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Saturday 2nd August 2014, 01:22 BST | Cambridge,UK

Cambridge University finally adopts living wage

A student campaign urging the introduction of a living wage for all university staff made vital progress this week. The University of Cambridge has decided that it will pay all staff employed directly by the university the current living wage of £7.65 per hour starting Friday.  By adopting the living wage, Read more…

NEWS

Trinity triumph in 2014 Tompkins Table

Record-breaking year as Trinity continues to hold the top spot, whilst other colleges experience a results surge.

Tour de France comes to Cambridge

The final English leg of this year’s Tour de France drew crowds in central Cambridge

Jesus mourn for Dean of college chapel

Tributes pour in online as it is announced that Reverend Dr John Hughes, Dean of Jesus College Chapel, has been killed in a car accident.

Apply now for Michaelmas 2014!

Applications to join the Varsity team next term close this weekend. Get involved!

Questions over Chinese donors

Cambridge accused of financial links with Chinese government

CULTURE

Arcsoc Summer Show 2014

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

Film: The Trouble with Adaptations part 3

From Nazi propaganda to evil sharks and talking mice, Jamie Rycroft discusses different adaptations of the Titanic tragedy

Where is publishing going?

Talia Zybutz interviews Jacob Cockcfroft and Mairi Kidd on how they are innovating the publishing industry

Antisocial aliens and temporal trickery

Ollie Bartlett guides us through the sci-fi films we should be watching this May Week

Edinburgh Preview: The Moth of August

Charlotte Taylor meets director Bethan Kitchen ahead of a fresh new show written about Edinburgh, for Edinburgh

COMMENT

Medicine and mental health

There’s still a long way to go in overcoming the stigma of mental health in a field that equates speaking out with weakness

Isla Vista: everything but the truth

We have a troubling reluctance to acknowledge misogyny in Elliot Rodger’s killing spree

Place-hacking: activism for a modern era?

The trial of a postmodern Spiderman highlights how night climbing has moved beyond hedonistic thrill-seeking to posing serious questions

On ‘cunt’

Should we use the word or abandon it?

Politicians love their children too

Politicians are no better than we are – but nor are they any worse, argues Richard Nicholl

SPORT

International coaching for Cambridge cricketers

England captain and Wisden cricketer of the year, visits women’s cricket team ahead of Varsity

May Bumps 2014: the predictions

Varsity predicts the crews likely to do well in this week’s races

Sport Round Up

The Light Blues take on cycling, kickboxing and orienterring

Cambridge man Hoad stars at London marathon

James Hoad sets a Varsity record as Cambridge sees a big turn out in London

Unsung Blues: S.M. Hadi

A look at a student who struggled to find sports in which he didn’t have a blazer

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