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Diary of a temporary typhus patient

"I will likely be the best looked-after Typhus patient in history, which makes me feel perversely fortunate."

Striking the balance at university

"I wish I could be in two places at once, but as fun as this term has been, I am also aware that it has been packed that little bit too full."

Forget the Blues – It’s time for Oranges!

"I realised essays can be hard, but they can also be fun, and they can also be difficult, but then I can have a dance afterwards."

Banana Tree review — Signature dishes star

"Overall, Banana Tree is a pleasant surprise. Despite the occasional missteps that are somewhat inevitable when trying to deliver a menu covering an entire continent, it is defined by a selection of star dishes and reliable classics."

Diary of a temporary typhus patient

"I will likely be the best looked-after Typhus patient in history, which makes me feel perversely fortunate."

Striking the balance at university

"I wish I could be in two places at once, but as fun as this term has been, I am also aware that it has been packed that little bit too full."

Forget the Blues – It’s time for Oranges!

"I realised essays can be hard, but they can also be fun, and they can also be difficult, but then I can have a dance afterwards."

“Some people claim a right not to be offended. And I think that’s unfortunate.” Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson in conversation with Cherwell

Serving since January 2016, Professor Louise Richardson’s term as Vice-Chancellor comes to an end this year. The first female vice-chancellor, presiding over a significant...

Banana Tree review — Signature dishes star

"Overall, Banana Tree is a pleasant surprise. Despite the occasional missteps that are somewhat inevitable when trying to deliver a menu covering an entire continent, it is defined by a selection of star dishes and reliable classics."

Dysfunctional parents = a kid’s BFF

'I can feel myself slowly metamorphose into a boy who cried “divorce!”'

The Art of the Self-Tape 

"You wake up the next morning fifteen minutes before the submission deadline and after swiping through attempt after attempt of varying degrees of failure eventually arrive at the very first take."

The power of the perfect song(s)

"I have many a playlist (a surplus one might say - a boring one mind you) and each one has a very specific vibe, a specific function, a certain 'je ne sais quoi'"

The conundrums of a PhD: student or employee?

"We get paid, but don’t have to pay tax, carry out research but are not a member of staff, and sometimes even teach other year groups what we know."

Flavours of Europe

"For this week’s piece I sat down with a good friend of mine, Giovanni, to discuss the food of his homeland, Sardinia."

The pressure of choosing your degree

"The future is always scary – I get stressed about what I am doing next week, never mind next year."

Birra for breakfast

"I remounted the bike with some difficulty and started wobbling along the road as the amber glow that bathed the Italian countryside faded into darkness."

Ranking Oxford Clubs

"While all the clubs in Oxford struggle to compete with the rest of the country, we have what we have, and my relative ratings of each are below."

Feta, tzatziki, and olive oil: the delights of Greek cuisine

"Ignore all the food trucks in Oxford because souvlaki is the perfect drunk food."

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