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Latest Announcements

Freshers 2016/2017

A new Facebook Group specifically for our incoming Freshers is up and running. It’s a great way for you to connect with other Freshers, and ask the MCR Committee any questions you have about College and transitioning to life at Oxford. The group will be up and running shortly!

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College Parents

Are you feeling broody? Does part of you feel like its time to settle down and start a family but feel afraid of the commitment to a real child? Why not have a trial run with a fake one and become a college parent? Soon, freshers week will be upon us. We would like to

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New Website Design

This summer the MCR Website has had a bit of a facelift and some work ‘under the hood’ to make things run a bit smoother. We’ve also updated quite a bit of the information across the site, but are keen to know if there’s anything we’ve missed or if there’s something you’d like to see

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Termcard TT 2014

Here’s the Trinity Termcard! PDF: Term_card_TT14

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End of Term Party

Hi all, Friday is approaching fast and heralds the end of term party upstairs at Turl Street Kitchen. It all kicks off at 7:45, with canapés and drinks from the piano bar available. Dress code is semi-formal, i.e. jacket & tie for gents and the equivalent for ladies. We’ve reached TSK’s capacity in the upstairs

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JAMS presents: The Importance of Being Earnest

Many MCR members are involved in this production – come along! The Importance of Being Earnest – 8.15pm Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th March, Jesus Chapel ‘My dear fellow, the truth isn’t quite the sort of thing one tells to a nice, sweet, refined girl…’ Billed as ‘A Trivial Comedy for Serious People’, Wilde’s play manages

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International Food Night : USA edition

After a successful second event, we are pleased to announce that the next International Food Night will be held on Tuesday, 11th March, and will feature American (USA) cuisine.  The International Food Night series is intended to celebrate the variety of international fare the members of our community bring with them from their home countries. The dinners, held twice

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MCR Elections: Presidential Nominations

Jesus MCR in no way endorses communism and it’s organisation has definitely no parallels to infamous tyrannies. Hi everyone The nominations for MCR Eternal Leader President are now open and will remain open until Sunday. Please make your nominations via the nominations list on the noticeboard in the Upper MCR. Each nomination needs a willing

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Film Night on Tuesday … because I’m batman

  Hi everyone [spoken in impossibly gruff voice] The first Film Night of term will be on Monday (27th January, 2nd week). It will be held in the MCR Bunker from 7.30pm. Soft drinks and snacks will be provided. Guests are very welcome at this event. This week’s theme: Batman Through the Ages Film options: (A) Batman The

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Refreshers Party

  The theme for this Friday’s “Refreshers” event is Masquerade! Get looking for masks, or make your own… If you missed out on the activities in freshers’ week, then do come along – all MCR members are welcome. Check your email inboxes for further details.  

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Termcard HT 2014

Here’s the new termcard. Enjoy! PDF: Termcard_HT2014

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MCR meeting: tonight

Hi guys, The first MCR meeting of term is tonight – 7.15 in Hall for Free Formal, if you signed up, and then the meeting kicks off at 8pm – we’ll try to make it quick. Check out the term card too! #JesusOxMCR

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MCR End of Term Dinner

  Looks exciting. 7.15 PM for food, pre-drinks in MCR.

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Movie Night – Tuesday

” I wanted this to be professional, efficient, adult, cooperative. Not a lot to ask. Alas, your Mr. Takagi did not see it that way… so he won’t be joining us for the rest of his life. We can go any way you want it. You can walk out of here or be carried out. But

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Guest Night 21-11-13

  TIME: 6.45 in MCR DRESS CODE:  SMART with GOWNS (for us Jesus peeps) There will be drinks beforehand and second desserts & port after dinner. If you do have spare places – please advertise them 😉 Looking forward to seeing you all

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Happy Halloween

  Hallo all, Come to the MCR at 8:30pm tonight for a Holy Commune with our Trinity guests? There will be lots of drink (including BEERS) and then we’ll head to the Bar, followed by Maxwell’s. Prizes for the scariest embodiment of life/death/rebirth (anything really) .. Lurve and gore, x

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Film Night on Monday

Di Disney film (a good one, to be decided…) in the bunker, Monday evening. 7.30 PM. Soft drinks and snacks and sing-along fun for all the family provided.  

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Wine and Cheese Tonight

CHEESE AND WINE in the MCR at 8pm this evening. Bring your bellies and fill them with CHEESE. So much cheese… Also non-alcoholic drinks aplenty of course. See you there, s’gonna brie epic.. Your social secs x o x o x

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Termcard MT 2013

Your Social Secretaries look forward to entertaining you at lots of great events this term:  PDF: Termcard_MT2013

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Mobile Pub Quiz Tonight

Meet at 8pm in the MCR.  

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Welfare Welcome Today

Anxious? Excited? Just need a good cuppa? Your MCR Welfare team will be on hand for the Welfare Welcome today, so come along at 5pm in the upper MCR. P.S. This is probably bad for your welfare …

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Events : 04-Oct-13

In case you are not yet receiving emails, please see the message below for tonight’s activities (finalized timetable!) for graduate freshers: Dearest ‘Freshers’, A very warm welcome to Jesus for those of you we are yet to greet. We hope your moves were smooth and dry, and the city of dreaming spires has your academic

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Speed befriending & Party

Graduate Freshers – don’t miss out on “speed-befriending” tonight at 7PM. Be prepared to party afterwards as well!  

