Category: News

3rd February 2011

Videos: Before They Were Porters, Part II

By Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato

You may know them as the friendly faces behind the counter, but lodge porters haven’t always sported the college crest. Digital Content editor Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato and videographer Martha McPherson scour university lodges to interview porters with unique pasts. The final post of a two-part series.

You may know them as the friendly faces behind the counter, but lodge porters haven’t always sported the college crest. Digital Content editor Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato and videographer Martha McPherson scour university lodges to interview porters with unique pasts. The final post of a two-part series.
3rd February 2011

A century of progress?

By Christopher Ward

Chris Ward discusses whether the 1911 Parliament Act changed British politics and looks into the century ahead

Chris Ward discusses whether the 1911 Parliament Act changed British politics and looks into the century ahead
3rd February 2011

How to get into Oxford?

By Comment team

Sam Richardson considers the big question and the popular image of Oxford

Sam Richardson considers the big question and the popular image of Oxford
3rd February 2011

Giving a million while remaining middle class

By Tim Wigmore

Post-doctoral philosophy research fellow Dr Toby Ord tells Tim Wigmore why, and how, he plans to give over £1 million in his life to charity – and how you can too

Post-doctoral philosophy research fellow Dr Toby Ord tells Tim Wigmore why, and how, he plans to give over £1 million in his life to charity - and how you can too
3rd February 2011

Week 4: Egypt

By Comment team

Unrest in Egypt has entered its seventh day. A million people are expected on the streets tomorrow for further protest…

3rd February 2011

Podcast: Crossing the Line

By Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato

The Oxford Student comment team digests English politics, crossing party lines to bring you the real story. Each week they’ll discuss developments, extracting truth from the smooth rhetoric of politicians. Expect controversy, common sense and forthright opinions from across the political spectrum. No bland party mouthpieces allowed.

The Oxford Student comment team digests English politics, crossing party lines to bring you the real story. Each week they'll discuss developments, extracting truth from the smooth rhetoric of politicians. Expect controversy, common sense and forthright opinions from across the political spectrum. No bland party mouthpieces allowed.
27th January 2011

“I have a lot of sympathy for politicians”

By Tim Wigmore

Long-time political journalist Michael White talks to Tim Wigmore about the expenses scandal, the growing ‘anti-politics’ mood – and why he thinks it’s unfair

Long-time political journalist Michael White talks to Tim Wigmore about the expenses scandal, the growing ‘anti-politics’ mood - and why he thinks it’s unfair
27th January 2011

Coping with being bipolar

By Comment team

Briony Beckett discusses how her life has changed since her diagnosis, and how her day-to-day life is affected

Briony Beckett discusses how her life has changed since her diagnosis, and how her day-to-day life is affected
27th January 2011

Boycotting the boycott

By Comment team

Geraldine Cirot considers the French debate surrounding a conference on the boycott of Israel

Geraldine Cirot considers the French debate surrounding a conference on the boycott of Israel