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Nat Hillard

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Musings on the Fanny Pack

Taboo words: how, why and where they're used

Dance Wiv Me: Accent and Identity in Dizzee Rascal

Songs: the beats, the chords and... the accent

"Do You Think It Costs Much?"

It's not what you say, it's the way that you say it

If I May… A Comment on Politeness

Are the Brits rude? Are Australians always polite? Nat Hillard has a look and a laugh at politeness here and abroad

Americanisms

Nat Hillard considers the differences between the American and English languages.

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The hidden costs of trashing revealed

Trashing is officially banned in the University's regulations, but that doesn't stop them from paying out £25,000 in security and cleaning costs

There is still power in a union – but it erodes with our apathy

In a society increasingly driven towards division, the UCU pensions dispute highlights the challenges facing worker solidarity

Exclusive: Oxford Union release Trinity term card

Speakers include Lindsay Lohan, Jordan Peterson, and Peyton Manning

Government announces student loan interest rate rises

Students in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland will face interest rates on their loans of up to 6.3%

Oxford Chancellor Patten votes against government Brexit bill

Lord Patten was criticised for putting forward "a political argument dressed up as a trade argument" by former Conservative chancellor Lord Lawson