The National Student
, February 2009
A LAbour MP came
und las monhaf claiming dslia isa mh cad o co uppoo aching.Backbnch GahamSing, MP fo Blackl,dscibd h condiionas a “cul cion” hashould b consignd o h“dusbin of hiso”.H blis ha hason som popl can’ad and wi poplis bcaus h wongaching chniqus.Bu dslia is a al poblm fo h 6million suffs in hUK, sas chai Dslia Acion.Sing mad hcommns in a column foh wbsi ManchsCondnial.Chif cui of Dslia Acion ShilCam said, “Onc againdslia sms o bmaking h hadlins foall h wong asons.”“I is fusaing hah focus should b onwhh dslia iss ono, whn h is so muchidnc o suppo ha idos.”
MP callsdyslexia a
sudn has cida bid of £2.5million afpuing h igini up foaucion.Bidding fo a on-nighsand wih 22-a-oldNaali Dlan os fomoffs of £162,000 whichw mad whn h aucionsad las Spmb.Dlan is using h auciono pa fo a mas’s dgin Famil and Maiaghap.Dlan said sh has sofa cid offs fom“widos”, “hos who gall gaphicall sualabou wha h wano do o m” and “los of poli quss fom ichbusinssmn”.
won h Wold UnisiisDbaing Championships,hld in Cok, Iland lasmonh.Jams Da and WillJons ba 304 ohcomping ams o winh psigious SamMagui oph.tWO StUDeNt DJsha bn sackd af a jok abou Ds O’Conno’sdaugh backd.Lwis Gwcock andSam Fos, boh nal apoliics sudns, jokdha Kisina O’Conno hadacd in ponogaphic lmsand ha bcom h focusof a mdia backlash.th ill-adisd quip wasboadcas on h saiicalSancua radio Houshow on h BiminghamUnisi saion BunFM ali his monh andcam o naional anionfollowing a po in
the Daily Mail,
spading oman oh ils including
the Telegraph, the Sun
.Kisina and h fahha boh dismissd hcommns as ‘puilnonsns’.th DJ duo los hi sloaf h saion’s sudncommi dcidd o mohm fom h aiwas. Nofomal acion was akn bh Unisi, bu h Mailconacd hm o pssuishm o ak fuh acion.In spons o h
nqui a Unisispoksman said, “Wak allgaions of hisnau siousl.th insigaion is sillongoing and i would binappopia o commnan fuh a his sag.”O’Conno had faudin sudn nwspaprdbick o pomo hfashion wbsi. th aiclwas discussd b h DJswhich ld o h lwd jokbing mad.On sudn old h
,“I hink h migh habn inspid b Jonahanross and russll Band’sinfamous maks on hishow, bu all h wdoing was upsing popland making ouagouscommns fo shock alu.”Gwcock dfndd h jok, saing: “Ous was asaiical show ha pokdfun a h wa sudn nwswas psnd in sudnmdia and w hopd haou lisns would no akou commns liall.”
Yes vote on radicalNUS reform
fom poposals ha haspli sudn opinion wpassd a an eaodinaConfnc las monh.th foms w aidshol af pocdingsw disupd whnsudns posingagains h siuaion inGaza occupid h sag.NUS sa ha hisohaul in how i isun will modnis hunion o mo ffcilpsn sudns’ in amuch-changd ducaionsco. th las im hNUS saw majo fomwas in 1980.Spaking af ho NUS psidn,Ws Sing, said: “I’mcsaic. th gai of h dcision akn odais wihou doub hbiggs shak up of NUS’sdmocac and saus inis hiso.”H claimd ha “abou90%” od fo aicaion,alhough i had no bnpossibl o coun h obcaus of h disupionon h oo.th changs will duch inunc of had lfand oh minoi goupswho fough had againsh fom plan, bu willincas h numb of psnais on hunion’s goning bod.Und h poposals, hoganisaion will b un ba naional cui counciland a boad of uss.th council will ac as hNUS’s poliical ladship,sing h union’s polic,pioiis and campaigns.th boad, includingsudn psnais,will hlp manag hNUS’s nancs and adish council.How, h council willb abl o f dcisions idisags wih back o hboad, and n dismissindiidual mmbs – o h ni boad – inm cicumsancs.Ciics of h fomsagud ha h changswould b “guing hunion’s dmocac”poiding lss of aoic o nomal sudnmmbs. th sa hah foms chang hNUS fom a union inoa pofssional lobbinggoup which is nnchdin h mainsam poliicalssm ah hanghing i in h insof sudns. On opposiiona h confnc WsSing said, “Poplw akn aback b hpoo quali of opposiionagumns.”“I was ciical o gfom so w can focuson bing a campaigningoganisaion. Opponnsbwa,” h addd.th foms ha bnopposd b black andLGBt sudns who haciicisd h ushinghough of foms wihouan impac assssmnbing caid ou oascain how h changswill affc sudns wihinhi goups.How, h plansha bn suppod bsudns who a paof womn’s and disabldsudn campaigns.th fom pocssbgan wo as ago, andiniial poposals wjcd in a o a hunion’s Annual Confncin Apil las a. A fuh amp wasmad in Nomb wihisd plans aking inoconsidaion ciicismsoicd a confnc.Oh changsinclud h inoducionof posgaduapsnais andpoision fo a naionalballo of sudn unionsbwn confncs.this will pn hnaional cui fomaking polic dcisionso launching campaignswihou consuling hmmbship.Sudn unions will alsoha h pow o igga ballo if h disagdwih dcisions.Sing plaind,“tha mans ha whois lading h NUS willb mo goundd in hmmbship, ah hanaking dcisions in spi of h mmbship.”Minoi goups will sillha a oic hough “zoncommis” mad up of sudns wih a paiculapoliical ins and willb usd o hold NUS ic-psidns o accoun.Suppos sa ha hiswill allow spcial insgoups o dip in and ouof polic aas, insad of haing o spnd a spcic das a h annualconfnc which hasbn abolishd und hfoms.Zon commis willno b abl o mak policdcisions, bu will b ablo conibu idnco h NUS cuicouncil abou policisfo discussion a annualconfnc.
Porn joke DJs sacked