Authors Posts by Mark Dayan

Mark Dayan


Let teens sleep, says Oxford don

An Oxford scientist has said he believes teenagers' tendency to linger in bed has biological causes.

Wadham Queer Bop under threat

The dean of Wadham wants to axe the annual Queer bop

Corpus Christi stripped of Uni Challenge title

The BBC has stripped Corpus Christi College of their recent victory on University Challenge.

Academic warns of Facebook mental damage

An Oxford academic has told the House of Lords that social networking sites like Facebook could harm users mentally.

Proctors hunt for sit-in students

University Proctors are attempting to track down the pro-Palestine protesters who barricaded themselves in the Bodleian.

Student survey slams Oxford nightlife

Students have slammed Oxford's poor nightlife, scoring the town an average of just 5/10 for "going out" as part of a survey of university cities.

Hilda’s forced to abandon Ball theme

Controversy has engulfed the Balliol and St Hilda's balls, forcing St Hilda's to change their theme at the last minute.

OUSU Gaza motion defeated

After four and half hours of heated debate, OUSU Council has voted against the motion to condemn the conflict in Gaza.

OUSU Gaza motion splits JCRs

JCRs have divided over controversial OUSU Gaza motion.

Kukui to face license review

Nightclub facing license view following concerns regarding level of violence and overcrowding.


What’s next for Theresa May?

Major constitutional changes must not be carried out without adequate support

If Merkel Says Auf wiedersehen, what’s Next for Germany?

The German people must decide what they want, and whether the CDU will be able to provide it, whoever leads them.
picture of food arranged to look like the chanel, louis vuitton, fendi and gucci logos

Branding Matters

What does it take to make a strong brand? Apparently not the same as it did five years ago. Georgia Watkins analyses the shift in branding strategies and the rise and fall of the logo.
A man in a wooded landscape stares ahead of him

Film Firsts: Nothing gets lost in translation with my first foreign film

Beyond even the sprawling shots of the Indian landscapes, Hirani’s film achieves the quality of epic.

Dirty Dancing Review – ‘gives fans exactly what they want’

Maxim Mower enjoys a touring production of Dirty Dancing at the New Theatre, which he says will satisfy lovers of the 1987 movie.