Archive for July, 2015

The saccharine face of fascism

Sparkling NUS makes brave stand against Zionism in our soft-drinks

20th July 2015

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Coke hero to Coke Zero: the NUS makes yet another bold stand to defend students, with an attempt to ban SUs from consuming carbonated oppression The… Read More ›

I was raised a Pagan – stop appropriating my culture

I was raised a Pagan – stop appropriating my culture

20th July 2015

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When Karlie Kloss wore a Native American headdress– a sacred item of traditional Native American culture – at the 2012 Victoria’s Secret fashion show, the internet… Read More ›

Without a hitch: the VERSA guide to weddings

Without a hitch: the VERSA guide to weddings

19th July 2015

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For many their time in Oxford will have ended and, in these first few weeks of true independence, their thoughts will be on how to… Read More ›

Taken at the Glastonbury Festival, June 2009

How to get into festivals for free – and also save lives

17th July 2015

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Festivals are expensive. A ticket to a major festival will set you back over £200. That’s a fair chunk of your student loan that could… Read More ›

“Oxford Women Self Care” implodes under accusations of white supremacy, colonialism, censorship and anti-Semitism

“Oxford Women Self Care” implodes under accusations of white supremacy, colonialism, censorship and anti-Semitism

16th July 2015

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Oxford Women Self-Care, a relatively new Facebook group dedicated to the wellbeing of self-identifying women in Oxford, has taken a sharply political turn in its… Read More ›

Ten things we really don’t fucking miss about Oxford

Ten things we really don’t fucking miss about Oxford

15th July 2015

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Because sometimes, the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ is boring and shit It’s 12th week. Term is long gone, and it’s getting to the stage where… Read More ›

The emergence of the left-wing eurosceptics

The emergence of the left-wing eurosceptics

15th July 2015

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Being anti-austerity and pro-EU has never made much sense and the recent treatment of Greece is making that all the more clear. For years, eurosceptics… Read More ›

Sexual assault investigation in Oxford centre: sports social subject to scrutiny

Sexual assault investigation in Oxford centre: sports social subject to scrutiny

14th July 2015

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‘Vinnie’s’, the hangout of choice for Blues sports players across the University, has found itself the object of a sexual assault investigation by Thames Valley police. An appeal… Read More ›

I went to a protest on budget day and it was shit

I went to a protest on budget day and it was shit

13th July 2015

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It’s been a week since George Osborne personally plunged a knife into the heart of a starving puppy (I don’t read the Guardian, but assume… Read More ›

Cut the crap – students & the Budget

Cut the crap – students & the Budget

13th July 2015

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The Oxford Left’s mission to the capital last month to campaign against austerity seems to have fallen on deaf ears. In a move of painful… Read More ›