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Early birds

  … the early bird is the first in the pub. For graduate freshers in Oxford already, meet in the MCR tonight (Thurs 3rd Oct) at 7PM. Otherwise, hope to see you all soon!

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Attention all freshers!

Excited yet? We’re all looking forward to the start of term, and the Freshers Committee is planning an exciting of week activities for all newcomers – in fact the whole term is looking like it’ll be jam-packed with social, welfare and sports activities for you to get involved with.  Can’t wait to get started? Join

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End of Term Garden Party

Alas, the end of term is upon us, and with it the departure of many beloved MCR members. For others, however, it signals the end of examinations – sometimes for ever – and either way, it’s an excuse to have a good Party.  The instructions for the evening are: The MCR photo will be taken

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Whisky evening

Do you know your peaty from your boggy? Your single malt from a blend? Can you tell a high-end whisky from the Tesco value? Come along to the Whisky tasting tonight in the MCR!

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Advert: Temporary Summer Employment

If anybody is looking for temporary work over the summer, there’s an employment opportunity with the Card Office. UniversityCardAdvertFinal13  

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Visiting Speaker Event: Mark Lynas

MCR-SCR Visiting Speaker Series: Wednesday 15 May 5.30 – 6.30 in the Ship Street Centre Lecture Theatre, followed by drinks. This term’s visiting speaker will be Mark Lynas, who will speak on the theme of “Sustainable agriculture: GMOs, organic and feeding the world”. All members of the MCR, JCR, SCR and Lecturers are warmly invited. RSVP to Helen Gee (helen.gee@jesus.ox.ac.uk)

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Cinema Trip

If you’re interested in going to see the latest iteration of the Star Trek movie franchise on Sunday, contact the social secretaries!

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MCR meeting this Tuesday

There is an MCR meeting this Tuesday – the first of the new committee. Come along at 8.15 if you missed out on signing up for formal!

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Champagne and Chocolates

Join us on Friday evening for a great social event of champagne, chocolates, chat and chums. Remember to let the social secs know that you’re coming by signing the doodle poll – check your emails!  

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Termcard TT 13

Here’s the termcard for Trinity 2013!!   PDF: Termcard_TT13 Many thanks to the social secretaries.

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Oxford Newcomers’ Club

Are you new to Oxford? Either recently, imminently, or still feeling a bit lost? The Oxford Newcomers’ club is a good opportunity to meet … well, you get the idea from the title really – see this flyer! 2013-Newcomers’ Club FLYER  http://www.newcomers.ox.ac.uk/  

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Barts

Ever wondered how to get to Barts? Well, now you know! Way to Barts

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MCR Football : New Kit

Here are the boys in their new kit, matching socks and all! The football league will resume in Michaelmas term, but there are various 5-a-side and 8-a-side matches during the summer that you can get involved with – contact the MCR sports rep.  

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MCR committee elections

Congratulations to the new Committee!

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End of Term Event

Alas, the end of term is coming fast upon us, but FEAR NOT! The MCR ‘End of Term event’ should be a great evening on Monday of 9th. Check your emails for more information!

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Graduate Scholarships 2013-2014

Please see this advert for this year’s Graduate Scholarships. GradScholarships_2013_2014 More details at http://www.jesus.ox.ac.uk/current-students/jesus-college-graduate-scholarships

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MCR Termcard HT 2013

From your social secretaries (click to enlarge):   Here is the PDF: Hilary_2013_Termcard

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MCR website is back (fingers crossed…)

  We apologise for all the issues in recent months, but fingers crossed, we are back! Thanks to IT support for their continued efforts and patience. M

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MCR General Meeting

Tonight at 8PM in the MCR. Be there! Agenda

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CageFest – Barts Film Nights

Check it fools.

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MCR Termcard – Michaelmas 2012

The Michaelmas term social calendar is now out. The events will be advertised nearer the time, but this lets you plan your life, such that you don’t miss any of the great events that are planned. PDF: Termcard_MT2012  

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Reception Drinks Tonight

              Tonight, we will have a more formal reception drinks evening at the Museum of the History of Science. Einstein’s blackboard, remarkable Victorian optics and of course, something bubbly and great company. Meet at 7pm in the MCR to walk over for 7.15pm start. Dress code is smart.

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Film Night tonight

Freshers! Did you know that below the (Upper) MCR, there is a very special room technically known as the “Lower MCR”  but universally referred to as “the bunker”? As advertised, there will be a film at 8pm tonight – for a chilled out evening, pop along.

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Freshers Week 2012

It’s been great to see many people getting involved at the freshers events that have happened so far! Just  to update you all, here’s the schedule for the rest of the week…     (NB some events are for graduate freshers only) PDF: Freshers Week 2012 (for graduate freshers) PDF: Freshers Week 2012 (for returning

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Attention All Freshers!

