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"25.04.2017 12:00:37" theboar.org WhatsApp: Saving your pride one drunk message at a time We've all been there. Two in the morning, stumbling home from the bar after “one quick drink” with your flat. In one hand a polystyrene container holding your takeaway (cheesy chips being the obvious choice) and in the other you clutch your phone. For "For some reason, the dark night sky and the liquid confidence embolden you. Typing out a quick message, you hit send."
The Boar Science & Tech asks, could Whatsapp be on a mission to finally save us from ourselves?!
"24.04.2017 19:05:13" theboar.org The Jug and Jester has closed down The Jug and Jester, one of Leamington Spa's two JD Wetherspoon pubs and a regular spot for Warwick students, has closed down. "The Jug and Jester, one of Leamington Spa's two JD Wetherspoon pubs and a regular spot for Warwick students, has closed down."
With The Boar News we mourn the passing of one of our favourite venues (And I'm sorry to report that this is not a belated
"24.04.2017 17:00:51" theboar.org Warwick Taekwondo impress in Worcester Saad Khan and Maya Kad of Warwick Taekwando summarise a very impressive two days for the club, which saw a haul of 11 medals. "Winning a total of 11 medals over the two days, this was a challenge Team Warwick rose to spectacularly"
The Boar Sport's shoutout to the incredible University of Warwick Taekwondo!
"24.04.2017 14:30:23" theboar.org Travel Misadventures: (Not) Surviving an Overnight Airport Stay At my first attempt at writing this, I was thousands of miles away from home, nestled in a chair outside a Burger King, underneath the yawning roof of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport's noisy domestic terminal. Let's amend that sentence. 'Nestled' is "I was unceremoniously cramped into the makeshift den I had created by arranging two tub chairs to face each other"
The Boar Travel explores the painful reality of an overnight airport stay!
"24.04.2017 11:28:40" theboar.org French Presidential Election: Macron and Le Pen advance Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have won the first round of the French presidential election. "This unconventional election has seen four frontrunners vying for the presidency – Macron, Le Pen, François Fillon and Jean Luc Mélenchon."
Read The Boar News' French Elections update!
"23.04.2017 18:00:12" theboar.org Celebrating creativity: why we should all learn drama After the Arts Council England declare their intention to research creative education, Jess Holt looks at why creativity is so important "We mustn't ignore the importance of the arts in a rapidly changing world – a world that demands a strong creative outlook and independence of mind."
The Boar Arts tells us why we should all learn drama and embrace our creative sides!
"23.04.2017 15:00:17" theboar.org Zelda Breath of the Wild Revew: A Flawed Masterpiece Just when we thought Zelda was out of the game they come back with a release like Breath of the Wild, but even masterpieces have their flaws. "Games should be dynamic and game designers should structure the game to keep it from becoming a chore"
How does the latest "Zelda" instalment shape up? Read The Boar Games' review! ⚔️
"23.04.2017 14:19:13" The Boar News Hello everyone! Here's a quick survey on the upcoming elections - let us know what you think :) Fill out Boar News' #SnapElection survey! We want to know what you think of the current political situation of the UK, and don't worry, it's anonymous
"22.04.2017 18:28:02" theboar.org The Razzies: A help or hindrance for filmmakers? Do the Razzies discourage filmmakers from creating more films, or are they a helpful indicator of the public's opinion? "The 'Razzies' are a selection of awards that celebrate what people found to be the most awful performances, writing, direction and so on in films of that year."
The Boar Film asks, is this the write way to critique movies?
"22.04.2017 17:06:23" Boar News Young professionals are paying on average £71,000 more to live in popular areas.
"20.04.2017 20:14:31" theboar.org What's the right way for TV to portray rape? TV gives us a medium to raise awareness of and discuss rape - what are the problems, and how should it tackle this subject? With the rise of rape and sexual assault as themes in television, we look at the best ways to approach the subject.
TW: Sexual violence
"20.04.2017 17:52:14" theboar.org The Boar's big general election survey 2015 - The Boar The Boar has conducted a survey in collaboration with Survation to compare the views of Warwick students towards the Election with British young people It's #ThrowbackThursday over on the @WatwickBoar Twitter!
Today we're looking back to the 2015 General Elections statistics taken by Boar News and asking has student political opinion changed?
"20.04.2017 17:00:34" theboar.org Comment memes for opinionated teens: Are memes corroding our culture? I don't think I'm alone in fearing that the price we pay for memes is a belittling of serious issues and the corrosion of regular language. "I wouldn't be surprised if the world is overrun by memes soon. And I wouldn't hate it either."
We love memes, but do memes love us?
"20.04.2017 15:00:00" theboar.org What's the right way for TV to portray rape? TV gives us a medium to raise awareness of and discuss rape - what are the problems, and how should it tackle this subject? With the rising success of 13 Reasons Why, one of our writers discusses those graphic scenes and why they matter... (Spoiler Alert!)
TW: Sexual violence
"19.04.2017 15:00:00" theboar.org Reflecting on First Year Leila Mullan reflects on her first year of university, and what Term 3 feels like for a Fresher "For many, it is this point in the year where academic success is perceived as defining your time at university, over the friends you've made and societies you've spent the last six months thriving in"
What is term 3 like when you're in first
"19.04.2017 10:00:00" theboar.org Coventry Bishop urges support for refugee fundraiser Coventry Bishop Christopher Cocksworth has urged the local community to support the Coventry Refugee & Migrant Centre (CRMC) through a new fundraising campaign. In a speech last April 11, he encouraged citizens to help the CRMC fund their move to a new "Coventry Bishop Christopher Cocksworth has urged the local community to support the Coventry Refugee & Migrant Centre (CRMC) through a new fundraising campaign."
"18.04.2017 18:56:45" Boar News Everything you need to know from national positions to the opinions of Warwick's own parties and the local political landscape. “For students – from whatever political persuasion – there has never been a greater opportunity to get stuck into political campaigning. With so many marginals in the West Midlands, we all have a fantastic chance to go out and make a difference.”
"18.04.2017 18:15:07" theboar.org "What the fuck!?": Students react to the snap election call Following the surprise decision by Prime Minister Theresa May to call a snap general election, two of our writers give their take on the news Here is The Boar Comment's little roundup of student opinion on the snap election announcement! What is your take on it all?
#GeneralElection #SnapElection #StudentVoices
"18.04.2017 15:55:37" Simple Politics Not happy with the potential choice this election?
Just leaving this here... Just some fun information for all those politics buffs at Warwick! ️
"18.04.2017 15:28:25" Photos from The Boar's post What one word would you use to describe the snap election?
In the meantime, have some more highly intellectual student opinion from Warwick!
#GeneralElection #SnapElection #StudentVoices
"18.04.2017 13:13:24" Photos from The Boar's post We have been asking Warwick students to give us their opinions on the snap election! Here is what some of them had to say...
Send your opinions to us either on Facebook or @WarwickBoar on Twitter, and let us know whether you'd be happy for us to share
"17.04.2017 13:43:00" theboar.org The Razzies: A help or hindrance for filmmakers? Do the Razzies discourage filmmakers from creating more films, or are they a helpful indicator of the public's opinion? This year's nominees include Zoolander 2, Dirty Grandpa and Batman v Superman: Dawn on Justice (The Boar Film)
"16.04.2017 19:32:00" theboar.org Celebrating creativity: why we should all learn drama After the Arts Council England declare their intention to research creative education, Jess Holt looks at why creativity is so important "But we mustn't ignore the importance of the arts in a rapidly changing world – a world that demands a strong creative outlook and independence of mind."
"16.04.2017 14:29:00" theboar.org A rude awakening: Why we should be grateful for our 9AM lectures It's hard to find something so universally hated as the 9AM class. Waking up when it's dark outside every week for the majority of the teaching year. Spending at least 35 minutes in traffic on the way from Leamington. Arriving to your seat half-asleep and "Arriving to your seat half-asleep and still wondering why you even came – we've all been there"
"15.04.2017 19:39:59" theboar.org Doctor Who - The Pilot Doctor Who is back. In 'The Pilot,' the Doctor finds a new companion and faces a deadly enemy. "The Pilot makes a promising start for the new series." 30 minutes after it aired, Reece Goodall for The Boar TV reviews 'The Pilot', the episode marking the return of Doctor Who to our screens.
"15.04.2017 15:51:00" theboar.org TV Dinners: How healithy is How To Lose Weight Well? One writer explores Channel 4's How To Lose Weight Well, and some of the worrying suggestions it offers its audience. "What it seems to suggest is that in order to lose weight, one must have a particular reason, an event to look good for
"15.04.2017 07:33:00" theboar.org The Last Jedi Trailer Analysis Giles Allen-Bowden breaks down, scene by scene, the trailer for 'The Last Jedi', the forthcoming Star Wars installment. Less than 24 hours after the trailer premiere, Giles Allen-Bowden tells The Boar Film what he thought of it
"14.04.2017 15:16:35" The Boar Science & Tech "Soon, it's likely that the Neuralink program that Elon Musk is forefronting will give people similarly 'superhuman' levels of intelligence." Is "science-fiction" becoming "science-fact"?
"12.04.2017 18:38:00" theboar.org Warwick's Summer Travel and Volunteering Opportunities Whilst Warwick is notorious for the 'bubble' reputation, there are plenty of societies desperate to help students escape the monotony on campus and jet off somewhere amazing for the summer. So, why not consider one of these travel opportunities next year? There's still time to apply!
"12.04.2017 15:37:00" theboar.org A personal reflection on Sesame Street's autistic character Sesame Street has introduced an autistic character - one writer offers her personal reflections on the value of this. By creating a character with autism that Elmo and all the others play with, Sesame Street is teaching young children with and without autism that differences are good.
"11.04.2017 17:35:02" theboar.org Define the Line: the battle against domestic abuse Think the signs of domestic violence are obvious? Think again. Almost 1 in 3 young people find it difficult to separate a caring action from a controlling one, according to 'Define the Line', a study by the national domestic violence charity Refuge in The Boar Features tackles a topic that is not always discussed - domestic violence.
"The constant attempts to divert the blame away from the perpetrator and onto the victim are a real impediment to progress"
"11.04.2017 15:19:43" We are excited to announce our three new Deputy Editors-In-Chief:
Communications: Emma Johnson
Digital Media: Lydia Norris
Physical Media: Aisha Zahid
Congratulations and we look forward to working with you this year! ❤️
"11.04.2017 14:00:00" The Boar Features tackles a topic that is not always discussed - domestic violence.
"The constant attempts to divert the blame away from the perpetrator and onto the victim are a real impediment to progress"
"10.04.2017 13:16:00" theboar.org Warwick wins NUS Women's Campaign of the Year Warwick's International Women's Week was awarded best Women's Campaign of the Year at the NUS Women Awards 2017 last Wednesday 29 March. Congratulations to Warwick SU's Women's Officer Emma Marie for this amazing award!
"09.04.2017 16:12:00" theboar.org Let the games begin: the competitive nature of Warwick The competitive nature of Warwick is a damaging one. Beth Thomas explores this issue. "Too much of this atmosphere slowly chips away at your confidence"
What a great article from The Boar Lifestyle!
"09.04.2017 13:48:23" The Boar Arts With the South African government's statement that they are reviewing and potentially axing Shakespeare from the school curriculum, Alpana Sajip defends the Bard's place in the Who could be more of a 'world literature writer' than our beloved Bard?
"08.04.2017 13:13:00" theboar.org "This whole business was in fact nonsense": Students on a second Brexit referendum I believe we would benefit from a second referendum where we could choose the terms of our ungracious Brexit from the EU. Jennifer Barnard tells us why Brexit felt like a "slap in the face" and why "a second referendum might just be the bulletproof vest we need to soften the blow"
"07.04.2017 11:04:26" warwicksu.com Login - Warwick SU Warwick Students' Union - creating a better experience for students at Warwick. POLLS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE DEIC ELECTIONS. After a technical hiccup, the polls are officially open, so get voting! https://www.warwicksu.com/elections/vote/1508/
"06.04.2017 15:21:14" Boar News Opponents fear that the reform will make it easier to dismiss staff, limiting academic freedom and preventing the pursuit of research that is controversial or without a large financial imperative. The reform could allow summary dismissal if a member of staff disobeys a Head of Department or engages in “conduct that could damage the reputation of the university.”
"05.04.2017 18:25:00" theboar.org Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 20 Years On Buffy the Vampire Slayer is now 20 years old - in this piece, we explore just why the show continues to be quite so popular. "Buffy is unique not only for its storylines, but for its advanced technological graphics and versatile production" - Connor Hutchinson
"05.04.2017 12:02:23" theboar.org Is sunlight the secret to happiness? As somebody revising for their final exams, it doesn't take a lot to rile me up. Last week I was a victim of British Summer Time. The clocks went forward and, for the first time in weeks, I woke up in the dark. I got to the library in a considerably worse Nick Vail explains why we feel happier when there's sunshine - and when we're not in the library
"04.04.2017 13:54:00" theboar.org Degrees for leaders: Why we need a broader understanding of success Should a degree be a prerequisite for political office? I ask, because there's an interesting situation in Kenya at the moment. "The suggestion that having a degree guarantees competent leadership is belied by any number of political leaders on both sides of the partisan divide"
"04.04.2017 12:29:34" Boar News The course, undertaken by staff on their academic probabition, is entitled 'The Role of the Personal Tutor'. The course makes clear that the role and responsibilities of personal tutors do not entail provision of specialist support for students with mental health issues
"03.04.2017 15:38:50" theboar.org Warwick BJJ win 7 medals at University Championships in Nottingham Yasser Saraf runs us through an excellent day for Warwick at the country's biggest university Brazilian Jiu Jitsu event. University of Warwick Judo and BJJ Club placed 6th out of 30 in the overall standings of the university league table, and Yasser Saraf tells us how it all happened #TeamWarwick
"03.04.2017 08:46:15" theboar.org Life after Warwick: entrepreneurship The day after his final exam, Gabriel wrote the first line of code that would lead to the software behind Moju, a startup he co-founded We talked to Gabriel Spencer-Harper about coding, San Francisco, and his startup Moju
"02.04.2017 18:18:45" Timeline Photos Thinking of applying for a Deputy Editor-in-Chief position but unsure what to include in your manifesto? Here are our 3 P's of the perfect manifesto to offer some inspiration! Remember, online nominations are OPEN NOW!
"02.04.2017 13:07:00" Photos from The Boar's post You only have a couple of days left to nominate yourself, hurry! https://www.warwicksu.com/elections/posts/1508/
"02.04.2017 09:07:32" The Boar Science & Tech "Jokes are funny because the chance to laugh about the misfortune of others allows you to feel better about yourself." #aprilfools "The animal statistically likeliest to be funny is the duck", but for us here, it's Warwick Goose
"01.04.2017 10:22:56" Boar News Several freshers will remain on campus following assertions by activists that they form an important part of the goose's natural food chain. Several freshers will remain on campus following assertions by activists that they form an important part of the goose's natural food chain.
"01.04.2017 08:26:05" Boar News Several freshers will remain on campus following assertions by activists that they form an important part of the goose's natural food chain. The move is being hailed as a victory by goose advocates. Warwick Goose was not available for comment.
"31.03.2017 15:27:05" theboar.org Fire alarms and leaking baths: Why Warwick doesn't deserve a top accommodation rank The University of Warwick has been ranked 15th in the country for its accommodation; but are we truly worthy of being in the top 20? "Before Warwick accommodation becomes worthy of a top 20 position, it must accommodate for all prospective students, and more importantly, provide better quality for the massive amount of money paid by students"
"31.03.2017 15:26:16" theboar.org Invisible illness: What it's like studying with Crohn's In 2009, aged 12, I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease. There's a need to raise consciousness and banish the stigma surrounding bowels. "No, I am not contagious; yes, please do ask me about it."
"31.03.2017 12:22:05" The Boar DEIC Online Elections The Boar DEIC Online Elections We have three roles for this election: Head of Communications, Head of Digital Media and Head of Physical Media. These will all be Deputy Editors in Chief (DEICs) and will work alongside the current Boar exec of 2017/18.
Detailed post descriptors will Do you want to take part with one of the best student publications in the country? Now's your chance! We've posted all of the information on the event, but if you have any further questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
"31.03.2017 11:03:00" Boar News Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited campus on Thursday 30 March to officially open the University's newest teaching building, the Oculus.
"30.03.2017 13:15:24" The Boar Features Hope Barker's brilliant article has been nominated for Best Feature by the Student Publication Association!
Make sure to give it a read if you missed it, an eye-opening piece on an issue that merits far more attention than it gets Hope Barker's brilliant article has been nominated for Best Feature by the Student Publication Association!
Make sure to give it a read if you missed it, an eye-opening piece on an issue that merits far more attention than it gets
"30.03.2017 10:48:29" Timeline Photos We are incredibly proud of our team this year for being nominated for 7 national awards, especially "Best Publication"! #SPANC17 ❤
"29.03.2017 14:45:09" The Boar DEIC Online Elections The Boar DEIC Online Elections We have three roles for this election: Head of Communications, Head of Digital Media and Head of Physical Media. These will all be Deputy Editors in Chief (DEICs) and will work alongside the current Boar exec of 2017/18.
