The scandal of the Cross

Joshua Caminiti reflects on the significance of the Pope's recent behaviour on tour in Bolivia

Interview: Simon Armitage

Emma Hewitt talks verse, violence and Middle English with prize-winning poet Simon Armitage

OULC dismayed with Labour Students

Oxford University Labour Club to write an open letter to Labour Students expressing their dissatisfaction with the organisation

It’s our BBC, not theirs

Daniel Minister suggests that the government's attitude towards the BBC is largely ideological

Debate: ‘I Too Am Oxford’ and ‘We Are All Oxford’

Tyler Alabanza-Behard and Alexandra Wilson discuss the two campaigns which have reached national headlines

We need to rethink the treatment of international students

Cheriel Neo explains why we need to re-examine the treatment of international students in Oxford

How similar is pro-Israel discourse to apartheid apologism?

I swapped 'South Africa' for 'Israel' in a 1980s pro-Apartheid screed. The OxStu printed it

The Sound and the Fury

Jack Hampton gives a first-hand account of the EDL march in Oxford over the Easter weekend

Whatever happened to the "Compassionate Conservatives"?

In response to David Cameron's appearance on the Andrew Marr Show, Freddie Hopkinson bemoans the demise of the idea of the 'Big Society', calling for the Conservatives to re-establish links with the centre ground

Debate: Should you keep who you vote for private?

Tom Robinson and Tom Carter debate whether you should have to justify your vote when talking to others


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