  If you are a new graduate,then tonight is the night that the MCR social calendar really kicks off! The timetable is below, and you are welcome to come along to as much of this as you fancy. 5pm: Welcome Reception, followed by dinner in Hall: Meet some of your peers, and then move into

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Herbert Close Film Night – Heartbreak

‘Sup! Sure, it’s nice all this quiet time. Beavering away in the lab / office, no distractions. But it’s all a bit dull compared to the social fantasmagoria of term time. Here’s something to break the monotony. Check it out. Bring whoever / whatever. There may be some ice cream… no guarantees this time. Note: change of original dates!

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Greetings and Farewells

It’s that time of year where we say goodbye to many MCR members, and we wish you all the best for the future, and hope you’ll have fond memories of your time at Jesus, it’s gone quickly but we hope that the friendships formed will last for much longer. We’re all excited about the new

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MCR Balloon Debate

On Wednesday  (6th June) at 8pm we are having our first BALLOON DEBATE. The line-up is as follows: Lech Kopczynski for Ronald Reagan Tom Pump (né Juzek) for Willy Brandt Edmund Wareham for Martin Luther Katie Stileman for Chaucer Bobby Brooks for Linus Pauling Each speaker will give a 5-minute speech on why his or her hero should stay

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SUMMER EIGHTS

It’s happening NOW!! Saturday will be a big day, as crews seek to finish the weeks warfare on a high. Get down to the boathouse. All sorts of information can be found at these locations; http://www.ourcs.org.uk/racing/eights/2012/index http://jcbc.jesus.ox.ac.uk/ Check out the noticeboard in the College entrance http://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%23eights12

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MCR yoga!

Hey all! As per usual, there will be yoga at 5pm this Friday in the Habakkuk room. Come  get your inner peace and flexibility on. Our lovely teacher Sara’s got skills. Give me an email so I can get an idea of numbers (robert.brooks@jesus.ox.ac.uk). Love to all, B

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Town and Gown 2012

Massive props to those MCR members who took part in this years Town and Gown 10K! Jesus College has consistently put out a large team of runners, and managed to raise a hefty amount of money for the Muscular Dystrophy campaign. Long may this continue!

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Trinity Term 2012 Photo Competition Winners

Thanks to everyone who submitted entries and voted in The Three Stags “Quintessentially Oxford” Photo Competition. Congratulations to our winners:- Hazel Monforton (1st)   Michael Streatfield (2nd)   Hannah Bailey (3rd)

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MCR General Meeting Minutes – 7 May 2012

MCR Mtg Minutes – 7 May 2012

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MCR General Meeting Agenda – 7 May 2012

MCR Mtg Agenda – 7 May 2012

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Herbert Close Film Nights 2

MCR! Check it. This weekend. If you’re free, ome along! I’ve still got ice-cream form last time 🙂  

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A great blog for DPhil scientists!

I came across this blog, and have found it really interesting. Here’s a link to one of the entries – a great discussion of the nutritional merits of beans and rice – both very affordable (which, as time goes by and money runs out, is critical) and very nutritious (you don’t want to waste away!)

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Out of term meal times

In case you fancied some hall food, here are the current arrangements for dining durung the Easter vacation; Remember, you need to sign up for lunch and dinner by 10am on the day, and it says that you get charged even if you dont turn up (!). This can be done on the intranet ‘Hall

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MCR Bikes Redux

The MCR bikes scheme is back online. All the information you need can be found on this page; http://mcr.jesus.ox.ac.uk/resources/facilities/bike-booking/ Cycle safely folks!

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Herbert Close Film Nights.

Check it out.

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Congratulations Kat! + Hustings for other MCR positions tomorrow, Monday 5 March 2012

Congratulations to Kat Coyte on becoming the new MCR President for 2012-13! There’s still a short amount of time to sign up for the other positions on the commitee. Do come to the Hustings tomorrow evening!

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MCR Meeting Minutes, 27 February 2012 – Vote for the President on Thursday!

The presidential hustings are over and the minutes of the meeting are available for viewing. Don’t forget to come to the MCR to vote for your favourite presidential candidate on Thursday! The times of voting will be advertised soon by email.

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Presidential Hustings, Monday 27 February

Attention MCR: this Monday is your chance to hear from your prospective leader for the next year! Candidates for the position of MCR president for 2012-13 will present themselves and their agendas in the Upper MCR on Monday evening from 8.15pm – make sure you’re there so you can vote with an informed opinion later

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Three Stags Issue 4 Now Online

Issue 04 Hilary Term 2012 The Three Stags ponder the meaning of life Issue 04 Supplement 1: “Living in the Cloud” (Michael Streatfield) Supplement 2: “Upon the rock of Harlech: an aspect on the sea and the past” (Emily Winkler)

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MCR Yoga!

