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Tom Beardsworth


Just a joke? Louis Trup is battering OUSU machine politics

It may all be mad, but the effectiveness of Trup's online campaign shows how old-style OUSU campaigning has fallen behind

Review: Out of Print

How can news organisations survive the transition to digital and social media, George Brock asks?

Harris Manchester razor blade warning

A Harris Manchester student has found a razor blade embedded upright in his bike saddle according to a JCR email

Cameron visits Brasenose

The Prime Minister visited his old Oxford college early on Friday evening to officially open completed renovation works. He told students that 'the tutorials don't stop when you leave Oxford'

An editor has to be heartless, but thoughtful too

The news that one Shark Tales participant is facing the sack, after comments published by Cherwell, raises questions about if and when student journalists should protect students' reputations

Oxford Union invites EDL leader

Tommy Robinson, the leader of the English Defence League, has been invited to a nationalism debate in Michaelmas term

The perils of Linking In

Tom Beardsworth examines how the professional networking site exposes the worst of us

Exeter in one day hall boycott

Exeter College JCR, in a dispute with the college over its catering charge, set up a college kitchen to help students skip hall meals

Is the Wadham Zero Tolerance policy fair?

Tom Beardsworth and Barbara Speed argue about the merits, or not, of the college JCR's new policy to combat sexual harassment

Review: The Politician’s Husband

Tom Beardsworth enjoys the drama and duplicity of The Politician's Husband — but it doesn't beat Borgen


True West Review – ‘this is truly sweet suburban silence’

Sam Shepard's play explores the tensions behind the American Dream.
Cartoon sketch of Karl Lagerfeld in the style of a barbie doll

Chanel Métiers d’Art: the star-spangled update Lagerfeld needed

Chanel's latest show sees Karl break out of the comfort zone in unapologetic extravagance.

Oxford’s pledge to support estranged students receives mixed response

Only students registered as estranged are eligible for the full bursary

From Deontay to Divock: a ‘Super Sunday’ done right

'Why can't all 'Super Sundays' start on a Saturday night?'

Airbrushing is a practice that reinforces unattainable societal norms

Jameela Jamil is right: airbrushing does nothing but make us miserable, it should be banned