Senior Opinions Editor Amy Sankey analyses the assumptions we might make about female sexuality from novels such as Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’. To her, the novel’s title is misleading – the women we see, the lives they live, the sex they have, are actually not as ‘normal’ as they are made to seem.
‘There has been enough representation of the economic elites in this institution to last us another thousand years.’
Charlie West explains his support for the aims of the controversial LSE Class War, and why their mission ought to be expanded to Oxford
Are exams really a fair and accurate measure of ability?
Eliza Niblett explains why concerns about grade inflation miss the real problems highlighted by exam disruption.
Remembering the Olympics a few weeks on, Jess Steadman reflects on the cost of being an Olympic athelete.
“Although I’m very excited about my future, there’s still a part of me that wishes I could be one of them.”
Aiden Tsen wonders how life could have been different had they heard about part-time study before dropping out of Oxford to pursue a public-facing career; not having encountered the possibility before reading The Blue’s article on the topic.
“None of us can afford not to act,
to sit in the back seat whilst our politicians drive us down the road to catastrophe.”
Max Spokes discusses how we as individuals can respond to the IPCC report to help avert climate catastrophe.
Amy Sankey reflects on the inanity of vaccine passports
Hayden Barnes gives a profile of Sajid Javid in light of his appointment as Health Secretary.
“Are we in danger of Johnson’s flagship policy turning out to be yet another failed educational and economic reform programme?”
Guy Ward-Jackson analyses what Boris Johnson’s post-pandemic flagship policy will actually achieve.
Stella Ktenas discusses the problems she experienced as an international fresher.