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"13.10.2016 09:33:28" Join York Vision! Autumn Term 2016 Elections Join York Vision! Autumn Term 2016 Elections We are the UK's most awarded student newspaper, and home at York to breaking news, in-depth exposés, controversial opinions, the latest and greatest in the world of culture, and - of course - salacious campus gossip. Now we're looking for new journalists, Today is the day - will you be joining our team tonight? Come along to our elections and join the UK's most awarded student newspaper.
"12.10.2016 21:44:28" yorkvision.co.uk Meet the man who's taken photos of more than seventy Wetherspoons carpets After being stranded in a Canterbury 'spoons with a dead phone, a finished book and a missed train, Kit posed a simple question: is every Wetherspoons carpet different? “It's interesting that they've never spoken about it, I was the first person to start talking about their carpets.”
"12.10.2016 18:32:24" yorkvision.co.uk Wolf Alice interview: “We still have a long way to go in encouraging young girls to pick up a guitar” Ellie Rowsell from the band spoke to Vision about touring the States, playing international festivals and women's vital role in rock music. "Social media is so good for a lot of things but using it to bully people behind its mask of anonymity is disgusting,” says Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell.
"11.10.2016 19:00:22" yorkvision.co.uk Leak shambles at new £13.8m campus building Uni officials have been left embarrassed as new £13.8m building started leaking repeatedly only three days after it opened. Maintenance staff are working overnight to stop more leaks in the building.
"11.10.2016 17:40:31" yorkvision.co.uk Spaceman Tim Peake is coming to campus British astronaut Tim Peake will uncharacteristically take a journey on planet Earth to speak at Central Hall on November 5. We've always said Central Hall looks like a spaceship.
"11.10.2016 11:24:42" yorkvision.co.uk Crime stats shock: One violent or sexual offence EVERY DAY in mile around campus York's status as the safest university in the country is in doubt after shocking new crime statistics paint a shocking picture of the mile around campus. YUSU president Millie Beach last night admitted “sexual assault and harassment does still occur at staggering rates” in York.
"11.10.2016 11:22:17" Photos from York Vision's post Issue 260 is out on campus now! We reveal how one violent or sexual offence is reported every day within a mile of campus, and feature exclusive interviews with Birdy and Wolf Alice across two magazines. Grab your free copy this afternoon!
"07.10.2016 11:34:42" yorkvision.co.uk 44 bus service to be axed in December | York Vision The 44 bus between campus and town will be scrapped in December, according to Unibus. The company behind the popular busses said competing with the First Bus 66 route has “made life very difficult for us.”
"05.10.2016 13:35:28" yorkvision.co.uk Police begin underwater search in Ethan Peters disappearance case Police are urgently asking for information about the whereabouts of a missing York student. "Ethan has not been seen since Sunday and his disappearance is completely out of character," said police inspector Martin Metcalfe.
"04.10.2016 22:25:03" yorkvision.co.uk Police appeal for information about missing York student Police are urgently asking for information about the whereabouts of a missing York student. 20-year-old Ethan Peters was last seen near Revs at around 1am on Monday morning.
"01.10.2016 09:00:00" Join York Vision! Autumn Term 2016 Elections Join York Vision! Autumn Term 2016 Elections We are the UK's most awarded student newspaper, and home at York to breaking news, in-depth exposés, controversial opinions, the latest and greatest in the world of culture, and - of course - salacious campus gossip. Now we're looking for new journalists, We are the UK's most awarded student newspaper, and home at York to breaking news, in-depth exposes, controversial opinions, the latest and greatest in the world of culture, and - of course - salacious campus gossip. Now we're looking for new journalists,
"08.09.2016 13:19:30" www.yorkvision.co.uk Bestival 2016 Preview | York Vision Organised by DJ Rob Da Bank as the annual festival season's last hurrah, the Isle of Wight's Bestival is set to be bigger and better than ever. Celebrating its thirteenth birthday, the indie/dance music festival will return to the Isle of Wight on Bestival is underway on the Isle of Wight - have a look at our guide to the headliners and the new acts you need to seek out
"01.09.2016 14:20:21" yorkvision.co.uk York “expect” to increase fees to £9250 | York Vision Tuition fees for undergraduate courses at York are set to rise after the expected cap increase comes into force. The government is considering increasing the tuition fee cap, which currently stands at £9000, to £9250 in line with inflation for the 2017/18 Tuition fees for undergraduate courses at York are set to rise after the expected cap increase comes into force.
"19.07.2016 09:38:32" yorkvision.co.uk Nightline makes appeal for funds | York Vision York's confidential listening and information service, Nightline, has been named the project of the Class of 2016 appeal. Nightline, which is open 8am-8pm daily, is run by anonymous student volunteers who provide a non-judgemental listening service to York's confidential listening and information service, Nightline, has been named the project of the Class of 2016 appeal.
"13.07.2016 09:00:33" yorkvision.co.uk York left behind in Northern Nightlife Powerhouse | York Vision Northern universities have won 6 places in the top 11 universities for student nightlife however York is not among them. The survey, conducted by consumer group Which?, asked 11,000 students from over 100 UK universities to rate their nightlife Northern universities have won 6 places in the top 11 universities for student nightlife...York is not among them.
"07.07.2016 14:29:38" yorkvision.co.uk University to award 13 people with honorary degrees | York Vision Thirteen distinguished people are due to receive honorary degrees from the university during next week's graduation ceremonies. Those awarded range from the Bridget Jones author and screenwriter, Helen Fielding, to politician and campaigner, Lord Hague of Thirteen people, including the author of the Bridget Jones novels Helen Fielding and the former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Rowan Williams, are due to receive honorary degrees from the University during next week's graduation ceremonies.
"05.07.2016 12:53:10" yorkvision.co.uk York Vision raises £2000 in crowdfunder | York Vision York Vision has successfuly raised £2000 in a 3-week crowdfunding campaign. Donations on the York-based website YuStart totalled £1677 and the final £300 was then pledged by one of Vision's founding members, Chris Nevell. In the comments section of the York Vision, the UK's most awarded student newspaper, raised £2000 in a crowdfunding campaign.
"04.07.2016 08:06:54" yorkvision.co.uk International officer forced to leave the country | York Vision YUSU international officer Roberto Avelar was told he had to leave the country after changes to student visa rules. Avelar, who is graduating this year, successfully applied for an integrated masters course for the next academic year only to have his YUSU international officer Roberto Avelar was told he had to leave the country after changes to student visa rules.
"24.06.2016 16:50:21" yorkvision.co.uk Anger at York vice-chancellor flares as Brexit threatens tuition fee rise York undergraduates from the EU could see their tuition fees skyrocket from £9,000 to over £20,000 by September 2018. Vice-chancellor Koen Lamberts did not put his name on an open letter from 103 other vice-chancellors calling on the UK to vote remain, even after saying in February the EU would have “severe” implications and pose a “great risk to this university.”
"13.06.2016 16:01:37" yorkvision.co.uk York Vigil for Orlando | York Vision A vigil for the victims of the mass shooting in an Orlando gay bar will be held in St Helen's Square on Tuesday June 14 at 7pm. The shooting took place early Sunday morning and left 49 dead and 53 injured before the gunman, Omar Mateen, was shot dead by The vigil will be held in St Helen's Square on Tuesday at 7pm.
"13.06.2016 13:23:29" yorkvision.co.uk Compulsory consent classes from next year Next year's freshers cohort will have to attend a compulsory consent and respect talk as part of the safety talk during freshers week. Those who do not attend the talk will be sanctioned with a fine.
"10.06.2016 13:13:53" www.yorkvision.co.uk York students vote to stay in the NUS | York Vision York students have voted for YUSU to remain a part of the National Union of Students. A close victory for the remain campaign has seen 53% of students vote to stay in the national union, and 45% vote to leave. York joins Oxford, Cambridge, and Exeter on York has voted to stay part of the NUS.
"04.06.2016 14:09:40" yorkvision.co.uk DILDON'T bring that here: salicious students snapped in library Students were left shocked when randy revisers flashed a DILDO in the Library during exams period. Approached for comment, the Library stated: “The Library doesn't have a specific policy on sex toys within the Library."
"04.06.2016 12:59:08" yorkvision.co.uk Excluded and unable to sleep: plight of poor students The number of working-class students attending the University of York has been increasing year on year. Some students have to work two part time jobs for 40 hours a week just to get by at York.
"03.06.2016 16:50:48" yorkvision.co.uk From Bill Gates to freemasons: Vision victory as uni reveals its biggest donors Uni bosses have caved to pressure and finally revealed the names of their biggest donors. Bill Gates has given the uni over £3million in the past five years.
"03.06.2016 10:45:25" yustart.hubbub.net York Vision - Our YuStart Page Help save University of York's only tabloid newspaper! Yesterday we revealed how the uni spends your £9k per year, exposed a scam affecting international students across the country, investigated the university's biggest donors, helped you decide how to vote in the NUS referendum, interviewed Ghostpoet as
"03.06.2016 10:21:50" yorkvision.co.uk Criminals tell students: we've got your passport number, pay up or get kicked out of the country International students across the UK are being targeted by criminals demanding payment of thousands of pounds, York Vision has learned. Scammers have obtained personal information about students with Tier 4 visas, including full names, their passport numbers and their post codes. Students who come from outside the EU may be at risk at every university in the country.
"02.06.2016 15:28:41" yorkvision.co.uk YES/NO: Should YUSU remain affiliated with the NUS? Chris Wall and Robin Brabham both want your votes in the NUS referendum. With voting in the NUS referendum open until Wednesday, the leaders of the 'Yes' and 'No' campaigns, Chris Wall and Robin Brabham, go head to head for your vote.
"02.06.2016 11:45:19" www.yorkvision.co.uk Degree double dealing: biology department gets £16.5k per student; philosophy and history just... The university spends £10k per year more on each biology and chemistry student than it does philosophy, history and law students. A York Vision investigation today exposes how humanities students are paying massively over the odds for their degree, and All students pay £9,000 per year for their degree, but history and philosophy students see less than half of that money given to their department. 17 departments get less than £9,000 per student.
"01.06.2016 20:21:48" Timeline Photos This week's front page: UNI SWINDLES STUDENTS. Pick up your copy on campus tomorrow
"23.05.2016 18:26:16" yorkvision.co.uk NUS Yexit poll on June 1 YUSU have announced a referendum on their continued affiliation with the National Union of Students will take place in week 8 of this term. The leader of the out campaign, Robin Brabham, has told us: "YUSU has done the right thing and given York students a voice."
"13.05.2016 14:00:14" yorkvision.co.uk Massive manhunt after college crook swindles £500 of Derwent merch Derwent bosses are on the hunt for a thief who nicked over £500 worth of college merchandise at the end of last term. College officials have asked anyone who knows anything about the thread thug to come forward with information.
"10.05.2016 16:37:41" yorkvision.co.uk Example is summer ball headliner as bungling YUSU bosses misspell act's name Just ONE person arrived at Greg's Place this morning to hear rap legend Example announced as the summer ball headliner. Example, Blossoms and Jaguar Skills will headline summer ball. Hopefully more people will turn up than today.
"05.05.2016 17:48:15" yorkvision.co.uk University releases shocking mental health report after student pressure University bosses bowed to pressure from student media this afternoon and released a confidential report on the state of mental health services on campus. We read the 56-page report so you don't have to.
