Saskia O'Donoghue

Heroine, she wrote

Saskia O'Donoghue pays homage to Angela Lansbury, the finest actress to have ever graced our humble TV screens
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Posted Dec. 1, 2010

Student-run Just Vote campaign kicks off

Only 54 percent of students at Warwick turned out to vote in last year’s elections. A new campaign run by students at the university – called ‘Just Vote’ – aims to change this trend. The event, which is run by the Warwick Politics Society and headed up by Carl Andrew,...
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Posted Mar. 16, 2010

Pirate Party: a lawless bunch speaks

The UK chapter of the Pirate Party anchored briefly at Warwick on Tuesday in an effort to persuade students to support its political agenda. Party leader Andrew Robinson explained that their main aims involve freedom in every area of life – freedom of information, freedom from excessive surveillance, freedom to...
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Posted Feb. 16, 2010

Opinion split over new SU building

The new Student Union has received a mixed reception among the Warwick Student body this week. The Union building, which opened significantly later than promised, includes a number of new outlets, including an extension to the already-established Dirty Duck pub, which has been christened “The Snug”. One of the most...
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Posted Feb. 2, 2010

Student car-share scheme launches

After months of waiting, ‘Take A Mate’ - Warwick’s student car share service - has launched. The scheme offers a formal service in which students can find other students to share their car journey to University with.
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Posted Jan. 19, 2010

Bradley’s first term

Andrew Bradley, the president of the Students' Union, defends his achievements in the first 10 weeks of this academic year in an interview with the _Boar_, while some students question his leadership.
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Posted Dec. 8, 2009

Radio at Warwick sweeps national awards

RaW, the Warwick student radio station, have won six awards at the Student Radio Awards, held at Indig02 in London. The event was held on 24th November and hosted by Radio 1 DJs Fearne Cotton and Scott Mills.
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Posted Dec. 8, 2009

Lambert protest

A group of students met last Friday to plan the anti-Richard Lambert protest in response to his calls for higher tuition fees.
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Posted Oct. 11, 2009

The Dirty Duck

On entering ‘The Copper Rooms’ for the very first time, I found that the air was filled with cries of, “It looks like an underground car park!” And, whilst the new Warwick University Student Union club does somewhat resemble somewhere to park your car – thanks to the numerous pillars...
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Posted Jun. 22, 2009

Bus campaign wheels keep on turning

The much-publicised Taken for a Ride campaign is showing its first signs of success this week, after Andy Glyde, Students’ Union Governance and Finance officer, met the Managing Directors of both Stagecoach Warwickshire and Travel Coventry.
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Posted Jun. 20, 2009