Authors Posts by Luke Alexander

Luke Alexander


Big Screen

Serenitydir Joss Whedonout 7 OctoberIt depends on whom you ask: Serenity is either the highly-anticipated result of an unprecedented fan-led revolution, or the doomed...

Asthma Gene

Oxford researchers Dr Miriam Moffat and Professor William Cookson have taken a dramatic step towards enhancing our understanding of asthma. The pair, and their...

OUSU Criticised

Keble MCR has published a report encouraging JCRs and MCRs to revise their financial relationship with the Oxford University Student Union while remaining affiliated...

Mind Over Matter

If you answered; 4 questions correctly you are a genius, 3 correctly – you are above average intelligence 2 correctly – you are normal...

A Philosophical Double-Helix

In 1953, a year after deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) was identified as the molecule that carries the biochemical information responsible for the physiology, anatomy and...


Considering the anticipation that has been attached to the new Radiohead material, for those of us who haven’t been bothered to download it already,...

Vitamin Value

Vitamin supplements are ineffective, a study by Oxford scientists has shown writes Rosa Silverman. While millions of Britons have been taking these pills in...

JCR Pres Resigns

Penny Berrill resigned as Hilda’s JCR president this week, citing ill health as the reason why she could not continue in Oxford this term....

Oxford Spies

Speculation has been sparked recently about the existence of KGB-run Oxford spy ring in the 1930’s, writes Christopher Harris. Christopher Andrews, a professor at...

Stock Exchange

Oxford Students have begun to participate in Cambridge University’s new game, “bumpsdaq” – an online fantasy stock exchange based on the crews rowing in...


Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘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.