Author: Pippa Botting

This issue I attended a brand new society which has been running ‘underground’ for a while in people’s kitchens and flats, but has since been granted official status by the University – mostly thanks to the VP for Sports and Societies, Ash Kierans. The society is Beer Pong and although for someone like me who is wheat-intolerant this sounded like a recipe for disaster, thankfully it can be played with any drink and so is perfect for everyone, even if you don’t like beer! Since becoming an official society, they have acquired the use of Academi for their tournaments and…

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Having told our editor that I was ‘up for anything’ when it came to trying out societies, I soon felt that maybe I’d been a bit too over-enthusiastic when I volunteered to try out Canoe Polo, having no idea whatsoever what it involved and certainly no clue as to even whether you needed to be able to canoe to take part. What followed was many frantic Google searches, all of which led me to be standing in Bangor swimming pool changing rooms wondering whether I had massively overestimated how much my single kayaking experience on holiday had prepared me for…

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