Lifestyle

Highlights of eighth week

Hilary term is (finally) coming to a close. As the weather gets better, so do the events. Ring in the Easter Vac with more exciting events, whether you’re looking to let loose on a night out, enlighten yourself with more engaging lectures or chill out with a film or concert. Monday, 9 March Informative: OxWIB Read More…

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…

Current Affairs

City Council provides emergency beds for tonight’s cold snap

The forecast of snow can bring with it excitement for those who can watch it gently fall from the refuge of their heated rooms. But for rough sleepers in Oxford, the frigid temperatures that come with it can be life-threatening. Oxford City Council has implemented its severe weather emergency protocol (SWEP) for tonight and last Read More…

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Highlights of sixth week

Leap into March with these exciting events for every mood. Whether you want to explore the depths of Surveillance Capitalism or eat free pancakes at Bridge at one in the morning, there’s an event for you. Monday, 24 February Informative: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, 5:30 pm, Wolfson College This discussion will highlight Shoshana Zuboff’s Read More…

Current Affairs

Greed, threats, and censorship: Loughborough University accused of stifling free speech

Accusations of censorship, surveillance, and restricting protests have surfaced at Loughborough University. Loughborough People and Planet released a letter on February 9th requesting that the Office of Students investigate the university’s attempts to stifle free speech on campus. People and Planet has been leading the movement for the university to divestment from fossil fuels. In Read More…

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Careers Service requires new carbon-neutrality questionnaire for employers

A new initiative by the University’s Career Service will require employers recruiting Oxford students on CareerConnect to provide their plans to become carbon neutral by 2050. It will allow students to judge companies not just on tradition criteria like career progression and job security, but also the company’s impact on the climate for generations to Read More…

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Highlights of fifth week

You’ve officially made it halfway through the term whilst braving the dreary Hilary weather and slogging through essay after essay or problem sheet after problem sheet. It’s time to treat yourself to an interesting lecture, chill event, or a night out. Find events this week and tackle those fifth week blues. Monday, 17 February Informative: Read More…

Current Affairs

New Hampshire primary preview: the view from the ground

Today, the people of New Hampshire will head to the voting booths to decide which candidate their state will support for the Democratic presidential nomination in July. Preceding the primary, an army of volunteers and campaign field workers knocked on doors and made phone calls all across the state vying for votes for their candidate. Read More…