Detailed post descriptors will We're looking for three committed individuals to be a part of next year's exec as Deputy Editors-In-Chief! Details are all on this event, if you have any questions, feel free to email us at email@example.com
"28.03.2017 13:59:00" Boar News Roseville City Council voted unanimously to finalise the sale of its old fire station and adjacent properties to the University Development Foundation. The Roseville location is good for the University in that it is close to leading US institutions such as CalTech, Stanford and the University of California Berkeley
"28.03.2017 13:11:00" We have a shiny brand-new writers group for The Boar Arts and you don't need to confirm your Warwick email to join!
"27.03.2017 13:12:32" theboar.org Battling towards balance Shingi Mararike discusses his mental health as a black man at Warwick Read our Ex-Editor-In-Chief's take on mental health vs black masculinity:
"It wasn't just the black Warwick bubble that was harmful, ideas from my home life which had formed years before helped heap on the pressure"
"25.03.2017 19:17:54" theboar.org Stagecoach announces rise in bus fares Stagecoach has announced a raise in regional bus fares for Warwickshire. Unirider price changes have yet to be confirmed. As single fares rose by between 10p and 40p, a single ticket between Warwick University and Leamington Spa will increase from £2.75 to £2.90.
"25.03.2017 13:12:51" Boar News Yesterday, Stagecoach announced a hike to the regional bus fares which is set to take effect next Sunday 2 April. A single ticket between Warwick University and Leamington Spa will increase from £2.75 to £2.90
"24.03.2017 01:30:31" BBC Newsnight "I wish I still had the luxury of being a parent." Powerful interview with Anne-Marie Cockburn - who lost her daughter to ecstasy - on why she wants all drugs legalised Anne-Marie Cockburn - who lost her daughter to ecstasy - on why she wants all drugs legalised
"23.03.2017 19:03:12" theboar.org The Tab's 'Women to Watch' list was a missed opportunity The Tab should really be taking this opportunity to redefine success and what it means for our generation, because we need to. "Scoring that internship or that coveted graduate scheme proves our competency and affirms that we are better than others. Then we feel good about ourselves. Right?"
"23.03.2017 14:08:41" Boar News A Leamington man has pleaded guilty to 40 child sex offences. A Leamington man has pleaded guilty to 40 child sex offences.
"22.03.2017 11:43:49" The Boar Comment "It doesn't seem unreasonable for the NUS to campaign against the archaic and bizarre policy of inheriting public office because of one's birth, especially when it exists outside current political discourse."
Why the Student Council was right to submit "It doesn't seem unreasonable for the NUS to campaign against the archaic and bizarre policy of inheriting public office because of one's birth, especially when it exists outside current political discourse."
Why the Student Council was right to submit
"21.03.2017 15:11:03" Boar News Philip Hammond's plan aims to improve economic productivity and quality of life across the region. Philip Hammond's plan aims to improve economic productivity and quality of life across the region.
"19.03.2017 15:33:01" Boar News Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai has applied to do PPE at Warwick. Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai has applied to do PPE at Warwick.
"15.03.2017 18:34:21" Looking into the Future: Journalism and Social Media Looking into the Future: Journalism and Social Media Closing this year's Boar speaker series, we're joined by the brains behind the Sun's Snapchat operation Sophie Tighe. With traditional forms of print journalism in a state of flux, old media giants are trying their hand at new platforms. Sophie will share Closing this year's Boar speaker series, we're joined by the brains behind the Sun's Snapchat operation Sophie Tighe.
With traditional forms of print journalism in a state of flux, old media giants are trying their hand at new platforms. Sophie will
"15.03.2017 10:07:46" Boar News BREAKING: The Student Council voted yesterday in favour of a motion to create the part-time role of Trans Officer at the University. BREAKING: The Student Council voted yesterday in favour of a motion to create the part-time role of Trans Officer at the University.
"15.03.2017 00:47:40" Student Problems
"14.03.2017 13:14:36" theboar.org Are state students disadvantaged at Warwick? It was announced that 77.1% of Warwick students were state educated. I have never been able to forget my background since starting. "It's hard to get ahead and experience when you have limited funds"
"13.03.2017 15:27:45" warwicksu.com Election Posts Officer & NUS Delegate Elections 2017 Vote for your Section Editors and Business Team online! LAST VOTES by Tuesday midday!
"12.03.2017 23:28:46" Looking into the Future: Journalism and Social Media Looking into the Future: Journalism and Social Media Closing this year's Boar speaker series, we're joined by the brains behind the Sun's Snapchat operation Sophie Tighe. With traditional forms of print journalism in a state of flux, old media giants are trying their hand at new platforms. Sophie will share
"11.03.2017 17:08:49" theboar.org Warwick's Unsung Heroes To celebrate the achievements of some of the most under-appreciated members of the Warwick community, the Boar spoke to campus' Unsung Heroes. Rodney Gold Detchebs Last year, Rodney single-handedly started a mental health drive at Warwick with no funding. After numerous nominations and much deliberation, we have selected Warwick's Top Four Unsung Heroes for the inspirational work they do!
"11.03.2017 16:59:27" theboar.org Honorary Warwick Graduate is in the running to be the new GBBO co-host Caterer, broadcaster, writer and food journalist Prue Leith CBE is in the running to be the new presenter for series eight of The Great British Bake-Off on Channel 4 later this year. Prue Leith, an honorary Warwick graduate, is one of the frontrunners to co-host the Great British Bake-Off when it moves to Channel 4.
"11.03.2017 16:58:56" theboar.org RESIST! Raises Over £1000 in Anti-Trump Club Night We may be living in an era of alternative facts and post-truths but here's a fact for you that's true: RESIST! managed to raise £1120 when it opened its doors last Thursday night to fierce and angry students. The event was held at Altoria, who graciously Warwick Pro Bono raised over £1000 for Coventry Refugee & Migrant Centre in an anti-Trump club event.
"09.03.2017 17:13:38" We are starting our roundtable discussion with academics of colour at Warwick now. We will also be livetweeting the event, so head on over to @WarwickBoar!
"09.03.2017 11:14:38" Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Our very own from Sociology, History, Maths and the Centre for Education Studies join us for an informal roundtable on navigating education as a person of colour.
When black and ethnic minority students get lower grades at Warwick than white students, HAPPENING TODAY! Make sure you don't miss it, 5pm in S0.20
"08.03.2017 17:56:06" Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Our very own from Sociology, History, Maths and the Centre for Education Studies join us for an informal roundtable on navigating education as a person of colour.
When black and ethnic minority students get lower grades at Warwick than white students, Is there institutional racism in education? If yes, how does it happen? What could diversity mean for academia?
Come along and join the discussion tomorrow!
"08.03.2017 16:52:40" We are very excited to announce the exec for the Warwick Boar 2017-18!
Co-Editors-in-Chief: Ana Clara Vazquez Paniago and Cameron Clark
Director of Business: Robert Blagov
Chief Subeditor: Elliot Mulligan
News Co-Editors: Daniel Ruben and Sarah
"08.03.2017 12:36:50" Timeline Photos Ballot papers ready!
Come and vote in the Boar's Elections at 1pm in L4! (And in H0.52 from 2pm onwards)
"07.03.2017 00:10:42" Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Our very own from Sociology, History, Maths and the Centre for Education Studies join us for an informal roundtable on navigating education as a person of colour.
When black and ethnic minority students get lower grades at Warwick than white students, When black and ethnic minority students get lower grades at Warwick than white students, racial diversity in academia lags behind that of many other professions and less than 1 in 5 academics at Warwick are people of colour - the issue can't be
"06.03.2017 18:59:15" theboar.org All-white Sabbatical Team elected for third year running Warwick Students' Union (SU) elections took place on 3 March last week, leading to the third consecutive all-white Sabbatical Team at the University. Only 2 out of the 19 candidates who ran for a full-time position were non-white
"06.03.2017 16:37:22" theboar.org Resistance Rap in California – The History and the Present "There is a strong lineage for California rappers to follow – and perhaps one that will bear political fruit." "The politicised music of N.W.A. is well known, but anti-police and anti-authority sentiment is very common across mainstream California rap."
How will west coast rappers talk about Trump's America?
"04.03.2017 00:18:12" Timeline Photos Emily Victoria Dunford is your new Postgraduate Officer! (VOTE Emily For PG Officer)
"04.03.2017 00:17:51" Timeline Photos Ellie Martin is your new Sports Officer! (Vote Bean for Sports)
"04.03.2017 00:17:35" Timeline Photos Niall Johnson is your new Societies' Officer! (VOTE NIALL for SOCS)
"04.03.2017 00:17:00" Timeline Photos Ellen Holmes is your new Welfare and Campaigns Officer! (Vote Holmes for Welfare!) Note: apologies, we could not fit "Welfare and Campaigns" on the poster.
"04.03.2017 00:16:41" Timeline Photos Liam Jackson is your new Education Officer! #liam4edu
"04.03.2017 00:16:25" Timeline Photos Michael Kynaston is your new Democracy and Development Officer (DDO)! (Felix for DDO!) Note: apologies for the graphic, we couldn't fit the entire title on the banner. (Vote Magic Mike for Democracy and Development)
"04.03.2017 00:15:59" Timeline Photos Hope Worsdale is your new SU President!
"03.03.2017 21:48:22" BOAR EXIT POLL: According to a vote taken by our Editorial Team earlier today this will be the next year's sabbatical team!
President: Hope Worsdale
Education Officer: Liam Jackson
Democracy and Development Officer: Michael Kynaston
"03.03.2017 21:33:47" Boar News 5620 students have voted in this year's SU Elections. We are at the Duck and will be bringing you the results when they come through... Our Boar Exit Poll is coming up soon too! Keep your eyes peeled on who is predicted to win.
"03.03.2017 17:20:00" Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Our very own from Sociology, History, Maths and the Centre for Education Studies join us for an informal roundtable on navigating education as a person of colour.
When black and ethnic minority students get lower grades at Warwick than white students, Our very own from Sociology, History, Maths and the Centre for Education Studies join us for an informal roundtable on navigating education as a person of colour - don't miss!!
"03.03.2017 15:43:07" Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Racism & Education: Warwick Academics of Colour Speak Our very own from Sociology, History, Maths and the Centre for Education Studies join us for an informal roundtable on navigating education as a person of colour.
When black and ethnic minority students get lower grades at Warwick than white students,
"03.03.2017 14:07:59" theboar.org BREAKING: Dirty Duck kitchen ceiling collapses The Dirty Duck kitchen has been closed this afternoon due to damage to the kitchen ceiling. It is now being reported that the damage has been swiftly fixed, however. For tonight's Warwick Students' Union (SU) Spring Election results party, the kitchen BREAKING: ceiling collapses prior to tonight's results, however the bar remains open.
"02.03.2017 20:59:40" theboar.org Warwick's Student Council submit motion to abolish monarchy to NUS Conference The Student Council at Warwick Students' Union (SU) are submitting a number of motions to be debated at this year's National Union of Students (NUS) Conference, including one about the abolishment of the British monarchy. Warwick's Student Council are submitting 4 motions to be debated at the 2017 NUS Conference, including for the abolishment of the monarchy.
"02.03.2017 15:06:08" theboar.org Outdoor classrooms to be part of new Faculty of Arts The recently revealed design for the new Faculty of Arts building is to include outdoor classrooms and "a clear dialogue between the internal and external landscape". Bad weather plans are as of yet unknown
"01.03.2017 13:32:41" theboar.org HS2 set to cut close to campus New plans have revealed that HS2 is set to be built very close to Warwick campus, with the line cutting between Coventry and Kenilworth. New plans reveal that the line will cut between Coventry and Kenilworth.
"01.03.2017 13:12:44" Timeline Photos Nominations for Warwick's Unsung Heroes closes TODAY! Make sure you fill in the survey on our Facebook group!
"01.03.2017 11:51:56" Boar News Over 700 students have already voted since the polls opened at 9am... Have you? When are YOU going to vote?
"28.02.2017 18:14:42" theboar.org The plight of LGBT Muslims in the UK Many LGBT Muslims are worried about openly discussing their sexuality or even disclosing it. Given the potential repercussions, this fear is not unfounded Before his event tonight with the Warwick Politics Society, our team over at The Boar Features had the chance to interview human rights activist, journalist and politician Peter Tatchell.
Starting at 7pm in OC.03 (Oculus Building), the talk focuses on
"28.02.2017 13:00:29" issuu.com Elections Issue: Monday 27th February If you haven't managed to pick up the elections edition of the Boar yet on campus you can read it in full online here! All the candidate manifestos in one place
"27.02.2017 15:13:35" The Boar Win a week's worth of bread oven lunches by entering our competition! Win a week's worth of bread oven lunches by entering our competition!
"27.02.2017 10:10:11" Photos from The Boar's post Make sure you're following us on Instagram and Twitter (@WarwickBoar) as we'll be covering the SU elections all week! #WarwickVotes
"26.02.2017 20:28:53" theboar.org Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner spotted in Leamington Spa DNCE lead singer Joe Jonas and Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner were seen in Leamington Spa last night on February 25. The two stars were spotted in Bar Angeli on Regent Court shopping centre in Leamington by a star-struck worker and Warwick graduate The pair have reportedly been dating since November last year
"26.02.2017 17:30:29" Timeline Photos We will be covering the SU elections this week, from the candidate question time on Monday & Tuesday and the results on Friday! ❤
"25.02.2017 16:00:00" Boar Bites: Mental Health Awareness Special As part of our Student Focus series we've put together an in-depth look at mental health here at Warwick, from the help on offer to the students campaigning for increased funding.
"25.02.2017 13:50:19" theboar.org Student Mental Health: Never feel ashamed to use the services available to you Lewis McClenaghan tells us his personal experiences with the mental health services at Warwick, and why you should use whatever services are available to you. "An ill-prepared essay, falling out with friends, financial pressure or indeed anything else can disturb even the most effective of methods we develop to regulate our happiness."
"25.02.2017 13:45:12" theboar.org Rave in Jephson Gardens gets shut down by police A rave in the Jephson Gardens greenhouse last Saturday had to be shut down by police, after overcrowding and chaos. Overcrowding and chaos were the reasons Bass in the Park got shut down last week by police
"24.02.2017 15:28:33" theboar.org The Boar's Mental Health Survey: 1 in 4 unable to get a counselling appointment The Boar conducted a survey to investigate Warwick students' experiences with the mental health services at the University Our Student Focus survey on Mental Health has revealed just 1 in 4 students here at Warwick have been unable to book a counselling appointment.
"24.02.2017 13:20:24" We're here with News co-editor Lily Pickard and the newest edition of The Boar! Come grab your copy at the Arts Centre! ❤
"24.02.2017 12:43:06" Timeline Photos Have you bagged a copy of Issue 9 of The Boar yet? Have a read and also take part in our Bread Oven competition to win a week of free lunches!
"23.02.2017 18:14:04" Timeline Photos Win a week's worth of bread oven lunches by entering our competition!
"22.02.2017 20:54:48" The Boar's Annual General Meeting The Boar's Annual General Meeting The big day is on the horizon, the Boar's annual AGM. It's been a fantastic year, but it is now time to handover to a new Exec. Come along to our election to help decide the fate of some key roles on our Editorial/Business Team. Our other roles will be Thinking of joining our Editorial/Business Team? Our AGM is in two weeks. BUT remember the two week deadline to both vote and buy membership is TONIGHT.
"22.02.2017 16:18:21" Timeline Photos We're filming right now at the Oculus for our Student Focus, come join!
"20.02.2017 20:54:22" Boar News #TeamWarwick have beaten the University of Bristol after a last minute comeback on #UniversityChallenge. The scores were 120 to 110. #TeamWarwick have beaten the University of Bristol after a last minute comeback on #UniversityChallenge. The scores were 120 to 110.
"20.02.2017 18:04:00" theboar.org “Sixteen weeks on, I'm still waiting for an appointment” Two students share their experiences of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS mental health services Two students share their experiences of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS mental health services “Sixteen weeks on, I'm still waiting for an appointment”
Two students share their experiences of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS mental health services.
"20.02.2017 16:50:55" theboar.org Red ranking for free speech at Warwick Warwick University has “banned and actively censored” ideas on campus, according to the Spiked Magazine 2017 Free Speech University Rankings. “Every year, the UK's answer to Breitbart release their same tired 'Free Speech Rankings' – and every year, we issue the same response: a democratic boycott is not the same as a ban" - Warwick SU Sabbatical Team
"20.02.2017 15:56:21" Boar Exec Meet and Greet Boar Exec Meet and Greet Thinking about joining the Boar Exec but not too sure about what our roles entail? Fear not, we're holding a meet and greet in Terrace Bar next Monday which is super relaxed. A chance to pick our brains and decide whether you would like to run in our AGM
"18.02.2017 18:42:40" Boar News Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was at the University this morning speaking at the annual Labour Local Government Conference. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was at the University this morning speaking at the annual Labour Local Government Conference.
"17.02.2017 16:26:19" Boar News The University of Warwick is set to be one of the three worst hit universities by new business tax rates, joining the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham. The University of Warwick is set to be one of the three worst hit universities by new business tax rates, joining the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham.
"16.02.2017 12:23:09" Boar News A recent report warns UK higher education risks falling behind if universities do not build on their investments in technology-enhanced learning. A recent report warns UK higher education risks falling behind if universities do not build on their investments in technology-enhanced learning.
