Archive for June, 2015

Ollie Locke strips for Olivia Merrett

Ollie Locke strips for Olivia Merrett

11th June 2015

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Her last debate got hot…  The motion was ‘This House Would Rather Be Witty Than Pretty’. After Zuleyka Shahin and Stuart Webber traded blows, the… Read More ›

Why are “NOW or NEVER” deleting questions?

Why are “NOW or NEVER” deleting questions?

10th June 2015

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Ah, 7th week: it’s Union election time and NOW or NEVER aren’t keen on being scrutinised. With the new rules introduced last term, slates are… Read More ›

Student activism? Doesn’t that imply actually doing something?

Student activism? Doesn’t that imply actually doing something?

9th June 2015

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Student activism seems to promise a whole lot of action that it consistently fails to deliver on. One might more appropriately call it student slacktivism. After… Read More ›

Outrage as TWO colleges host speakers who claim gay rights are wrong

Outrage as TWO colleges host speakers who claim gay rights are wrong

8th June 2015

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Students across the university are reacting with disgust, outrage, anger and talk of a Change.org petition after TWO colleges agreed to host a pair of… Read More ›

New Vice Chancellor offends Americans with 9/11 comments

New Vice Chancellor offends Americans with 9/11 comments

7th June 2015

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Louise Richardson isn’t even in the job yet, but she’s already offended some Americans with her views on 9/11. The heir apparent to the Vice-Chancellorship,… Read More ›

Hacked off: Sullivan subjected to Raine of terror as Union chat Spiros out of control

Hacked off: Sullivan subjected to Raine of terror as Union chat Spiros out of control

5th June 2015

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In the most climactic Facebook-off of our time, Union hacks from left, right, and centre go dickhead-to-dickhead in the time-honoured battle for strangers’ approval Last… Read More ›

“My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit”: why not both?

“My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit”: why not both?

4th June 2015

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Since when did ‘intersectionality’ mean ‘joining the Labour Party’? Let’s get an initial disclaimer out of the way. Contrary to the beliefs of many, my identity isn’t shaped in… Read More ›

Oxford Union to issue THIRD apology over cocktail cock-up

Oxford Union to issue THIRD apology over cocktail cock-up

4th June 2015

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In the wake of last month’s “colonial comeback” cocktail disaster, the Oxford Union is set to perform its third apology – and fourth bout of self-flagellation – this… Read More ›

DarkMatter: more proof that identity politics needs to do one

DarkMatter: more proof that identity politics needs to do one

4th June 2015

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If you’ve not heard of the spoken-word act called DarkMatter, they’re a duo known for delivering critiques on the state of the LGBT rights movement… Read More ›

Oops! St. John’s honours 2000th woman, forgetting to invite her

Oops! St. John’s honours 2000th woman, forgetting to invite her

1st June 2015

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St. John’s is having a party to celebrate the fact more than 2000 women have matriculated into the college. But over 100 of them aren’t invited.… Read More ›