"04.05.2016 12:38:30" York Vision SCENE Freya Kingsley interviews Juliet Forster, director of the world premiere performance of EM Forster's short science-fiction story The Machine Stops
"02.05.2016 15:33:50" yorkvision.co.uk Column: Costas Mourselas | York Vision Contributed by Panopticon on Facebook. It's time to vote leave...the NUS! Welcome back dear readers! Did you miss me? Of course you did. I mean, if I were you, I'd miss me. I'd miss me a lot. If you were in York over Easter and paid the occasional visit Costas urges you to vote leave and take control in his latest column.
"01.05.2016 12:41:53" yorkvision.co.uk Lancaster win Roses 2016 Lancaster have won Roses 2016, after crossing the threshold of 176 points. It is now mathematically impossible for York to catch up. Lancaster have won Roses.
"01.05.2016 09:43:12" yorkvision.co.uk Roses 2016: Sunday – LIVE Live updates from day three. Lancaster lead Roses 165-93, but there's a whole day to go. Follow our LIVE updates from day three here:
"30.04.2016 13:04:44" Photos from York Vision's post York victorious in Men's Squash and Men's Lacrosse - follow Women's Volleyball LIVE at Roses 2016: http://bit.ly/1N9OKNx
"30.04.2016 08:59:56" yorkvision.co.uk Roses 2016: Saturday – LIVE Live updates from day two It's all to play for on day two of #Roses2016. LIVE UPDATES: http://bit.ly/1N9OKNx
"29.04.2016 20:25:55" Photos from York Vision's post #ThisRosesGirlCan as York smash Lancaster 7-0. #Roses2016 LIVE NOW: http://bit.ly/1VEqWEg
"29.04.2016 18:33:14" Photos from York Vision's post GOAL! York are 1-0 up after Alisha Miller scored in Women's 1st Football at #Roses2016. LIVE NOW: http://bit.ly/1VEqWEg
"29.04.2016 14:19:47" Photos from York Vision's post York are winning #Roses2016 25.5-11.5 right now. LIVE: http://bit.ly/1VEqWEg
"29.04.2016 09:19:14" yorkvision.co.uk Roses 2016: Friday – LIVE Updates from the first day of Roses live from Lancaster. We're LIVE from Lancaster with updates all day from the first day of #Roses2016.
"29.04.2016 08:30:01" yorkvision.co.uk ROSES 2016: The centuries old conflict that makes warriors of York athletes The story of Roses really begins in the dynastic 15th century Wars of the Roses, where blood-feuding royals settled a sizable family matter. York will doubtless be hoping for a better outcome than Richard III. A home advantage has always been very important at Roses, but York have won away four times in the past. In 1976, keen to prove it could be done, York claimed an extraordinary victory in Lancaster to bring the trophy home after losing six years in a row.
"29.04.2016 07:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk ROSES 2016: Grace Clarke says “York will reign victorious” With Europe's largest varsity fast approaching, York Sport president Grace Clarke has all the answers. Grace Clarke: "I think the fact that we can beat a university like Durham that have such strong established college sport system really puts us into really good stead for smashing Lancaster.” #Roses2016 #RoadToRoses
"28.04.2016 17:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk ROSES 2016: As weekend approaches, York teams prepare to keep Roses white Teams are preparing for nearly 130 fixtures. From cheerleading to cricket, badminton to darts, York teams are prepared for Roses tomorrow. #Roses2016 #RoadToRoses
"28.04.2016 15:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk ROSES 2016: York and Lancaster agree on one thing – girl power This year Roses is promoting a special campaign to celebrate women in sport. The largest inter-university sports competition in Europe is just around the corner, conflict is rife over the weekend, but one thing York and Lancaster can come together for is the promotion of #ThisRosesGirlCan. #Roses2016 #RoadToRoses
"28.04.2016 13:30:01" yorkvision.co.uk ROSES 2016: Trophy isn't going anywhere as York teams head to Lancaster York teams will head to Lancaster this weekend, spurred on by their landslide victory last year, to try and win Roses away for the first time in eight years. York teams will head to Lancaster this weekend, spurred on by their landslide victory last year, to try and win Roses away for the first time in eight years. #Roses2016 #RoadToRoses
"28.04.2016 11:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk ALEX LUSTY: The NUS is a clique that doesn't do students justice "Our votes for this position – for the role that will act as the face of students next year – don't come from us. They come from NUS delegates who we vote for separately, so your average student is a level removed from this enfranchisement." "The NUS has lost sight of what it should be. Rather than a vehicle for improving student's lives, it has become a political tool used to push sectional interests and shut out dissent and democracy."
"28.04.2016 10:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk ROSES 2016: Victory last year will spur York on The Roses success of last year gives hope to many University of York sports teams for another successful Roses campaign. Last year's event was a home Roses and a brilliantly successful event, with many spectators coming to support their universities or to enjoy the various cultural events occurring across campus. #Roses2016 #RoadToRoses
"28.04.2016 08:30:00" yorkvision.co.uk ROSES 2016: We're already winning after rowing victories York lead Roses ahead of this weekend after victories in the Roses rowing fixtures this year with a 9-3 victory over Lancaster. York are already ahead 9-3 after rowing to victory. #Roses2016 #RoadToRoses
"27.04.2016 16:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes leads fun run to open new track | York Vision Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes was on campus last weekend leading a fun run to open a new £2m athletics track. Hundreds of local fans joined in as the four-time world record holder, who scooped two gold medals in Athens in 2004, ran two laps to Hundreds of local fans joined in as the four-time world record holder, who scooped two gold medals in Athens in 2004, ran two laps to inaugurate the track.
"27.04.2016 14:06:39" yorkvision.co.uk Lecturer slams Raymond Burton Library renovation The university has come under fire for its failure to properly consult the arts and humanities departments in its decision to renovate the Raymond Burton Library. A history lecturer, who wishes to remain anonymous, said that “the department is very disappointed at the way the change was made, and how it was handled.”
"26.04.2016 20:24:36" yorkvision.co.uk THAT'S MAD: £5 for every meal as campus accommodation prices soar Students living in the cheapest catered accommodation on campus will see prices increase by a whopping £630 in 2016/17. From September, students in catered accommodation will shell out £10 per day just for breakfast and dinner.
"26.04.2016 18:10:00" yorkvision.co.uk NUS tried to supress One Member One Vote debate One member one vote OMOV, proposed by YUSU President Ben Leatham, was overwhelmingly rejected at the NUS national conference in Brighton last week. The chair turned up late to the critical debate at the NUS conference, shortening a 10 minute debating slot to just 4 minutes.
"26.04.2016 16:04:31" yorkvision.co.uk Mental health report remains secret as Scott Dawson demands more Open Door funding A report expected to criticise mental health provisions on campus has not been published nearly a month after it was meant to be finished. YUSU wellbeing sabbatical officer Scott Dawson has today slammed the state of mental health services in York, saying there is a “clear need” for more Open Door funding.
"26.04.2016 15:44:17" York Vision SCENE Benjamin Francis Leftwich speaks to Matt Kirkum ahead of his much anticipated album release and performance in York as part of his UK and EU tour This week's Scene cover star is Benjamin Francis Letfwich.
"26.04.2016 14:30:01" yorkvision.co.uk Languages for some: students hit out at plans to cancel free lessons Free Languages for All courses are likely to be scrapped as a cost saving measure, York Vision understands. Languages for All students have slammed the plans as “disastrous" and "frankly disgraceful."
"26.04.2016 12:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Uni insists they can't name six-figure donors as arms company CEO invited to campus parties Uni bosses say they cannot reveal who is behind massive donations in excess of £100k because of data protection legislation. A York Vision investigation has confirmed just seven people or organisations were responsible for donating at least £1.2million between them to the university in the last two years, though that figure could actually be as high as a staggering £12million.
"26.04.2016 10:44:36" yorkvision.co.uk YEXIT POLL THIS TERM: Anti-NUS students plan to force referendum on affiliation Students determined for YUSU to disafiliate from the National Union of Students have discovered a near certain method to force a referendum on YUSU NUS affiliation in week 8. Students are set to vote on whether they want to remain part of the NUS as early as week 8 this term.
"26.04.2016 10:41:37" Photos from York Vision's post Front and back pages for our 26.04.16 edition, OUT NOW on campus!
"23.04.2016 19:19:22" yorkvision.co.uk York student comes out to Obama live on television Maria Munir, a third year politics student at the University of York, came out to President Obama as non-binary live on television. Maria Munir, a third year York politics student, came out to President Obama as non-binary live on television. “That wasn't that crazy, Obama said. "I thought you were going to ask to come up here and dance with me."
"20.04.2016 17:54:00" yorkvision.co.uk Members of FIVE uni political groups writing motion demanding YUSU leave the NUS | York Vision Members of the York Tories, Labour Club, the UoY Lib Dems, York Greens and York Liberty are joining forces to write a motion demanding YUSU leave the NUS. It comes amid… It is understood the group wants to force a referendum as early as next week. They will propose the motion at the YUSU annual general meeting on Monday, and hope students will go to the polls before Friday.
"09.04.2016 10:38:35" yorkvision.co.uk EXCLUSIVE: Starbucks coming to Hes East and Wentworth Two branches of coffee chain Starbucks are to open on campus within the next year, York Vision can reveal. The first will open in only two weeks. The first will open in only two weeks within the The Edge food outlet in Wentworth college. The second branch will be in the Piazza building on Heslington East “from 2017,” University registrar David Duncan confirmed.
"04.04.2016 20:12:10" yorkvision.co.uk University Challenge captain thanks “tremendous” students as Peterhouse push York out York were knocked out in the semi-final round of University Challenge tonight, as Peterhouse College, Cambridge won a fiercely fought match, 145-100. York took an early lead as Peterhouse floundered, going into negative points; but in the final rounds the Oxbridge college fought back. David Landon Cole, the team captain, said: “I will never, ever forget the Latin name of the Scottish wildcat.”
"01.04.2016 07:56:00" yorkvision.co.uk 300ft statue of Elizabeth II will bring people to Hes East A 300ft tall statue of the Queen will be erected on campus on June 11 to honour Her Majesty's 90th birthday. Although originally planned to be a bronze statue, the University instead decided to import a block of high quality marble from Tuscany to chisel down into the likeness of the Queen.
"23.03.2016 17:49:23" yorkvision.co.uk Chav D scrapped by Derwent JCRC | York Vision Chav D will not be held for the first time in years after the Derwent JCRC admitted it “could offend.” A statement from the JCRC said: “As a leading college community on campus, whose primary aim is to ensure our students feel appreciated and welcome, Chav D will not be held for the first time in years after the Derwent JCRC admitted it “could offend.” The committee insisted they were not under pressure from top college bosses to stop the party going ahead.
"22.03.2016 15:45:00" yorkvision.co.uk University Challenge team sweep to semi-finals in sensational victory over Imperial College |... York swept to a sensational victory in University Challenge tonight, beating out Imperial College London for a space in the semi-finals. The final score of 260-135 means York will join the University of Liverpool and Peterhouse College of Cambridge in the The final score of 260-135 means York will join the University of Liverpool and Peterhouse College of Cambridge in the next round. Even host Jeremy Paxman conceded York won with "a terrific score."
"22.03.2016 12:58:23" yorkvision.co.uk Ashley Reed resigns as YUSU LGBTQ officer | York Vision Ashley Reed, one of the two new YUSU LGBTQ officers, has resigned this evening. Reed and Jaz Millar began serving as officers only a week ago after the handover at the end of term, MArch 11. In a statement, posted to the YUSU LGBTQ Network Facebook page, Ashley Reed has resigned as the YUSU LGBTQ officer.