"16.02.2017 10:56:12" Timeline Photos We've just hit 10,000 posts on our website! Thank you to every single writer that has contributed to more than 10 years of online publishing. And if you haven't written anything for us yet, what are you waiting for? ❤
"15.02.2017 10:12:47" The Boar Have you experienced a mental health issue whilst you've been a student at Warwick? Answer our quick anonymous survey about your experiences.
Warning: mental illness terms, such as depression and suicide, are included in the questions and answers. LAST CHANCE to take part!
Have you experienced a mental health issue whilst you've been a student at Warwick? Answer our quick anonymous survey about your experiences.
Warning: mental illness terms, such as depression and suicide, are included in the
"14.02.2017 16:42:01" theboar.org Worldwide Valentine's: Destigmatising arranged marriages Whenever I mention to anyone that most of my relatives have had arranged marriages, it's almost always met with shock or with pity... "How different is it to meeting someone through a dating site, or being set up by one of your friends?"
"14.02.2017 16:38:01" theboar.org Queer Valentine's: A Queer Queen's experience Queer Queen Selina-Jane Spencer enlightens us on her past Valentine's days. Valentine's day got better for her after she came out as queer and fabulous! Tb to when Selina-Jane took us through her experiences of Valentine's day over the years!
"14.02.2017 14:00:06" theboar.org Single and fabulous: a guide to styling out single-dom! We're you single this Valentine's Day? Don't fret, Gerard Jones' gives his tips on how to be single and fabulous, who needs a boyfriend or girlfriend? Valentine's Day without a bae? No problem. Gerard gives us some advice on being single in style this February 14th
"14.02.2017 12:36:25" Timeline Photos Watch out for our Warwick Africa Summit pullout in the latest issue! #BagABoar
"13.02.2017 16:57:03" Boar Music "Leave Michelle alone!" or why Michelle deserves respect in our "In Defence of" series. https://theboar.org/2017/02/in-defence-of-michelle-williams/ Why Michelle deserves respect
"12.02.2017 19:39:57" Boar Music With "the music industry constantly churning out engaging, catchy tunes performed by attractive people" it's hard to resist. Read on to learn what music choices make Warwick #guiltyascharged With "the music industry constantly churning out engaging, catchy tunes performed by attractive people" it's hard to resist. Read on to learn what music choices make Warwick #guiltyascharged
"12.02.2017 15:13:39" The Boar Lifestyle 'An ignored message means they don't want to talk to you.' Charlotte McGing dissects our worst fears when it comes to dating and social media. 'An ignored message means they don't want to talk to you.' Charlotte dissects our worst fears when it comes to dating and social media.
"12.02.2017 15:13:10" Boar News Warwick's Sports Centre has launched a series of new free classes to improve students' mental health and well-being. Warwick's Sports Centre has launched a series of new free classes to improve students' mental health and well-being.
"11.02.2017 17:23:53" Boar News Warwick RAG's annual Raising and Giving Week has raised £4000 for YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire. Well done to all those involved in RAG Week 2017! Warwick RAG's annual Raising and Giving Week has raised £4000 for YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire!
"10.02.2017 13:32:47" Timeline Photos Come find us at the Arts Centre to grab a copy of the newest issue!
"09.02.2017 22:11:04" docs.google.com Mental Health at Warwick This survey is for the Boar to investigate student experiences with mental health whilst at Warwick. Some questions are of a sensitive nature, but all answers are anonymous. Warning: discussion and terms related to mental illness. Have you experienced a mental health issue whilst you've been a student at Warwick? Answer our quick anonymous survey about your experiences.
Warning: mental illness terms, such as depression and suicide, are included in the questions and answers.
"09.02.2017 11:20:42" theboar.org Boar Games gets hands-on with the Nintendo Switch The Nintendo Switch is just around the corner, and we've managed to get our grubby mitts on it. But is it actually any good? We managed to get our grubby student hands on a Nintendo Switch at the announcement event. Check out our thoughts
"07.02.2017 18:58:03" theboar.org Recommendations made to improve Warwickshire air quality Leamington and Warwick are among the worst 50 towns for air quality in the UK according to a recent report by the WHO. Leamington & Warwick were declared among the 50 worst towns for air quality in the UK by the World Health Organisation.
"06.02.2017 13:21:14" theboar.org Warwick ranked as 17th most international university in the world Warwick has been ranked as the 17th most international university in the world in a newly published table by Times Higher Education. Factors including percentage of international students and staff, journal publications with at least one international co-author and its international reputation were taken into account.
"06.02.2017 11:41:13" TJ's Bar & Grill We want to give something back.
Next time you buy one of our teas or coffees for £1.95, why not buy a suspended tea or coffee too? The extra one is banked behind the bar and given to a homeless person in Leamington. This is particularly important during TJ's will let you buy drinks to give to the homeless in Leamington this cold winter! Read the post to find out how to spread some warmth :)
"06.02.2017 11:28:47" theboar.org 1957 – The best we ever had it? A study by Warwick University researchers suggests that happiness levels in Britain were at their highest in living memory in 1957. Warwick researchers have suggested 1957 was the happiest year to be in Britain - why?
"06.02.2017 11:27:59" Boar Speaker Series: Journalism's Gender Divide Boar Speaker Series: Journalism's Gender Divide The fourth event in our speaker series sees Telegraph Columnist Rebecca Reid come to Warwick. Also a contributor to the Metro and frequent guest on Sky News dubbed by Piers Morgan a 'Supercilious, whining smug-for-no-reason millennial' she'll be tackling Telegraph columnist, frequent guest on Sky News and according to Piers Morgan a 'supercilious, whining smug-for-no-reason millennial' - Rebecca Reid tackles the the gender divide in British Journalism this Thursday!
"04.02.2017 18:27:46" Timeline Photos The Boar's latest Student Focus is mental health. Here are some resources available for Warwick students if you or someone you know is struggling.
"03.02.2017 16:05:55" theboar.org Warwick admits more female and black students than most universities Warwick accepts more applications from women and black students than the national average, according to new figures from UCAS. However, nationally, only 70% of black students were offered university places compared to 73% of Asian students and 78% of Warwick admits more female and black students than average, according to new figures from UCAS.
"03.02.2017 12:55:56" theboar.org Lecture-free Week 0 confirmed for Warwick 2018 Freshers Following a decade of campaigning, Warwick will see the implementation of a Week 0 at the start of Term 1, taking full effect during the 2018-19 academic year. After a decade of campaigning by Warwick SU, the University of Warwick will finally introduce a lecture-free Week 0 for the incoming 2018 Freshers.
"03.02.2017 12:18:44" Boar News BREAKING: Lecture-free Freshers' Week confirmed for the 2018-19 academic year at Warwick by Warwick SU. Article to follow.
"02.02.2017 13:52:09" theboar.org JOMO: The joy of missing out Raven Saunt explains why clubbing and alcohol have lost their charm... £1 Jagerbombs? No thanks.
"02.02.2017 10:54:06" RAW's Parkinson's Appeal 2017 RAW's Parkinson's Appeal 2017 Join your student radio station through day and night as your favourite shows on RAW come together for one glorious 50 hour broadcast as we carry out our Parkinson's UK Appeal. From 12pm on Wednesday 1st February to 2pm on Friday 3rd February RAW are Our friends at RaW 1251AM are in the middle of a 50 hour non-stop broadcast for Parkinson's UK. Support their amazing effort here! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/RAWappeal
"01.02.2017 16:39:04" docs.google.com Mental Health at Warwick This survey is for the Boar to investigate student experiences with mental health whilst at Warwick. Some questions are of a sensitive nature, but all answers are anonymous. Warning: discussion and terms related to mental illness. Have you experienced a mental health issue whilst you've been a student at Warwick? Answer our quick anonymous survey about your experiences.
Warning: mental illness terms, such as depression and suicide, are included in the questions and answers.
"01.02.2017 14:57:23" theboar.org Climate change on campus: Positive action Lewis McClenaghan on what has the university already achieved in the fight against climate change and how can you help "The onus for change falls onto those who often feel most powerless- ourselves." #SustainabilityatWarwick
How can we take positive action students?
"31.01.2017 18:52:53" The Boar's Review Writing Workshop The Boar's Review Writing Workshop One of the greatest perks of being a Boar writer? Free tickets to music venues, cultural showcases movie screenings and more! Review writing to go with those freebies is at the core of three of our most important sections and this workshop is chance to Don't miss our free review writing masterclass this Thursday in SO.10- there will be snacks provided!
"30.01.2017 22:09:01" vimeo.com Climate KIC - The Journey Summer School This is "Climate KIC - The Journey Summer School" by Climate-KIC on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Take your knowledge about tackling climate change on a #climatejourney with @ClimateUKandIreland this summer: https://vimeo.com/192629562
"30.01.2017 20:34:17" Boar News #TeamWarwick have been beaten by Emmanuel College, Cambridge on #UniversityChallenge, losing their first quarter-final match 90-200. The team have a second quarter-final later in the season, though, which they need to win to stay in the running. #TeamWarwick have been beaten by Emmanuel College, Cambridge on #UniversityChallenge, losing their first quarter-final match 90-200. The team have a second quarter-final later in the season, though, which they need to win to stay in the running.
"30.01.2017 18:55:58" The Boar Books We're doing a poetry competition! The theme is open and the line limit 48 lines! Entries open on Thursday, so get the creative juices flowing! ✏️✏️ **POETRY COMPETITION** The theme is open and the line limit 48 lines! Entries close next Monday, so get the creative juices flowing! ✏️
"30.01.2017 18:54:39" theboar.org Fantastic Female Authors You May Have Overlooked Beccy Willmetts gives her top picks of books by underrated female authors to try in 2017. Why not pick one up next time you are looking something to read? "Female authors are still regularly overlooked by literary journals and reviewers, and dismissed as 'chick-lit' or 'too commercial' by publishers."
Beccy looks at great female authors that you may have overlooked
"29.01.2017 18:19:51" theboar.org Warwick Professor's breakthrough in stroke prevention Dr Nick Dale, Professor of Neuroscience at Warwick, is on the brink of a huge leap forward in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of strokes. He created a device that could detect strokes quickly, including those that do not show up on a brain scan. Dr Nick Dale, Professor of Neuroscience at Warwick, is on the brink of a huge leap forward in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of strokes.
"28.01.2017 18:52:54" www.warwicksu.com The Boar Tour: Warsaw 2017 - Warwick SU Warwick Students' Union - creating a better experience for students at Warwick. There are a few tickets left to the Boar's tour to Warsaw over Easter! Flights & accom covered for just £85 for members, and £90 for non-members. Book now!
"27.01.2017 19:35:12" theboar.org Coventry and Warwickshire's top dogging spots revealed Dating website Swinging Heaven has revealed the most popular dogging hotspots within Coventry and Warwickshire Public car parks, golf courses and canal towpaths seem to be the most popular locations.
"26.01.2017 18:06:14" Timeline Photos The latest issue of the Boar is out NOW! Pick it up at any of our 20 distribution bins around campus and drop us a message if you can't find one!
"25.01.2017 21:33:05" theboar.org Do Warwick students 'waste' their student loans? Following a recent article featured in the Telegraph which claimed 30% of students 'waste' their loans on shopping and drinking, the Boar has conducted its own survey to see what Warwick students truly spend their maintenance loans on. In response to a recent Telegraph article, we asked Warwick students what they actually spend their money on.
"24.01.2017 20:48:47" theboar.org Any Questions? University and SU address pressing issues An "Any Questions?" event was held last night on 23 January, where student questions were put to and answered by members of Warwick Students' Union (SU) and the University of Warwick's senior management team. “Why is Warwick SU not impartial?”
"22.01.2017 16:39:55" theboar.org Warwick's Student Union backs NSS boycott Warwick's SU Officers are campaigning to boycott the NSS due to their beliefs that will allow tuition fees to increase further. Warwick SU Officers are campaigning to boycott the National Student Survey due to their beliefs that it undervalues teaching and will allow tuition fees to increase.
"21.01.2017 13:55:02" Photos from The Boar's post With 2020 just three years away we still remain over 2000 tonnes away from our Co2 emissions target. Watch out for our next #StudentFocus content on Sustainability at Warwick in Issue 7 of The Boar
"20.01.2017 15:03:49" theboar.org Andrea Leadsom MP speaks at Warwick Member of Parliament and Warwick graduate Andrea Leadsom visited the University last Thursday 19 January, to speak at an event hosted by Warwick's Conservative Association (UWCA). Leadsom, who was a member of UWCA whilst studying for her degree in Member of Parliament and Warwick graduate Andrea Leadsom visited the University to speak at an event hosted by University of Warwick Conservative Association
"20.01.2017 13:35:35" theboar.org theboar.org The first of this Term's #StudentFocus investigation topics is Warwick's approach to Sustainability. In a special feature, Lewis McClenaghan analyses efforts by the University so far.
"18.01.2017 16:40:21" theboar.org theboar.org Poetry and motivational notes are being anonymously left on products in the Cannon Park Tesco by campus. They include: “STOP counting calories! YOU LOOK GREAT”, as well as a poem entitled 'Bread'.
"18.01.2017 10:51:23" The Boar's Welcome Back Talk The Boar's Welcome Back Talk Thought of joining the Boar in Term 1 but for one reason or the other failed to take that step? Fear not! Our refreshers talk is your chance to meet the editorial/ business teams and learn about how to get involved with either or both going forward. We've Drop in, meet the team and hear how you can get involved!
"17.01.2017 16:13:10" theboar.org theboar.org BREAKING: £50,000 target has been hit for Warwick student Alexander Paul's cancer treatment. £45,000 was raised in the last four days alone.
"17.01.2017 12:08:44" The Boar's Welcome Back Talk The Boar's Welcome Back Talk Thought of joining the Boar in Term 1 but for one reason or the other failed to take that step? Fear not! Our refreshers talk is your chance to meet the editorial/ business teams and learn about how to get involved with either or both going forward. We've It's not too late to join the Boar! Come and find out how at our Welcome Back Talk on Thursday!
"16.01.2017 23:42:27" theboar.org theboar.org Over £43,000 has been raised in aid of Warwick student Alexander Paul's cancer treatment. The donations continue to pour in.
"16.01.2017 17:36:08" Timeline Photos Our street team are in Arthur Vick handing out copies of the latest paper #BagaBoar now!
"14.01.2017 22:59:08" justgiving.com Help raise £50000 to help Alexander beat brain cancer and give him back his dream of becoming a politician. Weʼre raising money to help Alexander beat brain cancer and give him back his dream of becoming a politician.. Support this JustGiving Crowdfunding Page. Donate and share to support Alex, who is a Warwick student, in his fight with brain cancer Our love, support and prayers.
"14.01.2017 18:35:24" theboar.org Coventry named the most dangerous city in the UK Coventry is the most dangerous city in the UK and the 7th most dangerous in Europe according to a new ranking by the US-based geography website World Atlas. Coventry is the most dangerous city in the UK according to a new ranking by the US-based geography website World Atlas.
"14.01.2017 15:50:48" docs.google.com Student Loan - Survey A recent survey by The Student Room revealed that 30% of UK university students "waste their money on shopping sprees, drinking and gym memberships." The Boar has created our own survey to gather information around what Warwick students are spending their A recent article in the Telegraph claimed nearly a third of students "waste" their student loans, would you say your loan goes to waste, or is it put to good use? Fill out this quick survey to have your say, all responses are anonymous!
"14.01.2017 02:12:24" theguardian.com BBC sets up team to debunk fake news Permanent Reality Check team will target false stories or facts being shared on social media
"13.01.2017 18:02:21" theboar.org Lessons from the Slate "The success of the Slate occupation should be regarded as a key victory for the student movement at Warwick and beyond" “The success of the Slate occupation should be regarded as a key victory for the student movement at Warwick and beyond."
"12.01.2017 14:34:58" theboar.org University towns 'saturated' with purpose-built student accommodation University towns are reaching their capacity for purpose-built student accommodation. However, demand for such housing may fall due to demographic changes. The last two years saw record-high investments put into purpose-built student accommodation
"12.01.2017 14:33:07" theboar.org Emeritus Warwick Professor Wins Prestigious Book Award Ian Stewart has won the MAA's Euler book award "The book sets about proving that these equations are not abstract ideas but have important applications to real life."
"11.01.2017 16:14:36" Timeline Photos Guess who's back? First print issue of the year out TODAY in distribution bins all over campus! Drop us a message if you can't find one! #warwickboar
"11.01.2017 14:27:33" theboar.org Gender neutral toilets to be introduced across campus Warwick University has confirmed plans to implement gender neutral toilets across campus in 2017. It is part of the University's policy to implement gender neutral toilets in all new buildings The University has confirmed plans to implement gender neutral toilets across campus in 2017.
"11.01.2017 00:47:32" theboar.org Carrie Fisher: More Than Just a Princess Natalya Smith talks about what Carrie fisher meant to her, as a space-heroine and as a real world role model. Natalya reminds us that Carrie Fisher was just as important as a writer, screen doctor and role model as she was as Princess of Alderaan.
"10.01.2017 20:57:22" Timeline Photos TOMORROW our first print issue of the year is out! Watch out for our #SustainabilityAtWarwick investigation!
"10.01.2017 18:10:36" theboar.org Alumnus raises over £50,000 after going Homeless at Christmas Warwick alumnus and a former President of Warwick Raising and Giving (RAG), James Beavis, completed a month of sleeping rough on the streets of London on January 9, where he raised over £50,000. Warwick alumnus and a former President of Warwick RAG, James Beavis (Homeless at Christmas), completed a month of sleeping rough on the streets of London where he raised over £50,000.
