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The Incident at the Ancients

Here is a selection of news articles reporting on the incident of the Ancients Debate and the petition. These articles are purely for information purposes. I am not responsible for any of the language used to describe events.

National News

The Herald
By Russell Leadbetter
10 March 2013
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/student-survey-reveals-a-culture-of-sexism-on-campus-groping-is-part-of-a-normal-night-out.20449146

The Herald
By Andrew Denholm
11 March 2013
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/education/debate-heckling-victim-claims-sexism-is-widespread.20467511

The Guardian
By Laura Bates 8 March 2013 10.00 GMT
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/mar/08/sexist-laddism-university-glasgow

The Telegraph
By Marlena Valles 7 March 2013 07.14 GMT
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/student-life/9913392/Sexism-in-university-debating-par-for-the-course.html

Radio 4 Women’s Hour
Interview with Rebecca Meredith
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p015z04p

STV Local
By Rachael Fulton 6 March 2013 10:16 GMT
http://local.stv.tv/glasgow/magazine/216544-glasgow-university-union-sexism-allegations/

STV Local
By Rachael Fulton 5 March 2013 14:04 GMT
http://local.stv.tv/glasgow/magazine/216439-glasgow-university-union-sexism-allegations/

The Daily Record
By Annie Brown 6 March 2013 00:01
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/sexist-heckling-glasgow-uni-speakers-1745036

The Independent
By Charley Utton
TUESDAY 05 MARCH 2013
http://www.independent.co.uk/student/news/who-said-misogynys-dead-female-students-receive-sexist-heckles-at-glasgow-ancients-debating-competition-8521460.html

Telegraph 
By Camilla Turner
3:55PM GMT 04 Mar 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/9907930/Cambridge-University-students-boycott-prestigious-debating-competition-over-sexist-heckling.html

The Herald
By Alison Campsie
Tuesday 5 March 2013
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/investigation-into-debaters-allegations-of-anti-feminism.20412131

HuffPost Students UK
By Lucy Sherriff Posted: 05/03/2013 10:53 GMT
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/03/05/cambridge-students-boycott-debating-sexist-heckling_n_2809531.html?utm_hp_ref=uk

The Daily Mail
By JOHN STEVENS
PUBLISHED: 22:39, 4 March 2013
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2288148/Cambridge-debating-stars-left-tears-sexist-heckles-looks-prestigious-student-competition.html#ixzz2Mi6mmJYw

The Journal
Rebecca Day
Wednesday 06 March 2013 | 16:00:00 UTC, The Journal
http://www.journal-online.co.uk/article/10361-guus-attitude-to-women-called-into-question

The Spectator 
 7 March 2013 (article claims 9 March 2013)
http://www.spectator.co.uk/features/8857921/grow-up-girls/

Response to Warner: The New Statesman
BY WILLARD FOXTON PUBLISHED 07 MARCH 2013 14:31
http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/03/why-are-some-university-debating-societies-havens-misogyny

In Print

Scottish Daily Mail p8,9
“My sexism ordeal at the hands of Scots students”
By Jonathan Brocklebank
9 March 2013
https://www.dropbox.com/s/uq6yll4wk2nzbq8/IMAG1313.jpg

Scottish Mail on Sunday, p11
“University to take action against the ‘boors’ who abused female debaters”
By Marc Horne
10 March 2013

Scottish Mail on Sunday, p22-23
“Young men talk openly of my ‘rape potential’… why ARE they so vile to clever women like me?”
By Rebecca Meredith
10 March 2013

Sunday Times
“Mr Chairman, I move that the Neanderthals be ejected”
My Week: Rebecca Meredith (as told to Oliver Thring)
10 March 2013

Student Media

The National Student
By Charlotte Walmsley
11 March 2013
http://www.thenationalstudent.com/Features/2013-03-11/sexist_heckling_brings_glasgow_university_union_into_disrepute.html

Polari
by Sandra Kinahan
THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
http://polariglasgow.tumblr.com/post/44795935702/guus-ancient-misogyny

Glasgow Guardian
Tuesday, 5 March, 2013
Louise Wilson
Claire Diamond
http://glasgowguardian.co.uk/2013/03/05/further-outrage-over-guugate/

Glasgow Guardian
By Louise Wilson
Monday, 4 March, 2013
http://glasgowguardian.co.uk/2013/03/04/female-debaters-victims-of-misogyny-at-guu/

Glasgow Guardian
By Louise Wilson
Wednesday, 6 March, 2013
http://glasgowguardian.co.uk/2013/03/06/lgbt-society-cancel-dinner-at-guu/

Varsity
by Phelim Brady
Tuesday 5th March 2013, 00:00 GMT
http://www.varsity.co.uk/news/5749

One Comment
  1. laura@ugr permalink

    It was also mentioned in the most recent Company magazine in an article on Feminism!

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