"10.03.2016 17:01:33" yorkvision.co.uk Why Willow Still Matters | York Vision Several months ago a certain York Vision reporter wrote an article that suggested we should not care about The Willow Disco closing. It may not come as a surprise that I and many others disagree slightly. In fact people came in their hundreds on the last Over half a year on... Does anyone actually still care?
"10.03.2016 12:17:41" yorkvision.co.uk Abolish the BME and Women’s Officers | York Vision Yes that’s right, abolish the Women’s and BME Officers, so sit back and sharpen your knives while I explain. YUSU officer positions are complex and overlapping. For example the Black & Minority Ethnic is a position which is supposed to ‘Represent black Jack Waller argues that we need to amend or abolish the BME and Womens’ Officer positions
"09.03.2016 17:50:14" yorkvision.co.uk TERRIFIED to be on campus: trans students speak out over harrassment | York Vision Trans students at the University have spoken out after a recent rise in harassment has left them scared to walk around campus alone. The dire state of affairs led to students in the Trans Network setting up a Facebook group last December, whereby they We're really sorry, Nouse :(
"08.03.2016 20:06:29" yorkvision.co.uk “We’re all back to square one”: charges dropped in Claudia Lawrence case | York Vision Murder charges have been dropped against four men accused over the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence, the University of York chef who vanished near campus seven years ago. The four men, in their 50s, were arrested last year after a fresh review of the "Nearly seven years on since the 35-year-old University of York chef went missing, the lack of data, CCTV and other evidence from the time have frustrated the efforts of review team."
"07.03.2016 12:56:27" York Vision SCENE Dianne Apen-Sadler reviews ComedySoc's women's show - an entertaining night that needed more rehearsal http://www.yorkvision.co.uk/scene/review-comedysocs-womens-show/07/03/2016
"05.03.2016 19:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Electronics department apologises after lecturer tells students: “I don’t give a toss” | York Vision The electronics department has been forced to apologise after a furious lecturer blasted a whole cohort of students in a mass e-mail. The message was sent to all second year electronic engineering students, and slammed them for not turning up to lectures. “Frankly I don’t give a toss whether you attend my lectures or not."
"05.03.2016 17:18:21" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU network committee slammed for deleting Facebook comment critical of dictatorship | York Vision The YUSU international officers were under fire last night after they admitted a “mishap” meant committee members deleted a Facebook comment critical of a diplomat from Brunei, a Sharia law dictatorship. The International Students Association, a network One student accused the committee of the "shutting down of free speech."
"05.03.2016 16:53:26" yorkvision.co.uk Four colleges set sights on Big D with huge campus event ‘Westival’ | York Vision Four colleges secretly been working together to plan a huge festival on campus called Westival, to rival Derwent’s Big D. York Vision can exclusively reveal that the Halifax, James, Alcuin and Vanbrugh college committees are involved in talks with the Who has the biggest D? 'Westival' will be held on campus this summer, and will feature a stage with big-name band.
"03.03.2016 14:38:01" yorkvision.co.uk Nerds and Nerf Guns: York’s Alternate Varsity | York Vision “Isn’t the wind going to affect the flight of the foam bullets?” “Yes, most probably!” If you have elected to spend your Sunday morning running around outside the Law and Management building on Heslington East shooting Nerf guns and throwing cuddly toys Students from 6 different universities running around shooting each other with Nerf guns. Just a normal Sunday morning on Hes East!
"03.03.2016 10:00:01" spajournalism.com Best Publication Shortlist This category will recognise the best student publication, and shall take into account overall relevance to their student community, quality of content produced, and achievements across the other award categories. Last night we were shortlisted for Best Publication of the Year at the Student Publication Association Awards!
Also, congratulations to the following who were all shortlisted:
Best News - Abbie Llewelyn & Jonny Long (Tronspiracy)
Best Reporter - Thomas
"02.03.2016 15:28:52" yorkvision.co.uk York Vision Costas Mourselas declares war on no-platforming in his latest column
"02.03.2016 12:54:01" yorkvision.co.uk I went and gone and done a MENSA test | York Vision I think that the most robust measurement of intelligence is whether or not you think that intelligence is a phenomenon that can be measured by spending two hours in a hall in the back end of York, ticking boxes and deciding which shapes look the most Jonny Long took a MENSA test to find out just how thick he really is.
"02.03.2016 09:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Diseased oranges sold in Nisa on THREE separate occasions | York Vision Disgusting infected oranges have been sold in the popular Nisa supermarket in Market Square. York Vision investigated Nisa’s fruit isle after a photo of similarly diseased oranges were posted on the social media platform Yik Yak only to find the same It's maggot veg all over again...
"01.03.2016 17:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Hi-jack-ed: YUSU LGBTQ officer account posts #KillAllWhiteMen | York Vision Allegations have been made against YUSU LGBTQ Officer, Jack Chadwick, that he hijacked the official Officer Twitter account and posted several inflammatory Tweets, one including the infamous #KillAllWhiteMen hashtag. Huw James, Gay Convenor of the LGBTQ "#KillAllWhiteMen' was tweeted from the official YUSU Officer account
"01.03.2016 14:47:08" yorkvision.co.uk Tommy Corbyn HEADBUTTED in Mansion | York Vision Tommy Corbyn, second year electronic engineering student and youngest son of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, was headbutted on a night out at Manion at 4am on Saturday morning. The 22-year-old alerted the police who are currently investigating the incident. BREAKING
"01.03.2016 14:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Vice-chancellor admits mental health provisions are “not enough” | York Vision Vice-Chanceller Koen Lamberts came under pressure at a ‘question time’ panel last night as he clashed with students over mental health provisions, the Prevent strategy, and transparency laws. Lamberts was forced on the defensive as he conceded there are Students got to ask the big uni boss some questions last night
"01.03.2016 12:38:23" yorkvision.co.uk Derwent’s floody hell: residents forced out as K Block underwater | York Vision A flood caused by a blocked sink in a third floor kitchen in Derwent K block has forced all block residents into alternative accommodation. The flood took place in the early hours of the morning on Friday February 26. The Fire Brigade arrived on the scene Students in Derwent got wet the other night
"01.03.2016 12:00:01" Timeline Photos Today's back page - catch up with all the action from the Varsity weekend in your copy available around campus TODAY
"01.03.2016 09:26:54" yorkvision.co.uk TERRIFIED to be on campus: trans students speak out over harrassment | York Vision Trans students at the University have spoken out after a recent rise in harassment has left them scared to walk around campus alone. The dire state of affairs led to students in the Trans Network setting up a Facebook group last December, whereby they Today's front page story: Trans students speak out over rise in harassment
"01.03.2016 09:00:01" Timeline Photos York Vision is out today! Pick up your copy around campus NOW
"25.02.2016 13:00:32" yorkvision.co.uk York Union Review: Brendan O’Neill in free speech showdown | York Vision There exists very real and very damaging structural oppression against marginalised groups. Gay and transgender people and women are the subjects of hate crimes or glass ceilings that prevent them from living free and safe lives. The cause? A culture of We reviewed the sold-out debate
"24.02.2016 15:14:28" yorkvision.co.uk Preview: Ruddigore | York Vision Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse, finds itself at Central Hall this week with CHMS’ adaptation of the 1887 comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan. Set in Cornwall, Artistic Directors Jenny Jones and Claire Smith bring to the stage the complicated themes of "Gripping, hilarious and all of the characters showcase brilliant talent."
Read our prereview of the newest Gilbert & Sullivan Society opera.
"21.02.2016 14:34:19" yorkvision.co.uk Millie Beach becomes first female YUSU President in nine years | York Vision MILLIE BEACH has been elected as the new President of YUSU in a tight race that came down to the fourth round of run-off voting. With 1464 votes in the final round, she narrowly fended off Habib Nassar; Ciaran Morrissey was in third place. She thanked all A round up of all the action from last night's YUSU Elections.
"20.02.2016 22:16:53" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU Election Results – LIVE | York Vision ENTER TEXT HERE. PLEASE DO NOT DO ANYTHING BELOW THE LINE. (Also, you’ll need to set a featured image that’s 500px wide so that it’ll show up on the homepage) First half over. Sabbatical Officer results will be coming up in part two. Follow along with our live blog:
"20.02.2016 21:10:54" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU Election Results – LIVE | York Vision ENTER TEXT HERE. PLEASE DO NOT DO ANYTHING BELOW THE LINE. (Also, you’ll need to set a featured image that’s 500px wide so that it’ll show up on the homepage) First set of results are being announced shortly...
"20.02.2016 20:17:07" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU Election Results – LIVE | York Vision ENTER TEXT HERE. PLEASE DO NOT DO ANYTHING BELOW THE LINE. (Also, you’ll need to set a featured image that’s 500px wide so that it’ll show up on the homepage) Join us live for the 2016 YUSU Election Results
"19.02.2016 18:26:36" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU Elections: Polls have CLOSED | York Vision Voting for the 2016 YUSU Elections have now closed. Results will be announced tomorrow night at 8:30pm in the Roger Kirk Centre. The cardboard will come down. The incessant Facebook posting will subside. Voting was supposed to end at 5pm today, but was
"16.02.2016 17:21:09" yorkvision.co.uk Why my seminar groups personify ‘Broken Britain’ | York Vision Jonny Long tells you why seminars are useless, pointless, boring and useless. Does anyone actually enjoy seminars?
"14.02.2016 21:38:09" www.yorkvision.co.uk YUSU Elections Full-Time Officer Debate 2016 – LIVE | York Vision Well, it’s that time of year again! Follow this for everything you need to know about the YUSU candidates and live updates as they’re grilled to within an inch of their lives tonight. Sit back, relax and enjoy the drama! There will be more updates on A reminder that you can follow along with our Full Time Officers debate here: http://www.yorkvision.co.uk/news/yusu-elections-full-time-officer-debate-2016-live/14/02/2016
"14.02.2016 18:59:08" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU Elections Full-Time Officer Debate 2016 – LIVE | York Vision Well, it’s that time of year again! Follow this for everything you need to know about the YUSU candidates and live updates as they’re grilled to within an inch of their lives tonight. Sit back, relax and enjoy the drama! There will be more updates on We're down at the Roger Kirk Centre with complete coverage of tonight's debates. Follow along with us at the link below!
"14.02.2016 13:24:33" York Vision SCENE This late in the day and you still haven't figured out a Valentine's Day gift? Not to put a damper on your day but you're pretty much fucked. Give this a cheeky read and pray to god that your significant other doesn't read it as well and realise how
"14.02.2016 09:46:17" York Vision SCENE Just remembered it's Valentine's Day? On a tight budget? Freya Kingsley has the perfect Valentine's Day meal for you, all from our beloved Nisa, and for less than a fiver!
"12.02.2016 17:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Column: Costas Mourselas | York Vision I tried the 'real world' and it sucks Salutations University of York! It is I, generic white male no. 58 reporting from the second floor of my beloved Harry Fairhurst. As I write this column, I am currently in the process of winding down on the sofas Costas Mourselas reports his findings on the so called 'real world'
"12.02.2016 13:34:21" yorkvision.co.uk David Bowie and Our Obsession with the Glorious Dead | York Vision On January 10, the world lost an icon. David Bowie’s death, resulting from his unpublicised liver cancer, robbed the world of a true musical pioneer. Whether he was embarking on a Space Oddity in the late ‘60s, or challenging the music listening publ Where does the compulsive need to idolize the dead come from?