"09.01.2017 13:22:07" theboar.org Coventry: City of Culture 2021? Open call for creative ideas An open call for creative ideas has been made to the public to bolster Coventry's campaign to be the UK City of Culture for 2021. An open call for creative ideas has been made to the public to bolster Coventry's campaign to be the UK City of Culture in 2021.
"08.01.2017 19:34:07" theboar.org Warwick student donates organs after sudden death A first-year undergraduate student at the University of Warwick has donated his organs for transplant, after suddenly dying over the Christmas holidays. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Billy Gradwell-Smith.
"08.01.2017 18:45:30" theboar.org Graduates from poorer backgrounds earn less than wealthy peers A study by Deloitte suggests that graduates from under-privileged families earn 10% less than peers from wealthy backgrounds. The study found the biggest wage gap, of 15%, is found amongst law graduates.
"07.01.2017 21:31:49" theboar.org Warwick among the top ten cheapest UK universities Warwick has been ranked the 7th cheapest university to study at in the UK in a recent study. The research considered variables such as travel and groceries. Warwick University has been ranked the 7th cheapest university to study at in the UK in a recent study.
"06.01.2017 18:11:29" theboar.org Warwick set to honour respected high-flyers with doctorates Five individuals will receive honorary doctorates from the University from 18 to 20 January 2017 during the ceremony held at Butterworth Hall in Warwick Arts Centre. Professor Dusa McDuff, Anne Wood, Professor Jill Lepore, Dame Stella Rimington and Teletubbies creator, Anne Wood, is amongst those receiving honorary doctorates from the University this month!
"06.01.2017 17:24:54" theboar.org Warwick awarded £2 million grant for new Mathematical Sciences building It's hoped that the new Mathematical Sciences building will bring academic departments closer together Building work could start in the first half of 2017
"04.01.2017 17:47:05" theboar.org Government slashes funding for Creative Access Bethan Ackerley dissects the government's decision to cut funding for charity Creative Access, which helps BAME students break into the creative industries. The charity Creative Access placed hundreds of arts graduates from BAME backgrounds in internships and work
"03.01.2017 22:20:02" The Boar's Welcome Back Talk The Boar's Welcome Back Talk Thought of joining the Boar in Term 1 but for one reason or the other failed to take that step? Fear not! Our refreshers talk is your chance to meet the editorial/ business teams and learn about how to get involved with either or both going forward. We've
"03.01.2017 18:02:19" theboar.org New student accommodation to open by canal in Leamington Plans for new student accommodation in Leamington have been revealed, with another development along the canal set to be ready for the new academic year. The new development on Wise Street will consist of 198 rooms, including apartments, studio apartments and penthouses.
"02.01.2017 14:40:21" theboar.org All inclusive Grammys? The year R&B and hip-hop got recognised by the Academy Is the Academy aiming at redemption, attempting to erase the age old bias against R&B and hip-hop? Matea explores the shifting tone of the Grammys.
"02.01.2017 14:38:24" Human Rights Watch One of the most shared graphics from the year that was - more here: http://trib.al/lb4NRmx
"01.01.2017 22:10:26" theboar.org Less than 3 in 10 professors are women or ethnic minorities Despite an increase in the numbers of women and people of ethnic minorities joining academia, very few become professors or managers. Less than 3 in 10 professors are women or ethnic minorities according to the 2016 statistical report by the Equality Challenge Unit.
"01.01.2017 15:38:11" The Boar
"31.12.2016 17:00:47" theboar.org 'Millenials' most likely age group to spend Christmas alone One in ten 'millenials' (aged 25-34) spent this Christmas alone according to new research released by the heath charity Mind. One in ten 'millenials' spent this Christmas alone according to mental health charity Mind
"30.12.2016 18:51:12" theboar.org "The imposition of unnecessary suffering offends me" Back in October, Kennedy was awarded the prestigious Heinrich Heine Prize 2016, which aims to recognise writers who "promote social and political progress" "It's my job to study human nature and history"
The Boar Features spoke to award-winning novelist and Associate Prof at Warwick A. L. Kennedy about politics, empathy and fostering creativity.
"29.12.2016 17:57:40" theboar.org Are mind controlled toys the future of Christmas? Beth Kynman tells us about the latest Warwick research that could be part of next year's Christmas presents Toys you can control with the power of thoughts alone?
"29.12.2016 17:44:56" theboar.org New student apartments to be built in Kenilworth Planning permission has been granted to build more than 100 student apartments in Kenilworth, which will hopefully be ready in time for students in the 2019 academic year. Planning permission has been granted to build more than 100 student apartments in Kenilworth for the 2019 academic year
"28.12.2016 13:43:58" theboar.org Emotional wellbeing decides elections, say Warwick researchers New research by the University of Warwick claims the emotional wellbeing of voters is the deciding factor in elections and referendums, as opposed to economics or party platforms. Voters' emotional wellbeing is a deciding factor in elections and referendums, reveals research conducted by the University of Warwick.
"27.12.2016 10:59:34" theboar.org Tall tales: a long-limbed love story We all want the fairy tale love story. Unfortunately, being a tall woman can sometimes seem like a burden when chasing true love... Katie gives us the long and the short of it on dating at university
"26.12.2016 15:04:46" theboar.org Government considers reduction in number of international student visas The Home Office is considering plans to reduce the number of visas for international students, according to sources from The Guardian. The Government is considering plans to reduce the number of visas for international students in the UK
"25.12.2016 10:29:00" theboar.org In Defence of Christmas Films Hana Irene Ali explains why it is worth giving the genre of Christmas films another chance - there are some little-known treasures to be found. Merry christmas from all at the Boar!
Have some ideas for heartwarming films you might have overlooked!
"24.12.2016 22:47:06" Timeline Photos The FINAL article in our Christmas countdown is this thoughtful piece on tourism from @shanakandola #12BoarsOfChristmas https://theboar.org/2016/10/much-tourism-ruin-destination/
"24.12.2016 22:15:39" theboar.org What to watch this Christmas Unsure what to watch this festive season? Have no fear - Reece Goodall's Christmas TV guide let's you know the best shows on the box during the holidays... Save yourself some effort! Here's what to watch this Christmas and why.
"24.12.2016 22:12:01" theboar.org New car sharing app set to launch for Warwick students A free app that will allow Warwick students to share rides between Leamington and Campus is set to launch in January for iPhone and Android users. A free app that will allow Warwick students to car share is set to launch in January!
"23.12.2016 19:01:07" Timeline Photos This startup is making waves! Our pick for Christmas Eve eve #12BoarsOfChristmas
"22.12.2016 20:52:01" Timeline Photos Read Kermode's tips in our exclusive interview! Day 10 of #12BoarsOfChristmas https://theboar.org/2016/11/conversation-kermode-student-journalism/
"21.12.2016 21:04:33" Timeline Photos Skins and the glamourising of mental illness is our 9th pick #12BoarsOfChristmas https://theboar.org/2016/05/skins-glamourising-mental-illnesses/
"21.12.2016 19:49:05" theboar.org Warwick Business School ranked fifth in the UK The Warwick Business School (WBS) has been ranked as the fifth best business school of 2016 in the UK by The Financial Times.
"21.12.2016 19:44:08" theboar.org Festive procrastination: simple DIY Christmas tips Is student life getting in the way of you having some Christmas fun? If so, you're not alone... How to Christmas: Student Edition
"21.12.2016 04:21:18" Timeline Photos A #tb to Black History Month for Day 9! #12BoarsOfChristmas https://theboar.org/2016/11/projecting-black-beauty/
"19.12.2016 21:58:54" Timeline Photos Day 7 takes us back to the one of the year's biggest results with a sci-tech spin #12BoarsOfChristmas https://theboar.org/2016/11/tweeting-way-white-house-technology-us-election/
"18.12.2016 19:22:10" Timeline Photos Day 6 of our Christmas Countdown: what is that cat supposed to mean? #12BoarsOfChristmas
"18.12.2016 16:19:37" The Boar
"17.12.2016 15:36:10" Timeline Photos Some happy news to look back on for day 5 of the #12BoarsOfChristmas ! All the best to Gudni for the rest of his term as President of Iceland!
"17.12.2016 13:06:00" The Boar Christmas Appeal: Leamington's Homeless "The only help we have had is today; someone bought us a sandwich, and then they told us where this place was." For the final installment of the series, we spoke to some of the guests at the LWS shelter - here are their stories. #HomelessInLeamington
"16.12.2016 22:13:57" Timeline Photos On a day of victory for student protest, here's a look back at activism on Warwick campus. Day 4 #12BoarsOfChristmas https://theboar.org/2016/10/student-politics/
"16.12.2016 18:12:14" theboar.org Slate occupation ends with University concessions The 14-day long occupation of the Slate ended today, with Warwick for Free Education (WFFE) winning concessions from the University after engaging in “meaningful negotiations”. In the letter penned by Vice-Chancellor Stuart Croft this morning, the The University of Warwick has agreed to include hourly paid staff in negotiations starting in January.
"16.12.2016 16:26:00" theboar.org What do Leamington's homeless think of the council? From “shit” social services to the “squeezing” government, there is one thing that the majority of Leamington Night Shelter's clients agree on; the council. "The government don't really care, they just take advantage."
Guests at the LWS shelter took the chance to have their voices heard and told us their opinions on the state of social services. #HomelessInLeamington
"16.12.2016 13:18:00" theboar.org Q&A: Getting to know the co-founder of the Leamington Winter Support Susan Rutherford has been devoting her time to helping the homeless since the shelter opened in 2015. We sat down with her to find out about LWS. In six months, 291 different individuals visited shelters in Leamington. Ellice got the chance to chat to part-time student, full-time volunteering genius Susan Rutherford find out exactly how it all began. #HomelessInLeamington
"15.12.2016 18:43:01" Timeline Photos Leamington's homeless: Fi is a volunteer at the shelter, as well as an English Masters student at Warwick. After finishing her undergraduate degree in July 2016, she started volunteering at Leamington Winter Support Shelter and immediately loved it - “I
"15.12.2016 16:42:30" Timeline Photos Day 3 of our Christmas countdown of the year's best! Lewis' interview with MOBO award-winning goddess Laura Mvula #12BoarsOfChristmas https://theboar.org/2016/06/laura-mvula-interview/
"15.12.2016 16:07:01" Timeline Photos Leamington's homeless: Lemmy is a Navy veteran, born in Tipton in the West Midlands and of unspecified age. He has spent the last nine years living on a house boat he built himself and considers himself a “continental cruiser”. His 25 years in the Navy
"15.12.2016 13:35:01" Timeline Photos Leamington's homeless: Self-described as Leamington “born and bred”, 26 year old Samantha also finds the LWS to be far more welcoming than most other homeless shelters. Samantha suffers from a mental health condition culminating in an incident which lead
"15.12.2016 11:02:00" Timeline Photos Last week, as part of our focus on Leamington's homeless, we went to the LWS Night Shelter - Leamington Winter Support and heard the stories of some of the individuals who use the shelter.
Gareth, 45, has been homeless for 6 months and sleeping rough for
"14.12.2016 18:14:55" Timeline Photos Are humanities degrees a misadvertised fantasy? Day 2 in our countdown of the year's best articles #12BoarsOfChristmas https://theboar.org/2016/04/70283/
"14.12.2016 18:10:00" theboar.org It's time to put community first The creator of the 'Community Matters' volunteering group tells us the importance of helping those around you this Christmas. "Connect to your community, care for the people around you, and spread it from there." As part of our focus on homelessness in Leamington Spa, Thomas Robinson explains why it is so important to go out and make an active difference. #HomelessInLeamington
"14.12.2016 14:12:00" Photos from The Boar's post Warwick District has estimated there are 600-700 homeless people in the Warwick, Leamington and Kenilworth area. This includes those squatting or living in inadequate buildings. Of these there are an estimated 19 rough sleepers, 3 to 4 of whom are
"13.12.2016 20:36:03" Timeline Photos Kicking off our Christmas countdown of the year's best articles! Day 1 and a #tb to our insight into the Olympics #12BoarsOfChristmas
"13.12.2016 15:39:48" theboar.org What have Warwick students been doing for the homeless? In the past few days, students at Warwick University have been organizing various events in aid of the homeless in Leamington Spa. This year, the Boar's Christmas Appeal focuses on Leamington's homeless. To kick things off, we found out what Warwick students had been doing to help already.
"13.12.2016 15:35:44" theboar.org Warwick refuses to reimburse its staff for lost income caused by Occupation Warwick university has refused to reimburse its workers who have lost income due to protesters occupying one of its buildings. The University blamed Warwick for Free Education for the loss of income.
"12.12.2016 15:32:42" docs.google.com Students' accomodation review Objective : collect data to help students decide which accommodations and rental agencies are better and worse ***Have you lived off-campus?***
How did you find your landlord? Was the house what you expected? Support other Warwick students finding houses by taking a few mins to fill out this survey on all the off-campus locations you've lived.
The results are
"11.12.2016 19:29:55" theboar.org 'This is your starter for ten': An interview with Giles Hutchings What's it like to be on University Challenge? Beth Thomas caught up with team captain Giles Hutchings to find out what it takes to make the team... "We read 10 Shakespeare plays each!"
We spoke to the Captain of Warwick's University Challenge team who are making Warwick history in the quarter finals of the contest!
"10.12.2016 20:11:14" theboar.org Tall tales: a long-limbed love story We all want the fairy tale love story. Unfortunately, being a tall woman can sometimes seem like a burden when chasing true love... "For those of you reading who are long-limbed, male or female - here is my advice"
"09.12.2016 22:52:23" theboar.org WFFE Occupation hits one week mark Warwick For Free Education's (WFFE) Occupation of the University's new £5.3 million conference facility, the Slate, has lasted a full week as of this morning, Friday 9 December. Warwick For Free Education Occupation of the University's new £5.3 million conference facility, the Slate, has now lasted a full week.
"09.12.2016 13:51:01" theboar.org WFFE Occupation hits one week mark Warwick For Free Education's (WFFE) Occupation of the University's new £5.3 million conference facility, the Slate, has lasted a full week as of this morning, Friday 9 December. Here's a roundup of what happened this week, from who spoke at the Occupation to what the demands were.
"08.12.2016 18:11:53" We're here with Louise Callaghan for our last speaker series of the year! Enjoy!
"08.12.2016 14:54:30" Timeline Photos Don't miss our final Speaker Series event of the Year!
"07.12.2016 13:53:10" Boar Speaker Series: Reporting From The Danger Zones Boar Speaker Series: Reporting From The Danger Zones Ever wondered what it's like to report from the heart of a conflict zone in a historic moment? From the Turkish coup, to warfare in Mosul, The Sunday Times' Louise Callaghan has built a reputation as one of the nation's best and boldest young journalists. We're so excited for Louise Callaghan, who just won at the British Journalism Awards, to join us tomorrow! It's an opportunity that won't come around again so make sure you don't miss!
"07.12.2016 13:45:32" theboar.org Unveiled: Hijabi representation Finding representation in mainstream media is not easy when you wear a hijab.... 'You don't get a chance to speak, instead you are to watch the men on both sides of the debate speak over and for you.'
One of our writers voices her opinions on hijabi representation in the media.
"06.12.2016 15:49:22" theboar.org How games are changing the way stories are told Video games are at the forefront of narrative and storytelling in the artistic medium. Here three writers tell us exactly why. Could you ever see games at the forefront of storytelling?
"05.12.2016 17:12:49" Boar News We were live at the march in support at the WFFE occupation of the Slate. We also got to see the occupation itself. Follow our live stream to see how the protest went down today!
"05.12.2016 16:25:32" Solidarity with the Occupation: march on The Slate! Solidarity with the Occupation: march on The Slate! *** SUPPORT THE OCCUPATION: MARCH ON THE SLATE ***
*** 5PM MONDAY AT THE KOAN ***
Show your support for the Slate occupation and their demands by showing up to tomorrow's solidarity demo where we will march to The Slate from the Koan!
1) Stay tuned for our live stream of today's Warwick For Free Education march!
"05.12.2016 14:47:42" theboar.org Coventry declared second worst English city for child abuse New figures from the Department of Education deem the city of Coventry the second worst in England for child abuse and neglect, with Southampton as first. Coventry declared second worst English city for child abuse and neglect.
If you think that a child is at risk, please call 024 7678 8555.
"05.12.2016 13:24:29" Timeline Photos In the final 'Are You OK' day of the year The Boar are helping to run a session on stress and time management. If you're around drop by for some cake, biscuits and advice in SU meeting rooms 4 and 5
"04.12.2016 22:15:33" Warwick Christmas Carol Concert 2016 Warwick Christmas Carol Concert 2016 Christmas is fast approaching! With that in mind, Warwick Christian Union warmly invites you to join us for our free Carol Concert in the Butterworth Hall. It's going to be a brilliant, festive evening of carol singing, free mince pies and performances Here's an event to kick off your christmas mood! Warwick Christian Union's free Carol Concert is a festive evening of carol singing, free mince pies and performances from University of Warwick Chorus and University of Warwick Wind Orchestra!
