The Weekly Short Cut

Jolyon O'Connell explains why The Week is a must-have for any cocktail party

Do colleges have an imperative to help the homeless?

Michael Shao and Matt Roller debate the role of colleges in helping to solve Oxford's homelessness crisis

No to Norrington

Andrew Grey makes the case for abolishing the Norrington Table

Thatcher death parties not about hate

Charlotte Cooper Beglin on why criticisms of parties after Thatcher's death are largely misplaced

Scholars’ gowns are imposing and divisive. They must go

Tilda Agace, Isobel Cockburn, and Taisie Tsikas argue for exams without visual symbols of division and superiority ahead of an OUSU poll this week

The Kardashians have made millions from misogyny

They aren’t feminist heroes, but they’re brilliant business women

‘Successful activists aren’t really activists’

The Times columnist pours scorn on student activism

The Real Hurt Locker

Reporter Hugh Pope tells Jessica Kelly why the Middle East has Been Laden with biased press

Oxford is not to blame for alienated international students

JY Hoh responds to Cheriel Neo's article 'We need to rethink the treatment of international students'

‘Despot’s Got Talent’: Semi-final round-up

Stephen Hawes gives his take on the controversial latest round of the new and popular talent format


Police looking into Nazi salutes at Bannon protests

An Oxford student filmed the men who were part of a counter-protest

Autumn by Ali Smith: a seasonal portrait of post-Brexit Britain

The first book in Smith's ongoing quartet reminds us that sympathy is possible in our polarised times

‘Widows’ is a celebration of female grit and resolve

Viola Davis leads a group of kick-ass women in a heist film with a lot on its mind

England’s stubborn faith in Keaton Jennings reaps its reward

The ECB must explore ways to promote the lost art of Test batsmanship at a grassroots level

Salome Review – ‘struggles to take audience into another world’

Tea Party Productions' 'Salome' shows the play's continuing power to unsettle