Authors Posts by Alex Stronell

Alex Stronell


OxStew: IS hails ISIS vote of confidence over magazine name

'We thank the magazine for holding steadfast despite the unwarranted pressure to change its name'

Review: Doctor Who Christmas Special 2014

Alex Stronell is impressed by this year’s Christmas adventure with the Doctor

Interviews from the inside

As this year’s interviews draw to a close, Alex Stronell reflects on his experiences working as an admissions helper (and has a minor rant about cocky interviewees)

Hertford becomes accredited Living Wage employer

Hertford College has become the first Oxford college to obtain Living Wage accreditation

Interview: Stuart Skeates

Alex Stronell discusses the Army’s role in the 21st century with the Commandant of Sandhurst, Major General Stuart Skeates 

How do JCRs allocate charitable spending?

C+ looks at how different JCRs approach charitable giving

Exeter appeals for return of boycott cartoon  

A cartoon created during Hilary's hall boycott was stolen and replaced with a newspaper page on 26th September

Gender-neutral title thrown into the Mx

Gender-neutral title ‘Mx’ now an option for staff and students on University records

Hertford hall now decorated solely by portraits of women

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of co-education, Hertford College will hang women's portraits for one year

Dawkins rape comments condemned

Campaigners decry Dawkins' 'unsettling and provocative' tweets on 'mild' and 'violent' types of rape


Collage showing textile waste and impacts of the fashion industry on the environment

Fast fashion means a slow death for the planet this Christmas

Kat Cooper explores the true environmental cost of high-street fashion
A woman walks down a snowy path with trees lining it. She is wearing a coat and carries a black bag over her shoulder.

Making myself at home

"When you're here for most of the year, making this city your true home is a feat that seems impossible."

Union refute Purple Turtle allegations of “childish” behaviour

According to the Union, negotiations were only "impeded by the impossibility of an agreement on rent."

Oxbridge must take responsibility for ‘systemic’ access issues

A centralised admissions system and greater contextualisation could offer a solution

Eight private schools dominate Oxbridge admissions

The Sutton Trust suggests universities introduce a 'geographic element' to admissions policies