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Cambridge Uni Students Burn Money in Front of Homeless Person Watch

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    http://thetab.com/uk/cambridge/2017/...s-person-88773

    Oh dear! I doubt even the Trumpettes of TSR will challenge the view that this is appalling.
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      The homeless man is more likely a Trumpette than the Cambridge student who burnt money in front of him...

      Edit: I'm seeing a lot of people using this story to talk about "white male privilege", which is ironic considering the homeless guy is also a white male.
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      Sounds like something that glassapple fella does for fun
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      (Original post by Casisalive)
      Sounds like something that glassapple fella does for fun
      You're probably right...
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      Wonder what action (if any) the uni will take? The DM are loving it.
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        (Original post by 999tigger)
        Wonder what action (if any) the uni will take? The DM are loving it.
        The very sternest of talkings to.
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        Cambridge University Conservative Association student. Singular.

        More here
        http://www.tcs.cam.ac.uk/news/003671...h-scandal.html


        EDIT TO ADD: If you would like to support the local homeless charity, Jimmy's, in Cambridge instead of criticising the student go to:
        http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/char...immysCambridge
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          (Original post by jneill)
          Cambridge University Conservative Association student. Singular.

          More here
          http://www.tcs.cam.ac.uk/news/003671...h-scandal.html

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          Lol, they released his name.

          And unconfirmed reports he might be related to Nicola Sturgeon. (Seems legit, if you look up Facebook, his father lives in Edinborough).

          I reckon he'll get beaten up, socially ostracised, and end up asking for a transfer. Justice.
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          (Original post by Mathemagicien)
          I reckon he'll get beaten up, socially ostracised, and end up asking for a transfer. Justice.
          To Oxford.

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          (Original post by Mathemagicien)
          Lol, they released his name.

          And unconfirmed reports he might be related to Nicola Sturgeon. (Seems legit, if you look up Facebook, his father lives in Edinborough, and all Scots are inbred).

          I reckon he'll get beaten up, socially ostracised, and end up asking for a transfer. Justice.
          :erm:
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          (Original post by Mathemagicien)

          And unconfirmed reports he might be related to Nicola Sturgeon.
          Confirmed reports are that he's her sister-in-law's ex-husband's nephew; that is, the child of the brother of the man who was once married to the sister of her husband.
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          (Original post by cambio wechsel)
          Confirmed reports are that he's her sister-in-law's ex-husband's nephew; that is, the child of the brother of the man who was once married to the sister of her husband.
          So the same relation as the Countess of Spencer is to Viscount Severn and (apart from their gender), Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie and Lady Louise Windsor
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          RIP him.
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          (Original post by Mathemagicien)
          And unconfirmed reports he might be related to Nicola Sturgeon.
          So what? She is not responsible for what he does. It's the Tory party - he was in charge of communications at the Cambridge University Conservative Association - that should be taking some flak. They accepted someone with his attitudes.
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          (Original post by 999tigger)
          Wonder what action (if any) the uni will take? The DM are loving it.
          What action can they take? It wasn't a crime and he presumably wasn't doing this on university property.

          I'm not justifying what he did as right mind you (it was a pretty despicable thing to do), but without the university vastly overreaching in terms of its authority I don't see how any of it is their business.
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          (Original post by limetang)
          What action can they take? It wasn't a crime and he presumably wasn't doing this on university property.

          I'm not justifying what he did as right mind you (it was a pretty despicable thing to do), but without the university vastly overreaching in terms of its authority I don't see how any of it is their business.
          University has its own bye laws. I would be thinking of bringing the Unis name into disrepute could be applicable. Will wait and see.
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          (Original post by limetang)
          What action can they take? It wasn't a crime and he presumably wasn't doing this on university property.

          I'm not justifying what he did as right mind you (it was a pretty despicable thing to do), but without the university vastly overreaching in terms of its authority I don't see how any of it is their business.
          Whether or not he broke the law, and whether it was on Cambridge property, is irrelevant. Cambridge, and the CUCA, are institutions and have standards to uphold.

          If someone did that while employed somewhere and their name broke out, chances are their employer would fire them. Cambridge is no different.

          Anyway, there's probably something in the 'code of conduct' (o.e.) that they signed that can be used against them to do with neighbourly disorder.
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          (Original post by limetang)
          What action can they take? It wasn't a crime and he presumably wasn't doing this on university property.

          I'm not justifying what he did as right mind you (it was a pretty despicable thing to do), but without the university vastly overreaching in terms of its authority I don't see how any of it is their business.
          They can expel him.

          Any university could do that. But you may be unaware that Cambridge University exercises a lot of power over its students within three miles of the tower of Great St Mary's church in Cambridge. For example, students are not allowed to drive cars in that area, unless they hold a licence from the University as well as an ordinary driving licence.

          There is currently a petition calling on the University to kick him out.

          His college, Pembroke College, could also kick him out, which would mean he was no longer a member of the university since it is the colleges that admit undergraduates.

          (A side note, which isn't really the point: most of central Cambridge is owned by the colleges.)
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          As far as I am aware, no British "quality" newspaper has yet covered this story. Why not? It has only been the tabloids and the local Cambridge press.
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          Cambridge getting their own Bullingdon club?
         
         
         
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