of Halloween and Bonfire Night

York adds voices to #MeToo

The University of York’s female and non-binary community have added their voices to the global #MeToo initiative which has witnessed…

College committee applicants made to sign YUSU pledges

YUSU has issued college contracts, dubbed “pledges”, that all those aspiring to committee roles in the upcoming college elections must…

Student groups mobilise for Movember cause

As November starts, the campaign to raise awareness for men’s health kicks off nationwide and on campus. The Movember Foundation…

Young Green Party to hold convention on campus

The youth branch of the Green Party is this year hosting its annual convention at the University of York. The…

Visibility of Course Reps called into question

The notability of the role of Course Reps has come to light after various students claimed they knew little about…

Israeli ambassador to UK in discreet visit to campus

On 18 October, the University witnessed a discreet visit from Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev, as part of…

The Self-Love Generation

Emma Jacob explores the wave of young people breaking down the social barriers surrounding body image and self-acceptance

Working-Class Officer campaigning begins

Week 6 marks the beginning of online campaigning for the new referendum sweeping across campus. The motion to create a…

RAG Week 2017 commences

Raising and Giving (RAG) Week is ongoing all Week 6, up to Sunday 5 November. After raising £120 000 for…

Living below the Line

Fran Carruthers talks to York students about a challenge to raise awareness for food poverty

The truth on Tory student reform

Deputy Business Editor Nick Brown weighs up the true cost of student debt reform