Oxford pubs have been preparing for reopening with the easing of restrictions from Monday the 12th of April. Pubs will only be able to reopen outside, and this has presented some challenges, as pubs have had to adapt to being unable to serve inside. The Oxford Blue has spoken to Big Society, a pub in Read More…
As we reach stage one of Boris Johnson’s roadmap for lifting lockdown on 29th March, The Oxford Blue takes a look at the incoming changes and how they have been received by the students at the University of Oxford. Just over a year after the start of the initial nationwide lockdown, England is seeing an Read More…
Ben Owen is back with another wine to remedy 5th week blues. This time, he provides the perfect apertif.
As the use of cash payments falls to an all-time low during the pandemic, Anneliese Dodds, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and MP for Oxford East, has called for an end to its “uncontrolled retreat”.
“The intersection of science and ideology engendered by the pandemic has presented novel (dare I say unprecedented) challenges for journalism; challenges which have arguably not been handled particularly well.”
Amy Sankey explores Covid misinformation and disinformation in the media.
A motion to impeach the sitting President and Librarian of the Oxford Union has been put forward to the Returning Officer by an ex-Committee member, The Oxford Blue can exclusively reveal.
Although it may not have been surprising, given the perilous point at which the UK finds itself in the Coronavirus pandemic, the announcement that Hilary term will be online for most of the term will have been disappointing for many. Many Oxford students will not return to college accommodation at all this term, and even Read More…
Charlotte Perry walks us through her lockdown playlist, sifting through the memories they evoke along the way.
“At a time when public faith in the government needs to be stable, to ensure that people follow the restrictions which are being put in place, there cannot be any more blunders on the government’s part.”
Maebh Howell examines the controversy over Boris Johnson’s 7-mile bike ride.
“The combination of isolation, anxiety, fear, economic hardship, and the actual physical effects of the virus itself, have been disastrous for many, and the effects of Covid-19 on mental health have yet to be determined.”
Maebh Howell describes the impact of Covid-19 on mental health.