Comment

May’s Brexit deal has been overwhelmingly rejected: all the government can...

Parliament must come together to agree on a new deal

Is “straightwashing” the new “whitewashing”?

Llimiting actors to their sexual demographic is not the way forward: it would hurt LGBTQ+ actors far more than it would straight ones

Whales: cultural traditions vs conservative concerns

Japan’s withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission must be seen in the light of our own environmental decisions

Culture

A black and white close-up shot of the face of a man with a woman standing up beside him.

Fast Film: In a Lonely Place unites noir tradition with painfully...

Humphrey Bogart is a man addled by loneliness in this cinematic masterclass of subtlety and allegory.
taylor swift sings into a microphone

“Look what you made me do”: Taylor Swift’s reinvention

The reinvention of her ‘reputation’ is not a change of character nor a sudden shift in her attitude to the spotlight. The Reputation era was simply a rebranding of sound, lyricism, production and image which worked to provoke her audience and, ironically, sustain her reputation.
The 1975 play on a stage

Review: The 1975’s latest album falls short

Some robotic pretentious waffle. Some cynical love songs. Some good hooks, a few nice bridges. Rinse and repeat for an album for an identikit album, with a dozen else out there the same.

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Sport

The Town vs Gown promotional poster

Town vs Gown 2019: Press Release

The official press release ahead of the Town vs Gown 2019 boxing event
Footballer Kevin Ellison on pitch wearing red Morecambe kit

Pantomime villain turned mental health hero – Morecambe’s Kevin Ellison

‘Harry Potter, he’s coming for you’ roar the Exeter fans as Morecambe’s veteran forward Kevin Ellison receives the ball on his customary left wing....
An aerial photo of the Sydney Cricket Ground during a Test match between Australia and India

Sledging Down Under: Australia’s latest war of words

Australia's sledging has evolved in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal last year

KOTG

Bop ’til you drop!

Cheaper, easier and all-round better than a night out, Bops are an iconic part of Oxford life

How to manage your work

Whether it's problem sheets or essays, here are some top tips to remember when it starts to pile on