Jack Gevertz

Jack is a politics student at the University of York. He writes for York Vision, and has written for the Guardian and the Independent. In 2014, he was named Student Journalist of the Year at the NUS Awards.

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US university turns library into nightclub to celebrate final exams

An American university has turned its library - temporarily - into a nightclub after students posted satirical messages on social media.

Rare Ferrari Berlinetta fetches a staggering £23m at auction

Car is just one of 39 ever made

Canadian engineering student builds rollercoaster in his own back garden

Tired of queuing to get on your favourite rollercoaster?

US student loses testicle after scuffle with police

An American university student is reported to have lost his testicle following a groin strike by a police officer, after video footage of the incident was released.

2. Harvard University: Oldest established university in the United States dating back to 1636. Eight US presidents have been graduates and it is the alma mater for 62 living billionaires.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden delivers his first speech as Glasgow University's new rector

The fugitive NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has thanked Glasgow University students for electing him rector via video-link in his first address.

British universities contribute £73bn to the economy in a year

British universities have generated more than £73 billion in a year for the economy and almost 3 per cent of all employment, a new report has revealed.

Watch: Brazilian students dance to Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' in protest at distinctly unhappy conditions in their city

Latest version of Pharrell Williams Happy sees Brazilian students showing the state of their home city ahead of the World Cup

Secret code found in Weldon university library books, Canada. Reward offered for anyone who can solve mystery

Imagine discovering that obscure old books in your university library contained hidden messages.

The woman was quickly surrounded by men as she walked through Cairo University campus

What happens when a female student in a hot pink top walks through Cairo University?

A shocking video shows a female student being sexually harassed as she walks through her campus at Cairo University in Egypt.

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Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

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'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
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Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
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14 best Easter decorations

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Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

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Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
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Britain's mild winters could be numbered

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Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

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The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss