Mike Wrench

Should we forgive the Lib Dems? – Mike Wrench

A few weeks ago, I got drunk. I can’t remember for what reason – perhaps I was spinning into an existential crisis; more likely I was just at a Rugby match. Whatever the reason, I woke up the next morning under the naïve assumption that my life was the same...
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Posted May. 16, 2017

Corbyn, Momentum, and the death of bipartisanship

A few weeks ago a prominent, and one of my favourite, MP’s was killed in cold blood by a right wing fanatic. It was a horrifying event, one that should never be forgotten or repeated. And yet despite this, it is the Corbynite group that is the most terrifying force...
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Posted Jul. 16, 2016

The North remembers

So, we’re out. Three words I hoped never to type post-referendum, but that I predicted I would. In many ways, I thought it was obvious that Britain would leave the EU. In fact, the margin was so small it surprised me on every level. I thought it would be massive....
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Posted Jun. 24, 2016

New teaching and learning centre unveiled

The University of Warwick’s new Teaching and Learning centre celebrated its topping out ceremony on 4 May, a year on from the start of the build. A topping out ceremony is recognition of the final phase of roof construction on a building. The new centre will contain the biggest lecture...
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Posted May. 18, 2016

Democracy Review set in motion

As part of his Democracy Review Olly Rice, the Democracy and Development Officer, is looking into the role of Part-Time Officers and reviewing their efficiency.
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Posted May. 14, 2016

News nuggets – lollipop men and later buses

The University of Buckingham have brought sniffer dogs onto campus to reinforce their ‘zero-policy’ tolerance to drugs. The University’s vice-chancellor, Sir Anthony Seldon, has said that use of illegal drugs are large factor in mental health issues. There will be regular sniffer dog patrols on campus, serving a duel purpose...
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Posted Mar. 13, 2016