In Defence of Liberty

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Category Archives: Student Politics

On Free Speech and Platforms

A member of the leadership in the National Union of Students did not wish to attend an event at Canterbury Christ Church University about “re-radicalising queers” with the civil rights … Continue reading

February 19, 2016

New Tab

Over at The Tab [1], that staunch citadel of journalistic integrity, the contributing editor Will Lloyd’s article posits the following question: “When will the press realise SU weirdos don’t represent … Continue reading

January 26, 2016

The Sixth Officer

The student association at my alma mater, the University of Bath Students’ Union, has announced its first election for a full-time Postgraduate Officer [1]. According to Bath SU, this is … Continue reading

January 19, 2016

Grossly Offensive

An elected officer of a students’ union has been arrested for sending threatening and grossly offensive messages. Bahar Mustafa of Goldsmiths, University of London, rose to national prominence [1] after … Continue reading

October 8, 2015

Updating Some Analysis

Members of the University of Bath Students’ Union voted for their full-time officer team for the next academic year, 2015-16. To raucous applause in the main bar, the officer-elects were: … Continue reading

March 15, 2015

Polls Open

In the contest to become officers of the University of Bath Students’ Union, polls open on the Bath Student website at 9am, and will close at 10pm on Thursday 12th … Continue reading

March 10, 2015

A Report for my Students’ Union

The purpose of this report is to examine the data and probabilities behind the University of Bath Students’ Union Officer Election in 2014, and to investigate historic information about these elections.

November 18, 2014