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Anna Cooban


All Grown Up

Anna Cooban looks at how Willow Smith is just the tip of a disturbing iceberg of early sexualisation

Page 3 is crass, degrading and discriminatory

Anna Cooban argues that Page 3 is far more harmful and detrimental than the Sun would have us believe

5 Minute Tute: Sociology of the Modern Family

Cherwell speaks to Morag Henderson, Stipendiary Lecturer in Human Sciences at Oxford.

Paris Brown resignation justified?

Anna Cooban questions to what extent private life should impact on public, in light of the UK's first youth crime commissioner's resignation.

Glasgow University Union: was abuse "just words"?

Anna Cooban argues the recent Glasgow Union debate reflects a deeper culture of misogyny and gender typecasting.

Gay marriage debate: not over yet

A timely outcome, but is it a case of two steps forward, one step back?

The interview question

Anna Cooban argues that whilst the Oxford interview system may be imperfect, we have yet to find a better replacement

The God Exclusion

Anna Cooban challenges the status quo of having the 'God clause' contained within the scout movement pledge.


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?