"12.02.2016 12:20:18" www.yorkvision.co.uk Societies forced out: GRIM times for student media | York Vision Credit: Paul Wace Student societies have spoken out after being given a MONTH to move out of their media offices. In an email from YUSU, societies including York Vision, Nouse, Lemon Press, and HARDzine have all been told that they will have to pack THEY'RE KICKING US OUT
"11.02.2016 20:46:58" yorkvision.co.uk The bar has been raised in the York Sport Prez Candidate Video War | York Vision The campaign videos from the prospective York Sport Prez candidates has taken campus by storm(zy) this year. Three of the four candidates have been displaying their proficiency in online video production on their Facebook campaign pages in an attempt One York Sport Prez candidate has now released a 'Fire in the Lake' Stormzy parody.
Does it come close to being as good as Vote Beth for York Sport President #CASHtag's 'Campaign Song'?
"10.02.2016 13:00:00" issuu.com Issue 256 York Vision Click here to flick through today's edition
"10.02.2016 11:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Fresher’s terrible mistake: Is this the most expensive wash in uni history? | York Vision One student must have been given quite a shock last month when they put on a wash - with their iPhone inside. We’ve all forgotten detergent at some point, but one Constantine fresher made a far more costly mistake. This picture was snapped by first y Don't be this guy.
"10.02.2016 10:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Vote of No Tronfidence: YUSU slammed as it blocks motion from students | York Vision Caption: Jack Western A proposal put forward for a Vote of No Confidence last month would have seen students vote on Thomas Ron’s role as Academic Officer. However, the motion was quashed by YUSU following concerns that any investigation into the YUS We can't go into detail about why it was blocked
"10.02.2016 09:40:06" yorkvision.co.uk A Bloody Good Night Out: Student rushed to A&E after chasing mate home from night out | York Vision A second year student was rushed to A&E after a fall on the walk home from a nightclub. He suffered a bleed on the brain, a fractured skull and a broken collarbone, and now his mum has ordered him to wear a cycle helmet on nights out. She said: “I’d His night Kuda gone a little better...
"10.02.2016 08:57:58" Timeline Photos Today's front page... Pick up a copy on campus TODAY
"06.02.2016 21:00:30" yorkvision.co.uk Review: Dramasoc Presents Equus | York Vision Equus is a play that doesn’t happen easily. With intense subject matter, complex characters, and directorial challenges throughout, I was excited and intrigued to see how director Sam Essame and his team had tackled the famously challenging task of p "One of the best shows I have seen in the Barn" - we reviewed York DramaSoc's Equus
"02.02.2016 14:08:26" yorkvision.co.uk Review: The Northern Youth Afterparty | York Vision The fashion show organised by Hard Magazine and BlackBox on Friday was nothing short of impressive. They transformed Central Hall and approached a complex and cohesive concept in various means. The afterparty, however, did not meet these expectations The increasing calibre of Blackbox lately meant this afterparty had a lot to live up to
"31.01.2016 17:15:59" yorkvision.co.uk Review: HARD Magazine’s The Northern Youth | York Vision On the January 29, Central Hall played host to The Northern Youth Fashion Show, produced by HARD Magazine, in aid of Refugee Action York and the Xavier Project. The show gave eight northern design schools the chance to showcase their work in front of ICYMI, a review of the biggest event on campus this year so far from HARD magazine
"30.01.2016 12:59:13" yorkvision.co.uk Review: PantSoc Presents… Aladdin! | York Vision Aladdin, written by Joel Bates and Stephen Hutt, is the performance that PantSoc has taken on this term. Set in the bustling city of Agrabah, the audience joins Aladdin, played by Harry Ward, a simple street rat, on his journey into the Cave of Wond "If you want to see bright colours, excruciating puns, high-energy musical numbers and get inspiration for chat-up lines to use this Valentine’s, you will not be disappointed."
A review of PantSoc's latest production.
"29.01.2016 18:40:17" Timeline Photos It's nearly time for The Northern Youth fashion show. Anna Wintour will be in attendance and doing a Q&A hosted by Katherine Viner, Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian. We will be live-tweeting proceedings over @YorkVision
"29.01.2016 15:14:08" York Student Think Tank Many thanks to The Lemon Press, York Vision and Nouse for taking part in last night's discussion on censorship and the university's free speech policies! Here is a report from The Yorker summarising the debate...
"27.01.2016 10:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk ‘Healthy’ vending machines aren’t actually healthy | York Vision Tis the season for New Year’s Resolutions, and I’m sure ‘eating healthier’ or ‘losing weight’ is high on the list for many in 2016. And it might seem like a great time to do it, as last term the university installed two so-called “healthy” vending ma "When I go to a vending machine for food, I’m desperate."
Why you shouldn't feel so good about that low-fat or reduced sugar label.
"26.01.2016 16:38:33" yorkvision.co.uk Doctor Who star set to film on campus in upcoming drama | York Vision A mysterious time traveller will be on campus next month shooting key scenes for an upcoming feature film. The actor, famous for his roles in Doctor Who and… Film organisers are asking students to get involved as extras too.
"25.01.2016 14:37:35" yorkvision.co.uk DEAD DUCKS AND PHEASANTS found shot and hanging outside University accommodation | York Vision Residents of James College were in for a bit of a shock this morning when they discovered DEAD DUCKS hanging outside their accommodation. The grisly find was found hanging from a pipe outside the front door of N Block by a shaken fresher. Sources in Is this the mark of York's very own Godfather?
"25.01.2016 10:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Shove your No-Platforming up your Safe Space | York Vision Freedom of expression is one of our most basic rights, however in the present day we are not entitled to that freedom. Students’ Unions and outspoken university societies have ensured that we are only allowed to express ideas that these organisations Why No-Platforming policies are a threat to our freedom of speech
"23.01.2016 10:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk New Years’ resolutions are pointless | York Vision Resolutions are stupid, so don’t take part in them unless they are from these expertly reviewed and suggested ones. The non-denominational winter break is over, and now is everyone’s chance to pretend to be a slightly better person for the first half What are your New Years' resolutions?
"22.01.2016 16:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk White working class men are the new on-campus minority | York Vision Before Christmas, a write-up was sneaked on to the BBC website about a recent UCAS report on representation in UK universities. According to UCAS, women are 35% more likely to go to university than men, the widest gap in history. Despite being a nati UCAS bosses have said "poor white males" need to be the focus of outreach efforts. Dean Bennell argues we need to avoid creating new on-campus minorities, in our efforts to break down old barriers.
"22.01.2016 13:40:34" York Vision SCENE had a sick time with these guys on Friday! "The next two hours went by in the blink of any eye, and I found myself dancing to slow jams and techno tempos at the same time."
Blackbox and Closed Circuit collaborated on a night, so we reviewed it.
"20.01.2016 15:57:30" yorkvision.co.uk UPDATE: Vice Chancellor responds to English department petition | York Vision Vice Chancellor Koen Lamberts has responded to the petition regarding staff numbers in the English department. He said that the chair of the Planning Committee, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Provost, will “undertake a special review of staffing levels The University has caved into pressure from students demanding an investigation into staffing levels
"20.01.2016 15:04:50" yorkvision.co.uk Department bosses reject claims they are understaffed following “incorrect” petition statistics University staff have hit back at claims from campaigners and Nouse that the English Department is understaffed. This follows a recent petition started by students from the department, which has garnered over 180 signatures at the time of writing. Th University staff have hit back at claims from campaigners and Nouse that the English Department is understaffed
"20.01.2016 10:03:28" yorkvision.co.uk Fake taxi drivers targeting “young women” on student nights, warn police | York Vision Young women are being targeted by fake taxi drivers in the city centre, police have warned. York City Council have advised people to be vigilant after a string of reports of drivers falsely claiming they work for a taxi firm that has a contract with Stay safe.
"19.01.2016 19:28:58" Editorial team elections for the spring term are starting at 8pm in P/L/005.
"19.01.2016 15:03:36" yorkvision.co.uk The problem with Channel 4’s ‘The Undateables’ | York Vision Picture the following scene: deep inside Channel 4’s Programme Commissioning Headquarters, there are two hats filled with notes. Hat one is labelled: ‘Disability’; the second hat is labelled ‘Occupations’. Lazily, the Head of Documentaries takes note "Lazily, the Head of Documentaries takes notes out of hats one and two: ‘OCD + Cleaners’, it reads."
Josh Salisbury explains everything wrong with watching 'The Undateables'
"16.01.2016 12:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk FOI requests to uni TRIPLE in just 5 years | York Vision THE NUMBER of Freedom of Information requests to the University has soared over the past five years. According to information obtained through an FoI request, 328 requests were made in 2015 up to the end of November, compared to just 120 in 2010. The York Vision has used the legislation, now under threat, to expose reckless university spending in the past
"15.01.2016 18:29:39" York Vision Elections Term 2 York Vision Elections Term 2 *****Elections are being held in the Derwent SCR/GCR next to the JCR, but it isn't the easiest place to find so we will be hanging around outside the JCR directing you to the correct room.*****
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"15.01.2016 17:00:15" yorkvision.co.uk Were the floods preventable? | York Vision The recent unprecedented flooding in the North of England could have been far less severe if certain simple measures were taken. The 2000 European Water Framework Directive, a law handed down to the UK government from the EU, officially deems dredgin Our News Editor, Jonathan van Kuijk, argues the floods could have been far less severe if simple measures had been taken
"15.01.2016 15:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Not-so-grand goodbye for former Vice Chancellor | York Vision A FORMER deputy Vice-Chancellor at the centre of a racism row was given a very low key send-off when she left last summer. Dr Jane Grenville left her post as the second in command last September after more than three years in the top job. Now fresh i Dr Jane Grenville, who was accused of making “scandalous” comments in the past, was given a very low-key send off
"15.01.2016 13:50:26" yorkvision.co.uk Revealed: Housemate Bugbears | York Vision CLOGGED SINKS, bins piled high, and unwashed plates. Don’t worry: if your kitchen is the source of endless arguments, boffins have proved you’re not alone. Housework is the issue most likely to cause of arguments among housemates, a new survey has re What are the most annoying things your housemates do?
"14.01.2016 18:30:39" yorkvision.co.uk Column: Costas Mourselas | York Vision Here's to another year of rabble-rousing Welcome back dear reader. I hope you had a great #Christmas, with plenty of selfies around the Christmas tree, copious photos of the #delicious food you had and loads of evidence of the great #gifts you got. A Costas Mourselas looks back to 2015 and tells you how to live your life this year
"12.01.2016 18:30:00" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU mocked for typo gaffe in employability section | York Vision Two unforgivable spelling mistakes were spotted in the first YUSU weekly email of the year. The email encouraged students to attend an event to help prepare them for “the big wide world of employment.” The rushed message advertised the careers advice “Neither of the most recent YUSU presidents are in graduate jobs.”
"12.01.2016 17:11:58" yorkvision.co.uk Postgrad refuses to pay college fee in standoff | York Vision POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS are refusing to pay the controversial compulsory college fee introduced this academic year. Stephen Harper, a Masters Electronics student, told Vision, “When I joined the University in 2012 I was told that I would be a member of Stephen Harper has come to blows with the academic registrar on the new fees
"12.01.2016 14:20:47" yorkvision.co.uk Controversial chancellor gets grand £20K welcome | York Vision University bosses have been criticised for spending thousands of pounds swearing in the new controversial chancellor. More than £20,000 was splashed by senior officials on the inauguration of York’s sixth chancellor, Sir Malcolm Grant, including almo Extravagant expenditure, including a plush buffet lunch costing over £3500, has been uncovered
"12.01.2016 10:30:00" yorkvision.co.uk TRONSPIRACY: YUSU Sabb rejects potential prez candidate | York Vision SCANDALOUS MESSAGES sent by the YUSU Academic Officer have been uncovered by York Vision. The messages were sent to a third year student, who wishes to remain anonymous, and appear to urge them not to run for YUSU President in this term’s upcoming el “Student politics is not supposed to mirror the cronyism of the politics we are used to seeing on television.”