Aloha, We have our weekly yoga session tomorrow (Friday) at 5pm in the Habakkuk room. Don’t worry if you’ve never been or attempted yoga before, it is completely accessible to all and free. Come along! As always, let me know if you’re planning on attending, so we can gauge numbers. Welfare love, Matt

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General MCR Meeting Minutes (30/01/2012)

Dear all, The meeting minutes from last week’s meeting are attached to the bottom of this post. As usual, please let me know if anything seems particularly amiss! Also, a huge THANK YOU for the incredible turnout – it was great to see so many of you there! Secretarially yours, Maria Minutes, MCR Meeting (30:01:2012)

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You used to be…

Probably worth listening to this advice… http://oxfordstudent.com/2012/01/20/use-your-head-wear-a-helmet/

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TV Game Show Night

Thursday 9th Feb, 8pm, MCR Bunker Think you’ve got what it takes to defeat Victoria Coren’s fiendish puzzles? Want to be a millionnaire? Convinced you are not, in fact, the weakest link? Come and prove it tomorrow night and pit your wits against the rest of the MCR for some fabulous prizes*. Drinks and nibbles

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MCR Karaoke Night

Tonight, a new music star will be born – and it could be you! So come around to the MCR bunker at 8pm and show us how good you are. We will also prepare drinks and nibbles. We will also open the Whiskey bar. The bunker parties are definitely one of the highlights of the

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FREE Start of Term Drinks & Ceilidh

Announcing the term kick-off & possibly greatest night ever. SAVE THE DATE: Friday of 0th week (13th Jan), we’ll be holding a Ceilidh for MCR members. The event will include several drinks throughout the evening and is 100% free for MCR members. WHERE: We’ll start in the MCR at 7PM for pre-drinks/light nibbles and then

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Graduate and Writing Up Scholarships

All MCR members should be aware that the college offers Graduate and Writing Up Scholarships each year. The details and applications for the 2012-13 scholarships can be found in the files linked below. Graduate Scholarships. Writing Up Scholarships.

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Fault Reports!

Is your shelf wonky? Microwave broken? Window painted shut? Can you feel every spring in your mattress? Is there a worrying burning smell whenever your desk lamp is on? Does your chair creak ominously whenever you sit on it … and it’s not because you’ve been eating too many mince pies?! If it’s a yes!

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MCR Christmas Party, Thursday 1 December

This Thursday we will celebrate the end of term with a suitably Christmassy MCR event! Firstly, sign up to Christmas Dinner in hall (the first sitting – the second at 7:15pm is finalists only) At 7pm the MCR will be filled with snacks, soft drinks, balloons and games so you can make merry – but

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General Meeting Minutes

Dear all, Below, you can find the meeting minutes from yesterday’s General MCR meeting. Please let me (maria.lacayo@) know if you see anything seriously amiss! Best, Maria Minutes, General Meeting (21/11/2011)

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Ice Skating Disco on Friday!

This Friday, 25th November, Jesus MCR will be heading to the Oxford ICE Hall for an Ice Skating Disco! Meet in the Upper MCR at 8pm to take part! Obviously, you will all be as good as these two:

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MCR Guest Dinner

Lucky attendees at the SOLD OUT MCR Guest Dinner will be treated to an evening of delightful food and drink to show off our college and MCR to their guests. The programme for the evening is below and the dress code is smart (gowns are optional). 6:45pm – Pre-dinner bubbly in the MCR 7:15pm –

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MCR BINGO!

Monday is the MCR Bingo night. Come around, bring a pen, some wine and meet your friends from Jesus. We have incredible prizes to win – I promise you, you will not be disappointed! The MCR will also provide some nibbles, tea, coffee and sweets.

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Turl Street Mingle

Friday evening is the social event of the week! Come and meet our arch-enemies … I mean neighbours … at the annual Turl Street Mingle! We’ve booked the upstairs room at the checkers, but meet beforehand at 7:50 in the MCR so we can make an entrance. It should to be an excellent evening –

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First Year Rep: ELECTION RESULTS!

Hi All, It gives me great pleasure to welcome … Tim Dooley as the newest member of the MCR Committee! Congratulations to Tim, and many thanks to all our candidates. Hannah

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First Year Rep Elections and MCR Speaker Event

After a surreal hustings on Monday, first year MCR members will be able to vote for the four brave candidates for the position of First Year Rep on Thursday 27th October 2011. Voting will be possible in the Upper MCR between 11.00 am – 1.30 pm and 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm. If you’ve just

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MCR Meeting Minutes, October 24th, 2011

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Many thanks to all who came to the MCR meeting! It was wonderful to see so much enthusiasm, especially from the freshers… Please see the attached document for the meeting minutes, including the hustings’ dance-off… Minutes, MCR General Meeting (3MT2011)

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First Year Rep Hustings!

Today at 8pm in the Upper MCR is the first MCR meeting of term. As if that weren’t exciting enough, some bold candidates will be presenting themselves for election in the hustings for First Year Rep position! New graduates, if you’re keen to hear what your prospective representative has to say then do come along!

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The JCR Hatch

There’s a magical place – we’re all going there! With yummy snacks and all that jazz – the JCR is where!

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Cocktail Night in the MCR, 8pm onwards

Come along to the MCR this evening for a delectable selection of cocktails and delicious mocktails. It should a lovely evening and we hope to see many of you there!

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Parenting dinner!!!

New MCR members, tonight is your chance to form an unbreakable bond with your college family. Enjoy a special meal at your parent(s)’ home to round off the schedule of first week events, and don’t forget the drinks party in the Pavilion at Herbert Close afterwards!

