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Minority groups feel the most excluded at the Union, report reveals

The lowest accessibility ratings came from members who “identify as coming from a socioeconomically disadvantaged background” and “disabled members”.

‘The launch was a dream for us’: Onyx magazine releases its...

The editorial team hope "the magazine can be a continuing celebration of African and Caribbean culture".

Strictly Straight Dancing: Why millennials no longer watch TV

Young people have switched off the box, could values have something to do with it?

Circus life is no life for animals

In a week where Oxford hosts a circus, should be asking what place do animals still have in these performances?

Somerville all-women panel highlights plight of female refugees

The World Refugee Day discussion comes in a series of panels aiming to give women a greater platform

Protestors call for divestment at Clarendon Building rally

Oxford Climate Justice Campaign called on the University and its colleges to divest from the fossil fuel industry

Let’s Talk About: Incels

A brief guide to the alt-right's answer to a lonely hearts club

Mental health support is a question of priorities

The press may scrutinise college endowments, but all of them have the resources to improve their provisions, says Fin Kavanagh

Fatal attraction: why we smoke

The uncomfortable truths about why smoking is still so popular

It’s time to talk about hangover anxiety

For many the morning after the night before is dominated by 'The Fear'

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So that’s how Bandersnatch works, but did it snatch our respect?

From a design perspective, Bandersnatch falls into a lot of traps. Choices are quite infrequent and always binary, whereas it's standard for most interactive fiction games to allow you to choose almost every line of character dialogue. Isabella Welch discusses whether Bandersnatch is revolutionary or just manufactured hype on part of Netflix.

What’s on: Txking Oxford by Storm

TxkeOff and Land’s visit to Oxford will no doubt bring a new energy to the city, offering an elite clubbing experience to all its attendees with live artists performing
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Knight Of: read the one percent

Juliet Garcia covers the launch of Knight Of's crowdfunding campaign, centred around BAME children's literature.

Is “straightwashing” the new “whitewashing”?

Llimiting actors to their sexual demographic is not the way forward: it would hurt LGBTQ+ actors far more than it would straight ones

Andy Murray – the champion we didn’t deserve

A sportsperson who never forgot his roots, Murray endured horrible vitriol to become a role model both on and off the court