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An incredible season to bring character back to the Premier League

Taking off his fittingly-chic glasses to wipe away the tears, Claudio Ranieri walked down the tunnel at the Stadium of Light, knowing that his side would be playing in the Champions League next season and were but a few victories away from being crowned Premier League champions. What a pleasure it has been to watch […]

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The Student’s World XI: Team of 2015

In light of FIFA’s announcement of their World XI, our sports writers have produced their own Team of 2015, made up of World Cup winners and some of the best players of all time. Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer A World XI would not look complete without the presence of this German giant. With a World Cup […]

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Premier League 2015: Mid-Season Report Card

With grades decided by contributers to the Sport section, The Student has decided which clubs needs to work harder, who is failing their PE lessons, and who is top of the class in their mid-season review of the Barclay’s Premier League. 1st: Leicester (A+) – Conor Matchett To say that the Foxes are the surprise […]

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Rooney the key dilemma for Hodgson’s England

Having played the football powerhouses of Spain and France in the last fortnight, it is abundantly clear that Roy Hodgson’s side remains years away from winning a major international trophy. With a number of significant issues still up in the air and a manager clearly out of his depth, the European Championship in France is […]

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The need to promote a healthy discourse on consent

Last week The Tab posted a national survey on sexual assault for students across the United Kingdom to take. Once having entered their gender, age, year, and place of study, participants were then confronted with the following question: “Is someone ever ‘asking for it’ because of what they’re wearing?”. Immediately after, the survey asks: “Should […]

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The misconception of student engagement with EUSA

This week saw the culmination of the EUSA by-elections, an annual event that allows students to stand and represent their peers on a number of different platforms and reasons. Perhaps unsurprisingly however, voter turnout for the event was embarrassingly low, with fewer than 900 students taking part in arguably one of EUSA’s most important procedures. […]

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Scandals in Fifa: the World’s most laughably corrupt institution

With fresh allegations and damning stories breaking every day, it seems we are still only scratching the surface of Federation Internationale de Football Association’s (Fifa) farcical story of corruption and deceit. Simply clouding football’s governing body even more, President Sepp Blatter, Secretary General Jerome Valcke and UEFA Chief Michel Platini have all been suspended for […]

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Colonialism must be taught through view of oppressed

David Cameron had the audacity this week to argue that Jamaica should just “move on” from the systematic oppression it faced at the hands of the British. Beyond merely criticising politicians for their woeful lack of self-awareness, and damning ignorance of historical context, remarks such as this raise a wider question. How can we expect […]