2011 June



With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

26th June 2011

Oliver Milne With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: On Monday, a new team of SRC Sabbatical Officers take up residence at the John McIntyre Building. Failed VP Student Support Candidate Oliver Milne offers them some words. This week’s Court meeting saw the adoption of many of the recommendations made by the SRC, students and staff ...


Cuts & Court: What’s the State of Play?

24th June 2011

Wednesday saw Court, the University’s main decision making body, meet to decide on the future of a number of controversial proposals. The University’s Senior Management Group continues its plan to cut costs in the University’s operating budget, but a number of their original proposals for course cuts and departmental closures were rejected. Court met to ...


BATTLES at The Arches, 07/06/11

8th June 2011

Showing up at the Arches, I realized how much trouble I was having comprehending the fact that it’s been FOUR YEARS since New-York City innovators BATTLES released the celebrated Mirrored. With the possible exception of single Atlas (which has cropped up all over the place, from LittleBigPlanet to Top Gear – I’m getting tired of ...


THANK YOU at The Arches, 07/06/11

8th June 2011

Desmond Shaw Watching the Baltimore math-pop noise-lite four-piece, I had a lot of fun dissecting their influences. After the thirty minute set I came away with an impressive range, starting with the kind of ecstatic, guitar-riff work you’d expect from Fucked Up, and finishing somewhere close to the kind of relentless drumming you’d expect from ...