Michelle Zhu

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 began a mental health drive at Warwick with no funding. He along with some colleagues, put together Warwick’s inaugural Black Mental Health...
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Posted Mar. 10, 2017

THE Report: Some university students “almost illiterate”

A survey by Times Higher Education (THE) has found that 48% of academics did not believe students were adequately prepared for higher education due to the lowered requirements for entry into university, with one lecturer commenting that some students were “almost illiterate”. Only 24% of academics surveyed thought their students...
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Posted Feb. 27, 2017

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. Several factors are taken into account in ranking the schools, including the percentage of international students and staff, the number of journal publications with at least one international...
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Posted Feb. 6, 2017

Why are we so afraid of clowns?

On Saturday 8th October, a Warwick student became one of the latest victims of the so-called ‘killer clown’ craze. The worldwide phenomenon began in the USA over the summer, prompting thousands more to dress up as the circus character and terrorise communities. While the student’s flatmates managed to convince them...
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Posted Nov. 3, 2016

Black History Month comes to Warwick

October is Black History Month, and a series of events organised by 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 the USA and October in the UK, Black History Month aims...
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Posted Oct. 18, 2016

Warwick alumnus awarded Nobel Prize for Economics

The Nobel Prize in Economics 2016 was presented to Warwick alumnus Professor Oliver Hart yesterday for his work on Contract Theory. Professor Hart graduated from Warwick with a M.A in Economics in 1972, and is currently the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He has also received...
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Posted Oct. 10, 2016