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Edwin Hubble: Oxford lawyer (almost)

Richard Birch discusses the University days of the Oxford lawyer turned revolutionary physicist

A spectre is haunting Europe

Richard Birch reflects on what the new year may hold for Paris

A night at the clubs: Bridge Thursday

Richard Birch writes for Cherwell Life about a nearly catastrophic night at Thursday Bridge

Mental health: awareness and beyond

Richard Birch reflects on a conversation about mental health with Alastair Campbell

“Cigarettes and Alcohol”

An enduring classic, or now a relic of rebellious times gone by?

A night at the clubs… Sunday: Lola Lo’s

Richard Birch awards Lola's two and half stars for their Freshers' night

Review: Pussyfooting

Richard Birch is deeply impressed by an OUDS national tour confronting gender and its norms

Commemoration Balls

White tie balls are one of Oxbridge’s great anachronisms. Upon a cursory search as to what the dress code entails, I realised it was...

Review: Woyzeck

Richard Birch is impressed by a production that goes where few dare to go

“I’m not gonna be crying anymore”

Richard Birch investigates the sway of alcohol dependence, and the power it can hold over you

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Sledging Down Under: Australia’s latest war of words

Australia's sledging has evolved in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal last year