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  An open letter to the Editor of The Stag,   st [‘NOTE 1: this questionnaire was to GAUGE opinion, NOT to form the basis of the review or the final decisions. NOTE 2: these are the ca...

1st May 2013


WHAT TO WEAR DO book your robes in advance! Last year there were some very relaxed graduands strolling into AP to collect robes they hadn’t ordered, and then looking far less relaxed when they realised how essential pre-booking was! DON’T wear anything under your robes that is too ‘on trend’ or that you don’t feel comfortable in. You want to feel mega-confident on the day and will potentially have your graduation pictures forever.

19th May 2013


  Looking for a different way to celebrate the end of term? Fancy something other than a standard night at Rubix? On the lookout for some high-quality music that won’t cost the majority of your loan? If the answer to one or more of these answers is yes, then rest assured, because the USSU arts societies have got it COVERED! The 16 However, if the rock, metal and ska scenes really aren’t for you, then the Surrey Gospel Choir will be hosting their showcase from the 20 And, as if that wasn’t enough, MaD Soc will be hosting their variety night on the 21 For more information, keep a look out for the society event planners currently dotted around campus, or e-mail the respective societies at: ussu.nowave, ussu.

29th Mar 2013


  The team behind the $1.5 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) has announced it has detected an excess of particles, known as positrons, at high energies that could point way towards possible detection of dark matter.

22nd Apr 2013


Scott & Brendo are a hip-hop duo consisting of Scott Winn and Brenden Bytheway from Salt Lake City, Utah. They are fairly underground at the moment, although they have enjoyed fifteen seconds of Internet fame, through their music being featured as a soundtrack on a popular extreme sports YouTube channel.

21st May 2013


This year’s League Cup, or Capital One Cup, was played out between Bradford City and Swansea City on 24   Nathan Dyer scored twice, as did Jonathan De Guzman, whilst Spanish sensation Michu netted the other. In the lead up to the game Swansea were largely ignored, with a lot of focus on their League 2 opposition, but they were thoroughly professional, played their own game and saw off a team that Arsenal, Wigan Athletic and the aforementioned Aston Villa could not beat.

4th Mar 2013


I am a first year Sociology student, and since beginning my course, when I tell people what I am studying, I usually receive one of the following responses: ‘What is Sociology?’, ‘Oh… That’s nice’ or a ‘hmm’ with a sympathetic smile and nod. I do not understand why people look down on Sociology as it is a credible degree for several reasons.

7th Feb 2013


10 Years of Barefacts

10 Years of Barefacts collection takes you throw ten glorious years of Barefacts, the predecessor of The Stag. Browse through our archive below.


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