Current Affairs

Highlights of seventh week

The penultimate week is upon us, and so are many groovy events to pre-emptively celebrate the conclusion of Hilary term.   Monday, 2 March Informative: Prof Alastair Buchan: Talk and Discussion, 5:30 pm, Sutro Room, Trinity College German Society hosts Alastair Buchan, head of Brexit Strategy of the University of Oxford and Pro-Vice Chancellor, to Read More…

Culture Music

Review – Western Stars, Bruce Springsteen

Set up against romantic portrayals of the American Southwest, Bruce Springsteen’s Western Stars could not seem more remote to me and my generation if it tried. I am no corn-bred cowboy typing away in a room at Trinity College, Oxford. Nor are there any country musicians tuning up their banjos down at Park End. The Read More…

Current Affairs Global Affairs Science

An Arms Race Against Coronavirus

The global invasion of the novel Coronavirus, now christened COVID-19, shows no sign of stopping. In the most recent situation report from the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are upwards of 85,000 confirmed cases of the virus, 1753 of which are new cases in the last 24 hours alone. While 93% of these cases remain Read More…

Culture

What We’re Into This Week: 01/03/20

Film – Emma Jane Austen’s Emma is my favourite novel, so I had high expectations coming into the new adaptation. I have to say, it didn’t disappoint. Anya Taylor-Joy shines in the lead role, under the direction of Autumn de Wilde, making her directorial feature film debut. The film is beautifully shot across some of Britain’s most sparkling Read More…