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January 18, 2005

Union drinks prices

Writing about web page http://www.warwickboar.co.uk/boar/news/union_council_votes_on_price_hike/

Doubtless many of you have heard about the policy on drinks prices in the Union up for debate at the next Council meeting. I have to cast a vote on this on Thursday in my capacity as an Arts Faculty Councillor and I don't really know what to think, so I'm inviting people to put arguments one way or the other on how I should vote (in the spirit of representative Democracy). The full text of the policy can be found here and all views are welcome.

Unveiling of Warwick University's Fair Trade status

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/insite/newsandevents/intnews2/NE1000000100519/

This is my first media diary entry for a while and I thought I would make it on something of local interest. Our own dear university has managed to acquire official Fair Trade status, which will be presented to it in a few weeks' time. This essentially means that Fair Trade alternatives will be available (and advertised) in all Warwick Hospitality outlets (the Union is already 100% Fair Trade in tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and sugar). For details of Fair Trade, look further back in this media diary or at the website of The Fair Trade Foundation. Fair Trade products are identified by the Fair Trade mark:

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