Trinity evacuated in gas leak scare


By Harry Darkins

A gas leak in Trinity’s beer cellar last Friday prompted an evacuation of the College’s hall, bar and one staircase.

The leak was discovered at around 11pm by bar and hall staff, who became suspicious after smelling gas in the area. Junior deans facilitated an evacuation of the hall and beer cellar areas, which were particularly busy due to a guest night formal being held at the college. Continue reading “Trinity evacuated in gas leak scare”


Baby Love denies allegations of homophobia


By Harry Darkins

The departure of popular LGBTQ night Poptarts from Baby Love has been called into question after the club’s owner alleged that the move was financially motivated.

In an email sent to members of the LGBTQ society last week, Poptarts’ DJ and promoter Sam Brandon claimed that from Tuesday 16 October, the night would be moving to The Plush Lounge, Oxford’s only exclusively LGBTQ club, due to “increasing security threats upon LGBTQ customers.” Continue reading “Baby Love denies allegations of homophobia”

JCRs resolve to fund union demonstrations


By Harry Darkins

JCRs across Oxford have been debating whether to fund their members’ travel to demonstrations against government austerity later this term.

Keble’s JCR and Wadham’s SU both voted to support students intending to join the National Union of Students and Trade Union Congress protests in London later this year. Continue reading “JCRs resolve to fund union demonstrations”

Keble Maths graduate wins award


By Harry Darkins

A Keble graduate has won top prizes at this year’s Science, Engineering & Technology Awards.

Josephine French, who has just completed her undergraduate degree in Maths, was named Science, Engineering & Technology Student of the Year and Best Mathematics Student at a lavish awards ceremony held at Kensington Town Hall in London on 26th September. Continue reading “Keble Maths graduate wins award”