Interviews Opinion

The Dil Internship Project: Interview with Mustafaen Kamal

Mustafaen Kamal has been rather busy, even by the standards of the average Oxford student. During his second undergraduate degree, he founded the Dil Internship Project, aimed at changing perspectives of Pakistan, and reversing the ongoing ‘brain drain’ of young Pakistanis and members of the diaspora. Kamal and the Project work to extend narratives beyond Read More…

Current Affairs

University over-ruled its own committee for grad application fee hike

New evidence has emerged which shows that Oxford University ignored the recommendations of its own committee when it raised the fee to apply for postgraduate courses in 2016. The revelation comes as Congregation, the University’s Governing Body, votes on whether to abolish the fee. Postal votes are being accepted until Wednesday. In 2016, the University Read More…

Opinion

A jury rejected Rotunno’s recycled rape myths – but have we?

Donna Rotunno has represented over 40 male defendants in sex crime trials, most famously Harvey Weinstein. Having only lost twice, she has been described as a ‘legal Rottweiler’ by The Guardian. The countless interviews she has given since she was hired, most notably for the NYT podcast ‘The Daily’, provide a clear illustration of how she sees Read More…

Interviews

Nevis Ensemble: music for everyone, everywhere

Nevis Ensemble was founded in 2018 on the premise of bringing music to everyone, everywhere. In less than two years, the award-winning, headline-hitting Scottish orchestra has brought music to care homes and community centres, to prisons and beaches, to the outer reaches of the highlands and even to the summit of Ben Nevis itself. My Read More…