Scandalous messages sent by the YUSU Academic Officer have been uncovered by York Vision.
"12.01.2016 09:32:00" yorkvision.co.uk UDDERLY DISGRACEFUL: Insensitive fancy dress event sparks outrage | York Vision Derwent students have sparked fury after wearing costumes branded “culturally insensitive” at a college event. The fancy dress disco took place on Saturday January 10 and hoped to celebrate the “cultural diversity within the college and university.” Our lead story today: Students accused of "mocking religious symbols" after one student dressed as a cow for a college event
"12.01.2016 09:00:00" Photos from York Vision's post UDDERLY DISGRACEFUL: Get today's edition of York Vision on campus now!
"28.12.2015 20:42:33" yorkvision.co.uk Multiple fire engines called out to on-campus fire | York Vision Four fire engines were called out to campus after a fire broke out in a Wentworth College accommodation block earlier today. The fire service also sent an Aerial Ladder Platform to the scene, arriving at 6:27pm, where fire crews required breathing ap Four fire engines have been called out to tackle a fire at one of the colleges
"28.12.2015 17:05:22" www.yorkvision.co.uk YUSU and University set up ‘Flooding Support’ group | York Vision A 'Flooding Information and Support' Facebook group has been set up by YUSU President Ben Leatham in collaboration with the University. The group will provide updates on information about the flooding, support available for students, and volunteering The YUSU President has been busy over the holidays http://www.yorkvision.co.uk/news/yusu-and-university-set-up-flooding-support-group/28/12/2015
"26.12.2015 21:53:02" yorkvision.co.uk York Flooding: Student homes at risk | York Vision Hundreds of student homes could be among those being advised to prepare for evacuation by the Environment Agency. The government body are warning households close to the River Foss to prepare for evacuation, and advising valuables be taken upstairs i The Environment Agency has told people to move valuable belongings upstairs and to prepare for evacuation
"16.12.2015 18:14:27" yorkvision.co.uk Yik Yak is great, but don’t abuse it | York Vision I spend too much time on Yik Yak. Whether I’m reading it in bed like the morning paper, or using it to procrastinate in the library, I love to Yak. It's a guilty pleasure that, for now, I’m content to indulge. You can talk about current affairs witho "Don't allow your humanity to disappear as soon as your name or face does."
"01.12.2015 14:24:20" yorkvision.co.uk Column: Costas Mourselas | York Vision Bring back International Men's Day What a time to be a student at the University of York. Yet again we’re the laughing stock of British higher education and the league tables aren’t even out! But, I don’t want to get ahead of myself. I’ve redrafted t Our regular columnist explains why we need International Men's Day in his latest rant
"26.11.2015 19:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Higher fees and less transparency: government plans to scrap £9k fee cap for top universities |... Senior academics have slammed a government higher education green paper which they claim will make university “available only for a minority who can afford to bear heavy debts.” Under the proposals students would be graded on a new quantitative 13-po Senior academics claim the green paper will make university “available only for a minority who can afford to bear heavy debts.”
"26.11.2015 17:07:05" yorkvision.co.uk “Simply awful”: students slam bus service as YUSU admits “significant issues” | York Vision Angry passengers have spoken out against the ‘your bus 66’ service. Many students claim the First-operated bus service rarely turns up on time, and when they do there are often two or three buses together. Masters student Stephen Harper said: “Every First are to produce an action plan, according to Ben Leatham
"25.11.2015 19:52:50" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU to consider creating Men’s Officer position | York Vision A student has filed a proposal for the creation of a part time Men’s Officer position at YUSU, York Vision can exclusively reveal. The student, third year Johannes Huber, has said he wished to see “a moderate middle ground solution to a lot of the is The controversial officer's position would be “in charge of identifying issues affecting male students”
"25.11.2015 13:30:59" yorkvision.co.uk University kill off speaker event by invoking ‘special event’ criteria | York Vision University officials have invoked a ‘special event’ clause in a cynical attempt to kill off a planned upcoming speech by a controversial right-wing journalist. Hundreds of people, including those from the York People’s Assembly, were planning to demo Milo Yiannopoulos will not be speaking at the University.
"24.11.2015 19:30:00" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU Prez March: Student backlash leads to referendum | York Vision A FREE education referendum from YUSU is set to go to the polls this week following student backlash. The referendum will ask: “‘Should YUSU support free education?” This comes after Ben Leatham, the YUSU President, received angry online comments aft Students spoke out when the YUSU President attended a free education rally earlier this month, claiming he had no mandate
"24.11.2015 18:30:01" yorkvision.co.uk Preventing Prevent: Anti-terrorism policy "threat to free speech" Elected YUSU officers are campaigning for the Students’ Union to boycott the government’s ‘Prevent’ campaign. Earlier this year, the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (CTSA) made it compulsory for universities to “prevent people being drawn int Proposal submitted to get YUSU to boycott government anti-terrorism initiative http://www.yorkvision.co.uk/news/preventing-prevent-how-the-anti-terrorism-policy-is-a-threat-to-free-speech/24/11/2015
"24.11.2015 18:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Students organise protest in response to Milo Yiannopoulos campus speech plans | York Vision Militant feminism could be the subject of a talk if a controversial journalist is allowed on campus later this term. Milo Yiannopoulos accepted an invitation from the UKIP Association to speak following the outrage surrounding the University’s decisi Students can vote later this week on whether they want to allow the controversial speaker on campus
"24.11.2015 17:30:01" yorkvision.co.uk International Men’s Day controversy timeline of events | York Vision Students were divided last week on the issue of International Men’s Day (IMD) after the university U-turned on its decision to mark the event. On November 12, the University announced its intention to mark IMD, first on the staff intranet and later o Abbie Llewelyn provides a complete run down of the events surrounding the International Men’s Day controversy
"24.11.2015 17:18:48" yorkvision.co.uk York snooker amateur takes on former world champ | York Vision On Wednesday November 25, Yorkshire’s up-and-coming 21 year old amateur snooker player, Ashley Hugill, is set to compete in his first UK Championships. The good news; he’ll be playing with a home advantage in York’s Barbican against his childhood ido **********COMPETITION************
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"24.11.2015 16:44:32" yorkvision.co.uk Dark Day For Unity Health: Students speak out against “incompetent” clinic | York Vision The state of health services at the University have been slammed by angry students. Students have spoken out to York Vision about their experiences with the Unity Health centre. One third year politics student, Lisa Worthington, described her experie Students have slammed Unity Health, with one student describing her experience as: “worse than the time I got hit by a car.”
"24.11.2015 15:19:08" yorkvision.co.uk Harassed For Being A Feminist: Students speak out after Men’s Day abusive messages | York Vision York staff and students have spoken out after receiving hate and abuse online in connection with their involvement with International Men’s Day (IMD). Messages received have included homophobic and misogynistic slurs, and have come from a wide range "I've personally left York for a few days to get away from it all."
Vile messages have been sent to students after speaking out on the Men's Day controversy in our front page story today
"24.11.2015 14:18:55" Timeline Photos Today's front page: out on campus now
"19.11.2015 14:17:19" yorkvision.co.uk Men’s Day Liveblog: Live updates as uni faces fresh backlash over controversial speaker plans |... Live action from York Vision on International Men's Day 2015. University officials are facing a fresh backlash over plans to host a controversial speaker on campus. Milo Yiannopolous, a journalist and entrepeneur, could come to the university to spea Stay with us for the latest on the International Men's Day row
"18.11.2015 22:00:19" yorkvision.co.uk Men’s Day row: MPs to discuss issue in Parliament following university fury | York Vision An MP has pledged to intervene in a Commons debate on International Men's Day tomorrow after a row broke out on campus when officials decided to cancel marking the event. Lucy Allan, a Conservative MP for Telford and family rights campaigner, wrote o "We should all be interested in men's issues too."
"17.11.2015 10:19:14" yorkvision.co.uk Politician fed up of “whiney feminists” has THIS to say on Men’s Day row The leader of Justice for Men and Boys Party has issued a rather controversial statement after the university axed plans to celebrate International Men's Day University branded “disgusting” and “shameful” over decision to cancel Men’s Day celebration
"08.11.2015 14:49:40" yorkvision.co.uk Why I won’t be wearing a red poppy for Remembrance Sunday | York Vision The vitriol and exclusion directed at those in society who choose either not to wear red poppies, or to wear an alternative, such as white poppies, is more substantial than you might think. Whether we’re talking about figures in the national news, li "People choose these forms of dissent for very personal reasons, and to think people disrespectful or (in the instance of choosing not to wear a poppy at all) even necessarily pacifist is prejudging their opinions."
"06.11.2015 18:15:01" yorkvision.co.uk Major fire in James college | York Vision A fire broke out this afternoon at James College. A firefighter at the scene says that the incident was caused by unattended cooking. Everyone was evacuated safely, but the kitchen is reportedly seriously damaged. Students from D block are being move Major fire in James College kitchen
"03.11.2015 16:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Amsterdam marathon runners share their experiences | York Vision Students who ran the Amsterdam Marathon share their personal experiences of the weekend and what it is like to run for hours on end without stopping. Rob Wynne-Griffiths “I couldn’t have run it without my music. It took me to another place where I co "When I crossed the finish line I burst into tears." (via York Vision Sport)
"03.11.2015 12:55:46" yorkvision.co.uk York graduates Luxo Jr. release mini-album: 'Fingerpaints' Today Luxo Jr. released 'Fingerpaints', an intriguing collage of sounds and influences. From metal riffs, to poppy beats and folk melodies. "And emerging out of York's misty haze, came the untainted sound of Luxo Jr..."
"29.10.2015 16:43:33" yorkvision.co.uk York’s Cat Cafe: Plans revived | York Vision Plans for a new cafe where customers can stroke cats while they eat could be revived. A crowdfunding campaign set up on October 21 hopes to raise £100,000 for the venture, but so far is yet to attract a single backer. Backers of the project are promi Just don't ask for a Kit Cat...
"29.10.2015 13:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Cabaret D event faces the chop following YUSU complaints | York Vision A controversial college clubbing event could be facing the chop following complaints made to YUSU Liberation Officers. Cabaret D typically sees freshers hit D Bar dressed in cabaret gear, which “can include fishnet tights, featherboas, lace and heels Would you be sad to see it go?
"29.10.2015 12:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Uni management consider 5p charge to plastic bags on campus | York Vision Campus before the plastic bag charge... Campus outlets Nisa and YUSU Shop are yet to implement the new 5p plastic bag charge to students - but that might not be the case for much longer. York could come the first plastic-bag free university campus in You might have to start paying 5p for bags in Nisa soon
"29.10.2015 10:57:47" yorkvision.co.uk YIK YUCK: Student caught watching porn in lecture | York Vision A naughty student has been blasted by the YUSU President after being caught watching PORN in a lecture. A photo posted to anonymous social network Yik Yak depicted a brazen student sitting in Hendrix Hall viewing what appears to be graphic material. They were spotted in Hendrix Hall
"28.10.2015 20:33:39" yorkvision.co.uk Column: Costas Mourselas | York Vision I'm trying to look condescending. Is it working? Hey you! No not you. The other person glancing over my column. You know, the one with the excellent career prospects, warm personality and good looks? Oh. Looks like they’ve stopped reading. Guess I’m "While being viewed as an irrelevant old creep has its downsides, there are certain perks."
