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Opinion

Politics

Govern or Quit

A few weeks ago, one of the BBC’s journalists, Chris Mason, stood in front of the Houses of Parliament and said the immortal words- ‘Looking at things right now, I haven’t got the foggiest idea what is going to happen […]

Your View

Where are the Heroes among us?

New

We would all like to believe that we are the image of our favourite movie protagonist, dashing to save a victim from the clutches of a menacing villain. However, the present reality presents itself as rather a distasteful substitute. When […]

Your View

Who’s the boss of your bottle?

Now before you dismiss this article as simply another slash against the problem of alcohol and the lude behaviour associated with it, rest assured that I do not condemn your celebratory ‘end of shift pint’ or drinking to have fun […]

World

The Dangers of Voluntourism

We’ve all heard the same old story of that one guy who on his ‘gap yar’ went abroad to some ‘impoverished’ country (probably in Africa) to volunteer their services by building a school or something of the sort. They posted […]

Sport

Can Portsmouth go all the way?

University Sport

SU sport roundup: A mixed week for UoP

Starting with Portsmouth’s premier American football team (the Portsmouth Destroyers), who recently faced off against UWE (University of West England) in a hard fought battle. Unfortunately, the Destroyers lost the game 48-0 due to UWE’s impressive offensive and defensive tactics. […]