‘Controversial opinions don’t get published in the student press’

Fed up of the fetters of the mainstream student press, a group of Oxford students have set up Versa, a sparky, no-holds-barred paper set on bursting a few ideological balloons. We spoke to editors Eleanor Sharman and Jake Hurfurt about student-press freedom, victim feminism and the neocolonialism of campus censorship.

Don’t miss spiked’s first-of-its-kind free-speech conference, The New Intolerance on Campus, at Conway Hall in London on 17 February.

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