Molayo is a Christian and musician outside his studies and role as a News Editor. He likes to write on a range of topics, from Oxford news to international affairs. Having grown up in London, he has grown up amidst diversity and is a strong advocate of letting all voices be heard.
Current Affairs

Oxford societies unite to help tackle India’s Covid-19 crisis

The Oxford India, Hindu, and South Asian societies have launched a fundraiser, which has already beaten its initial target of raising £10,000 by the end of next week. India has been hit with a devastating second wave of coronavirus, overwhelming hospitals and crematoriums, leaving streets outside medical facilities crowded with the ill. The fundraiser aims Read More…

Current Affairs

Students for Uyghurs Oxford: Pushing for the genocide amendment

Students for Uyghurs Oxford is the Oxford branch of the nationwide Students for Uyghurs campaign, with the collective aim of spreading awareness of the human rights abuses taking place against the Uyghur people. “This is not performative activism – students are actively campaigning for meaningful change”. This collective of Oxford University students have united to Read More…

Interviews

A discussion with Shariq Haidery: The North, Pakistan, Oxford and me.

Shariq Haidery sits down with The Oxford Blue to talk about how his background as a Northern BAME student as shaped his Oxford experience during another pandemic-hit term.

“Being the only British-Pakistani student at my college does weigh quite heavily on my mind. I constantly feel this pressure to represent all my desi people out there.”

Current Affairs

Oxford defends professorship name change despite national security fears

Oxford University has renamed the Wykeham chair of physics to the Tencent-Wykeham professorship, and in return are set to receive a £700,000 donation from Chinese company Tencent. This professorship, named after Bishop William of Wykeham who founded New College in 1379, was established in 1900 as part of a cohort of professorships in the bishop’s Read More…

Current Affairs

The Great Reset explained: what it is and why you should care about it

“You will own nothing, and you will be happy.”  Or at least, that’s what the World Economic Forum (WEF) says about “The Great Reset”, which is planned to bring sweeping changes to the world by 2030. As the World Economic Forum has its Davos Agenda meeting this week, we’re going to break down the centre Read More…

Current Affairs

Oxford humanities departments call for a ‘Race Champion’

Staff in humanities faculties across Oxford have called for the hiring of a race champion to assist in the dismantling of systemic issues at Oxford, internal documents have revealed.  As a response to the murder of George Floyd – a response seen as lacklustre by many students – academics proposed the recruitment of an expert Read More…

Current Affairs

St Hugh’s JCR votes to remove red meat

A motion by St Hugh’s JCR to remove beef and lamb from the college’s hall menu has passed by 70 votes to 63, The Oxford Blue has found.  This follows the Student Union’s decision to remove beef and lamb from University canteens, as well as Christ Church College making vegetarianism their default option for student Read More…