"04.12.2016 18:45:03" docs.google.com Students' accomodation review Objective : collect data to help students decide which accommodations and rental agencies are better and worse Have you lived off-campus? How did you find your landlord? Was the house what you expected? Support other Warwick students finding houses by taking a few mins to fill out this survey on the off-campus locations you've lived.
The results are for use in a
"04.12.2016 18:12:30" Boar Speaker Series: Reporting From The Danger Zones Boar Speaker Series: Reporting From The Danger Zones Ever wondered what it's like to report from the heart of a conflict zone in a historic moment? From the Turkish coup, to warfare in Mosul, The Sunday Times' Louise Callaghan has built a reputation as one of the nation's best and boldest young journalists. Interested in the politics of conflict, journalism or media careers? Make sure you make it to our evening with a war correspondent on Thursday!
"03.12.2016 15:35:53" Boar Speaker Series: Reporting From The Danger Zones Boar Speaker Series: Reporting From The Danger Zones Ever wondered what it's like to report from the heart of a conflict zone in a historic moment? From the Turkish coup, to warfare in Mosul, The Sunday Times' Louise Callaghan has built a reputation as one of the nation's best and boldest young journalists. You won't want to miss this!
"02.12.2016 16:37:39" Timeline Photos The latest issue is OUT! Get yours from us on the piazza today
"02.12.2016 13:30:26" Photos from The Boar's post Movember, the biggest cultural show on campus, fair pay at Warwick and more. We're on the Piazza handing out copies right now! Warwick African Caribbean Society - ACS Warwick Rowing
"02.12.2016 13:07:19" The Boar Arts The new issue is hot off the press and being distributed on the piazza! Here's our editor with his pride and joy - make him happy by coming to pick up a copy! The Boar Arts editor Alexei Warshawski and his immaculate golden shoes are out on the piazza. Spot him and come and grab a copy! #BagABoar
"02.12.2016 13:02:13" Timeline Photos Don't miss our last Boar Speaker event of 2016! Next week we will welcome Louise Callaghan, current Turkey Correspondent for The Sunday Times. She is an incredible journalist, and we are so excited to have her here at @universityofwarwick. We will release
"01.12.2016 15:46:47" theboar.org Are Warwick students 'creative' enough for the creative sector? Jemimah Gilpin asks what options the creative sector holds for arts students, and gives her best tips for making yourself stand out from the crowd. The sector includes artists, media producers and broadcasters, as well as roles in editing, marketing and directing
"01.12.2016 12:30:48" theboar.org Leamington bouncers: students raise concerns Concerns have been raised over the bouncers at two nightclubs in Leamington Spa, following allegations of physical altercations involving female students. Students have raised concerns over the bouncers used at Leamington nightclubs following alleged altercations.
"30.11.2016 16:52:04" Timeline Photos And the winner of @theboarcomment Bake-Off is......NATALYA! Congratulations!
"28.11.2016 14:02:54" The Boar Film Our writer interviewed Mark Kermode prior to his show at the Warwick Arts Centre this evening. Keep your eyes peeled for the full interview coming out tomorrow! One of our writers interviewed the Observer's chief Film critic Mark Kermode prior to his show at the Warwick Arts Centre yesterday - stay tuned for the full interview!
"27.11.2016 14:04:55" Boar Speaker Series: Reporting From The Danger Zones Boar Speaker Series: Reporting From The Danger Zones Ever wondered what it's like to report from the heart of a conflict zone in a historic moment? From the Turkish coup, to warfare in Mosul, The Sunday Times' Louise Callaghan has built a reputation as one of the nation's best and boldest young journalists.
"26.11.2016 17:24:12" theboar.org Warwick achieves 34th place in this year's Green League The University of Warwick has achieved 34th place in this year's Green League after rising 95 places since last year. Overall, Warwick came out with a score of 50.8%, scoring 0% for workers' rights and water reduction.
"24.11.2016 20:49:45" Boar Bites: Careers Edition Special Boar Bites is back. We took to the Oculus to ask Warwick students about how much or how little their job aspirations have changed. Pick up a copy of our Careers Edition on campus now!
"23.11.2016 16:19:47" Timeline Photos We're filming right now at the Oculus building. Come be a part of our new video!
"22.11.2016 15:38:22" theboar.org Dirty Duck ceiling collapse: Pub temporarily closed due to flooding The Dirty Duck has been closed this afternoon due to extensive flood damage. The damage has been cleared quickly and the pub should open again soon!
"21.11.2016 16:16:08" theboar.org Careers Special: Sports journalism - Is it really all that? The life of a sports journalist sounds pretty amazing, but is it all that it's cracked up to be? Yashas Mudumbai reports. Does the road to sports journalism need to change?
"21.11.2016 16:10:34" fabriclondon
"19.11.2016 18:44:22" The Boar Finance Thank you to everyone who came to our second Boar Speaker Series event. Featuring Charles Riley from CNNMoney, Rav Singh Sandhu from The Market Mogul and Jack Jacobs of The Instinctive Investors. Thank you to everyone who came to our second Boar Speaker Series event. Featuring Charles Riley from CNNMoney, Rav Singh Sandhu from The Market Mogul and Jack Jacobs of The Instinctive Investors!
"18.11.2016 14:38:28" theboar.org Inside Jailbreak: Tales from Warwick's Travel Spectacular 8am Saturday morning, I was up braving the cold weather to send off this years intrepid 'Jail breakers'. Enthusiasm and spirits were high, costumes were on point and teams were optimist about where they might end up. Hawaii, Barbados and Australia were Tales from the hitchhikers!
"17.11.2016 16:30:09" theboar.org Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: 'the best one so far' Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the perfect prequel to the Potter series reflecting a world teeming with political tensions. Read our exclusive review of the latest in the Harry Potter film saga before its UK release tomorrow!
"17.11.2016 11:37:38" Boar Speaker Series: Finance Journalism Forum Boar Speaker Series: Finance Journalism Forum Ever wanted to understand the world of finance journalism but don't know where to get started? In a year in which the need for strong fiscal analysis is needed more than ever, we're bringing together Speakers from CNN, The Market Mogul and Instinctive Our financial journalism forum is today at 7pm! Come along for insights from CNN Money, The Market Mogul and Instinctive Investors!
"15.11.2016 17:11:52" theboar.org Sitting on the sidelines A Warwick student shares their personal struggle with having a sibling suffering from mental health issues... (TW suicide) "Following my brother's suicide attempt...I spent my summer holidays on suicide watch, which was a condition of him not being sectioned".
A Warwick student shares their personal experience of having a sibling with mental health issues.
"15.11.2016 13:31:36" theboar.org Assassination of Nazi Reinhard Heydrick - Leamington Spa's integral role A campaign has been launched to raise the £25,000 required to restore Leamington Spa's fountain which commemorates the Czech and Slovak soldiers killed during Operation Anthropoid in 1942, responsible for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich. The assassination of the high-ranking Nazi official was plotted in Leamington Spa
"14.11.2016 17:14:11" Boar Speaker Series: Finance Journalism Forum Boar Speaker Series: Finance Journalism Forum Ever wanted to understand the world of finance journalism but don't know where to get started? In a year in which the need for strong fiscal analysis is needed more than ever, we're bringing together Speakers from CNN, The Market Mogul and Instinctive Ever wanted to understand the world of finance journalism but don't know where to get started? We're bringing together journalists from CNN Money, The Market Mogul and Instinctive Investors to tell you how - save the date!
"14.11.2016 00:31:06" theboar.org Top Tips for Surviving Course Reading Everyone feels like crumbling under the pressure of course reading at some point... Beccy Willmetts offers her advice to stay calm and get that reading done If you're starting to feel the struggle after an unproductive reading week...
"12.11.2016 17:16:07" Boar News This week's #BoarNewsBigOnes... Watch out for this week's #BoarNewsBigOnes
"10.11.2016 12:20:01" Timeline Photos Apply to join our team! You don't need prior experience of marketing, but knowledge of design programs such as Photoshop and InDesign are helpful for the role of design deputy. Joining our team will offer you a valuable experience in marketing which will
"09.11.2016 20:00:19" docs.google.com Internship Survey Calling all Warwick students! Whether you did an internship or not this summer, answer our quick Boar News survey to inform an article for the Boar's career edition, out in Week 7. Take part in our internship survey! Warwick's responses will be published in our next issue.
"09.11.2016 19:31:13" theboar.org All change on climate change: America's environmental future under Trump After Donald Trump's shock win in the US election, Alistair Jones takes a look at the future of climate change efforts in the USA "The damage Trump's presidency is likely to do to the environment, even if he were to only serve one term, is catastrophic"
"09.11.2016 17:37:16" theboar.org New parks set to rejuvenate Leamington Spa A new skatepark at Victoria Park in Leamington, is expected to be finished soon with its official opening arranged for 12 November. Leamington's new skatepark opens this weekend!
"09.11.2016 03:53:37" Boar News Here's what a few Warwick students have to say about the Presidential Elections... Boar News live tweeting in the SU Atrium with the vote still neck and neck. It's been a valiant effort by our team!
"08.11.2016 20:46:02" Boar Bites - US Election Who's going to win the battle for the White House? With only a few hours left until polls across the US close, we asked Warwick Students who they thought the next president will be.
"08.11.2016 18:59:55" youtube.com Boar Bites: Who's going to win the battle for The White House? In our first ever Boar Bites video piece, we took the atrium to ask Warwick Students who they think will win the US election. Who have you got The Donald or ... Who's going to win the battle for the White House? Here's what you thought!
"08.11.2016 17:18:03" theboar.org Performance Politics: The 2016 Presidential Election Dora Allday discusses the meta-theatrical nature of the US Presidential campaign, and the candidates transformations from politicians to performers. Have a read of Dolly Allday's take on a theatrical Electoral race
"08.11.2016 16:58:20" theboar.org Where to watch the US Election on campus The US Presidential Election on 8 November will undoubtedly have global repercussions and as such the event is being marked across the University, both on the night itself and in the final week leading up to the long awaited event. A reminder!
"08.11.2016 16:01:52" theboar.org Tweeting your way to the White House: technology in the US election At the end of a long election cycle Amy Kynman takes a look at the impact technology had on the campaign trail "Technology, or rather the irresponsible use of it, has seriously affected the chances of either candidate"
"08.11.2016 15:34:56" The Boar The Boar is recruiting for our brand new campus street team!
We are looking for friendly, reliable people with a couple of hours to spare every fortnight to join the team.
We need you to:
Distribute free copies of the Boar every fortnight throughout **APPLICATIONS REOPENED**
The Boar is recruiting for our brand new campus street team!
We are looking for friendly, reliable people with a couple of hours to spare every fortnight to join the team.
We need you to:
Distribute free copies of the Boar every
"08.11.2016 14:04:32" theboar.org Warwick Jailbreak 2016 winners travel furthest in almost a decade The winner of this year's Warwick Jailbreak is team 'Aeli Hit the Road' who reached Muscat in Oman by the 11pm deadline on Sunday 6 November. This year's Warwick Jailbreak winners got all the way to Oman, the furthest distance since 2007.
"08.11.2016 13:33:23" theboar.org USA: United States of Anxiety The principles upon which the United States were founded – the freedom of religion and speech, of equality, opportunity – are on the ballot this election. US elections are closing in, but how does it affect international students closer to home?
"08.11.2016 11:35:45" Timeline Photos We'll be up all night to livetweet the US presidential elections, so follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see it all in action!
"07.11.2016 17:07:49" Battle of the Sections WEEK 7 POP Circle Battle of the Sections WEEK 7 POP Circle THE TIME IS UPON US
For generations, friendships have been lost, tears have been shed and purple spilt over the age-old question - which section is the best?
Next Wednesday, it will finally be decided - come dressed as your favourite section to our
"06.11.2016 13:55:34" theboar.org Projecting black beauty India-Mae Alby discusses the personal importance of her Black is Beautiful photography project... "It was the blackness in me that I hated. That blackness was not white. It was not beautiful. But then I found new role models – people who had black skin, like me."
India-Mae Alby for our #BlackHistoryMonth special
"05.11.2016 15:02:07" Photos from The Boar's post Tag yourselves and let us know how you're getting on!! #jailbreakmeetstheboar
"05.11.2016 15:00:12" Follow us on twitter @WarwickBoar to see our livestream coverage of #warwickjailbreak and use the hashtag #jailbreakmeetstheboar to keep updated with the teams progress. Had great fun this morning chatting with the teams, best of luck and a massive
"04.11.2016 20:10:21" theboar.org Brexit, Mayism and Corbyn: Currie dishes the dirt On Thursday 20th October, Warwick PPE Society had the great pleasure of hosting Edwina Currie, former junior health minister and Conservative MP Our writer Rhal Ssan sat down with former Conservative MP Edwina Currie after a recent talk at Warwick PPE Society
"03.11.2016 17:37:56" theboar.org #Goals: a trend too far? Alex Bach discusses the millennial generation's fascination with social media trends and unrealistic expectations What does the #Goals trend do for self-esteem?
"02.11.2016 18:12:51" The Boar Arts Not only do we have an exclusive interview with Shazia Mirza, we also have TWO FREE TICKETS to her show at Warwick Arts Centre this Sunday! Tweet your best pun to @BoarArts by Friday to be in with a chance of winning! Competition for TWO FREE TICKETS to an Arts Centre show this Sunday, and all it takes is a tweet!
"01.11.2016 18:04:15" theboar.org Warwick SU ends contract with sports kits supplier Warwick Students' Union (SU) has terminated its contract with sports apparel supplier Beyond Limits Known after complaints from Warwick's sports clubs. After numerous complaints from sports clubs about the supplier, we looked into what happened
"31.10.2016 19:01:06" theboar.org Halloween prosthetic make-up: A how to guide Lydia Norris shows us how to use make-up to spook everyone this Halloween... Who needs a last min fix?
"31.10.2016 15:45:33" theboar.org Stuart Croft: "Meritocracy and social justice are so part of the Warwick DNA" Stuart Croft talks to Lily Pickard about Brexit, diversity in higher education, mental health and sexual violence on campus. "It is really important that white old men like me spend a bit of time listening and not too much time talking." Read our annual interview with Warwick's vice-chancellor, Stuart Croft!
"29.10.2016 19:45:22" theboar.org Killing them softly: the demise of London's night culture. Whether you're from the there or are sick to death of hearing about it, it's a truth commonly acknowledged that Londoner's like to brag. Culture, landmarks, diversity- nightlife, it's combination that supposedly gives us the right to proclaim London “the Great to see our article on London's dying nightlife has resonated with some of the venues in trouble. Check it out below!
"28.10.2016 14:53:23" Timeline Photos The Boar is recruiting for our brand new campus street team!
We are looking for friendly, reliable people with a couple of hours to spare every fortnight to join the team.
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"27.10.2016 11:40:13" The Boar Features Interview Workshop The Boar Features Interview Workshop Everybody loves a great, feature length newspaper interview. When done well, their incisive and insightful. Ever wondered about the best way to pick somoene's brains? Be it a world famous musician or a leading academic? In a session led by the Our workshop is on today! An insight into key skills you need for interviews
"26.10.2016 12:52:28" theboar.org Austerity behind Brexit, say Warwick academics Austerity, rather than immigration, was the main reason people voted Leave in the EU referendum in June, according to a paper published by academics from Warwick's Economics department. Austerity was the main reason people voted for Brexit, according to a paper published by Warwick academics.
"23.10.2016 19:38:22" theboar.org Interview: Tristram Hunt Alexei Warshawski speaks with Tristram Hunt on his visit to Warwick about HE policy, the future of the Labour Party amongst students, and his politics. "I think the public purse should shoulder more of the cost of higher education than the students."
The Boar got an exclusive interview with Tristram Hunt after his talk for University of Warwick Labour Club.
"22.10.2016 13:58:20" Timeline Photos Just clearing out the office and found this from 26 years ago!
"21.10.2016 18:12:52" Timeline Photos The latest issue is OUT. Featuring an investigation into KKK presence in Leamington Spa the year Warwick was born. They're out and they're all over campus - grab yours! #BlackHistoryMonth
"21.10.2016 13:03:24" theboar.org Career plans: It's okay to just make it up You might be starting university with a career plan, or you might have no idea . No matter which side you fall on, chances are things will change. How important is it to follow a strict career plan?
"21.10.2016 13:02:09" warwicksu.com Women's Officer - Improving Access to Survivor Support - 'Need Help?' - Warwick SU Warwick Students' Union - creating a better experience for students at Warwick. CN: mention of sexual violence
Need help? Warwick SU women's officer Emma has put together info about services available to victims of sexual violence on campus
"20.10.2016 17:07:08" We're almost ready to go! A few seats left at our chat with Buzzfeed Deputy News Editor Elizabeth Pears, on Diversity in Journalism - come join us
"19.10.2016 12:50:46" Timeline Photos Are you ready? @buzzfeeduk's Elizabeth Pears is coming to Warwick to tell us about diversity in journalism - you won't want to miss this!
"19.10.2016 09:23:59" theboar.org Black History Month comes to Warwick October is Black History Month, and a series of events organised by the Warwick Anti-Racism Society are marking the occasion. Black History Month began as “Negro History Week” in 1926, becoming a month long celebration in 1976. Celebrated in February in Events are being organised across Warwick on account of Black History Month!
"17.10.2016 17:35:08" Boar News If you're heading to Kasbah tonight watch out, they're in trouble with ol' Donald Trump and co...