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Reception at the Museum of the History of Science, 6 October 2011

MCR freshers, don’t forget that today is a unique opportunity to dress up and experience an exclusive drinks reception at the Museum of the History Science! It’s being held from 6.30pm on Broad Street (click above for a map link), and will be followed by cocktails at House!

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OUSU Freshers Fair

HOLY MOLY FOLKS! Of course, you could play sports for the College. However, if you are genuinely keen (and interested in gaining a BLUE!!!) then forget that idea, and get your ass on the University team. They will be exhibiting in Exam Schools. Check out the information here: http://oxfordfreshersfair.org/student-faqs.php

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Welcome Day – Friday 30th September

Friday is the official Graduate Welcome Day! Throughout the day there will be students stationed in the College entrance ready to welcome you and hand to you some key information – most importantly of which is the freshers week timetable (all else is secondary :-). Every new graduate should come by to pick up their

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Jesus College Ski Trip 2011

NEVER will there be a cheaper and more fun way to get your fill of snow.

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Freshers – Get Acquanted!

Freshers, you are afraid. It’s like that movie Jurassic Park and the scene where all of the dinosaurs run over the hill and the people have to run away and hide behind a tree…. isn’t it? Oh. It’s just me who feels that way :-/ I wish I had had these to read before I

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Reading Material

The two main student newspapers here in Oxford are the Cherwell; http://www.cherwell.org/   and The Oxford Student; http://oxfordstudent.com/ They are seriously damn awesome. I particularly recommend Shark Tales by Jesubite Barnably Fry; http://www.cherwell.org/cherwelltv/video/2011/01/26/shark-tales-episode-1

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I want to ride my bicycle!

Here’s an absolutely brilliant blog about cycling, with loads of photos of people cycling in Oxford! See if you can spot yourself! http://cyclinginfo.co.uk/blog/

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Where to live in college as graduate student?

One option is inHerbert Close (College Sports Grounds): Or in the College directly? In the graduate houses at Ship St:

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Cleaning the MCR

In order to be prepared for the new fresher’s the committee has recently cleaned the MCR and the Bunker.   Have a look at the photos…!        

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Summer Eights 2011

A selection of photos from this years awesome Summer Eights, in which the Womens First Eight gained blades. Nice! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoNBpe_lPKc    

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Rowing not awful!!

Here’s an excellent article from Alanna Petroff at GTC which provides an alternative to the testosterone-rich machismo the men might sometimes spout, me included :-/ http://blogs.ft.com/mba-blog/2011/07/15/row-row-row-your-boat/#axzz1SBuCPYDx Womens crews at Jesus College has recently been some of the most successful on the river, so you may wish to draw inspiration form this article and get in

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Change your life

A very good article has appeared on the Gaurdian website, which perfectly illustrates the benefits (especially for females) of weight lifting. Check it out! http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/jun/13/weightlifting-could-change-your-life

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Wanted: MCR Parents!!

It has got to the time of year where we start thinking about the arrival of the freshers. We are looking for willing volunteers to take a few under your capable wings. As I’m sure most people are aware, the parenting system is a great way for the new comers to get to know the

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Guest Dinner TT 2011 Oration

It is now the practice of the MCR to accompany each MCR guest dinner with a short oration about an interesting alumnus of the MCR. For the Trinity Term 2011 dinner the subject spoken of was Pixley ka Isaka Seme, proposed by Roger Deane. The oration, given by Edward Owen, is here. If there is

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Welfare Brunch!

Tomorrow, your welfare reps are proud to present their first welfare brunch of their dictatorsh… er, tenure. There will be are you usual brunch fare as well as an array of welfare information and leaflets. Come along for free food or just for a chat in the MCR any time between 11 and 2. Welfare

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MCR Meeting Minutes, 6th June 2011

Another exciting MCR meeting took place tonight, once we had ‘encouraged’ enough people to turn up to help us reach Quorum! (We really do recommend that you attend MCR meetings if you can, the issues discussed affect all members!) Duncan Here are the minutes. http://mcr.jesus.ox.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/20110606-jesusMCRminutes-GM_TT_2.doc

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MCR Guest Dinner – This Thursday!

We are fast approaching the night of the MCR guest dinner – your chance to show off the best of Jesus College to your friends, relatives, colleagues, someone you met in a pub and anyone else you wish to invite! Guest places are currently limited to two per person, but we will increase this on

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Cheese and Wine – Tonight, 8pm, MCR

Join us for the final cheese and wine of 2010-2011! If you’ve missed out on the last five then definitely make the effort. So much delicious cheese…

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Summer Eights

Jesus College Gets Wet Summer Eights! If you don’t know what the hell that is… well, you need to find out asap basically, and stop doing so much work! Get your ass down to the boathouse (a short walk across ChCh meadows) this Friday for qualifiers, and next week for the main event. Here’s the

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MCR Meeting Minutes!

Dear MCR-ians, You’ll find the minutes from this term’s first meeting, along with some of the budget details, below. Best, Maria MCR Meeting Minutes (17-05-2011)

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Brunch is Back!

