Authors Posts by Marianna Spring

Marianna Spring


One Pret too many?

The opening of Westgate will bring a third Pret a Manger and 3,400 jobs to Oxford.

Exeter students moved into hotel rooms

Exeter students are spending the first month of Michaelmas in a four-star hotel in Wolvercote as planned accommodation in Cohen Quad remains incomplete.86 students...

YOLO, vom and human bean make it into the Oxford English...

A number of new entries, including words from Roald Dahl's books, have been added to the historical dictionary

University of Chicago condemns trigger warnings

The University of Chicago has issued a letter to its incoming students outlining its opposition to “so-called trigger warning” and safe spaces.

Oxford among least affordable cities for students

Oxford has been ranked the fourth most expensive city in the UK for students, with Edinburgh taking the top spot, according to The Royal...

Univ launches new programme to improve access

University College is launching a new programme to increase the number of UK students from disadvantaged backgrounds who attend the college.The new scheme, called...

Cowley car washer faces prison after hoover hostility

Man sentenced to prison for fracturing his colleague's jaw after a row over a vacuum

Oxford Students Refugee Campaign funds 8 full scholarships

£240,000 pledged to Oxford refugee scholarships while Journal of Interrupted Studies publishes first issue

Oxford University shows solidarity with Orlando victims

OUSU's LBGTQ Campaign are to hold a vigil Wednesday evening at the Radcliffe Camera

£13.5m library addition at John’s

St John’s has started work on a new £13.5m study centre and library extension to allow wheel-chair access, increase storage space and improve study...


Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...