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A picture of the recurring glyph in Black Mirror that is an upside down Y and is the symbol used by Stefan when creating his routes in his game.

So that’s how Bandersnatch works, but did it snatch our respect?

From a design perspective, Bandersnatch falls into a lot of traps. Choices are quite infrequent and always binary, whereas it's standard for most interactive fiction games to allow you to choose almost every line of character dialogue. Isabella Welch discusses whether Bandersnatch is revolutionary or just manufactured hype on part of Netflix.

Escaping to Space

Isabella Welch discusses representations of space as a world better than our own

Do the pressures of Oxford University extend even to our wardrobes?

Same wardrobe, different location. How does home and University change our style?

Let’s Talk About: FOMO

FOMO is more real than we think it is

Travesties Preview – ‘I have never felt so threatened by a...

Isabella Welch sees a lot of promise in a dynamic adaptation of Tom Stoppard's hidden gem

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Sledging Down Under: Australia’s latest war of words

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

Ed David named OURFC Blues captain for 2019

David will be captain for the forthcoming 2019 Varsity campaign
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The Year in Fashion: 2018’s Best and Worst Trends

The Cherwell Fashion Editors give their take on 2018's key trends.
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Is Boxing in Danger of Losing its Prestige?

Oliver Donaldson reflects on Mayweather’s humiliation of Nasukawa

2018’s Cultural Highlights

Amber Sidney-Woollett recaps a year in culture