The Word “Marriage”

Inkeeping with the theme introduced by the recent Literific Debate on gay marriage, the Gown published opinion pieces on the same topic in the paper edition Monday 17 September. They are republished below. BY CATHY CORBETT This debate is about the use of the word “marriage”. Marriage is defined as the union of one manContinue reading “The Word “Marriage””

Literific Debate Round Up

ANDREW CARRUTHERS, President of the Literific sums up the Freshers' Debate held in the Union on Tuesday 18 September. coinciding with two opinion pieces published in the Gown on the gay marriage debate. The Literific meets every Thursday at 7pm. The venue is announced each week on their Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/qubliterific. For more information, emailContinue reading “Literific Debate Round Up”

Israeli Judge Rules State Not Responsible for Rachel Corrie’s Death

BY GARY SPEDDING An Israeli court in Haifa rejected accusations that Israel was at fault over the death of US citizen Rachel Corrie, who was crushed by an army bulldozer during a 2003 pro-Palestinian demonstration in the occupied Gaza strip. Summarising a 62-page verdict Judge Oded Gershon noted Rachel’s: “involvement with the International Solidarity MovementContinue reading “Israeli Judge Rules State Not Responsible for Rachel Corrie’s Death”