Archive for April, 2016

NUS Presidential candidate attempts to dismiss anti-semitic claims with little success

NUS Presidential candidate attempts to dismiss anti-semitic claims with little success

16th April 2016

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Following the accusations to the doyen of the student left and NUS Presidential candidate, Malia Bouattia responded in an aggressive open letter to her accusers.… Read More ›

Top Trump: why having the Donald in the White House really wouldn’t be so bad

Top Trump: why having the Donald in the White House really wouldn’t be so bad

14th April 2016

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Across, my Facebook newsfeed, it appears every single person at Oxford views America’s favourite fake-tanner, wig wearer and reality TV star, Donald Trump, as an… Read More ›

Is there such thing as “an accidental rape”?

Is there such thing as “an accidental rape”?

14th April 2016

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“But you didn’t say no…” Rape is always a hard topic to discuss, because there is no way of knowing to what degrees people have… Read More ›

Christ Church takes measures to stop flagpole climbing

12th April 2016

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During LGBT history month last term a student at Christ Church climbed the college’s flagpole to fly the LGBT  flag. It’s now been reported that the… Read More ›

The Ashmolean is a foul monolith of colonialism and must be torn down

The Ashmolean is a foul monolith of colonialism and must be torn down

8th April 2016

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Looming over Beaumont Street like the spectre of the British Empire which it so embodies, the Ashmolean triggers me every time I walk past its… Read More ›

Surprise as Oxford does good: ethical funding for the university

Surprise as Oxford does good: ethical funding for the university

6th April 2016

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Good news for OX1 and its surrounding postcodes: the university has done some good. In the last week or so, our thirst for controversy has… Read More ›

Oxford and Rome: two of the better grade-1 listed cities

Oxford and Rome: two of the better grade-1 listed cities

4th April 2016

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There’s a distinct similarity between Oxford and Rome. Around every corner, there’s a staggering view, be that coming off the High Street to see the… Read More ›

Christ Church to clamp down on same-sex college marriages

Christ Church to clamp down on same-sex college marriages

1st April 2016

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News:

Issuing a defiant challenge to our homonormative modern world, the powers that be at Christ Church have declared war on the greatest threat to the… Read More ›