The National Union of Students (NUS) held a demonstration through central London on Wednesday 21st November. Students met at 11am at Temple, marching along Embankment and past the Houses of Parliament, with the rally taking place from 2pm – 3pm at Kennington Park.
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On Wednesday 13th February, Roots Bar was the place to be for CoppaFeel!'s Valentine's pre-drinks! With 'slippery nipple' shots and the chance to 'pink your drink', Roots Bar staff stepped up to the boobie challenge, and so did the guests! Flirty fun included hula hooping and remote-control car racing, as well as team games and chocolate finger licking (cheeky!). For those not involved there were some tasty cupcakes in exchange for donations for CoppaFeel!.
1st Mar 2013 Read more...SCIENCE & TECH»
A report published by the UK think tank, Chatham House, claims that the increasing use of biofuels will be more harmful to the environment than fossil fuels, and will cost motorists as much as £1.3bn a year by 2020.
22nd Apr 2013 Read more...ARTS»
Subsonic (adjective): relating to, or flying at, a speed or speeds less than that of sound. Subsonic Winter, a progressive new age artist, is the University of Surrey’s Alex Harden, a final year CMT student who identifies the influences of Tangerine Dream, Jean Michel Jarre, Schiller, Mike Oldfield and Enigma to create Post Berlin-School Ambient Electronica.
21st May 2013 Read more...SPORTS»
Around the week of Margaret Thatcher’s death, there was much debate on her position regarding sport. There were some distasteful feelings left over when the Manchester clubs, United and City, chose not to observe a minutes silence in memory of the former Prime Minister.
27th Apr 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...
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.Read more...