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Zara Arif

The Oxford experience: myth or reality?

"...Oxford can quite often be a social bubble which seems to float outside of the real world..."

The Rooms Before Me

"How can we make a space our own, for the brief interim where it is indeed our own, when we know that it carries so much history of so many people before us, within it?"

What’s all the sub-fusc about?

Zara Arif explores whether Oxford students should continue to wear sub-fusc following a year of online exams.

The four-day working week: A new way forward?

Imagine working reduced hours over a four-day week and having a three day weekend, every week.   It seems like a radical idea, one that is...

Banglatown: why Brick Lane cannot fall victim to the gentrification of East London

The Truman development should not go ahead at any cost. Brick Lane is one of the many locations that make London such a diverse, vibrant and welcoming city. We cannot as a community or a country allow commercial profit and gain to take precedence over years of history that form part of a collective identity.