I’ve been on the Guardian’s Wikileaks team this week and have written a few bits and pieces which can be found here, and here. More to follow.

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- Student protests: NUS vote (December 6)

- Student protests: Cambridge occupation (December 3)

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Over the weekend I visited three university occupations for a G2 feature.

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While visiting student occupations for my g2 feature, I also filed two news stories:

- NUS president apologises for “spineless dithering” (see below)

- NUS president reneges on legal promise (see the post at 9.56am)

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Here’s my article about a Margaret Thatcher-themed nightclub.

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Patrick Kingsley

I attempted to break the hopping world record this week. I failed, utterly, but you can read about my effort – as well as Lucy Mangan and Leo Hickman’s sprout- and doughnut-eating exploits – right here. There was also a nice picture of me on the cover.

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The news desk sent me up to Cambridge to do this piece on Cambridge students involved in the Millbank occupation.

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I wrote my first Pass Notes last Friday. All very exciting, as PN was what I turned to first when I started reading the paper.

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G2 sent me off to open Tower Bridge all by myself.

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My feature about an exciting ‘interactive online play’. As I termed it.

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- A marriage made in reality TV hell – G2, 20th September

- Mr Loophole – G2, 13th September

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“Wasted youth?”
– The Guardian

8th September 2010, 17:13

My second G2 cover-story – a 3000-word feature about gap year tourism in Thailand.

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More Guardian articles

8th September 2010, 16:21

- Caught off guard in his favourite blue shirt (G2, 2nd Sept)

- The most successful Dragon’s Den pitch ever? (G2, 24th August)

- Return of the cape (G2, 21st August)

- Sport’s latest sensation: a rubbery bracelet (G2, 2nd August)

- Behind you! Meet Paul Yarrow – TV’s ‘news raider’ (G2, 29th July)

- Petanque: a brief guide (G2, 28th July)

- How to sail around the world the wrong way (G2, 26th July)

- Vampire Weekend’s legal face-off (G2, 26th July)

- The ugliest perfume names ever (G2, 22nd July)

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My first G2 cover – a 2000-word feature about literature’s answer to the Slow Food movement.

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G2 were putting together a camping special – and I was asked to write a feature about the history of the tipi

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Latest batch of Guardian articles

19th July 2010, 23:12

- Space clouds: a briefing (G2, 19th July)

- What next for Paul the psychic octopus? (G2, 12th July)

- Sports Day: a survival guide (G2, 7th July)

- How to make your CV work (G2, 6th July)

- When can kids cycle on their own? (G2, 5th July)

And some even smaller fry:

- How to identify a large blue butterfly (G2, 18th July)

- Once we were teenagers (G2, 16th July)

- My Week: Bav Shergill, dermatologist (G2, 22th June)

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I wrote a double-page feature for G2 last week which attempted to defend the much-hated font Comic Sans.

The print edition looked like this:

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A few new Guardian pieces

16th June 2010, 16:55

- Ousted MP goes on the dole (Guardian, 11 June 2010)

- Politicians’ ties: why green is the new purple (G2, 9 June 2010)

- Spiderman saves London – in 4D (G2, 3 June 2010)

- Megan Fox’s mystery tattoo (G2, 2 June 2010)

- Johnny Marr interview (G2, 8 June 2010)

- Which costs more – a Ferrari, or this watch? (G2, 10 June 2010)

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“A government with some Lib Dem input is better than one without any at all.”

My new blogpost on Varsity.co.uk. [Update: December 2010: I was wrong.]

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How Blur’s drummer became a Labour candidate (Guardian, p.16-17, 27th April)

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“The media’s mephedrone coverage has been at best misinformed, and at worst wilfully misleading”: my new blogpost on Varsity.co.uk.

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More Guardian articles

21st April 2010, 14:20

Another couple of pieces in the Guardian:

- The sound of silence (Guardian, p.4, 16th April)

- Lap-dancing clubs may take cases to Strasbourg court (Guardian, p.12, 20th April)

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Guardian articles
– April 2010

11th April 2010, 17:29

I’ve written / co-written a few pieces for the Guardian this week:

- Local residents given powers to block lap-dancing clubs (Guardian, p.17, 7th April)

- North pole marathon due to begin (Guardian, p.20, 8th April)

- Youth Hostel Association may allow mixed-sex dorms (Guardian, p.17, 12th April)

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“Management’s high-handed treatment of student protestors at the University of Sussex has been nothing short of shameful.” Read the original at Varsity blogs.

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“Today’s graphic designers are indebted to Bauhaus aesthetics. So why have they eschewed their politics?” Read the original over at Varsity Blogs.

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Why I’m fascinated by our Summer Game: Read the original over at Varsity blogs.

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Why Brown and Cameron are really dearies, not devils, in disguise: Read the original over at Varsity blogs.

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Cambridge’s national voice may be muffled, but disaffiliation from NUS will mute us completely. There was a bit of a blogwar about this one. Have a look here.

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Cameron’s elitist new education policies have angered the commentariat. Both sides, however, have missed the point. Read the original over at Varsity blogs.

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How walking the Fens helps soothe my academic angst. Read the original over at Varsity blogs.

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