Hello everyone! Come along to the MCR on Sunday 15th for the first brunch of the term! There will be lots of food (as usual), and a chance to catch up with everyone after a busy week! So simply head to the MCR at 1pm tomorrow, sign your name on the sheet by the door

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Llorenc’s Cricket

MCR Cricket Imagine, if you will, this quintessential English scene: The sun is shining upon the lush, green grass.  The groundsman’s thrumming mower is chased by his obedient, if hapless and yappy dog.  Deck-chairs adorn the shade of the great oak, their occupants clapping to the sound of leather on willow.  They sup tea and

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Week 2: Welfare- Extended Yoga and Well Being Week

It’s time for your weekly welfare update!

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MCR wine and cheese evening!!!!

Dear all, We bought so much food and drinks for tomorrow, you definitely need to help us with eating it! We will provide an excellent selection of different types of wine coming from all parts of the world.  Let’s go on a trip through the different countries!!!

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MCR Yoga, back it is

Due to popular demand and welfare goodness, MCR Yoga is back this Trinity term.  The sessions are about an hour long and are Hatha style yoga- which is quite active but fun.

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You are ready

It is now possible to apply to become an editor of the MCR newsletter, The Three Stags. The initial deadline is Monday the 2nd of May. Read this for more information on the newsletter, the editorial roles, and how to apply: become the stag

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Sports – Croquet

An afternoon on the lawn Although I rarely usually endorse sports which do not require a bit of sweating, croquet is an acceptable departure. We have the kit for a four man game stored at Barts (you can retrieve it from the new pavilion using your fob), and it can be played on the front

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CRY OF THE STAG

The Three Stags – Issue 03   We are beginning, in a room of smoke and dreams, the dark rituals required for the summoning of three majestic, wondrous stags. If you want to be a part of this glorious awakening, read on…  

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The third main pitch, used for tennis in the Summer

Barts Photos

Herbert Close Photos Located a short (by some standards…) cycle ride up Cowley Road is the largest College annexe, which consists of a sports pavilion, two large pitches (one of which is managed by Lincoln College), a smaller field, and a whole bunch of accommodation. Hazel Court is the domain of (mainly) 3rd and 4th

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Week 9 Menu

Hi all, Please click below for the 9th Week menu. Hilary Term Week 9 Menu Best wishes, Jon

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MCR Sports Rep Speech – Ed Owen

Hi all, As we wouldn’t want anyone to have missed out on the legendary hustings speech that our Sports Rep-elect Ed Owen gave to the MCR (whilst wearing lycra and other sporting gear…..), here it is below:- MCR Sports Rep Hustings 2011 (Ed Owen) Best wishes, Jon

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MCR Brunch, this Sunday!

Come along to the MCR this Sunday at 1pm for the LAST BRUNCH OF THE TERM! This week we are going for a continental feel to brunch, with baguettes, cheese, cold meats, pastries, fruit and much much more. No need to sign up in advance, just pop your name down on the list by the

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Hustings for MCR Committee

Last night hustings for the MCR committee were held. Here are the minutes from that meetings, so you can take a look at what the candiates said. (If you weren’t there you really missed out, Ed Owen gave a fabulous speech!) Minutes_GM_HT_3 Elections will take place tomorrow (Thursday 10th March) in the upper MCR from

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End of Term Party!

You’ve survived another term, and it’s time to celebrate! This term we’re doing something a little different.. This Thursday, the MCR is taking over the Ultimate Picture Palace! It’ll be a night of drinks, tasty eats and a classic flick for party backdrop. The event is now fully booked, so hopefully you got your ticket

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Elections today for MCR president

Hi everyone, Here are the minutes from the MCR meeting last night. Minutes_GM_HT_2 Elections for MCR President are taking place TODAY in the upper MCR between 12-2pm and 5.30-7.30pm. Hannah Arnold is the only candidate running. Hustings took place last night, so please look at the minutes to see what she said about taking on

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Torpids Wed-Sat. Come show your support!

This year, Jesus College are set to dominate the Isis. After winning blades last year, W1 are looking to make headway into the second division, currently sitting second in division 3. M1 bumped twice last year, but will they be able to hold their own against Brasenose and St Anne’s? After a thrilling face-off against

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Week 6 Menu

Hi all, Please click below for the 6th Week menu. Hilary Term Week 6 Menu Best wishes, Jon

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Week 5 Menu

Hi all, Please click below for the 5th Week menu. Hilary Term Week 5 Menu Best wishes, Jon

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MCR Speaker Event – Wednesday 5:30pm

Hi all, The first of this term’s speaker events will be held on Wednesday at 5:30pm in the brand new Ship Street Centre lecture theatre. Rhorry Gauld and Byron du Preez will each give a 20 minute talk, which will be followed by drinks in the reception area. The abstracts for the talks are below.

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Brunch Report

Brunch 13/02/2011 Report A highly creative brunch, well stocked with party rings, pineapple and cheese on cocktail sticks (which elicited curiosity) and cupcakes! See below for the best of the bunch. Good work Hannah! Brunches are held every other Sunday in the MCR before or around lunchtime (advertised here and in the e-mail) so do

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Children’s Party Brunch

Hey everybody! This Sunday 13th is the next MCR brunch, and since it’s always fun to have a theme, this week it will be a party like you haven’t seen since primary school! There will be lots of sandwiches (as usual), but also party rings, pizza, cheese and pineapple on a stick as well as

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Our MCR Minutes

Here are the minutes from our last MCR general meeting. Apologies for the delay. Minutes_GM_HT_2011_1 Carina

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Welfare brunch Sun 1pm!

