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Moderation and the free speech debate

Quora provides a platform for expertise in an era of fake news

Provincialism and Middle England: An Interview with Jonathan Coe

Barney Pite talks to author Jonathan Coe about Middle England, his latest novel

Feeling comfort while in the uncomfortable

Why are we so drawn to music that puts us on edge?

Mary Beard interview – “The ancient world is a safe space...

Mary Beard discusses the Classics, political-polarisation, and access with Barney Pite

Phenomenally Intricate: Iglooghost

With his recent releases, Iglooghost takes experimental electronic music to the next level

Caroline Lucas Interview: “Labour doesn’t get the Environment”

The leader of the Green Party discusses Environmentalism, Labour, and Social justice.

Conceptual art is a bubble

Art critic Julian Spalding talks to Barney Pite about how art dealers have a stranglehold on popularity

This brave new world is dark and lonely

America’s Cool Modernism shows us a society terrified of the world it created

Café circuit: Cafe W

Cafe W is the best place to work over a coffee

Uni executives defend grad rent hike

The rent hike will only affect central University housing, likely creating greater demand for the limited college accommodation available to graduates

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Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups