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Syria – What should happen next?

Marc Pacitti asks whether the US really has the appetite for intervention in Syria.

The Future of Rap Music

Marc Pacitti introduces a new genre of rap that is just perfect for Oxford

Political Correctness – Anything But Mad?

Marc Pacitti argues that political correctness is anything but mad.

Unto Us is Born a Son

Marc Pacitti argues the republican case against the monarchy.

Interview – Mehdi Hasan

Marc Pacitti talks to Mehdi Hasan about Israeli nuclear arms and the duplicity of Dawkins

St Anne’s JCR splashes out on airbag

Health and safety measure to combat the difficulty of stairs

Three Hilda’s rowers banned from College sport

One hour before men’s race, three rowers suspended

Keble’s welfare condom-drum

Welfare reps call for return of stolen JCR condoms

Review: Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City

Marc Pacitti doesn't think these vampires suck!

The Top 12 – 5th Week

Marc Pacitti looks ahead to the top cultural events of 3rd week.


A picture of the recurring glyph in Black Mirror that is an upside down Y and is the symbol used by Stefan when creating his routes in his game.

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
a stack of children's books in a wooden box

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