There will be a free welfare brunch in the upper MCR Sunday 6 Feb, 1pm-3pm. So come along for the usual selection of sandwiches, cakes and other nibbles. See you there Helen

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Week 3 Menu

Hi all, Please click below for the menu for 3rd Week. Hilary Term Week 3 Menu Best wishes, Jon

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MCR Meeting Agenda

Our first MCR General meeting of term will take place next Tuesday (3rd week), at 8.15pm in the Upper MCR. MCR members are welcome to come to FREE formal hall before hand- just email me at mcr.secretary@jesus.ox.ac.uk before noon on Monday. The agenda for the meeting can be found here. Agenda_GM_HT_1 We will be voting

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Men’s Football 22/01/11

MCR Men’s Football Sat 22 Jan Match Report Jesus lose 8-0 to Osler Green in an unpleasant match – a sporting cake for which the icing was the defecation by Osler’s canine mascot on the Jesus pitch. Ah, the beautiful game. To get involved, contact Jordan Clay.

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Pudding Party TONIGHT (Monday 24th)

Come to the MCR this evening at 8 pm to beat the Monday blues with lots of desserts! Sugar comas are definitely encouraged. See you later!

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Week 2 Menu

Hi all, Please click below for the menu for 2nd Week. Hilary Term Menu Week 2 Best wishes, Jon

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Sunday Brunch

Come to the MCR at 1pm this Sunday for the first brunch of THE DECADE! There will be lots of sandwiches and cake. So do not miss out.  Hannah

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Wine & Cheese

Tonight! The unbeatable combo of Wine meets Cheese.  Wine will be corked/unscrewed and cheese will at the ready starting at 8:30pm in the MCR.  See you there!

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Yoga Wednesdays are back

Yoga- Wed – 5:15@ Jesus OR 6:35 @ Oriel Lodge More yoga this term (Hatha style – quite active, enjoyable yet tough!) and we’ve expanded our capabilities. The programme begins today (Wednesday 19 Jan). Session 1 – Habbakuk room at the top of the staircase opposite the JCR entrance, session begins at 5:15pm, runs for

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Welcome Back

Hi all, Welcome back and I hope you had a good break. As many of you will know, the MCR Committee changes at the end of this term, so do start thinking about whether you might like to run for a position on next year’s Committee. It is extremely rewarding and a great way to

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Happy New Year! Happy New Termcard!

Hope you all had fantastic breaks and are excited to be back in lab/library/pit of despair… Anyways, to help you address your work-life balance, we’ve got an action packed term lined up for you.  Some things to make a note of especially; Bit of Bubbly; Just a little get together with some sparkly stuff, juice

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3 Stags (Edition 2) – Last Chance to Submit a Letter

Dear all, This is the last chance to submit a letter for inclusion in the Hilary Term edition of “The Three Stags” newsletter. The deadline has been extended to the end of the week (Friday 7th January), so get writing and e-mail your pieces to  the3stags@gmail.com. The letters should be between 100 and 250 words in length,

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Hilary Term Speaker Event – Speakers Wanted

Dear all, I am still looking for two speakers to present their research / a topic of interest at an MCR Speaker Event this term. The events usually consist of two talks, one from a science student and one from a humanities student, followed by drinks. The presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes

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End of Term Dinner

Time to get in the festive spirit, tonight is our End of Term Dinner! “A Night at the Opera” starts with drinks served from 7:00pm in the  Harper Room, followed by dinner at 7:30pm. Dress code is black tie. Operatic magic is a given. Looking forward to seeing you all tonight!

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Write for the 3Stags! edition2

Dear MCR, We are now beginning the assembly of Issue 02 of ‘The Three Stags’ – our MCR newsletter! Hopefully you all had a chance to read Issue 01. Time for more! One of the best parts is the letters section, where anyone and everyone can be heard. The remit for this is BROAD as hell – see

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Tonight: Mince Pies and Mulled Wine!

Don’t miss out on tonight’s festive event… Mince pies (homemade!! thank you Emma) and mulled wine, starting at 7:30pm in the MCR. And if you’re really looking to get festive, which we highly recommend, sign up for 6pm Christmas dinner in hall. See you all tonight!

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Yoga Wednesday!

