“At Oxford, the ‘ability to write an elegant essay, then discuss it elegantly for a tutor, can hide a multitude of sins’” Mitchell Marshall sits down with author and journalist Simon Kupar to discuss his latest book Chums and consider how the privileged bubble of Oxford student politics can lead to elitist castes of politicians.…
In this week’s article of the ‘We’re Not, Like, Endangered Animals’ series, Hannah Davis takes us on a trip through her maternal grandmother’s past.Keep reading
“the proposal of ‘street votes’ should not be seen as an inconsequential clause in the Queen’s Speech, but a step in a more positive and politically inclusive direction.” Daniel Morgan…Keep reading
The Oxford International Relations Society hosts its second event on the invasion of Ukraine, Amber Davy reports.
St Benet’s Hall will not renew its license and makes plans for closure, following a decision not to admit students for the new academic year.
Talk of the Week: Isabel Mares on The Historical Origins of Tolerance The Oxford Blue’s Talk of the Week is here to cure your fifth week blues. Our top recommendation is Isabel Mares on The Historical Origin of Tolerance. Mares, a Professor of Political Science at Yale, will be giving the talk on Monday 23rd…
‘I believe that levelling up will fall short… a lack of conviction, practical constraints and or monetary constraints could thwart the project in implementation.’ Tim Williams analyses the potential pitfalls in the Conservative government’s levelling up programme. Photograph by Davide SimonettiKeep reading
“I believe that the vegan community, who only ever wanted to help the animals, are the unknowing victims of the same sort of foul market play already seen from Mr Tesco. This is the real problem, I tell you.” Anna Grant discusses her experience of price discrimination as a vegan who only wants to pay…Keep reading
Iris Campbell-Lange continues her column Walking Conversations by taking us on her journey from the train station, back to her college accommodation, and sharing her thoughts along the way.
In her second instalment of this term’s ‘We’re Not, Like, Endangered Animals’, Hannah Davis shares a snapshot into the life of her grandmother and the interview she did with her.
Aili Channer continues the discussion on climate change, this time focusing on individual action: “do we have a moral responsibility to be making personal sacrifices to combat climate change as ordinary consumers and citizens, even when we’re just struggling to get by in our day-to-day lives?”
‘With a strong cast and a solid band, the musical is a thoroughly enjoyable experience.’ Aryan Goenka reviews ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, staged in the Queen’s College Gardens.
‘Stimulating and thought-provoking, it is a play which confronts childhoods, mistakes, politics, and pain.’ Maisie Burgess reviews A2 Productions’ ‘Girls and Dolls’.
‘It’s rare to enter a rehearsal room two weeks before the opening night of a play, and feel confident that they’ll pull it off. But, after meeting the cast of…
‘Beyond this minimal yet impactful staging, we are presented with a version of Dracula that juxtaposes old and new.’ Kaitlin Horton-Samuel reviews the dramatic re-adaption of Dracula.
“Time to jump into the void.” Ellee Su recounts her misadventures on the queer online dating scene; the good, the bad, and the not-quite-meet-cute. This story takes us through how…
“There are people back home who shaped me as a person, and there are people here who will shape me and my future. The question is, will they meet?” An…
“Queer artists and women are often pigeon-holed; there’s this idea that the work of queer artists always has to be about their queer identity, but we’re not just interested in…
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