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Ben Fishwick

Ben Fishwick is the former Editor of the printed fortnightly edition of Pugwash News.




Interview: HE cuts and UoP

Below are three parts of an interview with Vice-Chancellor Professor John Craven about cuts to the UK’s Higher Education budget. During the interview he indicates that he doesn’t want tuition fees to double, that the Victoria swimming baths opposite Anglesea […]


What are our Sabbs doing for us?

With Semester 1 now over, I asked all the Sabbatical Officers that were elected into their positions last year: what have they done to meet their manifesto pledges? Below is a sample of some of their pledges and what they’ve […]

Movie Review

Movie review: Sherlock Holmes

Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes makes a welcome change to recent film adaptations of classic novels proving to be less than faithful to their originals (think Dorian Gray). With Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr. playing Watson and Holmes rather well, […]


Societies face financial problems

It has recently come to light that the amount of money left for societies this year does not match the increase in demand. The block grant that is allocated to societies totals £20,000, only £1367 of this remains. Existing societies have been allocated […]