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Hoosiers to headline Fitzwilliam’s Winter Ball

The pop-rock band The Hoosiers will headline Fitzwilliam’s Winter Ball this year. As the ball’s website boasts,  the Hoosiers have sold over a million records and topped the UK album chart with their debut album – although it omits to mention that was back in 2007. No doubt the Reading-based band will perform their most well-known singles from that Read more…

NEWS

Students turn to food banks as Cambridge prices rise

Student representatives have expressed concern as Cambridge is named the most expensive city outside of London for students

Cambridge goes back to school

The charity Future First is encouraging students to ‘go back, give back’ to improve access

Jeffrey Archer to head up Cambridge charity event

Jeffrey Archer, the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party under Margaret Thatcher, will act as guest auctioneer at ‘Carousel’

Cambridge librarian and wife reunited after ‘year of fighting’

Faculty of English librarian David Rushmer and his wife win their court appeal for a spousal visa after their marriage was branded a ‘sham’.

PhD vs Polygamy: Cantab drops out to be a third wife

A Channel 4 documentary looks at the unconventional relationship between Nabilah Phillips, her husband and his two other wives

CULTURE

Ruling Class

Talent, Originality and Social Engagement – Ciara Nugent on why Ruling Class is well worth your support.

Pick of the Fringe

A quick look at some of the best shows at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival

O, Captain, My Captain!

Lavinia Puccetti takes an emotional look at the late Robin Williams’ legacy, and what it means for the children who grew up with him

Guggenheim Exhibition: ‘For Your Eyes Only’

Lavinia Puccetti discusses the seduction and persuasion that pervades the art of this intriguing exhibition

Arcsoc Summer Show 2014

Ciara Nugent urges anyone near a train station to head to this year’s Arcsoc show in London

COMMENT

Student reporters without borders

Sky Holmes reflects on his summer reporting from Turkey and Kurdistan and the increasing tension in the region

In the know with consent workshops

Ahead of the much talked about consent workshops for Freshers’ Week, Joe Whitwell highlights why they are so important

Teenage cancer: a personal view

As the annual awareness campaign Teenage Cancer Action Week returns, Alice Corr demands better outcomes for sufferers – including her sister.

Sky Holmes in Kurdistan: safety close to Syria

As Parliament holds a vote on military action against Islamic State, Sky Holmes reflects on his safety as a journalist in the region

Am I Scottish? A story from Cambridge

It’s referendum day and Charlotte Ivers wonders what it will mean for Scotland, the Scottish and the place she calls home

SPORT

Oh Past Glory Glory Man United!

Decline and shame, Daniel Hanna‘s thoughts.

Freshers’ Guide: Which sports should you choose?

The beginning of your university life is always a challenging one: what are the best sports to combat the fresher panic?

Racing to a New Varsity Rivalry

Horse racing is the latest sport to establish a Varsity contest, and the first ever flat race between Oxford and Cambridge will take place on Friday 17th October as part of Dubai Future Champions Day at Newmarket.

Sledging In Cricket: Have They Crossed The Boundary?

If rugby is a game for barbarians played by gentlemen, and football is a game for gentlemen played by barbarians, then surely cricket is a game for gentlemen played by gentlemen?

Varsity Channel swim ends in historic draw

The Oxford and Cambridge swimming teams drew in their race across the Channel for the first time in over a decade

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