Oxford University has announced their decision to prohibit travel to and from Oxford for sporting fixtures during the coronavirus pandemic. In response to their announcement, committee members of various non-contact, outdoor sports clubs sent a letter appealing the ban to the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Louise Richardson, this morning.
Natan Ornadel describes how the quarantining British population started to emulate the classic park-going Britons mocked in Blur’s ‘Parklife’.
Freddie Feltham discusses the intricacies in deciding what to do with extremists wishing to return home.
Stolen phones, midnight painting and other shenanigans… Antonia Jameson takes a reflective delve into the world of self-portraiture.
“At the risk of offering advice that has the whiff of a platitude about it, if you’re a fresher this year, I’d really recommend being generous and patient with yourself. I wish I had.”
Zaman Keinath-Esmail explores the transphobic views of the leaders of the Oxford Martin School’s programme on Women’s Equality
Nailah Ranjan, a representative of the Diversify Politics at Oxford campaign, discusses the opportunities and challenges to, and prospects of, decolonising Oxford’s curriculum.
Lily Down reviews Flights by Olga Tokarczuk. Fluidity, immateriality and constant travelling are the main characteristics of a novel we all need to read in Covid 19 times.
Pragna Challapalli examines the phenomenon of corporate performative activism in relation to Black Lives Matter.
Part 6 of a mini series sharing the songs that have been keeping us going through this peculiar time.