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Joe Baverstock-Poppy

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Oxford students spend most on sex toys

With four of the five top-rated universities in the UK making it into the top buyers table, it has been suggested that there may be a link between intelligence and sex drive

How Oxford culture is dominated by the most privileged

The issue is not a simple matter of discrimination but long term deficiencies in cultural upbringing in less privileged students

Withnail and I was a buddy comedy unlike any other

An old cult film showing in Cowley proves to be more sadly relevant to the student experience than expected

Doctor Feelgood offers a happy release from Oxford stress

Doctor Feelgood delivers a homespun and happy night at the Bullingdon

Christmas through the imagination of Tolkien

Letters from Father Christmas that Tolkein wrote for his children will be on display for the first time in the Bodleian exhibition in 2018.

The culture of Homecoming, from a student’s eyes

Depictions of homecoming remind us of what makes returning home such a confusing experience

Ten years on, Burial’s ‘Untrue’ is still dripping with raw emotion

Joe Bavs reminisces on an experimental classic

Saving Cellar was a true victory for people power

Joe Baverstock-Poppy argues that the reversal on closing Cellar has taught us something about the impact our student voices can have

A unique and uncomfortable experience

Lil Peep is our greatest living icon, writes Joe Bavs

Oxford can’t afford to lose clubs like Cellar

The planned closure of Cellar is a warning sign of our city's creeping gentrification

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Grime4Corbyn: How a genre changed an election

A year on from the movement’s explosion, Grime4Corbyn activist Adam Elliot-Cooper and Roll Deep member Saskilla tell Isaac Pockney how Labour instigated change

University to overhaul online systems

The technology behind OxCORT is a decade old, and is “no longer being actively developed and requires replacement”,  according to a University statement.

Pay ‘Oxford living wage’, campaign tells Uni

The petition reflects Oxford City Council’s recent commitment to pay its employees an ‘Oxford Living Wage’, which stands at 95% of the London living wage.

Magdalen LGBTQ+ and Entz reps sorry for ‘insensitive’ bop theme

The theme was subsequently changed to “80s Icons” after members of the JCR expressed concerns that the theme could have encouraged appropriation of the LGBTQ community.

Students launch magazine ‘for Afro-Caribbean voices’

The magazine provides a creative platform for students of Afro-Caribbean descent