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David Cameron Half-term report

George Robinson, Boarding master and head of house reviews David Cameron’s half term progress

Influence and North Korea

“I am who I am because of everyone” was the tag phrase of the old advertising campaign of a certain mobile phone company, and a tag phrase that also I took personal disagreement with, despite it being a very arguable, if pretentious, slogan.

The Political climate

Using only ‘science’ to argue for the transformation in the way we use energy , even by the good guys, takes climate change out of its proper political and economic context and allows our imaginations to be influenced because of its unquestionable authority.

Fees debate splits the coalition

Matt Hirschler discusses the implications of the Browne review for the coalition

The Browne Review: Where Next for the Student Movement?

Jess Bradley discusses the implications of the Browne review for the student movement

Is the Big Society just a Big Con?

Joe Sandler-Clarke discusses Cameron’s big society.

Tolerance is paramount, but sanity is a pre-requisite

William Maclure looks at Islamaphobia and the Ground Zero Mosque.

Culture Shock

Cuts to culture are set to only get worse in the new government. Catherine Sargent studies whether they’re set to go too far.

A Tory take on ‘Red Ed’

Tory, Gaz Morris, discusses whether ‘Red Ed’ offers a threat to the Conservatives.

Don’t judge me

Etiquette expert William Hanson discusses the banes of being an etiquette consultant in the dating game.

Accommodation Outrage

Lily Howes sees how accommodation companies are making the most from the student buck.

Enjoy the party

I go to a party, you offer me a toke, what do you want me to say? I say “No, thanks”, even though from the look on your face I suspect that’s not the etiquette. The truth is, I feel uncomfortable with drugs.