The insidious power of borrowing

Cultural synthesis has historically been a tool of colonial oppressors

Jacques-Louis David’s artistic revolution

David reinvents old stories in ways we don't expect

Medea Review – ‘vengeful, manipulative, and captivating’

More than just a play: 'Medea' reminds us why we go to the theatre

Grime4Corbyn: How a genre changed an election

A year on from the movement’s explosion, Grime4Corbyn activist Adam Elliot-Cooper and Roll Deep member Saskilla tell Isaac Pockney how Labour instigated change

Pablo Neruda’s subtle patterns show us how to feel

The brilliant simplicity of the Chilean poet is his greatest strength

Confusions – Review

More energetic performances were needed to do justice to the subtlety of Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy

Medea – Preview

A production that promises a masterful portrayal of the struggles of integration, womanhood and belonging

Review – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The humour, wit and emotional depth contained within the text are lost to the physicality and slapstick

This brave new world is dark and lonely

America’s Cool Modernism shows us a society terrified of the world it created

Interview – The Unstoppable Rise of the Magic Gang

With guitar bands falling out of favour, The Magic Gang seem an exception to the rule

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Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...