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Southampton University Student Union slammed by editors of the Wessex Scene over censorship

May 23, 2011 by


The editors of the Wessex Scene, Southampton University’s student newspaper have slammed Southampton University Student Union (SUSU) for censoring the paper in an open letter published on their website. Dan Webb and Jessica Fuhl, the Editor and News Editor of the Scene, published the scathing article on Monday afternoon, and claim that SUSU have repeatedly […]

Site redesign, and callout to join our writer’s collective

September 13, 2010 by


Hullo there Blowhole readers, The Dolphin’s Blowhole has had a bit of a redesign over the last week to make it easier to navigate and read our backstock of articles.  Hopefully all our readers will find it a useful change! We’d also like to take this opportunity to invite any readers who are keen to […]

New to The Blowhole – Local Activist Directory

July 31, 2010 by


The Dolphin’s Blowhole has put together a Directory of local community& activist groups and projects in Southampton so that people can find them and get involved with them more easily – if we’ve missed any out or it needs updating email us to let us know!  Enjoy, and spread the link to anyone you know […]

SUSU to stifle the Wessex Scene

July 8, 2010 by


The Dolphin’s Blowhole has been covering the news from Southampton University Student’s Union (SUSU) since our inception, and so far it has generated a fair few stories regarding some significant cock-ups.  The most recent of these is the controversy around the recent by-election for the post of VP Academic Affairs, which occurred following issues with […]

The Blowhole’s Mission

December 10, 2009 by


Hello there, and welcome to The Dolphin’s Blowhole, Southampton’s new alternative media platform for residents, students and activists. As you may have noticed, this site was in fact first set up a year ago, with few updates since then.  This was due to myself, as a migratory porpoise, taking a sabbatical from these mild waters […]

Welcome to The Dolphin’s Blowhole!

October 11, 2008 by


Welcome to The Dolphin’s Blowhole, Southampton’s alternative media platform for residents, students and activists with a focus on investigative journalism and encouraging activism.  See our about page for more details on our aims and contact info.  ~  Proprietor S. MacDolphin, December 2009