St Anne’s JCR hustings have sparked controversy after prospective Entz reps performed as many sex positions they could within one minute.While this tradition has been in place at the college for a number of years, several students have stated this year that they feel it is inappropriate. One student stated, “Generally St Anne’s doesn’t have this kind of puerile, rugby boy culture and we pride ourselves on our history as a women’s college and being more progressive and liberal than this.”The JCR Committee voted on whether this tradition should continue, and there were nine votes in favour with eight in opposition.St Anne’s JCR President Owen Evans, who voted in opposition stated, “We had a very open and balanced debate on the issue, and although I voted against the challenge myself, the committee passed it by nine votes to eight. We felt a democratic committee decision was the fairest way to proceed on this matter. Each candidate was asked individually before the hustings whether they felt comfortable with this challenge, and all agreed enthusiastically – but it would have only taken one objection and we would not have ran the challenge.”OUSU recently introduced guidelines on how to run college hustings to try and make them fairer. One of its suggestions was the abolition of any activities that could humiliate the candidates.However, many students at St Anne’s supported the hustings.Luke Braidwood, who was a candidate for Entz rep said, “None of us felt awkward or reluctant doing the challenge, and I don’t think it would put people off standing in future as it was a very well-received, and brief, part of the meeting.”When the current Entz Reps, Andrew Cummings and Kate Hooper, were asked if they thought the hustings would put anyone off applying for the role they said, “The purpose of hustings at St Anne’s is to have a thorough discussion and a good time, and we’ve had a lot of positive feedback on the hustings meeting.”They also said, “We asked all the candidates individually beforehand whether they were happy to go ahead with the challenge, and they were all very positive about it.”The nature of hustings in colleges has made news before with The Daily Mail reporting on the Keble college hustings for Fresher’s week president in 2009. These hustings involved two female candidates doing sit ups whilst simultaneously eating a banana placed next to the crotch of a male student.
I lost a good friend when Joe Glascock passed away recently. Joe was the basketball score keeper for the Whitewater High School basketball team when I was a coach there. Joe was an incredible athlete who played softball well into his 80’s. He played in some very competitive leagues in the Greater Cincinnati area.Joe’s brother, Jim, was a fellow coach of mine at Whitewater. Jim Glascock turned over a very good track and cross country program to me when I went to Whitewater to teach and coach.Joe, we will miss you!
Freddie Freeman says his “scariest night” while battling COVID-19 was when his fever spiked to 104.5 degrees.The @Braves star said a prayer that night: “Please don’t take me.” pic.twitter.com/xm9DWaEtyl— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) July 18, 2020MORE: Yankees TV broadcast forced into dark stadium because of pandemicThe crazy thing is is, Friday morning I woke up in a pool of sweat, [temperature gunned] my forehead and it said 98.2. So I had no fever that morning, and that was 7:30 in the morning. So I went — since I couldn’t go to the field, I had to wait for that test — I went and threw, I hit, I worked out and I ran at my house and felt completely fine. By 2 p.m., it hit me like a ton of bricks. …Friday night, that was the scariest night for me. I spiked to 104.5 fever. … I said a little prayer that night, because, you know, I’ve never been that hot before. My body was really, really hot. So I said ‘please don’t take me.’ I wasn’t ready. It got a little worrisome that night for me.Freeman said Saturday was his ninth consecutive day without symptoms. He said his wife and his aunt are both recovering after they tested positive for the disease.”I feel great,” he said. “I only lost one pound. … I didn’t lose any strength.” Freeman has received two negative tests for the coronavirus and has been cleared to play.”I feel like I’m a kid in a candy store again,” Freeman said. “You forget sometimes how much you love this game. I did truly miss it. I was so excited when I got to the yard.”Atlanta’s first home of the 2020 season is against the Rays on July 29. Freddie Freeman is happy to be healthy again after a scary experience with COVID-19.During a press conference Saturday, the Braves first baseman revealed that he had a temperature that spiked to 104.5 degrees while battling the coronavirus and thought he was in danger of losing his life.