It is unknown at this time if this is merely a hoax. Apparently Donald Trump "considers this to be a very serious matter"
"17.10.2016 11:32:21" The Boar Still time to apply to be the Boar's Deputy Head of Sales! LAST CHANCE to apply to be our Deputy Head of Sales!
"17.10.2016 11:31:33" University of Warwick From today our newest building is open for teaching! It's home to two large lecture theatres, a variety of smaller seminar and teaching rooms, a cafe, plenty of comfy places to sit and floods of natural light. Here's a few photos - have fun exploring it The new building opens today!
"16.10.2016 17:04:46" theboar.org New building The Oculus opens tomorrow Warwick's new teaching and learning centre The Oculus opened this morning, Monday 17 October at 9am. The centre is the first interdisciplinary building at the University, providing teaching space for all departments. We got a sneak preview inside the Oculus building, opening tomorrow morning... Check out the pictures in the article!
"16.10.2016 16:54:58" theboar.org 6 Times Literature Summed Up Warwick Freshers Week Ever wondered whether life at Warwick during freshers week can be summed up by classic literature? Becky Willmetts shows it definitely can Don't forget you have until midnight TONIGHT to apply to be a Books Deputy Editor! Just email firstname.lastname@example.org to say you're interested! Here's one of their recent gems
"16.10.2016 14:27:41" theboar.org Bridget Jones: Relatable or Total Shambles? Our writers go head-to-head over the much loved Bridget Jones and how much of an icon she is in the 21st century Is she actually an icon? Our writers go head-to-head.
"16.10.2016 12:54:47" theboar.org BHM: We don't need a "White History Month" “White History Month” isn't a thing because there's already so much white history taught. Black history, by contrast, doesn't receive such a spotlight. "It should not take special exertion to learn about black history"
"16.10.2016 11:56:47" Boar Speaker Series: Elizabeth Pears on diversity in Journalism Boar Speaker Series: Elizabeth Pears on diversity in Journalism The hugely succesful Boar Speaker Series is back! For our first talk of the year we've invited Elizabeth Pears, the current Deputy News Editor of Buzzfeed, former News Editor of Britain's largest black publication The Voice and a frequent Guardian Come to the launch of our Speaker Series this year with BuzzFeed UK's Deputy News Editor on Diversity in Journalism!
"15.10.2016 17:13:18" theboar.org Stuart Croft blogs on university sexual violence University of Warwick Vice-Chancellor Stuart Croft has published a blog tackling the topic of sexual violence at UK universities, including at Warwick. Warwick's vice-chancellor has condemned how UK universities deal with sexual assault on campus.
"14.10.2016 17:25:57" Timeline Photos Still time to apply to be the Boar's Deputy Head of Sales!
"14.10.2016 16:54:37" The Freshers Alphabet Boar Crawl The Freshers Alphabet Boar Crawl COME ONE. COME ALL.
It's here. It's happening. Tell your mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, boyfriends, girlfriends and the fitties you stalk on facebook. THE FAMOUS BOAR CRAWL RETURNS.
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"14.10.2016 16:53:57" theboar.org Parade bus stops to close for 12 days Leamington Parade is due to be resurfaced from Sunday 16 to Friday 28 October. This will affect all buses going through Leamington, including the U1 and 11 buses. There will be changes to bus routes over the next couple of weeks as a result of resurfacing work being done on Leamington Parade.
"14.10.2016 09:09:57" Boar Speaker Series: Elizabeth Pears on diversity in Journalism Boar Speaker Series: Elizabeth Pears on diversity in Journalism The hugely succesful Boar Speaker Series is back! For our first talk of the year we've invited Elizabeth Pears, the current Deputy News Editor of Buzzfeed, former News Editor of Britain's largest black publication The Voice and a frequent Guardian
"13.10.2016 14:25:58" Breaking News Session: A Boar Workshop Breaking News Session: A Boar Workshop At the core of every big scoop is some savvy news reporting. There's no greater thrill than breaking a big story as and when it happens. This special Boar News masterclass is a chance to pick up the essential skills needed to craft a top notch news piece. Your guide to breaking the biggest stories! Come along today at 6pm
"13.10.2016 12:33:18" Become a Boar Sub-editor Become a Boar Sub-editor Interested in sub-editing? Have no idea what it is? Perfect!
Join us this Friday at 10am for a short recruitment event in the Meeting Room 4/5 in SUHQ (upstairs, next door to the Rootes Grocery Store) to find out more and try it out for yourself! It's a Everything you need to know about becoming a Boar Sub-editor, tomorrow at 10am in SUHQ! Everyone welcome, click the event for more details
"12.10.2016 16:43:38" Timeline Photos Three of our editors are alumni of News UK's annual News Academy, which gets 20 young journalists together to produce their own paper in a week-long intensive at News UK's London Bridge HQ each year. Join the Boar for help into media internships!
"12.10.2016 16:24:56" Warwick Boar Welcome Talk 2 Warwick Boar Welcome Talk 2 Did you miss our first welcome talk? Well, not to worry as we will once again tell you everything you need to know! There are so many sections to choose from - 14 to be exact - and in our Welcome Talk we'll tell you exactly how to get involved. See you Last call for our welcome talk! Come and say hi, 7pm in L4!
"12.10.2016 13:47:12" theboar.org 6 Times Literature Summed Up Warwick Freshers Week Ever wondered whether life at Warwick during freshers week can be summed up by classic literature? Becky Willmetts shows it definitely can Welcome Fresh!
To help you get to grips with Freshers Week, here's all the experiences you'll have summed up by our favourite books...
"12.10.2016 13:41:53" Timeline Photos Interested in sales? The Boar is looking for a deputy head of sales!
"12.10.2016 10:04:53" Warwick Boar Welcome Talk 2 Warwick Boar Welcome Talk 2 Did you miss our first welcome talk? Well, not to worry as we will once again tell you everything you need to know! There are so many sections to choose from - 14 to be exact - and in our Welcome Talk we'll tell you exactly how to get involved. See you Our second welcome talk is here! Today at 7pm in L4, see you there!
"11.10.2016 18:04:10" Become a Boar Sub-editor Become a Boar Sub-editor Interested in sub-editing? Have no idea what it is? Perfect!
Join us this Friday at 10am for a short recruitment event in the Meeting Room 4/5 in SUHQ (upstairs, next door to the Rootes Grocery Store) to find out more and try it out for yourself! It's a
"11.10.2016 10:24:27" theboar.org Warwick alumnus awarded Nobel Prize for Economics The Nobel Prize in Economics 2016 was presented to Warwick alumni Professor Oliver Simon D'Arcy Hart yesterday for his work on Contract Theory. Congratulations to Warwick alumnus Professor Oliver Hart who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics!
"10.10.2016 19:03:17" theboar.org Should Warwick have a lecture-free Freshers Week? It was recently reported that Warwick SU would again petition for a lecture-free Freshers' Week. However what do current students think about the proposal? We give you the arguments for and against!
"10.10.2016 19:01:27" Breaking News Session: A Boar Workshop Breaking News Session: A Boar Workshop At the core of every big scoop is some savvy news reporting. There's no greater thrill than breaking a big story as and when it happens. This special Boar News masterclass is a chance to pick up the essential skills needed to craft a top notch news piece. Come along for a quick snapshot of how to break news as a reporter - ideal for anyone interested in journalism or learning a new style of writing!
"09.10.2016 17:16:47" theboar.org Competition launched to find design for new Faculty of Arts building A competition launched by the University of Warwick and RIBA intending to find design for a new building for the Faculty of Arts is underway. Warwick's looking for design ideas for a new Faculty of Arts building to replace the current Humanities Building!
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"09.10.2016 15:38:34" Timeline Photos Our News co-editor Lily did a placement at BBC Breakfast this summer! Join the Boar for journalism experience for media careers ✍️ #BoarCareers #warwickfreshers #warwick2016
"09.10.2016 15:29:17" theboar.org Your guide to the university rankings Does our score in any league table truly reflect Warwick, and if so, how? We've put together an easy-to-read guide to help you understand. Here's your guide to understanding Warwick's recent drop in the QS World University Rankings
"09.10.2016 15:28:11" The Freshers BOAR CRAWL *theme TBC* The Freshers BOAR CRAWL *theme TBC* COME ONE. COME ALL.
It's here. It's happening. Tell your mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, boyfriends, girlfriends and the fitties you stalk on facebook. THE FAMOUS BOAR CRAWL RETURNS.
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"09.10.2016 09:48:55" The Freshers BOAR CRAWL *theme TBC* The Freshers BOAR CRAWL *theme TBC* COME ONE. COME ALL.
It's here. It's happening. Tell your mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, boyfriends, girlfriends and the fitties you stalk on facebook. THE FAMOUS BOAR CRAWL RETURNS.
Prepare for a night of newspaper-related depravity as the Boar's
"08.10.2016 14:16:07" theboar.org Kasbah nightclub hand out 'unsafe' contraceptives to Freshers Students who visited Kasbah nightclub were given condoms labelled 'not recommended for use'. The condoms were part of promotional gift packs offered by the Coventry nightclub to first-year students starting university. Kasbah posted promotional photos of Apparently they were just for show
"07.10.2016 18:24:13" theboar.org Lectured by a champion Editor-in-Chief Shingi Mararike chats to four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah. You've more in common with GB's greatest distant runner than you think... Editor-in-Chief Shingi Mararike chats to four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah. You have more in common with GB's greatest distant runner than you think...
"07.10.2016 18:22:15" theboar.org UPDATED: Warwick SU petition for lecture-free Freshers' Week Warwick Students' Union (SU) are petitioning the university to create a lecture-free Freshers' Week, with a management meeting on the issue taking place this week. Front page of our first issue of the year. Grab it at any one of our distribution bins across campus! If you can't find any, drop us a message
"06.10.2016 17:21:24" theboar.org Warwick academics join calls to UN's Refugee Summit Two academics from the University of Warwick signed a statement calling on the United Nations (UN) to defend the rights of people in need of humanitarian protection. The statement was created and signed by numerous UK academics, including those from the Two Warwick academics sign a statement calling on the United Nations (UN) to defend the rights of those requiring humanitarian protection
"06.10.2016 12:23:55" Warwick Boar Welcome Talk 2 Warwick Boar Welcome Talk 2 Did you miss our first welcome talk? Well, not to worry as we will once again tell you everything you need to know! There are so many sections to choose from - 14 to be exact - and in our Welcome Talk we'll tell you exactly how to get involved. See you Make sure you like all of our individual Facebook pages:
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"06.10.2016 12:10:00" Warwick Boar Welcome Talk 2 Warwick Boar Welcome Talk 2 Did you miss our first welcome talk? Well, not to worry as we will once again tell you everything you need to know! There are so many sections to choose from - 14 to be exact - and in our Welcome Talk we'll tell you exactly how to get involved. See you
"05.10.2016 09:55:19" Timeline Photos Tell us your opinions, we love it. Desso hall until 3pm!
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"02.10.2016 18:49:14" POP's Disco Dave is coming to Kelsey's...
"01.10.2016 14:15:20" Warwick Hip Hop Dance: EQHO *EQHO MADE IT TO THE BOAR* Check out our Freshers' Issue for what Warwick societies have to offer!
"30.09.2016 10:24:23" Timeline Photos Here's your fuss-free guide to joining the Boar! Message us if you have any questions.
"27.09.2016 17:01:54" The Boar Games A big hello to all the new freshers and postgrads arriving at Warwick over the next few days!
If you're interested in writing about video games for Warwick's own student newspaper then join our writers group (The Boar Games Writers) where you can receive Join us! A warm welcome from The Boar Games :)
"27.09.2016 10:18:38" dezeen.com BIG stacks shipping containers to create floating student housing in Copenhagen harbour Shipping containers are stacked on a floating platform to create buoyant student halls of residence designed by Bjarke Ingels Group for Copenhagen harbour When even room shares in Westwood won't cut it anymore..
"27.09.2016 09:59:31" bbc.co.uk 27/09/2016, Trish and Jo at Breakfast - BBC Coventry & Warwickshire A brighter start to your morning with Trish Adudu and Jo Tidman on the breakfast show. Our News co-editor Lily was on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Radio this morning talking about housing shortages for students!
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"27.09.2016 08:23:43" theboar.org Warwick SU petition for lecture-free Freshers' Week Warwick Students' Union (SU) are petitioning the University to create a lecture-free Fresher's Week, with a management meeting on the issue due shortly. It has been in the manifestos of many SU sabbatical officers through the years
"25.09.2016 14:28:26" theboar.org Kelsey's closed for refurbishments Kelsey's Bar in Leamington Spa, a favourite among Warwick University students, is said to be closing for refurbishments. Kelsey's told the Boar: "it should be up and running in time" for Freshers'
"22.09.2016 19:32:16" newsthump.com Eggs and Flour announce they are to leave Great British Bake Off After Mary Berry announced she will follow Mel and Sue out of the Great British Bake Off door, the main ingredients have sensationally stated they are also leaving the show out of loyalty for the BBC. Stop this
"22.09.2016 18:09:34" Timeline Photos Here's our Books section editor Imogen working at her local paper in Manchester this summer. Boars everywhere #BoarCareers #warwick2016 #warwickfreshers
"21.09.2016 14:26:57" Timeline Photos Back in the office putting together the welcome issue for Warwick's freshest #warwick2016 #warwickfreshers
"20.09.2016 17:26:16" Timeline Photos Greatest love story of all time: you and your copy of the Boar. We have The Boar Film to thank for this beauty - write for them! #warwick2016 #warwickfreshers
"20.09.2016 14:01:47" Timeline Photos Our Sport Editor James at a football match with two BBC Radio sport presenters on his placement this summer! Join the Boar for help into journalism careers ⚽️ #warwick2016 #BoarCareers #warwickfreshers
"19.09.2016 12:50:24" theboar.org Council Group to look into issues of Houses of Multiple Occupancy The council have established a task group to look into the issues arising from Houses of Multiple Ocuupancy (HMOs). This comes following an increasing number of comments and issues concerning HMOs have been made. Warwick District Council's Overview and If you live in a house of 5 or more people, changes could affect you
"18.09.2016 21:15:04" www.vice.com A Night with Exeter University's Campus Security Remember smoking weed in your halls and staying deathly still when you got a knock on the door? This is what that looks like from the other side. "They think we won't know what cannabis smells like"
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"16.09.2016 16:30:30" *TRAIN DELAYS TO LEAMINGTON*
A tree fell onto the tracks from Banbury to Leamington, so trains have stopped until it's sorted. Trains from London to Leamington are delayed.
"15.09.2016 13:53:52" theboar.org Universities accused of covering up sexual assault The Guardian has revealed a climate of cover-up and coercion for sexual assault on university campuses, with a claim that students harassed by staff are even forced into non-disclosure agreements. TW: sexual assault, harassment
The Guardian has claimed that universities may have taken steps to protect staff members from harassment accusations
"15.09.2016 13:08:22" theboar.org Warwick alumnus wins Paralympic gold medal Oliver James, a University of Warwick alumnus, won a Paralympic gold at the Rio Games in the mixed coxed four rowing event on Monday. Congratulations to Oliver James for his gold medal in Rio!
"15.09.2016 09:25:17" theboar.org What To Watch at the 60th BFI London Film Festival BFI London Film Festival will satisfy our cravings for good cinema, Eddie Charles reports from the press launch. Tickets go on sale tomorrow! Our writer Eddie Charles tells us what to watch out for. #BFILFF #LFF2016
"14.09.2016 13:44:28" theboar.org Leamington's Smack is being refurbished Popular Leamington nightclub Smack, is being refurbished, and is set to be finished in time for students returning to university in September. We're going back in September to a new Smack Leamington Spa!
"14.09.2016 13:43:29" Timeline Photos Instagram to launch soon! Be our first followers
"14.09.2016 09:11:58" The Boar Be ready for the Boar in HD when we launch our new Instagram account later this summer!! Because we know you're #HungryForBoar #DadJoke The Boar on The Gram. Almost there. STAY TUNED!
"13.09.2016 21:14:03" University of Warwick Triathlon and Road Cycling UoWTRCC, Warwick University's Triathlon and Road Cycling Club.
Join us now to train, race and socialize with our friendly members.
"13.09.2016 21:14:03" University of Warwick Triathlon and Road Cycling UoWTRCC, Warwick University's Triathlon and Road Cycling Club.
Join us now to train, race and socialize with our friendly members.
"13.09.2016 14:03:02" theboar.org Leamington Spa's Gurdwara Sahib occupied and armed protesters arrested The Gurdwara Sahib Leamington & Warwick has been occupied by 20-30 men in a protest over UPDATE: All but one of the people arrested have been released on bail.
"13.09.2016 14:02:10" theboar.org Warwick Business School to host Radio 4's Any Questions It has been announced that Jonathan Dimbelby will host BBC Radio 4's Any Questions, live from Warwick Business School, on Friday September 16. Radio 4 and Jonathan Dimbleby are gracing WBS on Friday! The event is open to everyone and tickets are free.
"12.09.2016 13:00:19" theboar.org Leamington Spa's Gurdwara Sahib occupied and armed protesters arrested The Gurdwara Sahib Leamington & Warwick has been occupied by 20-30 men in a protest over Leamington Gurdwara Sahib was occupied by over fifty men in a protest over mixed marriage that lasted eight hours yesterday.
