Lois Heslop is the co-founder of The Oxford Blue and was Editor-in-Chief for HT20 and TT20. She is in her second year studying Physics at Lady Margaret Hall, and hails from South London. Her other interests include classical music and opera, and she is currently a choral scholar.
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Oxford PPE graduate Rishi Sunak in as Chancellor

Rishi Sunak has been appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer in today’s cabinet reshuffle following the shock resignation of Sajid Javid. Sunak had been parliamentary under-secretary in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government from January 2018 to July 2019, and was appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury in July 2019. Sunak graduated with a Read More…

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Oxford priest under fire for homophobic remarks

A priest at The Oxford Oratory has been criticised after sending an online petition opposing LGBT teaching in primary schools to his parishioners. Catholic priest Fr Joseph Welch, of The Oratory in Woodstock Road, sent said petition to the mother and toddler group mailing list, which he encouraged the recipients to sign.  In an email, Read More…

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A Letter from the Editorial Team

The message Ratatouille’s Chef Gusteau left us was “anyone can cook”. Well, the message I want to leave is “anyone can write”. This is at the heart of The Oxford Blue, Oxford’s new independent and co-operative newspaper, the first new paper for students in 30 years. Let us finally introduce ourselves: I’m Lois Heslop, the Read More…