MCR! The final yoga session of the term will be occurring on Wednesday. Habbakuk room, top of staircase opposite JCR entrance, from 18:45 to 20:00. It is free. Don’t worry about telling me if you’ll be coming or otherwise – just make yourselves present! Yours in welfare, Ed

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MCR Meeting Minutes

Thank you to those that came to the meeting on 23 Nov.  Click here for the  minutes. Carina [MCR Secretary]

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MCR agenda with motion that affects battels

Attached is the agenda for the MCR meeting on Tuesday 23 Nov (Upper MCR, after formal hall). I would like to draw your attention to the fact that one of the motions that will be voted on at the meeting involves adding a charge to your termly battels. Also attached is the MCR constitution with

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MCR Speaker Event Thursday

The second of this term’s speaker events will take place this Thursday 25 November at 5:30pm in the Memorial Room, with drinks in the Harold Wilson room afterwards. The speakers are Scott Culligan and Jamie Hill, and the abstracts for their talks are below. Best wishes, Jon — Scott Culligan Towards a Hydrogen-Driven Energy Economy:

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MCR Meeting Tues 7th Week

Our next MCR General Meeting of term will be held a week on Tues of 7th week, after formal hall in the upper MCR.  If you would like to come to formal hall beforehand, just email mcr.secretary and let me know (please tell me any dietary requirements you have). If you have any motions you

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End of Term Dinner!

You are all cordially invited to ‘A Night at the Opera’, the MCR’s End of Term dinner, on Friday 10 December. Please see the attached notice and menu for :  A Night at the Opera. The dinner has now been posted on the online Hall sign-up system, so be sure to get your name down

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JCBC Cocktails

A message from the Boat Club Secretary… Next Wednesday (of 6th week) is the termly JCBC Cocktail Party that will take place in the MCR. This is a boat club social event, but anyone in college is welcome to come, the more the merrier. It will start at 8pm (so people coming from formal won’t

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MCR Speaker Event Wed

The first of this term’s MCR speaker events will take place this Wednesday at 5:30pm in the Memorial Room, with Michael Streatfield and Laura Gallimore presenting. Ask at the lodge for directions if you’re unsure how to find the room. The talks will last until 6:30pm and drinks will be served afterwards in the Harold

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Jesus College Squash team

Hi everyone, just to let you know that the squash season has just begun and we are looking to fill a couple of places in the Jesus men’s team. If any of you are interested in playing this term then please get back to me. It would be great to get some grads involved and

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New First Year Rep

Hello everyone, I’m very pleased to announce that after a closely run election our new first year rep is………………………………………….. Hannah Arnold. Congratulations! Thank you to all the candidates, everyone who voted, and to the committee members who manned the ‘polling station’. Carina [MCR Secretary]

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Freshers go vote today

Elections will be taking place today, 28 October 2010, in the upper MCR from 11am-2pm and 6-7pm. Nominees are Hannah (M) Arnold, Francesca Mazzola and Rhorry Gauld. You can vote if: – You are a Fresher who just joined as a graduate – Masters student who enrolled to DPhil student this year – Not a

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Freshers: Election Procedure for Thursday

Hello Freshers, It was great to see so many of you at the MCR meeting last night, I hope you found it interesting and fun. Below are the details regarding voting for your First Year Representative. Who? Candidates are: Francesca Mazzola, Hannah (M) Arnold & Rhorry Gauld. When? Thursday 28th October, 11am-2pm, 6-7pm Where? Upper MCR

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First year rep nominations are…

The nominations for First Year Rep are: Francesca Mazzola Hannah M Arnold Rhorry Gauld Hustings will be taking place at the MCR meeting tomorrow night, 8pm in the upper MCR and elections will follow on Thursday (information to follow). Looking forward to seeing you all there, good luck to the candidates! Carina (MCR Secretary)

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MCR Meeting Agenda

I hope you’re all having a good weekend. Here is the agenda for our first meeting of term. We have a good number of people already signed up for free formal hall before the meeting, so it should be a good evening! Carina MCR Secretary

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1st Year Rep – nominations open!

A nomination sheet has been put up in the MCR for the position of first year representative. If you would like to put your name forward, please sign the sheet and get MCR members to propose and second your nomination. If you have any questions about the role, please get in touch. Only first years

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MCR Meeting this Monday

Free formal hall and wine beforehand! Heres how: If you are attending and would like free formal hall and wine beforehand, please e-mail Carina, mcr.secretary@jesus.ox.ac.uk, stating any dietary requirements. The meeting will start directly after formal hall, approx. 8:30pm. These meetings are really important, as they are your chance to have your say in how

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The Three Stags Issue One

Yes the first issue is finally here.  Check your pidges for a hard copy or click on a link below for the electronic version: The Three Stags Issue One (high resolution 15 megs) The Three Stags Issue One (Low Resolution) Worried about bandwidth? Low res version without hyperlinks (4megs)

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College Photos

Photos of our college for prospective students: Individual pictures Exterior First Quad Second Quad

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The Three Stags coming soon

The Three Stags heads-up

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New MCR Bikes available

A message from our President…….. Dear all, There are now 4 MCR bikes available for use by MCR members, which are positioned on the right hand side of the College bike shed as you go in. There are helmets available in the MCR bunker (in the cupboard at the back, on the right hand side)

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MCR closed for renovations

The Upper MCR room is closed for our renovations this summer, but please come downstairs and make use of the bunker.

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Welcome to the new Jesus MCR website

“Welcome to the Jesus MCR website. Whether you are a current student, prospective applicant, or alumni, we hope you will find this site useful and informative.” Jon Williams, MCR President “This site is a relaunch and we hope to make it as useful and fun as possible. Please share your thoughts, leave comments or chat to

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