Oxford as told by Dance Moms

Oxford as told by Dance Moms

23rd September 2016

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Procrastibait:

Over the summer I swapped the hard wooden chairs of the Rad Cam for the far more welcoming embrace of my sofa; where I stoically… Read More ›

Oxford has a proud tradition of iconic gays

The Oxford gay stereotypes

11th September 2016

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Experience, Procrastibait, Views:

Brideshead Revisited… perhaps the greatest English novel, but certainly the one that has governed much of the romanticised image of Oxford to the outside world.… Read More ›

1893 --- The Scream by Edvard Munch --- Image by © Burstein Collection/CORBIS

An ode to “Summer”: An Etymology of the Word ‘long’

6th September 2016

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Experience, Freshers' Guide, Procrastibait:

‘Long’ – it’s an interesting word, isn’t it? When my tutor first mentioned the ‘long vac’ I nodded my shrivelled post-Prelim brain naively and imagined scenes… Read More ›

An open letter to Oxford’s social media Socialists

An open letter to Oxford’s social media Socialists

2nd September 2016

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Experience, Views:

TW: Tory Bashing, Non-Labour Bashing, Cyberbullying I’m writing this as an open letter to the few vocal left wingers out there that currently dominate the… Read More ›

The floor of Wadham MCR, where JC can be seen hobnobbing with the locals about the evils of capitalism

The Freshers Guide to Oxford Colleges

31st August 2016

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Freshers' Guide, Procrastibait:

As a fresher, you are about to be thrown into a sea of confusion. “What kind of people will I meet?” “What societies will I… Read More ›

OUSU voted worst student union in the Country

OUSU voted worst student union in the Country

25th August 2016

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News:

You are having a welfare issue of one kind or another and want to see how the system can be changed to make things better… Read More ›

Oriel appoints RMF protestor following Norrington triumph

Oriel appoints RMF protestor following Norrington triumph

23rd August 2016

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News, Procrastibait:

In a surprise move following their triumph in this year’s Norrington Table, Oriel are to announce a permanent position for RMF protestor, Ntokozo Qwabe. Speaking to… Read More ›

Life sorted, eh? Think again.

Results Day 2016: on GETTING in

18th August 2016

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Freshers' Guide:

Oliver Pateman reviews his results day. He’s still confused. I received my A-Level results three years ago, and was all set to go to UCL.… Read More ›

Results Day 2016: on NOT getting in

Results Day 2016: on NOT getting in

18th August 2016

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Freshers' Guide:

Results Day: it’s a rather touchy subject. The form for those approaching said subject seems to be as follows: with a slight sideways tilt of… Read More ›

Durham - the racketeers.

University fees rising…again

29th July 2016

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News:

In recent days, the Universities Minister (Jo Johnson, the more sensible of the two) has announced the implementation of government provisions which would for an… Read More ›