Google maps your punt

Google Maps has this week introduced punting as a recommended mode of transport around certain areas of Oxford. The move comes as part of a larger “Easter Egg” initiative, recently launched by the company to spice up the morning commute. These eggs are little navigational surprises, offering quirky ways to get to work. When someone […]

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“This house would end the war on drugs”

Proposition speakers: Merton College David Brown. Dr Huppart, MP for Cambridge, Richard Cowan, editor of Marijuana news, Mark Thornton, economics of prohibition.  Opposition speakers: Joe Miles, Kathy Gingale columnist for the Daily Mail, Professor Neal McCain, director of Centre for Drug Misuse and finally Ms Sarah Graham. The case for the proposition: Political double standards: […]

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Corpus tortoise fair gets fast and furious

Corpus Tortoise Fair witnessed a tortoise-on-tortoise “assault” this Sunday.  The Corpus’ tortoise’s misdemeanour against the Regent’s contender disqualified it from the race. Emmanuelle, who recently celebrated her 111st birthday, remained unharmed. She was later spotted celebrating with her fanbase.  The race champion was past winner Zoom, of Worcester College. Closely behind was Shelley, also Worcester, […]

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Balliol bandit strikes in silence

A prolific milk thief, calling himself the “milk-bandit” is wreaking havoc in Balliol. Earlier this week the “milk-bandit” struck in the kitchen on staircase 15 of the college, stealing a carton of semi-skimmed milk and leaving his victim an ominous note.   The message reads: “Thank you for the milk. You will never find me. […]

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OUCA heads to Downing Street

Oxford University Conservative Association visited George Osborne at his home in Downing Street last Thursday.  In an event organised by OUCA, more than 20 members travelled to Number 11 Downing Street to be hosted by the Chancellor. After being subject to tight security, they were treated to a tour of the building, viewing the Cabinet […]

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