Independent ‘Zero Tolerance’ candidate Kevin Hurley won the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner election by the slenderest of margins on the 15 The elections, which are the first of their kind in England and Wales, caused controversy due to the apparent lack of awareness or campaigning by either the Electoral Commission and the candidates themselves, and the politicisation of what many expect to be an independent public service. The candidates themselves had already clashed at the University’s hustings over the privatisation of police services and budget cuts, with Iles facing a personal grilling from Surrey graduate Rowan Cole over the validity of her manifesto.
4th Dec 2012 Read more...FEATURES»
Ahad is a DJ/Producer who has hosted a radio show on Nasty FM for almost two years and currently hosts a show on GU2 Radio. In the past he has supported acts such as Jack Beats, Beardyman, Dismantle and XXXY.
19th May 2013 Read more...SOCIETIES»
When best friends Betty Kelly and Sanjana Sreekumar began as Freshers at the University of Surrey, they defied the student stereotype, ditching the tinned sponge pudding for a good home-made Victoria Sponge. Their love and enthusiasm for baking led to the birth of University’s first ever Baking Society.
21st May 2013 Read more...SCIENCE & TECH»
Hardly any university students buy newspapers or magazines these days; it’s an industry-wide trend that has led to drops in subscriber numbers. The way that most of my friends get news is when someone shares a link on a social networking website, or by browsing through websites themselves.
20th May 2013 Read more...ARTS»
It would seem amiss of me to begin this issue’s review without touching upon the unusual chain of events which preceded it. On his 66 Previous readers may have noticed that I often have two conflicting states of mind in respect of the attempts by long-established rock musicians to recapture the sound of their early career.
21st May 2013 Read more...SPORTS»
Arsenal 1 – 3 Bayern Munich Porto 1 – 0 Malaga AC Milan 2 – 0 Barcelona Galatasaray 1 – 1 Schalke 04 The big game from the first night in the second week of the last sixteen of the Champions League occurred in London. Arsenal were thoroughly outplayed for long periods, particularly the first thirty minutes of the game, and Bayern looked both highly dangerous in sustained periods of possession and on the break.
4th Mar 2013 Read more...OPINION & ANALYSIS»
I think it is good to exercise and to want a hot body, but I think it gets to a certain point when your body can only really change so much. Some people will always have flat bums and some will have juicy ones, but obsessing over food and exercise so much that it takes over your life is really a waste of time.
22nd Nov 2012 Read more...ARCHIVE»
That’s why we’ve decided to focus on loving your body for this issue. That might sound embarrassing but I think it’s something we all need to learn to do.
1.6 million people in the UK suffer from an eating disorder, according to the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence. Reports suggest that men make up anywhere from 10% to a quarter of all sufferers. These statistics are shocking enough on their own, but barely touch on the amount of people who are unhappy with the way they look. There is no way of measuring the amount of guys who long for bigger muscles or girls who wish for flatter stomachs. The body can become a battle ground for so many people. That is why The Stag have chosen to have our own Body Consciousness Issue. The timing of this issue is rather fitting given that Christmas is coming up and we all know that Christmas means overeating. The Daily Record estimates that Christmas Dinner can contain up to 3,500 calories. That’s enough to send some of us into a spiral of worry and self hate.Read more...
An open letter to the Editor of The Stag, st [‘NOTE 1: this questionnaire was to GAUGE opinion, NOT to form the basis of the review or the final decisions. NOTE 2: these are the ca...Read more...
Calls PM a “wanker” Chant advocates burning the Government Vicki Baars, NUS Vice President Union Development has sent a page of chants to student union Presidents calling for Tories and Liberal Democrats to be piled onto a bonfire and burned. Lyrics to the chant read: “Build a bonfire, build a bonfire, put the tories on the top, put the libdems in the middle and burn the f***ng lot!” Ms Baars has since apologised for sending the chants round.Read more...
Following the newly launched ‘Change One Thing’ campaign, on Sunday 18 A quiet start gave way to a multitude of opinions on everything from the prices at Chancellors, to the use of heating in the university buildings. Currently topping the votes on C.Read more...
Em Bollon, Vice-President of Societies & Individual Development at the University of Surrey Students’ Union, recently entered the Open Mic UK 2012 competition. Alongside her bandmate Ann Haig, they competed against thousands of other acts.Read more...