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‘Chaos’ on the River Cam leads to boat club apology
By Sherilyn Chew for The Cambridge Student
A letter from waterway residents concerned about noise caused by Cambridge University rowers caused ‘chaos’ on the River Cam this week.
Union spends £5k on a desk
By Grace Rahman for Felix Online
Thousands of pounds were spent on stickers, a light-up reception desk and a glass wall at Imperial College London, it emerged this week.
Exclusive: King’s agrees to provide gender neutral toilets by January 2016
By Alex Howlett for Roar News
King’s College London will get at least one gender neutral toilet on each campus by January 16 following a successful LGBT campaign.
Digestible news, a nib at a time.
Voices | Don’t stare too long at The Sun
By Rachel Lewis for Impact Nottingham
This comment piece adds a personal touch to the controversy surrounding a front page run by The Sun, Britain’s best selling newspaper, this week.
Campus | Brunel students stage mass walk-out on Katie Hopkins
By Keumars Afifi Sabet for London Student
Controversial columnist Katie was given the cold shoulder when she spoke at a lecture theatre at Brunel this week.
Feature | BBC under attack: Is PC paranoia making our television stale?
By Maya Colwell for Epigram
Epigram writer Maya Colwell debunks the ‘political correctness gone mad’ rhetoric surrounding the BBC.
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