"11.09.2016 20:23:57" theboar.org Incoming students not given expected on-campus accommodation New undergraduate and postgraduate students starting the University of Warwick are falling victim to the lack of on-campus accommodation for another year running. Warwick has not been able to provide enough accommodation this year
"11.09.2016 18:16:07" theboar.org Why you should join Men's Hockey With a social schedule as packed as their competitive calendar, the University of Warwick Men's Hockey Club don't go halves on anything... A social schedule as packed as their competitive calendar: The Boar Sport tells you #WhyYouShouldJoin
"09.09.2016 10:44:59" theboar.org Leamington Spa identified as key area for UK creative industry An influential national report has found Leamington Spa to be one of 47 key areas, or “creative clusters”, in the UK's creative industry. Coventry was not shortlisted, despite housing such creative structures as the Koan and the red one next to Rootes.
"08.09.2016 17:18:45" theboar.org Warwick drops out of top 50 in QS World University Rankings The University of Warwick has dropped out of the top 50 universities in the world, according to the 2016 QS World University Rankings. Most UK unis fell in this years' rankings.
"07.09.2016 21:08:27" theboar.org Women who ask for pay rises receive them less often than men New study co-authored by University of Warwick researchers suggests women ask for pay rises as often as men, but are less likely to receive them. Women ask just as much, according to the study co-authored by a Warwick professor
"07.09.2016 16:30:47" theboar.org Why you should join Yoga Want to feel free, fit and flexible at the same time? Even if you're not into sport, Warwick Yoga could be the club for you... To make those decisions easier follow our #WhyYouShouldJoin series covering sports clubs at Warwick!
"06.09.2016 12:43:48" theboar.org What does Brexit mean for research funding at the University of Warwick? Following a Freedom of Information request, the Boar can reveal the University of Warwick receives £13 million worth of research funding from the EU each year. The University of Warwick receives £13 million worth of funding from the EU each year. So what does Brexit mean for research at Warwick?
"06.09.2016 12:41:48" theboar.org BREAKING: Fire engines on campus for suspected leak Several fire engines are currently on Library Road for what is suspected to be a leak in the Chemistry building. The 'suspected leak' that called fire engines to library road yesterday turned out to be a blocked drain...
"04.09.2016 12:25:54" theboar.org Why was summer '16 for films so poor? Not been satisfied with the films this summer? Reece Goodall tells us how franchises might be ruining both Hollywood and our movie going experience. Where have all the good films gone?
"02.09.2016 13:49:46" docs.google.com Hidden Costs survey At Warwick SU we are committed to campaigning to reduce hidden course costs that students are forced to pay on top of their tuition fees and living costs. To help us do this, we want to hear YOUR experiences of hidden costs at Warwick University. Please Warwick SU is carrying out a survey about costs students have to pay on top of tuition and living costs. Take a minute to fill it in!
"02.09.2016 13:33:53" People Getting It Fucking Wrong When your seminar runs over
"01.09.2016 22:51:44" The Boar Comment "Trump is offering to America what Farage offers to anyone who will listen, in more brash, colourful packaging."
Why did Nigel Farage appear at a rally for US Presidential nominee Donald Trump?
"01.09.2016 17:20:24" Boar News Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond visited WMG today, looking at research, designs and student projects. Prime Minister Theresa May visited the University of Warwick today
"30.08.2016 19:15:42" theboar.org Why you should join Athletics 'The broadest participation of any club on campus' - Warwick University Athletics Club is more than a training ground for budding Usain Bolts... If the Olympics hype's not enough...
"30.08.2016 19:03:54" docs.google.com Battle of the Subjects To welcome Warwick Freshers in our first edition of the year, The Boar wants YOU to tell us your thoughts on subjects and faculties here at Warwick. Which subject looks hardest? We want to know what you think! Take a minute to tell us. Results up soon!
"26.08.2016 13:56:00" theboar.org Can the arts be politically neutral? Rosie Eagers asks whether the arts can remain politically impartial, and whether remaining politically neutral is a positive or negative aspect of the arts. Throwback to this one. Are the arts inherently political?
"25.08.2016 20:02:38" Boar News Shivraj Naskar, pictured right, tragically died in the crash on August 22.
"25.08.2016 17:58:09" theboar.org The Lord of the Flies: A Warwick Retelling Keren Brody offers another Warwick retelling of classic literature, this time with Lord of the Flies set in the library during exam season What if 'The Lord of the Flies' happened in Warwick?
"25.08.2016 13:55:00" theboar.org Top 10 Classics You Should Catch Up On This Summer Film buff Manisha Madan has compiled a summer list of must-watch classic films of all times; some famous, some obscure, but all absolutely brilliant. Pop culture references for days
"24.08.2016 19:51:01" theboar.org Why The West Wing resonates in the 2016 presidential election The final episode of The West Wing aired in 2006 - but, with the 2016 presidential elections looming ahead, Reece Goodall tells us why it's still relevant. "As we sit through a real-life presidential contest with two dodgiest characters ever, The West Wing can serve as antidote of sorts"
"24.08.2016 16:38:12" The Boar TV Bake Off starts again tonight! But is the show really for amateur bakers?
"24.08.2016 16:13:24" Boar News Uncertain future for So Club Room in Coventry after mass brawl and other violent incidents
"23.08.2016 18:28:00" theboar.org 11 Times Shakespeare Understood Student Life Ever wanted a Shakespeare quote to justify the terrible mark you got in your essay or why you're eating cereal at 5am? Look no further When you're on the 10% lower boundary for word count know that “Brevity is the soul of wit”
"23.08.2016 17:56:50" The Boar Comment Student opinions from the University of Warwick! Contact email@example.com if you want to write for us and follow us on Twitter at @BoarComment
"23.08.2016 17:56:50" The Boar Comment Student opinions from the University of Warwick! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to write for us and follow us on Twitter at @BoarComment
"22.08.2016 18:25:00" theboar.org 503 Service Unavailable The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later. Did we tell you we interviewed Laura Mvula?! The MOBO-winning Critics' Choice r'n'b soul queen from Birmingham sat down with our music editor for a chat this summer.
"22.08.2016 09:56:03" The Boar Comment "Democracy, as opposed to dictatorship, is based on debate and reasoning, not alignment to particular agendas."
Does British politics fail to conform to fundamental democratic principles?
"21.08.2016 19:53:24" Boar News Following the infamous 2014 Senate House protest clash, a Warwick student has won a High Court lawsuit over police using CS spray against him.
"21.08.2016 14:21:00" theboar.org Reality check: The science of Superman Reece Goodall gives you a guide to how Superman might be more realistic than you think Could Superman's strength ever make scientific sense?
"20.08.2016 21:44:57" theboar.org New research at Warwick could be key to developing drugs for disease prevention New research at Warwick could be key for pharmaceutical industry, and developing a new generation of drugs to prevent cancer and Alzheimer's. The drugs are aimed at treating a group of diseases including cancer and Alzheimer's
"20.08.2016 20:10:06" theboar.org Why you should join Warwick Wolves Warwick offers plenty of new sports for you to try, with American Football one of the most popular. Featuring socials, success and the Superbowl... Freshers, follow The Boar Sport's #WhyYouShouldJoin feature, new articles all through next week!
"19.08.2016 13:06:37" theboar.org Surviving summer in your family home Gerard Jones offers his best tips for surviving the summer under your parents' roof... Hang in there, we're over halfway
"18.08.2016 21:31:55" theboar.org Construction of new Kenilworth station has begun Construction of new Kenilworth station, which received government support in December 2013 has begun. The building is scheduled to be finished next year. Construction has begun on a station in Kenilworth with links to Coventry and Leamington Spa.
"17.08.2016 21:24:32" theboar.org Warwick students design fully-orbiting satellite Warwick students design fully-orbiting satellite aiming to help global conservation projects. It is set to be launched to the International Space Station. A team of Warwick students have designed a fully-orbiting satellite set for launch to the International Space Station to help global conservation projects
"17.08.2016 18:09:13" theboar.org The young leaders bringing Black Lives Matter to the UK The movement is one of creating a new narrative: "we are redefining what it means to be black and British." Less than two weeks ago, #BlackLivesMatter protests shut down transport routes around the UK, causing major disruptions at Heathrow Airport and making headline news.
In a Boar exclusive, we spoke to leaders of the movement to find out why this activism
"16.08.2016 15:51:44" Newsbeat When you're broadcasting live and a hen do comes along Hahahaha
"16.08.2016 15:14:33" theboar.org Review: The Murderer Clown Funeral triumphantly return to the Fringe, with their new play 'The Murderer'; Fiona Brewis explains why its moral explorations make it worth watching Be ready to have your brain frazzled by this Warwick theatre group at Edinburgh Fringe Festival!
"15.08.2016 18:03:44" theboar.org Best of the launches - what to see at the Fringe 2016 Sadly for us wineaholics the Fringe press launch season has finished, marking the beginning of an infinite run of shows. Here is my picking. Your Edinburgh Fringe Festival Guide!
"15.08.2016 13:52:40" theboar.org New Sabbatical Officer Team announces top ten priorities for academic year New Sabbatical Officer Team announces top ten priorities for the upcoming academic year after taking to office last week. Increased mental health support and higher pay for Postgraduate teachers.
"13.08.2016 13:50:12" The Boar Photography Are you interested in Photojournalism? The Boar is assembling a team of photographers to capture events on/around campus to support our 14 sections!
Send in your portfolios to become a part of our Photography Team. Your student paper needs you! ***PHOTOGRAPHERS NEEDED*** Join our team of photographers and see your work reach thousands of people!
"12.08.2016 20:46:23" theboar.org UK maintenance grants scrapped and replaced with loans UK Maintenance grants from the UK Government have been replaced with additional loans for the poorest students from Monday 8 August 2016. The loans came into force this week
"09.08.2016 13:31:46" Warwick SU Were you living off-campus last year in rented accommodation? If so, Chloe Wynne Welfare-Campaigns Officer has made this short video to help students reclaim their housing deposits in the coming weeks!
Your full deposit should be returned to you within a If you're still waiting on that deposit back from your landlord, try these steps!
"09.08.2016 12:32:18" theboar.org Why I'm not reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Louise Griffin grew up loving Harry Potter, but in this article she shares why she won't be rushing to read the script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Did the script do it justice?
"08.08.2016 20:29:26" theboar.org Coventry to resettle highest number of Syrian refugees in UK Coventry was named the local authority where the highest number of refugees are to be resettled under a scheme to relocate Syrian refugees in the UK "Coventry is a proud multicultural city, with a long tradition of welcoming people from all parts of the world."
"08.08.2016 16:45:12" theboar.org Setting us free: Cutting University grants harms the most vulnerable By cutting grants the Tories have prevented poor students from breaking free from their backgrounds and gaining independence. "So University was an escape, one that I ended up physically fighting for. I was able to finally be independent, to be free."
"07.08.2016 15:47:15" The Boar Books Today's #SummerOfBooks is Boar Deputy Editor in Chief Jack Prevezer, who's reading 'La-Bas' by JK Huysmans. This is what he thinks:
'In this steamy selfie, I have La-Bas ('Down There') by J.K Huysmans, a novel that follows a Parisian novelist attempting "Think a mix between Geordie Shore and The Omen" said Dep Ed-in-Chief Jack Prevezer #SummerOfBooks
"05.08.2016 18:36:12" theboar.org At the heart of the greatest show on earth The enthusiastic 'Games Makers' were one of the triumphs of London 2012. This year, Warwick student Emily Standen is in Rio for an experience of a lifetime. “All the locals are very against the Olympics”
Our sports editor speaks to Warwick student Emily Standen working in Brazil for #Rio2016
"05.08.2016 18:22:41" The Boar Sport One day till Rio 2016 begins. With the opening ceremony in just a matter of hours!
The final memory in our #7DaysOfMagic countdown is British legend Sir Steve Redgrave rowing to his 5th and final Olympic Gold Medal at the 2000 Games in Sydney 4 years ONLY A FEW HOURS TILL RIO!
The final memory in our #7DaysOfMagic countdown is British legend Sir Steve Redgrave rowing to his 5th and final Olympic Gold Medal at the 2000 Games in Sydney 4 years after stating: "If you ever see me in a boat again, shoot
"04.08.2016 22:35:11" The Boar Sport #7DaysofMagic 2 days till Rio 2016!
In 1936 in Berlin the great Jesse Owens defied Hitler's idea of "Aryan Supremacy" to take home 4 Gold Medals. Jesse Owens with one of the most famous performances in Olympic History at the Berlin games in 1936.
2 Days till Rio 2016 begins!
"03.08.2016 19:22:37" theboar.org Warwick's 'University Challenge' team smashes first round Four Warwick students represented the university in the notoriously difficult TV program 'University Challenge' which was aired on Monday. In case you missed it, here's what led up to one of our rare Uni challenge successes #TeamWarwick
"03.08.2016 18:50:51" The Boar Sport #7DaysofMagic 3 days to go till Rio 2016
#OnThisDay 4 years ago Super Saturday at London 2012 saw British heroes Mo Farah, Jess Ennis and Greg Rutherford all clinch gold medals within the space of an hour. #OnThisDay 4 years ago Super Saturday at London 2012 saw British heroes Mo Farah, Jess Ennis and Greg Rutherford all clinch gold medals within the space of an hour.
Only 3 more days till Rio! #7DaysOfMagic
"03.08.2016 18:49:02" Warwick Alumni There are plenty of Warwick graduates in high places and this week another one was added to our list - congratulations to Warwick alum and the new President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson! Congratulations to Warwick graduate Gudni Jóhannesson, appointed President of Iceland on Monday following his election in June!
"01.08.2016 20:11:35" The Boar Sport #7DaysofMagic
Half fish, half man.
The amazing Michael Phelps bagged 8 golds in Beijing to become the most decorated Olympian of all time. He'll take to the water once more at Rio 2016!
Pumped up with 5 days to go The amazing Michael Phelps bagged 8 golds in Beijing to become the most decorated Olympian of all time. He'll take to the water once more at Rio 2016!
5 days till Rio! #7DaysOfMagic
"01.08.2016 17:11:53" The Boar Books Today's #SummerOfBooks is from Boar Games editor Cameron Clark, who's reading 'The Devil's Ark' by Stephen Bywater. This is what he thought:
'I'm (re-)reading my old English teacher's first novel. I'm not normally a horror enthusiast but the Iraqi Games editor Cameron Clark's reading a book written by his English teacher this #SummerOfBooks!
"31.07.2016 19:36:32" The Boar Sport #7DaysofMagic: Olympic Memory Number 2
3 World Records. 3 Gold Medals. Usain Bolt blitzes Beijing 2008.
6 days to go till Rio 2016 3 World Records. 3 Gold Medals. Here's Usain Bolt's winning moment at Beijing.
6 days till Rio! #7DaysOfMagic
"31.07.2016 17:43:27" The Boar Books It's time for another #SummerOfBooks! Marianne Chick is reading 'The Casual Vacancy' by JK Rowling. Here's what she had to say:
'After the success of the Harry Potter franchise, I thought I'd see what JK Rowling's contemporary novel 'The Casual Vacancy' Marianne Chick is reading the latest from the Harry Potter author. Tell us what you're reading this #SummerOfBooks via FB message to The Boar Books!
"31.07.2016 17:41:05" theboar.org The everyday hate crime: Cat-Calling Cat-calling is a feature of every woman's life. An unwanted feature. It must be recognised as the hate-crime it is. "If someone were to yell a slur at two gay men on the street that would be classed as a hate crime.
"Yet almost everywhere around Great Britain, yelling 'I'd fuck your brains out' (to a woman) is not."
"30.07.2016 19:19:24" The Boar Sport Our #7DaysofMagic Olympic countdown starts today, and it is only right that in 2016 it begins with this man...
In Rome in 1960, Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) won Boxing gold - making his mark on the world for the first, and far from only, time Kicking off our Our #7DaysofMagic Olympic Countdown! Who else but the greatest.
In Rome in 1960, Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) won Boxing gold - making his mark on the world for the first, and far from only, time. Stay tuned for our run up to
"30.07.2016 12:07:33" theboar.org Facebook Messenger encryption: A lock too far? Is the encryption of the Facebook Messenger a good or bad sign for the future? Amy Kynman tells us You all got that notification saying messages would now be encrypted, but what's actually changed?
"29.07.2016 22:37:00" The Boar Books Today's #SummerOfBooks is from Boar Photography editor Sandhya Dhawan, who is reading 'The Island of Doctor Moreau' by HG Wells! This is what she thinks:
"It's been a while since I found a book that captures my interest right from the beginning - The Sandhya said she would "definitely recommend it to those who enjoy Kafka, and/or science fiction" #SummerOfBooks
"28.07.2016 12:59:52" theboar.org Pokémon Go: The Warwick Experience Pokeballs at the ready and our caps cocked Ash Ketchum style, Boar Games took a stroll walk through our creature infested campus. The Boar Games took a stroll walk through our creature infested campus. Here are just a few of the species we spotted at various Warwick landmarks.
