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PKP Week 1

The first week of the Pembroke-King's Summer Programme has ended, and student Angie, of Illinois Wesleyan University, tells us about her experiences so far. Every time I enter the historic gates of Pembroke or King's, I am in awe at the beauty and nobility of the campuses. Everywhere I turn in this incredible city, there are captivating ornate buildings housing the same incredible intelligence that fostered some of the most talented…

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The Parmee Prize

The 2016 Parmee Prize competition was held on Wednesday evening this week. Five entrants, who had been selected during the first round of the competition last week, had the opportunity…

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Hello and Goodbye from the Presidents

It's election time again, and Kit Smart is pleased to report that the Junior Parlour has elected a new President. As head of the Junior Parlour Committee, the President’s role is to coordinate the Committee’s efforts throughout the year and to act as a voice for the College's undergraduates. The new President, Clo Ryan (2014), and her predecessor Will Popplewell (2013) sat down to have a chat about the role and what it involves. Let’s start with Clo. What made you decide to run for President? Clo: It sounds cheesy, but I just really wanted to be part of the process by which change can happen. I’m very enthusiastic about…

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Not So Idle: An Internship in New York

Rhianna Ilube (2012) recently completed a four-month internship at UNICEF in New York, funded by the College’s Idle Scholarship. She took a trip back to Pembroke last week to talk…

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The Freshership of the Rings

The annual Freshers’ Panto is one of the most popular events of Christmas at Pembroke. Students piled into the Hall on Wednesday 2nd December to witness the irreverent and energetic…

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A Feat of Pemgineering

A rather unique Christmas decoration has appeared in the foyer of Pembroke Library. Last year, the 2nd-year engineering students at Pembroke (‘Pemgineers’, as they are also known) were asked to…

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