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The ugly truth about pretty privilege

CW: Eating disorders, racism, body dysmorphia, references to sexual violence. Before I begin, I’d like to say thank you to all students that interacted with the forms and polls that...

Preying on Oxford’s (cyber) insecurities

Harry is an MPP candidate at the Blavatnik School of Government. Prior to starting...

Oxford and Empire: An “uncomfortable” history

Oxford life is tied to tradition. From reciting Latin at the start of formal...

100 days on: I’ll give you a choice.

December 26th marks 100 days since the beginning of protests in Iran, sparked by...

Why have so many Prime Ministers gone to Oxford?

The question as to why so many of the Government’s top brass has come...

The ugly truth about pretty privilege

CW: Eating disorders, racism, body dysmorphia, references to sexual violence. Before I begin, I’d like to say thank you to all students that interacted with...

Preying on Oxford’s (cyber) insecurities

Harry is an MPP candidate at the Blavatnik School of Government. Prior to starting at Oxford, she worked as a senior cyber security consultant...

Oxford and Empire: An “uncomfortable” history

Oxford life is tied to tradition. From reciting Latin at the start of formal hall to donning gowns for prelims and finals, our university’s...

100 days on: I’ll give you a choice.

December 26th marks 100 days since the beginning of protests in Iran, sparked by the murder of Mahsa Jina Amini, because of a loosely...

Why have so many Prime Ministers gone to Oxford?

The question as to why so many of the Government’s top brass has come from the esteemed colleges of Oxford has long been debated....

‘Swinging the Lens’: In conversation with Adjoa Andoh

Adjoa Andoh, a ground-breaking actor and director, known most recently for her role as Lady Danbury on Netflix show Bridgerton is the 2022 –...

“Staying in the trouble” at Oxford

“Staying with the trouble”. This was a quote from feminist geographer and all-round academic queen Donna Haraway (2016), cited in Elwood and Leszczynski’s (2018)...

What is Human Sciences?

As the degree celebrates its 50th year, Freya Jones asks current students what it’s actually about.

I chose Oxford over free education in Germany. Here’s why.

If you asked my parents why I applied to Oxford, they would tell you that I was a little too obsessed with Harry Potter...

The 2024 Conundrum: Should Biden Run?

The presidency is the ultimate job. Theoretically available to any American, it shimmers mirage-like on millions of intimate and individual horizons. In What It...

Turning ladies’ Figure Skating into another sport: Eteri Tutberidze and the future of Figure Skating

CW: Eating Disorders “It’s amazing what they’re doing there!” declared commentator Chris Howarth during the 2019 Grand Prix Final. “Turning ladies’ figure skating into another...

The iron fist of a former Prosecutor General: The future of Korean politics

It has been more than half a year since the 2022 South Korean presidential elections were held. COVID-19, growing economic inequality, an unfair housing...

Everything I know about (uni) love

During summer vacation, as part of my mission to read as little of my reading list as possible, I picked up Dolly Alderton’s first...

The secret life of a Frat Bro: Debauchery, hedony, and misogyny

The promise of huge parties, limitless booze, and a social scene that feels like it should last forever. The opportunity to join a band...

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