Golden Letter

A Somerville student won a gold award at the British Council’s first International Student Awards, writes Katherine Pateman. Yimon Aye, who is reading chemistry,...

Brotherly Love

A 22-year old medical student has been arrested for attempting to sit his sister’s junior college science paper. Dasart Suresh put on a wig...

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Police are investigating claims that a porn film was shot in a hall of residence, after the janitor reported seeing camera crews and naked...

Richest Student

Gunn-Britt Marklund was checking her bank balance over the internet to see whether her loan had come through, when she discovered a clerical error...

Going Back to the Classics

This week visual arts in Oxford was nowhere near boiling-point. The new exhibitions in the Ashmolean such as Spectacular Impressions and An Englishman’s Travels...

John Evelyn

It came as some surprise to Evelyn to learn this week that a stalwart of good manners and solid behaviour, Union Treasurer Huw ‘Hugsy’...

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I’m on the town every night. If you see me, wave. I’ll be at the back, fast-forwarding through a cheap imported Mexican video showing...

Three is a Magic Number

In Martin Amis’ autobiography Experience, Dad Kingsley (for it is he) memorably describes Terminator 2 as a “flawless masterpiece.” With accolades like that from...

The Forgotten Paradise

It was a moonless night in early September in the Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil. I had spent the last two days on crowded but...

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Most of the really great pubs in Oxford are something of a hike from the centre of town, but The Grapes is a gem...

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Learning that you have to resit your medicine exams is difficult, and it is only made worse by an unfair system