VERSA

Experience:

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.

Views:

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.

People:

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.

Views:

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.

Procrastibait:

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.

Views:

Please just shut the fuck up.

Views:

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

Experience:

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.

News:

They are still reeling from shit hitting the fan the morning after a wild house party. Or should that be the bath?

News:

Turnout is set to be very low in the election, which ends tomorrow