Opinion

Maybe It’s Maybelline… Or Maybe It’s War Paint For Men

“War Paint … makeup for men.” When the founder of War Paint went on Dragon’s Den in September 2019, he began his pitch by stating that he couldn’t find a brand that related to him “as a man”. From her padded executive’s chair, Deborah Meaden concurs, arguing that he’s done “a cracking job”, because “there’s Read More…

The site in the Radcliffe Observatory where the new Centre is set to be constructed. Photo: Ed Nix.
Current Affairs

Architect selected for controversial Schwarzman Centre

The University of Oxford has announced that Hopkins Architects will design the Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. The £150m building will be constructed in the Radcliffe Observatory in Jericho in north Oxford. Head of Humanities, Professor Karen O’Brien said that the university was “impressed by Hopkins’ track record in creating world-class arts and educational institutions, Read More…

Current Affairs

Greed, threats, and censorship: Loughborough University accused of stifling free speech

Accusations of censorship, surveillance, and restricting protests have surfaced at Loughborough University. Loughborough People and Planet released a letter on February 9th requesting that the Office of Students investigate the university’s attempts to stifle free speech on campus. People and Planet has been leading the movement for the university to divestment from fossil fuels. In Read More…