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Cricket Australia’s punishments are ludicrously harsh

Contradictory laws are no basis for bans which defy precedent and common sense

The vintage sound of The Vaccines

As they prepare to drop their fourth album, indie-rock sensation The Vaccines tell Susannah Goldsbrough what it's like to be old fashioned rockers in a post-punk world.

Only two black finalists awarded firsts in 2017

Black people and women achieved a lower percentage of firsts than their white, male counterparts.

Christ Church risk student safety at bops

Fire safety regulations were ignored for five years

Hollywood’s glamourising of Beauty and the Beast buries its troubling implications

21st century reimaginings of classic fairytales do not address the dark politics that underpin them. Susannah Goldsbrough explores.

One awkward conversation is worth a thousand unwanted sexual advances

Awkward encounters are inevitable, but advances must be reasonable, writes Susannah Goldsbrough.

The right production but the wrong play

The production is imaginative but the choice of play is inappropriate and bizarre, writes Susannah Goldsbrough

Blavatnik professor accuses Oxford of “excommunication” after Trump protest

Prof Bo Rothstein says he has been banned from the school and contacting students after resigning in protest at its donor's support of Trump

Three Strikes and you’re onto a very enjoyable TV show

Susannah Goldsbrough enjoys the latest Rowling screen adaptation of Strike: The Cuckoo's Calling

Blavatnik professor resigns over donor’s links to Trump

An academic has resigned his post at the Blavatnik School of Government because the donor's endorsement of Trump is antithetical to his political beliefs

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Wes Anderson’s films are nostalgic for the present

For Daniel Gonsales, Anderson’s playful films pair loneliness with joy.

Childhood’s Clarity in ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’

The Ocean at the End of the Lane opens with an epigraph from Maurice Sendak, “I remember my own childhood vividly… I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them.”

Oxford should not accept billionaires’ vanity projects

Oxford’s continued acceptance of donations by the super rich like Blavatnik is rotten to the core.

Top Five Must-See ‘Coming of Age’ Films

"‘Coming of age’ isn’t just an umbrella term for drippy films caught up in teenage drama"

The Taste of Success

Julia Alsop speaks to MasterChef finalist and Oxford PhD student, Nawamin Pinpathomrat