Our new columnist explains why you shouldn't dismiss third years like old people on their way out.
"28.10.2015 18:24:33" yorkvision.co.uk Asexual students: There’s too much pressure to have sex at university | York Vision Prejudice and discrimination against marginal groups is still rife in society. Verbal abuse, harassment, threats of violence or even physical attacks still affect people simply because of who they are. One group whose plight is made worse by the lack We spoke to asexual students about what it's like to not want to have sex at university
"27.10.2015 19:03:45" yorkvision.co.uk Protesters Take Aim: Arms company walks out of careers fair after pro-Palestine group accuse... PalSoc students mounted a protest outside the Technology Careers Fair this month, demanding the University change its policies on allowing arms manufacturers to recruit graduates and offer work placements. An online petition created by students from “Thales left early because they felt intimidated by us."
Palestine supporters protested the inclusion of arms companies at a careers fair earlier this month.
"27.10.2015 17:47:25" yorkvision.co.uk Why Malcolm Grant was a terrible choice to be our new Chancellor | York Vision The newly appointed Chancellor wishes there were no cap on tuition fees, conwsiders the living wage a luxury (certainly not in line with YUSU’s position following the referendum on the matter), and was appointed with only laughable student consultati His inauguration is taking place this evening at Greg's Place
"27.10.2015 16:20:00" yorkvision.co.uk Free speech society founders claim they are gagged by YUSU | York Vision Students' Union Sabbs have tried to suppress the formation of a society promoting free speech and YUSU transparency, according to the group’s members. Members have claimed their application to start the ratification process was vetoed by YUSU insider Ironic
"27.10.2015 15:25:38" yorkvision.co.uk College Fresher Chaos: Animal welfare concerns and noise complaints | York Vision Freshers week at one college was marred by a string of incidents provoking animal welfare concerns and complaints from local residents Students had a very naughty freshers' week at ONE college. Can you guess which one?
"27.10.2015 13:58:03" yorkvision.co.uk York’s Lad Culture Shame: YUSU Women’s Officer speaks out on state of sexual harassment at... The state of lad culture and sexual assault at York has been slammed by the current YUSU Women’s Officer, and former YUSU President, Sam Maguire. Speaking exclusively to York Vision, Women’s Officer Ananna Zaman blasted the way the Students’ Union ha Ex-YUSU Pres Sam Maguire on tackling lad culture: "As a wide spread campaign it was a failure"
The YUSU Women's Officer speaks exclusively to York Vision on the failures of YUSU and the University at tackling lad culture.
"27.10.2015 12:21:51" Timeline Photos Today's front page: get it on campus now
"22.10.2015 15:22:31" Fancy appearing in York Vision's Blind Date section? We're looking for people to take part and potentially find the love of their life, over an all-expenses paid meal! Email email@example.com to find out more.
"20.10.2015 08:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk All Aboard The 44: How to spend your 21st birthday | York Vision I spent my 21st birthday learning to drive a bus. In the preceding week people would ask how I was going to celebrate possibly the most arbitrary and over-celebrated anniversary of the number of years I’ve managed to keep myself alive through sheer f What's the best way to spend your 21st? Jonny Long thinks he's found the answer.
He drove a bus.
"17.10.2015 08:00:03" yorkvision.co.uk The Student Entrepreneur: Balancing studies and running a successful juice business | York Vision As we kiss goodbye to summer and dive into our autumn term, many of us are thinking about the endless nights out that we’ll be having and the rate we’ll be spending our student loans as a consequence... Although there’s one student who put his money Feel like you've got too much on your plate?
We spoke to Alpha Juices founder, George MacGill, on the challenges and rewards of starting up a business while studying at university
"16.10.2015 12:23:36" yorkvision.co.uk Protect Our Porters: Why the University needs to rethink how it treats our porters | York Vision For most students, the first time in university is also the first time they are away from their own homes, parents, and everything familiar. It can be the most confusing and scariest time, where we also have our craziest adventures and make some amaz The way porters are being paid is changing. Sara Alaseeri explains why the University shouldn't be fixing what isn't broken
"15.10.2015 16:31:26" yorkvision.co.uk Robbers make off with Heslington cash machine in dramatic digger raid | York Vision Raiders destroyed the front of a bank this morning with a digger in a dramatic episode, making off with an ATM. The robbers dragged a cash machine from the NatWest branch and loaded it onto a flatbed truck. Students living above the bank say they wer Students living above the flat said they "considered enacting vigilante justice"
"15.10.2015 13:15:02" yorkvision.co.uk “Irresponsible” payday loans company advertisement spotted in York nightclub | York Vision High interest 'pay-day' loans targeting students now being advertised at a popular York nightclub have been branded "irresponsible" and "exploitative". The YUSU President has also attacked the advertising, urging students to avoid short term loan co "This is ridiculously exploitative. The advert takes advantage of people when they are most vulnerable"
Payday loans companies with interest rates of 1084% have started targeting students on nights out.
"14.10.2015 14:14:34" yorkvision.co.uk The Refugee Crisis: What York can do to help | York Vision Three weeks ago I was in Munich, a holiday that was planned prior to the refugee crisis in Europe that has unfolded this Summer. Hundreds of thousands of people fleeing war and oppression in places like Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea and economic mig "As a student body we have a responsibility to respond to this crisis."
YUSU President Ben Leatham wrote a feature for us on how students at York can help in the European refugee crisis
"08.10.2015 17:19:00" yorkvision.co.uk Give Jeremy Corbyn a chance | York Vision I won’t kid myself; it’s been a pretty naff six months for Labour Party members in York. We lost the general election. We lost control of the city council, despite winning the most seats in the local elections, and we lost some excellent, hard workin Callum Shannon explains why Labour members need to support their new leader, regardless of who they voted for
"05.10.2015 15:30:10" Freshers' Meeting (+ Term 1 Elections) Freshers' Meeting (+ Term 1 Elections) Are you interested in journalism? Is there a topic or issue you want to write about? Or maybe you’re interested in design, fashion or sport? York Vision can give you the opportunity to do all of this.
Editorial positions are open to all students of If you didn't manage to catch us at Freshers' Fair, you can still get involved! Our Freshers' Meeting tonight is open to everyone, and elections will be held afterwards.
See you there!
"05.10.2015 11:35:59" yorkvision.co.uk Interview: Tommy Fong’s Final Farewell | York Vision We managed to bag an exclusive final interview with cult-figure Tommy Fong, the day after Willow shut its doors for the last time. I knock. No reply. I open the door and make my way up the stairs. “Hello?” Willow is a building site when I reach the t "If you haven't been thrown out of the Willow, you haven't lived."
Check out our exclusive final interview with nightclub-legend Tommy Fong. Try not to cry too much.
"03.10.2015 08:49:17" Mobile Uploads We're at Freshers' Fair in the media tent opposite the YUSU building. Come and say hi!
We also have plenty of freshers' magazines, with an exclusive Krept and Konan interview and a free shot at evil eye voucher, to give away to the 2nd and 3rd years
"02.10.2015 16:21:36" yorkvision.co.uk Dear Freshers: Why you need to lower your expectations | York Vision Ring of fire. What a game. What’s up Oxbridge rejects. My name is Costas and for the next 2 minutes I will be your guide to the beacon of mediocrity that is the University of York. You’ll be happy to know that the university produces only the finest Costas Mourselas offers his wisdom to this year's cohort of freshers.
"02.10.2015 09:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk University blows £50k on temporary campus signage project | York Vision University bosses have been accused of signing a blank cheque after splashing out over £50,000 on a signage project. These revelations can today be exclusively revealed by York Vision after official figures were obtained following a request under the “How much?"
University bosses have been accused by students of signing a blank cheque after the full costs were revealed by Vision.
"01.10.2015 19:00:03" yorkvision.co.uk Mental health charity launched in student’s memory | York Vision The mother of a university student who died is planning to launch a mental health charity in her memory. Saher Ahmad, 20, was in her third-year studying archaeology at the university when she was found dead inside her student home. An inquest into he A new charity is hoping to tackle mental health stigma for students, families and their peers, especially at university
"01.10.2015 17:00:02" Timeline Photos FLASH COMPETITION: Fancy winning two free tickets (worth £60) for you and a friend for The Big Top on Saturday? We have two to give away!
Send an email with "Big Top Competition" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org by 3pm tomorrow (2nd October).
"29.09.2015 18:56:41" Timeline Photos “This is an obscene waste of money for something that will only impact on a minority of people."
Uni splurges £83k on rock sculpture: http://bit.ly/1FBaFJy
"29.09.2015 17:52:28" Timeline Photos “It is really dangerous on the bend, and especially with all the traffic from the freshers moving in, I’m surprised it wasn’t worse.”
A student was unfortunately hit by a van on their first day.
"29.09.2015 16:20:33" Timeline Photos The University has declared war on the campus geese after taking steps to reduce their numbers.
More here: http://bit.ly/1iZ6NIo
"29.09.2015 14:15:27" Timeline Photos Two new colleges are coming to campus.
More here: http://bit.ly/1KPLWOC
"29.09.2015 13:24:08" Timeline Photos “It has become much bigger than we ever anticipated.”
We spoke to students heading off to Calais to help refugees.
read it here: http://bit.ly/1LiS3Aw
"29.09.2015 12:47:00" Timeline Photos “Police stormed the university and shot live ammunition randomly on to students."
We interview York PhD student and refugee Fasil Demsash about his plight after leading a student protest in his home country.
Read it here: http://bit.ly/1KI5lDe
"29.09.2015 09:40:16" Timeline Photos Today's front page: get it on campus now
"12.09.2015 14:13:20" yorkvision.co.uk Gallery: Flow Festival, Helsinki 2015 | York Vision Recent York graduate Roosa Päivänsalo was at Flow Festival in Helsinki, Finland from 14th to 16th August, here's her coverage of the event. Check out all her photographs on her Facebook and Tumblr pages. Check out Roosa Päivänsalo's spectacular photos of Flow Festival 2015
"10.09.2015 14:03:46" yorkvision.co.uk York student found dead in his campus accommodation | York Vision An inquest has been opened after a male student was found dead in his room in Alcuin College earlier this month. The University of York student has been named as Daniel Pinfold, and he was found by security staff on September 2. Police say they are n Tragic news.
"28.08.2015 11:00:03" yorkvision.co.uk Suppression of Freedom: Tyler, The Creator | York Vision Tyler, The Creator has recently been banned from entering the UK – and you should care. Anyone who listens to or knows of Tyler will know that his lyrics aren’t exactly soft-core. He is often fully in your face with abrasive, rude and offensive lyric Tyler, The Creator has been banned from entering the UK... and the reason is ridiculous
"26.08.2015 13:06:15" yorkvision.co.uk Charged Up: USB ports introduced on Unibus | York Vision The Unibus service has now introduced new seats, WiFi, and USB ports - according to their Twitter page. Students and locals will now be able to keep their phones and other electronic devices charged up during their journeys, as the new features will Rejoice! Next, complimentary champagne and a hot towel?
