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Tabloid spotlights only keep the real Oxford in the dark

Sensationalist reporting on Oxford sustains the elitism it criticises

Could Friends be any more problematic?

Rewatching the sitcom in 2018 makes me feel uncomfortable

All Souls plans plaque to mark donor’s slavery links

The college has applied for planning permission for a plaque commemorating the slaves whose labour funded its library.

Tabloids must stop using children as a bastion for bigotry

In light of the response to the Church of England's report on the protection of transgender children, Naomi Packer considers how the media uses children to further their views

Queer spaces can benefit from the presence of allies

With Queerfest on the horizon, Naomi Packer considers the presence of straight people within queer spaces

Don’t separate black history from British shame

Naomi Packer argues that Black History Month should serve as a reminder of Britain's sordid past

Richardson’s comments are not just offensive – they’re dangerous

The vice chancellor's remarks about LGBT+ students make a mockery of pastoral care

We must care about the Taylor Swift case

Naomi Packer argues that Taylor Swift's recent lawsuit is a timely reminder of the power one woman can have in standing up against harassment

Oxfess provides an uncomfortable window into Oxford’s mental health struggles

Naomi Packer exposes the pressures of an elite institution on our mental health, and what we can do to help those suffering the most

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Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off