Comment

Oxford should not accept billionaires’ vanity projects

Oxford’s continued acceptance of donations by the super rich like Blavatnik is rotten to the core.

Staff-student relationships are a question of consent

It is naïve to accept inappropriate relationships

Culture

Wes Anderson’s films are nostalgic for the present

For Daniel Gonsales, Anderson’s playful films pair loneliness with joy.

Childhood’s Clarity in ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’

The Ocean at the End of the Lane opens with an epigraph from Maurice Sendak, “I remember my own childhood vividly… I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them.”

Sport

Oxford forward in England squad for Hong Kong Sevens

Will Wilson, a three-time Blue, said he was “absolutely stunned” at his selection

Cricket Australia’s punishments are ludicrously harsh

Contradictory laws are no basis for bans which defy precedent and common sense

Twickenham extends Varsity agreement

The agreement was extended ahead of 100th Anniversary of the Varsity Match at the National Stadium

Fashion

Do anti-fur protesters really have an effect?

Will fashion ever wise up to anti-fur sentiments?

Skinny jeans are so last year

Video may have killed the radio star, but wide-leg killed the skinny jean.