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Oxford as told by Dance Moms

Oxford as told by Dance Moms

23rd September 2016

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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 ›

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

6th September 2016

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‘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 ›

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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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 ›

Oriel appoints RMF protestor following Norrington triumph

Oriel appoints RMF protestor following Norrington triumph

23rd August 2016

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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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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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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 ›

BREXIT according to Blackadder

BREXIT according to Blackadder

26th June 2016

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Hungover and tired of unpacking? Fear not, weary ball-goers. VERSA has summarised the latest reactions to BREXIT for you. Now whip off those tails, sit… Read More ›

The worst student reactions to Brexit

The worst student reactions to Brexit

25th June 2016

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A round up of the mayhem and madness… Yesterday Oxford students, having fallen asleep in Great Britain, woke up to find themselves in Little England.… Read More ›

An open letter to sporty people

An open letter to sporty people

15th June 2016

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Why do you like VKS so much? Objectively- a disgusting drink that should only be consumed by 15 year olds whose livers and taste buds… Read More ›

So mainstream

Pride and Pretentiousness – a Cellar Night (with apologies to Jane Austen)

14th June 2016

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that an Oxford student, disdainful towards the populist excesses of Atik or Bridge, and in possession of a fiver,… Read More ›