First year, second time around

Rebecca Loxton sees Freshers' Week through older and wiser eyes; postgrads have fun too you know

Letter to: My scout

Away from Oxford, we realise who we really miss – our scouts.

Its not them it’s their…

It's most definitely their internships

The ultimate essay crisis sandwich

A culinary guide to the all-nighter

Blind Date: Emma and Nicky

Life co-editors Emma and Nicky get a taste of the Balliol Blue and their own medicine

Review: Great British Bake Off Christmas Special

Eliza Plowden finds this baking master-class a festive treat

Not so MDMA-zing

Amanda Parker wonders if legal highs are the key to a good time or if they’re more dangerous than you think

Is he a Saint or a Sinha?

Nastassia Dahnraj talks to Paul Sinha about quizzing, failure, and finding your voice

Travel Blog: Viva la Vienna

Nastassia Dhanraj visits Vienna's Christmas markets - and enjoys a 13-course dinner

Interview: Lenny Henry

Bethan Tabram talks to comic turned actor Lenny Henry about his latest challenging role


Magdalen imposes new alcohol restrictions

The new restrictions on alcohol purchases by the JCR bring the rules in line with those of other Oxford colleges.

Graduations delayed as women told to cover up

At one single graduation ceremony, ten women were turned away for not wearing socks

Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms