Archive for November, 2014

It’s time to stop wearing clothes and waxing your vagina. I’m starting a garment-free revolution

It’s time to stop wearing clothes and waxing your vagina. I’m starting a garment-free revolution

24th November 2014

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AshQ, the Oxford activist everyone loves to hate, feels so oppressed by bras and corsets that she’s decided to go on a crusade against clothes

Six sexy stereotypes: meet the Oxford boys

Six sexy stereotypes: meet the Oxford boys

24th November 2014

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Depending on what your heart desires, here’s a selection of Oxbridge’s most common types of men and how to snag them

Our attitude to mental health is fucked up and wrong

Our attitude to mental health is fucked up and wrong

23rd November 2014

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Having been diagnosed with a plethora of “mental health” issues, a Catherine Almond* argues that perceiving mental health as an “illness” is actively damaging to those most in need.

What does it mean to live in a liberal society?

What does it mean to live in a liberal society?

22nd November 2014

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A Singaporean student shares his experience of coming to the liberal UK and weighs in on the nature of free speech and political acceptability in Oxford.

This guy turned up to a French Soc social and gave them a performance they won’t forget

This guy turned up to a French Soc social and gave them a performance they won’t forget

21st November 2014

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This guy turned up to an Oxford French Society Cheese and Wine night and smashed out some stellar drunken operatic falsetto. I don’t know about you, but we’re definitely going to be attending French Soc from now on.

Oxford students should stop being so boring

Oxford students should stop being so boring

21st November 2014

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Everyone is bloody boring these days. And not in a sit in their rooms and don’t go out kind of way. No, it’s that no one has the courage to do anything interesting any more – we’re all terrified of our reputations.

The top 12 funniest JCR Facebook group posts

The top 12 funniest JCR Facebook group posts

21st November 2014

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Found a missing garment in the laundry room? Urgently need a seafood costume for tonight’s bop? Need to promote your obscure event in some dingy venue nobody’s heard of? If so, your JCR’s Facebook group is your best friend.

An opinion on being opinionated

An opinion on being opinionated

20th November 2014

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Please just shut the fuck up.

What no one has told you about the Free Education march

What no one has told you about the Free Education march

20th November 2014

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As far as these things go, it was actually really bloody boring.

I went on a date with a Russian oligarch on my year abroad

I went on a date with a Russian oligarch on my year abroad

20th November 2014

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I spiced up my twelve months away from Oxford with some cash-fuelled romance and Russian James Bond intrigue, but stopped short of accepting his marriage proposal.