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Between the World and Ta-Nehisi Coates

Altair Brandon-Salmon on an autobiographical look at American racism

Review: The Leopard

Altair Brandon-Salmon revisits the classic Italian 20th century novel

The richness of the materiality of books

Altair Brandon-Salmon discusses the importance of books as aesthetic objects

Conjuring some museum magic

Altair Brandon-Salmon is astounded by the Ashmolean’s Islam exhibition, Power and Protection

Brideshead, revisited: Oxford then and now

Altair Brandon-Salmon compares Charles Ryder’s day with our own

Review: ‘Inspiring Impressionism: Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh’; Scottish National Gallery

Altair Brandon-Salmon is left mildly underwhelmed by the Scottish National Gallery's Impressionist exhibition

Review: Miles Ahead – this is no hagiography

Miles Ahead successfully connects the deeply flawed private man with his public persona, the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century, writes Altair Brandon-Salmon

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70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?