Category Archives: University of Warwick

Jack Straw and Black Dwarf

Jack Straw was elected NUS President in 1969 as part of the organisation’s political turn. NUS changed its constitution to be able to debate and pass policy on political issues, and Straw was part of a new left-wing national leadership. … Continue reading

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“Warwick management’s plot to dismiss politically-active staff stopped by statute in the 1960s”

Connor Woodman is the Warwick Globalist’s World of Warwick Editor and former Editor-in-Chief. He is in his fifth year at Warwick, currently undertaking an MA in Modern History. This article is reposted from the Warwick Globalist and offers historical context … Continue reading

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“Red Warwick”: A Hidden History

This article was originally for The Boar, the student newspaper at the University of Warwick. You can view it here. by Connor Woodman   University of Warwick official history, 2016 This month marks the 46th anniversary of the start of … Continue reading

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