Elizabeth Reynard is one the opinion contributors at The Oxford Blue. She reads English Language and Literature at Trinity College and is in her second year. When not in Oxford, Elizabeth spends her time in North Yorkshire debating performative feminism with an unwilling audience and writing about gender politics.
“Biden’s speech, coming in the aftermath of an unthinkably tumultuous year (or, let’s be honest, term) in American politics was positioned to finally give a signal for hope and, crucially, one that was able to prioritise the communities marginalised and disenfranchised in Trump’s America.”
Elizabeth Reynard examines how Joe Biden’s administration can fight white supremacy.
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This week, our readers discuss the potential realities of a post-truth world.. and the importance of including marmite in must-have vegan ingredients.
In our first ‘Letters to the Editors’, our readers discuss the right to ignore, rather than listen to, hate; the government’s responses to the pandemic, and reactions to university during Covid-19.
Elizabeth Reynard explores how Bella Thorne’s seemingly well-intentioned career on OnlyFans has managed to damage the empowering and feminist ends it aimed to promote.
Elizabeth Reynard writes about the most recent set-backs in a bad year for the British government.
The members of the Opinions team introduce themselves with a book, some music, an article, and a discussion for their stint on a desert island.
‘It’s easier to look at a statue of Lenin and see the two sides of the history that he represents because, at least for me, he isn’t an immediate part of my cultural heritage.’
Elizabeth Reynard explores the dual nature of history that our statues represent.
COVID-19, or any other disease for that matter, is not ‘a great leveller’. To treat it as such is an insult to millions of people all over the world, for whom the global pandemic will only exacerbate their current conditions while mainstream narratives continue to tell them ‘we’re all in this together’. We are not. Read More…
When I read other degree reviews, I’m usually struck by how intelligent and organised they sound. In those cases, it appears that the writer put a lot of thought and planning into their university career. As a precursor to this article, I was a little bit more chaotic. It might be best to start from Read More…