Literature: A Tool for Social Comment

Literature: A Tool for Social Comment

IMAGE/ classicalsteve   Recently, students at Columbia University in New York complained about the content of their course, namely…

Sherlock Holmes: has the great detective still got it?

Treasures from afar: The Communist Manifesto

Interview: David Prescott

Liu Bolin: the invisible man?

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Has Sony lost the plot?

Has Sony lost the plot?

No one expected Sony’s 2015 to be a smooth ride. After the unprecedented international incident surrounding The Interview, and…

The OBA Shorts Screening

Review: Mad Max Fury Road

Mary Harron: directing the undirectable

Review: Wild Tales

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Preview: Twelfth Night at Oriel

Preview: Twelfth Night at Oriel

The end of this Trinity term sees two college garden productions of Twelfth Night. Oriel’s, playing from Tuesday to…

Preview: OULES’ Robin Hood

Review: The Oxford Revue and Friends

Review: Play & That Time

Review: Dear Elizabeth

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Oxford University Korfball Club prepare for inaugural Town vs Gown match

Oxford University Korfball Club prepare for inaugural Town vs Gown match

Forget the Boat Race, forget Varsity, forget Cuppers finals. Saturday 30th May marks what promises to be one of the most fresh and thrilling events in the Oxford University sporting calendar. In a few days,…

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Why self care is necessary in the Oxford bubble

Why self care is necessary in the Oxford bubble

Over the Easter vacation, I found myself immensely struggling with the amount of work I needed to do on top of organising my year abroad and remembering that…

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Cornmarket “abortion is murder” preachers prompt student fury

Cornmarket “abortion is murder” preachers prompt student fury

Evangelists standing on Cornmarket Street on Saturday have angered students after preaching conservative doctrine and addressing passers-by. Preachers were seen…

Evacuation after chemical leak at university laboratory

Evacuation after chemical leak at university laboratory

A chemical leak broke out at the Physics’ Department Clarendon Laboratory last Wednesday evening, causing the building to be evacuated.…

“Communist ball” candidate goes down in electoral defeat

“Communist ball” candidate goes down in electoral defeat

A candidate for Ball President at Balliol College who launched a tongue-in-cheek ‘communist’ manifesto suffered electoral defeat this week. PPE…

Union Presidential hopeful  faces heat from OUSU

Union Presidential hopeful faces heat from OUSU

In other election news, a motion of censure was proposed against presidential hopeful Zuleyka Shahin this week, in relation to…

OUSU considers supporting EU membership in referendum

OUSU considers supporting EU membership in referendum

OUSU Council have considered a motion stating that OUSU “believes that Britain should remain a member state of the European…

Oxford University Labour Club considers endorsing left-wing candidate Corbyn

Oxford University Labour Club considers endorsing left-wing candidate Corbyn

Oxford University’s Labour Club may choose to endorse MP Jeremy Corbyn for party leader at its General Meeting today. Jeremy…

Former OUSU RO under scrutiny for association with election rigging

Former OUSU RO under scrutiny for association with election rigging

A former OUSU Returning Officer is under intense scrutiny this week after facing a motion of no-confidence at OUSU Council for…

Oxford Unite Against Fascism condemn the Oxford Union

Oxford Unite Against Fascism condemn the Oxford Union

Oxford Unite Against Fascism (UAF), the local section of a national anti-fascist organisation, have called upon the Union’s President Olivia…

Plush Lounge faces racism accusation from Rhodes scholar

Plush Lounge faces racism accusation from Rhodes scholar

An Oxford Student and Rhodes Scholar has accused staff at the Plush Lounge of refusing to serve a friend of…

Revealed: Balliol’s shameful treatment of disabled student

Revealed: Balliol’s shameful treatment of disabled student

(Photo is taken from one of the emails seen by The Oxford Student: certain phrases have been removed to protect…

The Oxford Union in crisis: reactions to “Colonial Comeback” scandal

The Oxford Union in crisis: reactions to “Colonial Comeback” scandal

The Oxford Union declared themselves “instiutionally racist” during a Standing Committee meeting held on Tuesday. This move came following widespread…

Almost one in five Oxford students use study drugs, survey reveals

Almost one in five Oxford students use study drugs, survey reveals

A survey conducted by The Oxford Student has revealed 18 percent of respondents have used study drugs without prescription in…

Discovery of letter sheds new light on Larkin’s Oxford past

Discovery of letter sheds new light on Larkin’s Oxford past

The true reason behind Philip Larkin’s decision to decline the position of Oxford Professor of Poetry in 1968 have been…

Oxford Students for Life criticises OUSU’s pro-choice stance

Oxford Students for Life criticises OUSU’s pro-choice stance

Anti-abortion student group Oxford Students for Life has criticised OUSU’s official pro-choice stance, after OUSU Council reaffirmed its commitment to…

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Dream Wife, not your typical stepford wives

Dream Wife, not your typical stepford wives

A sugar coated, glitter covered, kitsch cake, stomped on by a holographic heel. This is one of the many highlights…

Palatial pop storming the palace

Palatial pop storming the palace

I speak to Sophie Dodds the morning after her birthday. As we talk of last nights revelry, the interview becomes…