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Not Wong: Beyond the social construct

Brian Wong asks us to embrace the fact that reality is socially constructed

Not Wong: The Invisibility Cloak

*Queerness is used here in a reclamatory manner.I want to talk about what it means to be an invisible Queer, and the hidden, pernicious...

The campaign for curriculum decolonisation in SOAS

Leaders of the movement cite the underrepresentation of non-European thinkers and the contributions of Oriental and African philosophies within European intellectual history as the primary justification for systemic reforms.

Not Wong: I can’t wait until I could see your political...

In some sense or another, this article is indubitably meta-, and suspiciously self-referential at points. In other senses, this is written in reaction to...

Not Wong: Eternal vigilance guarantees no freedom

Brian Wong urges readers to keep vigilant and work together to fight the rise of right-wing populism

Not Wong: A case for genuine equality

Brian Wong queries common ideas of equal treatment, and makes the case for unequal treatment in the short term so as to uphold genuine equality

Not Wong: Depression

Brian Wong offers a thoughtful meditation on the burden of depression in the Oxford community

Not Wong: Lewandowski at the Union

Brian Wong attacks the use of classical liberal arguments to defend the presence of Trump's campaign manager at the Union, but argues he should be allowed to speak nevertheless

Do not go gentle into that good night

In the wake of Donald Trump's victory, Brian Wong calls for efforts to rebuild the decency and community Western politics has lost

Not Wong: US Presidential Election

In this week's Not Wong, Brian collects the Truths, Opinions and Falsehoods circulating around the rapidly approaching US Presidential election.

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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

Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'