Authors Posts by James Lester

James Lester


West Papua’s forgotten struggle

James Lester talks to Benny Wenda, West Papua's exiled leader, about his country's fight for independence from Indonesia

Crisis at the heart of British politics

James Lester looks at the state of the coalition government

Africa: Reasons to be Cheerful?

James Lester examines the continent heading into the new year

Mixed results for OU Lax

James Lester watches Cambridge defeat Oxford in 3 of 4 Varsity Lacrosse matches in wind, rain and shine.

The other Presidential election

James Lester interviews the five candidates for Sports Federation President

CCC sports ground closure

Corpus lose their sports ground by Easter

The Pro

Charlotte Houston tells us about international lacrosse.


‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

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