Stephen Paul

What’s going on with fair pay at Warwick?

A lot has been going on with the fair pay campaign at Warwick recently. Here, the Boar gives you a rundown of all that’s been happening so far. The Guardian A recently published investigation by the Guardian into precarious employment at Russell Group universities, found the majority of teaching staff...
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Posted Dec. 1, 2016

UPDATED: University refutes The Guardian’s “insecure work” findings

Responding to The Guardian’s assertion that 68.1% of teaching staff at Warwick are on “precarious contracts”, a spokesperson for the university has stated: “They got their figures really, really badly wrong.” Precarious contracts are defined in The Guardian’s article as “zero-hour contracts”, “fixed-term contracts”, “short-term contracts that typically elapse within...
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Posted Nov. 18, 2016

Festival Highlights 2016.

As festival season is well and truly over, Warwick students nostalgically recall their favourite moments…   Soundwave. Soundwave Festival was brimming with eclecticism, a quiet (but wonderful) atmosphere preceded by the debauchery of Love International in Tisno, Croatia. Staged at the same festival site, if the rumours were true, they...
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Posted Oct. 11, 2016

Understated genius: ‘untitled unmastered.’

With little fanfare or fuss, Kendrick dropped untitled unmastered. last Friday, March 3rd. A collection of cuts, 34 minutes long in total, they were originally ditched for one reason or another in the making-of last year’s genre-defining To Pimp a Butterfly. Compare the hyperbolic hullabaloo with which Kanye’s The Life...
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Posted Mar. 7, 2016