Friday, July 19, 2019

Bodleian celebrates 50th anniversary of Moon landing

This Saturday, the Bodleian Libraries is holding an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. The Lunar...

Interview: Frank Turner

The self-proclaimed "skinny half-arsed country singer" talks punk rock, politics, and his upcoming album, No Man's Land

Interview: David Harrington

Founder and Artistic Director of the Kronos Quartet David Harrington on contemporary music, collaboration and legacy

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Why Read Poetry?

It’s easy to be intimidated by poetry. Often it withholds as much as it gives, leaves obscure as much as it reveals. So why read poetry?
In a book of poems each page is a new landscape to explore.

What is Beauty?

The standards of beauty in the media are goalposts that are constantly being shifted by cultural currents in history. But are trends in literature and film of #bodypositivity and self-love doing enough? Georgia Watkins investigates.
Associations between the successful and unattractiveness are all-pervasive – particularly for women who fall under these headings.

What this World Cup will mean for the future of women’s football

With the World Cup now long behind us, the promise of a new era for female representation in the sport beckons. The...

UEFA Nations League: fun or flop?

Another opportunity for both players and fans to engage with their national team and challenge for silverware should not be taken lightly, as the UEFA Nations League provides a new, refreshing and competitive avenue for International football, distracting fans from the wait for next summer’s European Championships.

Why has basketball not taken off in the UK?

Perhaps it is the case that in each society there is a limited amount of space for popular sports. Once a particular sporting culture has established itself and the country’s sports fans’ conscience is occupied by particular sports, there is a diminished capacity for interest in additional sports.

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