"27.07.2016 18:08:15" theboar.org To Sir, With Love : Tribute to Prof. Perkins, Co-Founder of Warwick's Film Dept. Students at University of Warwick pay tribute to the founder of the Film Department, Victor Perkins by reviewing few of his all-time-favourite films. Warwick film students pay tribute to this inspiring man by reviewing some of his favourite films of all time: To Sir, With Love
"27.07.2016 11:56:35" theboar.org Warwick launches scholarships worth £500,000 for Postgraduate degrees Warwick has launched scholarships worth £500,000 in total for under-represented Postgraduate students starting their course in the upcoming academic year. The Warwick Taught Masters Scholarships Scheme 2016/17 invites under-represented students to apply £5000 will be knocked off the price of tuition for 100 postgrad students from under-represented backgrounds.
"27.07.2016 10:37:18" Channel 4 News "From an Islamic perspective, we condemn this, and the voices are there."
Scholar Tariq Ramadan (official) says the majority of both intellectuals and ordinary people from across the Muslim world are united in their condemnation of ISIS. 'Scholar Tariq Ramadan says the majority of both intellectuals and ordinary people from across the Muslim world are united in their condemnation of ISIS.'
"26.07.2016 21:41:55" theboar.org Influential Warwick film critic and academic dies Victor F. Perkins, co-founder of Warwick's Department of Film and Television Studies, has died aged 80. Victor, known academically as V.F. Perkins, began teaching at the University of Warwick in 1978, co-founding the Department of Film and Television Warwick's Film Studies Department is mourning the loss of its founder Victor F Perkins, who died at the age of 80.
Besides co-founding a department which is now ranked among the best in the UK, his work helped develop the academic field of Film Studies
"26.07.2016 16:07:45" vice.com Here's All the Bad News That Was Buried on the Last Day of Parliament | VICE | United Kingdom From selling arms to the Saudis to a secret bump in tuition fees, it's time to get pissed off about everything the government thought you wouldn't notice. A "good day to bury bad news"? Universities will reportedly not need to meet an "excellence" criteria to be allowed to raise fees next year, and more.
"26.07.2016 15:32:36" The Boar Books It's time for another #SummerOfBooks, yay!! This time it's the turn of Boar TV editor Beth Thomas, who's reading 'Treats' by Lara Williams. This is what she thinks:
'In my opinion short stories are really underrated and with my summer being quite busy, I 'Treats' is a perfect look at [...] how you experience the world in your twenties" #SummerOfBooks
"26.07.2016 15:12:16" Timeline Photos Be ready for the Boar in HD when we launch our new Instagram account later this summer!! Because we know you're #HungryForBoar #DadJoke
"25.07.2016 19:31:23" Well done Team Warwick! Just won against Liverpool at University Challenge!
"25.07.2016 19:11:17" Timeline Photos Warwick's on University Challenge against Liverpool right now, go watch!
"25.07.2016 18:05:18" The Boar Books Today's #SummerOfBooks is one of the most popular reads of this summer! Lily Pace is reading 'Me Before You' and its sequel 'After You' by Jojo Moyes. These were her thoughts:
'I finally was able to start reading 'Me Before You' as everyone has been Lily's reading Jojo Moyes' 'Me Before You' which has been adapted into a film starring Emilia Clarke! #SummerOfBooks
"25.07.2016 18:00:37" theboar.org New Teaching and Learning building to house free charging lockers It has been announced that the brand new Teaching and Learning building will have free charging lockers available for phones, laptops and tablets. The new building will also have premiere 500 and 250 seat lecture theatres with various other seminar and The new building will have charging lockers for phones and laptops, free for all students to use.
"24.07.2016 22:35:01" The Boar Books Calling all bookworms! We're the Books section of The Boar, the University of Warwick's student newspaper. Stop by if you like all things bookish.
"24.07.2016 22:35:01" The Boar Books Calling all bookworms! We're the Books section of The Boar, the University of Warwick's student newspaper. Stop by if you like all things bookish.
"24.07.2016 19:48:18" The Boar Books Another day, another #SummerOfBooks...
Today's is Harry Smith, who is reading 'Notre Dame de Paris' by Victor Hugo. This is what he thought:
'Last summer I took on the task of Hugo's most famous novel, Les Misérables, which I fell in love with. I Harry Smith is reading Notre-Dame de Paris, by the author of Les Miserables! Tell us what you're reading this summer via FB message to The Boar Books!
"24.07.2016 18:42:36" theboar.org Brexit, Protest and God Save the Queen: What happened at Warwick Graduation? Warwick University's week of graduation ceremonies saw mixed reactions to inclusion of the national anthem, the vice-chancellor's plea for graduates to learn from Brexit, and a student's gesture of protest. Brexit, protest and mixed reactions to the national anthem - find out what happened during Warwick's graduation ceremonies this week.
"24.07.2016 16:07:27" theboar.org Warwick student stages graduation protest A banner condemning a "draconian" injunction against occupations at Warwick was unveiled in a one-person protest at a Warwick graduation ceremony. In his final act as an undergraduate, one student showed everyone his thoughts on Warwick's "draconian" practices.
The protest coincided with an open letter condemning Warwick's injunction banning occupation style protests.
"23.07.2016 19:31:30" Link Up TV Woorrrdddd! Rude
"23.07.2016 18:56:43" Timeline Photos A Warwick student (now graduate) held up a banner that read 'Students Against Injunctions' at his graduation ceremony today.
The move was in protest of the University's ruling against occupations and sit-ins anywhere on campus. More to follow from Boar
"23.07.2016 17:41:29" Timeline Photos When you all left campus, the Pokémon arrived. Wait up for The Boar Games' latest on the Pokémon Go hype!
"23.07.2016 16:16:20" theboar.org The BFG Spielberg's latest, and much anticipated novel adaptaion, The BFG does not disappoint when watched with no comparisons to the classic Dahl novel. The book was your childhood but is the film just as Big and Friendly? Let our film veteran Reece Goodall save you some time
"21.07.2016 19:24:54" The Boar Books Today's #SummerOfBooks is our first Kindle selfie! Beth Hurst is reading 'The Handmaid's Tale' by Margaret Atwood. Here's what she had to say...
'Loving Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale on Hvar Island off Croatia. Nothing like a bit of dark Today's #SummerOfBooks is our first Kindle selfie! Beth Hurst is reading 'The Handmaid's Tale' by Margaret Atwood. Here's what she had to say...
'Loving Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale on Hvar Island off Croatia. Nothing like a bit of dark
"20.07.2016 23:40:43" The Boar Books The latest contributor to #SummerOfBooks is Boar Lifestyle editor, Gerard Jones, and his book 'Hired, Fired, Fled' by Charlie Raymond.
'This witty, honest memoir tells the story of one young man trying to find his dream job - something every student can The latest contributor to #SummerOfBooks is Boar Lifestyle editor, Gerard Jones, and his book 'Hired, Fired, Fled' by Charlie Raymond.
'This witty, honest memoir tells the story of one young man trying to find his dream job - something every student can
"19.07.2016 22:35:16" The Boar Books This weather is the perfect opportunity to soak up the sun with your favourite book! Today in #SummerOfBooks it's the turn of Boar Comment editor Emma Johnson, who's reading 'The Tea Planter's Wife' by Dinah Jefferies.
She says 'It has a really Tell us what you're reading this summer via message to The Boar Books! Boar Comment editor Emma Johnson is reading 'The Tea Planter's Wife' by Dinah Jefferies #SummerOfBooks
"19.07.2016 14:16:22" bbc.co.uk Sex, Drugs & Murder: Life in the Red Light Zone An uncompromising look at the lives of sex workers in Leeds. 15 minute documentary about the lives of sex workers in Leeds' Red Light Zone, where prostitution has been legal since 2014.
"18.07.2016 20:11:29" theboar.org Warwick graduate elected youngest ever President of Iceland University of Iceland lecturer and Warwick alumnus Gudni Johannesson was elected president of Iceland in late June. At the age of 48, he is the youngest president the country has ever elected. Jóhannesson said he would be a “less political” President, as he is not affiliated with any of the country's political parties
"18.07.2016 20:10:10" The Boar Books Today it's Deputy Editor-in-Chief Arthi Nachiappan's turn to share with us what she's reading: 'Books vs cigarettes' by George Orwell. #SummerOfBooks
'I just wanted short reads and remembered how much I loved 'Politics and the English Language' when I Today it's Deputy Editor-in-Chief Arthi Nachiappan's turn to share with us what she's reading: 'Books vs cigarettes' by George Orwell. #SummerOfBooks
'I just wanted short reads and remembered how much I loved 'Politics and the English Language' when I
"15.07.2016 19:02:49" theboar.org Driven by politics, defined by gender Theresa May's election has been heralded a win for women. We now have a white, middle class woman with conservative values leading us. "There are three similarities between Margret Thatcher and Theresa May: their genitals, their political parties and their haircuts.
"This focus on comparison merely contains all women together."
"13.07.2016 19:01:26" The Boar Books Introducing our brand new social media feature for the summer, #SummerOfBooks !!!
Send us a selfie of you and the book you're reading this summer and a couple of sentences about what you think and we'll feature it on our Twitter and Facebook.
To start Our #SummerOfBooks is here! Send a selfie of you and the book you're reading this summer to The Boar Books! Add a couple of sentences about what you think and we'll feature it on our Twitter and Facebook
"13.07.2016 11:25:11" Press Association *Turn on your sound for this one*
The internet has responded to David Cameron's hum with a series of remixes. Mr Cameron was heard humming as he walked back into Number 10 after announcing that he will resign as Prime Minister on Wednesday. We're finished
"12.07.2016 19:12:09" theboar.org London marches: why the UK too must say 'Black Lives Matter' At this period in time, with a disproportionate number of black Americans being murdered by the police, it is right to proclaim that 'Black Lives Matter'. "We should not be discouraged from standing for what is right, even if it does not affect us directly."
"12.07.2016 17:07:26" theboar.org Loophole means EU students could struggle to keep UK residency after studies International students from the European Union (EU) are at risk of a Home Office loophole disallowing them permanent residence. The Home Office can challenge EU students' access to permanent residency in the UK
"12.07.2016 15:55:38" theboar.org LGBT only accomodation Universities across the UK are now campaigning for the option of “LGBT+ only” accommodation. Is this a progressive step? Birmingham has done it, and they're a thing in the US. But is it progressive?
"10.07.2016 15:26:11" theboar.org Safety measures installed at Cannon Park crossing Coventry City Council are installing pedestrian refuge islands at the Cannon Park road crossing, after years of both the University and SU pushing for greater safety measures. In 2014, concerns over road safety were raised following the death of Warwick The road where a Warwick student was hit and killed in 2014 is being made safer.
"09.07.2016 16:07:58" theboar.org Warwick graduate Andrea Leadsom in the running to become next Prime Minister The Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom is a Warwick alumni, having graduated in 1984 with a degree in Political Science. PM candidate Leadsom graduated with a degree in Political Science
"08.07.2016 19:23:01" bbc.co.uk Reality Check: How many EU nationals live in the UK? - BBC News The Reality Check teams looks at the numbers of UK nationals living elsewhere in the EU and EU nationals living in the UK. Around 5% of UK's population is made up of EU immigrants. Of those, just under 3/4 are working.
"07.07.2016 12:36:00" theboar.org Crime by young people doubles in Leamington A recent FOI has revealed a rise in student-caused crimes at night-time in Leamington Spa. 116 incidents of police intervention for assault and violence. Royal Leamington Spa is not as safe as it used to be
"04.07.2016 20:05:38" AJ+ More than 200 people died in Baghdad in a single day, so why aren't people changing their profile pics to show the Iraqi flag? "Why aren't people changing their profile pictures to show the Iraqi flag?"
"02.07.2016 12:47:17" bbc.com Artists behind 'ghost soldiers' project revealed - BBC News National Theatre head Rufus Norris and artist Jeremy Deller were behind a Somme commemoration project featuring men dressed as World War I soldiers. Yesterday, 1,500 volunteers dressed up as World War I soldiers to symbolise all those who died on the first day of the Battle of Somme #wearehere
"01.07.2016 19:44:51" theboar.org Fire breaks out in Bluebell A fire broke out at a Bluebell accommodation block this evening. The incident reportedly occurred in Bluebell 1. A fire broke out in Bluebell halls of residence this evening. More on this story as we get it
"28.06.2016 01:41:33" theboar.org Opinion Matrix: Brexit response and what it means for us What effect will Brexit have on us as students, and what do Warwick students think of the Brexit result? What does #Brexit mean for us? We asked Warwick students what they thought of the result and here is was they said...
"24.06.2016 16:57:46" theboar.org Britain votes to leave the EU In the European Union (EU) referendum, the UK has narrowly voted to leave the EU, with 52% voting to leave and 48% to remain. A poll on the day of the EU referendum put 72% of 18-24 year olds in favour of remain #EURef
"24.06.2016 02:24:04" Timeline Photos Coventry has just voted to LEAVE the European Union!
"24.06.2016 02:18:14" BBC News Still waiting on the result from Hogwarts...
http://bbc.in/264XBZu Hogwarts votes Leave #EURef
"23.06.2016 17:13:03" theboar.org Brexit: coming to a theatre near you? By leaving the EU and voting for Brexit, we could potentially threaten the reputation of London as a cultural capital of the world. LAST PUSH - make sure you vote!
What could the results of the #EURef do for UK theatre?
"23.06.2016 12:15:59" Timeline Photos Don't forget to pick up the new issue out this week! #BagABoar
"22.06.2016 17:23:41" theboar.org The Left backing Brexit: The conclusion The idea that we have to take some bad laws in order to get the good ones is ridiculous - it's our country, and we should decide how it is run. "The only sustainable way to lift countries out of poverty is to trade with them at a fair price, and yet we do the opposite"
Are EU trade policies fair to member states and the wider world? Brush up on your info ahead of Thursday's #EURef
"21.06.2016 22:43:16" theboar.org Does UK science have a future without the EU? John Butler looks at the effects Brexit could have on UK science Have a last minute scan of our #EURef series to inform your vote on Thursday!
"21.06.2016 17:02:52" www.vice.com How Brexit Would Fuck Festivals and Live Music Artists and promoters discuss their fears that the Leave campaign is leading us into a cultural desert. What do we reckon, Boar Music?
"20.06.2016 16:22:01" theboar.org Relationship Goals: Best Power Couples in Literature Lucy Skoulding discusses the literary couples throughout the ages who have made us laugh, cry and daydream about romance From Odysseus and Penelope to Ron and Hermione: who are the couples that rule literature?
"19.06.2016 19:34:45" theboar.org University of Essex attempts to eliminate gender pay gap The gender pay gap has long been an issue. Recent action was taken by the University of Essex to eliminate this gap at a professorial level. "An increase in women's salaries is a necessity, not a privilege."
"19.06.2016 19:34:02" theboar.org SU officers nominated for NUS award This year's Sabbatical Team have recently been shortlisted for 'Officer Team of the Year' at this year's NUS awards. Our SU sabb team made the shortlist for 'Officer Team of the Year'!
"16.06.2016 16:53:23" theboar.org "To my dad": The weird world of losing a parent as a teenager I was 15 when my dad died. This is no secret: it's an inherently important part of who I am, and its one of the first things people learn about me. "I wasn't young enough to not understand the pain or what was happening, but also not old enough to be prepared that this day would come"
"15.06.2016 16:08:34" theboar.org 24-hour library announced for next year From the next academic year, the library will function in a 24-hour capacity, it has been announced. The library is going to be open for 24 hours through terms 1 and 2 from next year!
"14.06.2016 16:44:34" theboar.org Eddie Izzard interview: "I believe in humanity" Alexei Warshawski speaks to Eddie Izzard about his Stand Up For Europe tour, and his passion for the EU, politics and how they affect his comedy. Exclusive interview with Eddie Izzard! Eddie talks politics, his 'Stand up for Europe' tour, and the importance of internationalism.
"14.06.2016 15:43:23" docs.google.com Sabbatical Officer Review 2015/16 Answer this survey if you want to give your opinion on Warwick SU's Sabbatical Team this year. Don't forget to tell us what you think of this year's SU sabb team! #RateMySabbs
"13.06.2016 18:36:17" theboar.org Government introduces postgraduate loan of up to £10,000 The government has recently announced that students starting a Masters degree after 1 August 2016 can apply for a Postgraduate Loan, enabling them to borrow up to £10,000 to pay fees and help with living costs. At present, students studying postgraduate Read about the brand new postgrad loans of up to £10,000 being introduced this summer right here!
"12.06.2016 22:05:47" docs.google.com Sabbatical Officer Review 2015/16 Answer this survey if you want to give your opinion on Warwick SU's Sabbatical Team this year. The Sabbatical Officer review is up!
Do you feel represented by your Sabbatical Officers? Do you know what campaigns or events have been going on this year? Do you know who they are?! Take the survey and let us know what you think...
"12.06.2016 17:38:26" yougov.co.uk YouGov | EU referendum: Remain lead at one Latest YouGov / Times EU referendum voting intention: Remain 43%, Leave 42%, Don't know 11%. EU referendum: how will you vote?
Recent polls suggest Remain vote is slightly ahead, but it seems that this will be a very close call.
"10.06.2016 11:00:00" A selection of snaps from a memorable night in Leamington for our famous annual Boar Awards. Congratulations to all of the winners! Special thanks to Alex Wilks for the pictures https://www.facebook.com/alexwilksphotography/?__mref=message_bubble The Boar Awards 2016 A selection of snaps from a memorable night in Leamington for our famous annual Boar Awards. Congratulations to all of the winners! Special thanks to Alex Wilks for the pictures https://www.facebook.com/alexwilksphotography/?__mref=message_bubble