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Becky Cook

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The weight of inheritance

Cultural pilgrimages give us access to the inaccessible

Exploring magic realism

Laura Esquivel provides a female framework to the Latin American genre

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

What does Hollywood’s new diversity trend mean for the industry?

The recent shake-up in diverse roles in Hollywood has repercussions for the balance of power of the entire industry -- as long as this new wave of films don't sacrifice quality for publicity.

The Meg – mega-ridiculous, mega-fun

Jason Statham stars in the latest blockbuster of the summer which promises to be the ultimate man vs shark movie

The Actor’s Nightmare Review – “a high octane sprint through an...

Mercury Theatre Productions' venture into theatrical hell is impressive, but the length of the production lets it down

Letter to: Graduation Anxiety

As exams begin to finish, it's time to talk about what comes next

An American Nightmare

The glorification of greed in The Wolf of Wall Street is troubling for Becky Cook

Colleges share more similarities than differences

“We all go to the same lectures and many colleges share tutors"

A slow descent to hell

Cramped seating, culinary complaints and clapping for a landing. Becky Cook hates planes.

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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