"19.08.2015 13:44:31" yorkvision.co.uk “We were walking infections”: Students in squalid campus accommodation horror | York Vision Students living in squalid conditions have been left "insulted" after being offered minimal compensation for "inadequate" on-campus accommodation. Nursing students at Eden’s Court have exclusively spoken to York Vision about their traumatic experienc “The University has clearly broken their accommodation contract."
University bosses are furious after students spoke out about suffering spider-infested accommodation and cold showers, leaving some of them ill.
"13.08.2015 10:29:38" yorkvision.co.uk Saving the NHS: Student Volunteering at York Hospital | York Vision We all know the NHS is struggling – you can help (and help your job prospects at the same time). The volunteering community in York does fantastic work through RAG events and in schools and care homes across the city. Perhaps you will view my alterna "Volunteering is good for self-esteem, improves your social and communication skills and looks great on your CV."
Philip Adams weighs up the pros and cons of volunteering as a student.
"09.08.2015 10:30:23" yorkvision.co.uk A Vision Guide to ‘Geocaching’ | York Vision A Vision Guide to... The word geocaching might not be a common one in the technological lexicon, but it has a growing following. It is a outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices such as smartphones to locate caches storing swappable it People have been hiding small secret trinkets around campus and York for years...
Find out what happens when two of our reporters try to track them down using an app.
"07.08.2015 14:11:33" yorkvision.co.uk The Flipside to Jihadi Brides | York Vision The life of a jihadi bride as presented on twitter by IS recruiters looks unnervingly pleasant. The promise of a largely domestic role as a bride, spending most of the time cooking, cleaning and educating the children seems tranquil and peaceful. Eve The Flipside to Jihadi Brides
"06.08.2015 15:26:12" Had to endure living in a terrible house for a year? Want to warn other students about your awful landlord? Then use this student's new site: http://bit.ly/1MPzhQO
"04.08.2015 18:12:25" yorkvision.co.uk Labour leadership hopeful Corbyn to speak on York campus | York Vision A Labour leadership candidate is planning to speak at the University of York in the run up to Labour's leadership election. Jeremy Corbyn is set to talk in the Jack Lyons Concert Hall from 2pm-3:30pm, after travelling up from Doncaster where he is ho The anti-austerity candidate hopes to make waves when he visits York this month.
"04.08.2015 10:48:32" yorkvision.co.uk Twitter can’t handle York student’s name on University Challenge | York Vision Last night, York contested their first round of this year's University Challenge against the University of Manchester. Coupled with the excitement of finally watching your own university going up against Paxman and other swotty students from across t Everyone COMPLETELY lost their minds last night at University Challenge. Also, we beat Manchester.
"03.08.2015 17:51:27" Missing York? Don't worry, you can watch our editor take on Paxman on University Challenge tonight at 8pm on BBC2! #bartojolydelotbiniere #York
"02.08.2015 15:57:43" yorkvision.co.uk THE WILLOW IS RETURNING! (sort of...) | York Vision Willow will take over a York nightclub, seeing the return of cheap alcohol and prawn crackers. Ex-Willow DJ, ‘MadMax’ revealed... We have a big announcement about Willow for you...
"01.08.2015 14:44:08" yorkvision.co.uk Library bosses announce new information videos and want YOU to present them | York Vision Students are being invited to appear on camera and present informational videos for the library this August. Presenters will be paid £50 for a day's work and £25 for half a day. Doing this every day during term time for three years would net the seri Fancy being paid £50 be the next big TV presenter? Find out how to apply here.
"30.07.2015 15:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk University secures £1m mental health funding for working with police | York Vision The University of York has secured funding for new approaches to dealing with mental health problems from a government pot. The new £1 million grant will see the University collaborating with North Yorkshire Police as part of a national scheme to dev “Over half of deaths following police contact involve people with a mental health issue."
The University has been awarded funding to collaborate with the police on developing mental health services.
"30.07.2015 11:01:04" yorkvision.co.uk Thousands back York student’s transgender campaign | York Vision A York student has created an online petition calling on the government to make it easier for people to change their own legal gender. The proposal would allow transgender people to skip a currently lengthy procedure and update their birth certificat A York student has started an online petition demanding the government make it easier for people to change their legal gender.
"27.07.2015 16:35:35" yorkvision.co.uk Willow: The Final Night In Review | York Vision Low expectations. Cheap booze. Cheesy music. Sticky dance floor. STICKY EVERYTHING. These are all things we associate with the Willow we have come to know and love. In the club where even the walls sweat, for years York students have found solace in "This last Willow was truly a spiritual experience."
Relive The Willow's #lastnight with our review and liveblog.
"26.07.2015 21:04:50" If you're not in York and are sad you're missing the last Willow night out, then don't worry! You can still go, by following along with the live coverage over on our Twitter (@YorkVision): https://twitter.com/YorkVision
"26.07.2015 16:55:30" soundcloud.com endofwillow2015 Listen to endofwillow2015 | Explore the largest community of artists, bands, podcasters and creators of music & audio. Going to miss The Willow Disco? Wish there was a song that beautifully summed up your feelings of despair and melancholy? Well, there is!
"26.07.2015 13:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Interview with Willow King Tommy Fong | York Vision How long have you been at Willow for? What you said, since 1973. What are your hobbies out of work? F*** all. What football team do you support? Man United. Favourite Drink? Boiling water. What was your relationship with your brother? When did you ta Is tonight really Willow's final curtain call? Or will it all turn out to be a publicity stunt? Either way, Tommy Fong, Willow's mysterious owner, has been quite the character.
Here's an interview we managed to grab with the cult figure back in 2012
"24.07.2015 16:42:02" Soon you'll be able to borrow laptops from the library.
More here: http://bit.ly/1MpxKzC
"22.07.2015 14:51:21" yorkvision.co.uk 24/7 Unibus service to run during term | York Vision The number 44 Unibus service, which travels around campus and to York centre, will now be running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, starting term time. An announcement on the York Bus website has stated that they will run “every hour after midnight, 7 d The Unibus will now run all day, every day, during term time
"21.07.2015 14:00:02" yorkvision.co.uk Interview: Matthew Barzun (US Ambassador) | York Vision Despite the ominous motorcade parked outside, my interviewee, Ambassador Barzun is rather understated for our stereotypical perception of U.S. politicians. He appears polished to within an inch of his life, not a single hair out of place, matching th We spoke to the US Ambassador to the UK, Matthew Barzun, back in April.
"13.07.2015 14:21:09" yorkvision.co.uk Column: Tom Davies | York Vision The Graduation Game, Or why I've just given up (The Final Chapter)
Come Children, gather around the campfire and hear another tale from Uncle Tom of what is in store for you when you have reached his advanced... Missing York? Have a look back at Tom Davies's final column of the year, and last of his student media career (finally...)
"07.07.2015 12:41:48" yorkvision.co.uk Is Willow actually closing? You shouldn’t care either way | York Vision The debate raged this week in the York Vision newsroom* as to whether or not to report on the latest rumours that York's Willow nightclub would be shutting down later this month. Not being the first time that rumours of Willow's closure have arisen, BLASPHEMY!? Or is this what we've all been secretly thinking all along?
"06.07.2015 13:38:11" Sit down, I have some bad news: It looks like Willow is closing.
More here: http://bit.ly/1UrJvcl
"05.07.2015 18:49:19" yorkvision.co.uk This is how one student is hoping you will pay for her York degree | York Vision Ever been so strapped for cash you've thought of asking the internet to help fund your degree? No? Well one student from America has. Anne Cormia from San Francisco in California, is so desperate to come to York that she's started an Indiegogo campai Is this the future of student finance??
"17.06.2015 14:07:59" yorkvision.co.uk Threatened at knifepoint: Student pushed to ground in attempted robbery | York Vision A student was threatened at knifepoint in an attempted burglary earlier today. A man and a woman who were on bicycles demanded money from the University of York student, before he was pushed to the ground and threatened with a knife, near the entranc Police are appealing for information after this morning's attempted mugging.
"17.06.2015 12:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk The Challenge of Throwing an Unforgettable House Party | York Vision House parties. Possibly the most challenging event to organize in all of your student life. Exams, breakups, the hard truth of not being accepted into a football team; this is nothing compared to the utter nightmare of a failed house party. The bleak The best house parties are never spontaneous.
"16.06.2015 11:16:05" yorkvision.co.uk New bus route from campus to King’s Manor announced | York Vision A new University bus service to run from Heslington East to Kings Manor and beyond has today been announced by the YUSU President. The bus will run hourly from the start of next term and will take students through the following route: Heslington East Will the new bus route be go past your house next year? Check our map to find out.
"12.06.2015 15:16:48" yorkvision.co.uk English students offered £500 compensation after exam paper loss | York Vision Students have been offered hundreds in compensation following the loss of a dozen exam papers by the English Department. Compensation of £500 for each affected student was announced by the University in a statement released today. This would make the Compensation of £500 will be given to each student affected by the recent English paper exam paper loss.
They'll still have to write another essay over the summer break though.
"11.06.2015 11:18:31" “If the gods have been asked to devise a cruel instrument to punish us, under these circumstances, they have fulfilled their mandate."
The Head of the English Department releases a statement on the recent exam paper loss: http://bit.ly/1MrSEvo
"11.06.2015 10:56:17" yorkvision.co.uk LIVE: College Vase, Plate and Cup Finals | York Vision Welcome to Vision’s live blog for the College Vase, Plate & Cup finals. VASE: Halifax 3rds Vs. James 4ths (k.o. 11.00) PLATE: Derwent 1sts Vs. Derwent 2nds (k.o. 12.20) CUP: James 1sts Vs. Vanbrugh 1sts (k.o. 13.40) Tweet us @YorkVisionSport using th Catch up with today's college finals brought to you by the Vision Sport team
"10.06.2015 14:44:29" Fancy writing an extra 2500 word essay over the summer because your department lost your exam paper? That's the situation facing some second year English Literature students.
More here: http://bit.ly/1Qox6GC
"07.06.2015 18:12:00" yorkvision.co.uk Album Review: Shamir – Ratchet | York Vision A year ago, Shamir Bailey was working in a Topshop in North Las Vegas and trying to forge a career as a country singer. It's fair to say his fortunes have somewhat changed recently. In truth, the musical background of the brain behind debut album "Ra
"04.06.2015 15:14:07" Michael Morpurgo, A NATO General, A Nobel Prize winner and other big names are heading to York this month, find out why here: http://bit.ly/1Q9N9Ys
"29.05.2015 18:54:04" yorkvision.co.uk AZEEM for the YUSU Summer Ball? | York Vision Since Jess Glynne will be a no-show at this year's Summer Ball, who else could possibly replace her? The one, the only: Azeem! A group on Facebook has been created with the aim of acquiring Azeem, the infamous flutist, for a night of flutey-filled fu Azeem?!
"26.05.2015 20:22:10" yorkvision.co.uk Jess Glynne would Rather Be anywhere but York: Act pulled from YUSU Summer Ball lineup | York Vision Jess Glynne was set to headline YUSU's "biggest event of the year". Jess Glynne will no longer be headlining this year's Summer Ball, YUSU today announced. The 'Hold My Hand' singer has had to cancel gigs at universities across the country after clas Jess Gylnne has PULLED OUT
"13.05.2015 17:41:04" yorkvision.co.uk Big D 2015 - Sold Out! Big D 2015 has sold out, and the lineup is looking more outrageuosly enticing than ever. Big D has sold out!
"12.05.2015 13:02:17" yorkvision.co.uk A Loathsome Library Turf War | York Vision The following sentence was posted on the Spotted: University of York Library Facebook page earlier this month, “AS/ A-level students: F*** off.” This is just one of the many posts I’ve seen on various forms of social media ranting about the fact that Are you in the library right now? Managed to find a seat? Perhaps you should stop mindlessly scrolling Facebook and read what our commenter would do about library congestion.
"10.05.2015 19:20:00" yorkvision.co.uk James College student arrested and cannabis seized following police raid | York Vision James College A first-year student was arrested yesterday afternoon, allegedly under suspicion of intent to supply Class B narcotics. Police officers raided a student’s room in James College at 4pm yesterday, and reportedly seized several ounces of c Student ARRESTED during drug raid.
"07.05.2015 11:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Prisoners Deserve the Vote | York Vision Everyone is rightfully talking about voting in the upcoming general election. Rick Edward’s is on a crusade to get young people to vote, Sol Campbell’s ‘whiting-up’ in a bid to encourage BME voters, and Harriett Harman is backing a garishly coloured Does the right to vote make you feel more a part of society?
Make sure you vote today, whether you think prisoners should get the vote or not.
"06.05.2015 16:18:30" yorkvision.co.uk Class Dismissed: Why tomorrow’s outcome won’t help the working class | York Vision “For sanity’s sake, don’t let a class-war zealot destroy our economy.” There’s a lot to find tragic in today’s gobshite Daily Mail editorial: the spurious epithet ‘Red Ed’, the ironic placement of a story on NHS crisis right below the headline in que "For sanity’s sake, don’t let a class-war zealot destroy our economy."
The General Election is tomorrow and Jack Chadwick wants to talk about class.
"30.04.2015 16:17:48" Caitlin Sherrard explains why a 'Katie Hopkins detox' might be the best diet for you.
Find out why here: http://bit.ly/1Is5U3S
"29.04.2015 16:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Letting agency set up by current York student | York Vision A York student has set up a letting agency aimed specifically at students. Current student, Ryan Hill, set up the business following a bad experience he had with a local letting agency while setting up next year’s accommodation. The new enterprise, c YUSU tried to set up a letting agency and failed. But it looks like this guy managed it...
"29.04.2015 14:00:02" yorkvision.co.uk Sexual consent material to be included in STYC training | York Vision New specialist consent-based training is to be offered to STYCs this year. The YUSU President Sam Maguire said: “In order to reduce sexual harassment and assault on campus, YUSU and the college committees are introducing consent material into the tra Sam Maguire said it is to "reduce sexual harassment and assault on campus".
"29.04.2015 12:00:02" yorkvision.co.uk “Parliament doesn’t recognise my sexuality”: Britain’s first openly asexual candidate, George... Britain's first openly asexual election candidate George Norman has made a call to Parliament to include asexuality in equality laws, insisting that people shouldn’t be surprised that there is still “a lot of prejudice”. In an interview with York Vis The current York student spoke about standing in the upcoming elections.
"29.04.2015 10:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Investigation launched into Yik Yak app following ‘racist’ comments | York Vision A student posted this image to the YUSU Facebook page. Students are calling on the University to tackle racism after offensive comments were left on social media platforms. A University of York student sent screenshots of posts made on the anonymous One of the posts said "I’ve painted my laptop black in the hope it will run faster".
"29.04.2015 08:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk Record number of York students use campus counselling services | York Vision 1 in 9 York students have accessed counselling services – the national average is 10% The number of students needing counselling is going up.
"28.04.2015 19:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Local councillor Mark Warters slams students as “house snatchers” | York Vision This leaflet was distributed by the councillor which had a section called: “Student housing – the invasion of the house snatchers continues!” A local councillor has sparked anger after branding students “house snatchers” and vowing to oppose the “stu He has vowed to end the "studentification" of York.
"28.04.2015 18:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk “I’d do you number 7″: Roses probe into sexist comments at women’s water polo fixture | York Vision This picture of an alleged sexist Lancaster supporter has been doing the rounds on social media. An investigation is being launched into alleged ‘sexist’ comments made at a Roses sporting event. A post being shared on Facebook claimed there was “sexi An investigation has been launched into the vile comments.
"28.04.2015 17:00:00" yorkvision.co.uk For York Eyes Only: Film to shoot on campus will star previous Bond girl | York Vision A film set to shoot on campus and feature students as extras will star Bond girl, Olga Kurylenko. The romantic drama film will also cast Jeremy Irons as a professor involved in a love affair with a younger woman working in the same field. The product I wonder if she'll be staying in Derwent accommodation?
"28.04.2015 16:30:00" yorkvision.co.uk Law department catches out students cheating word limit | York Vision The Law School has issued an ultimatum to students after discovering that a significant number of third years deliberately deceived the department when handing in coursework. Some students have allegedly submitted work that they knew exceeded the set Law students have been caught CHEATING the system.
Find out how they cheated here
"28.04.2015 16:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk Fake Facebook event Wipeout University Tour uncovered | York Vision A Facebook page claiming to represent a popular television show is conning students across the UK into divulging personal details. The page has set up a number of events with each one claiming the Wipeout University Tour is coming to a particular uni Did you 'sign up' up to go to the Wipeout Facebook event? You might want to read this...
"28.04.2015 15:30:00" York Vision SCENE The artistic and cultural pull-out of York Vision Like our Scene page for all the latest content from today's pull-out.
"28.04.2015 15:00:01" yorkvision.co.uk YUSU President brands NUS bureaucracy as “bullshit” following conference shambles | York Vision YUSU Sabbatical officers have vented their frustration at sluggish progress in last week’s NUS conference on social media. YUSU President Sam Maguire slammed bureaucracy in the National Union of Students describing it as “interchangeable with bullshi "Interchangeable with bullshit" - YUSU Prez Sam Maguire on NUS bureaucracy.
"28.04.2015 14:15:00" yorkvision.co.uk “I was treated like royalty!” – University staff claim on four-star and five-star hotels | York... University officials are spending thousands of pounds on five-star and four-star luxury hotels – one described as treating you “like royalty from the moment you walk in”. A York Vision investigation has found dozens of purchases being made for luxury £400 a night hotels, £300 luxury limousine rides and £3 on MCDONALD'S.
Find out how else university officials have been spending YOUR money
"28.04.2015 13:41:53" yorkvision.co.uk Pistols At Dawn: Students caught up in 3am raid as armed police scramble to apprehend knife... Students were left shocked after armed police raced through their home to apprehend their violent neighbour. Residents of a student house in the Tang Hall area of York were awoken in the early hours of the morning on Monday 13 April by police officer "We could see the laser sights from their guns flashing over his chest."
Read about the police raid here
"28.04.2015 09:51:28" Today's front page, get it on campus now
"26.04.2015 13:06:29" yorkvision.co.uk YORK WIN ROSES 2015 | York Vision York have won Roses 2015, extending their winning home streak to 30 years. The Carter James Trophy was secured for the hosts just after 1pm today when York won the cross country event. The score as York reached the threshold needed for victory was 18 WE WON!
"25.04.2015 13:37:30" yorkvision.co.uk Roses 2015 Live: Saturday | York Vision York Vision | The UK's most awarded student newspaper. Don't forget to keep up to date with the latest from today's #Roses2015 through the York Vision liveblog.
"24.04.2015 13:12:45" York Vision Sport York have equalised in the American Football, 6-6!
Follow the action here: http://www.yorkvision.co.uk/sport/live-roses-2015/24/04/2015
"24.04.2015 10:14:42" yorkvision.co.uk LIVE: Roses 2015 | York Vision Picture by TK Rohit Welcome to Vision’s live blog for Roses 2015 live from York. Tweet us @YorkVisionSport using the hashtags #Roses2015 or #RosesAreWhite – we’ll feature the best of them here. If the live blog is not updating automatically, try refr Follow our Roses liveblog for all the latest updates!
"24.04.2015 09:00:01" York Vision Sport Sport updates and news from around campus. LIKE our shiny new Sports page to get instant live Roses updates!
We'll be posting the latest scores, video highlights from fixtures and more content throughout the weekend.
"23.04.2015 15:33:52" yorkvision.co.uk Three men arrested in Claudia Lawrence investigation released on bail | York Vision Three men who were arrested in connection to the murder of the missing University of York chef have been released on bail. The men, all of whom are in their 50s, were arrested on Wednesday by North Yorkshire Police, as searches took place in three se The three men were released on bail today.
"22.04.2015 23:12:15" yorkvision.co.uk BREAKING NEWS: First ever Constantine College president ousted | York Vision Usman Kahn, has been removed from the Constantine College Student Association following a vote of no confidence motion submitted against the college's president. Usman Kahn, who is the first directly-elected president of the newly-formed college, wa CONSTANTINE PRESIDENT REMOVED
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"22.04.2015 11:46:43" yorkvision.co.uk Three men arrested in connection to Claudia Lawrence investigation | York Vision Claudia Lawrence went missing on March 18, 2009 Police detectives today arrested three men aged in their 50s on suspicion of murder in the investigation of the missing University of York chef. The men are from the York area and police said searches a Latest in the Claudia Lawrence investigation.
"21.04.2015 13:50:29" yorkvision.co.uk Will your design make the #Roses2015 Snapchat geofilter? | York Vision Students are calling on Snapchat to create a special geofilter for the upcoming weekend-long Roses event. The photo-sharing app introduced the geofilters feature in July last year. The feature allows users to add special overlays over their pictures Roses on Snapchat?
"20.04.2015 17:18:42" yorkvision.co.uk VIDEO: Red rose burns as YUSU release Roses trailer | York Vision The Students' Union have released a Roses promotional video in the run-up to Roses 2015. The video features a burning red rose and several sports players from York taking part in sporting activities. The trailer is narrated by former-Welsh Rugby Unio ROSES is almost here!
"16.04.2015 19:59:37" yorkvision.co.uk Derwent 1sts drawn against rivals James | York Vision Picture by Daniel Golton James 1sts will face their Derwent counterparts in the group stage of the College Cup it was announced, as the draw for this year’s College Cup was made. The full draw for the competition was made by the outgoing YUSU college Derwent draw against James!
"14.04.2015 12:31:07" York Vision Elections - Summer Term 2015 York Vision Elections - Summer Term 2015 It's time for the final election for York Vision of the 2014-15 academic year.
If this is your first time - just come along, get to know everyone and maybe run for a smaller position just to get acquainted with the way York Vision works if you're st Our elections are tonight if you want to come along. https://www.facebook.com/events/851946491531956/?ref=3&ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular&feed_story_type=17
"07.04.2015 16:33:49" York Vision Elections - Summer Term 2015 York Vision Elections - Summer Term 2015 It's time for the final election for York Vision of the 2014-15 academic year.
If this is your first time - just come along, get to know everyone and maybe run for a smaller position just to get acquainted with the way York Vision works if you're st Come to our elections next Tuesday and get involved with the UK's most awarded student newspaper! https://www.facebook.com/events/851946491531956/
"31.03.2015 17:31:19" yorkvision.co.uk Eduroam WiFi comes to York city centre | York Vision Eduroam WiFi hotspots are now accessible around the city centre. Students are now able to connect to eduroam WiFi in York's city centre following the first phase of a joint project between the university and local council. The new WiFi provision runs WIFI EVERYWHERE!
"28.03.2015 21:44:41" yorkvision.co.uk BREAKING: Constantine College President suspended | York Vision The president of Constantine, Usman Khan, has been suspended by his college following a row over his leadership. Students within the university's College Nine have submitted a vote of no confidence in him More to follow. http://www.yorkvision.co.uk/news/breaking-constantine-college-president-suspended/28/03/2015