Profile: Andreja Pejić

Andreja Pejić’s story is amongst the most unique in the fashion industry. Scouted as a 17-year-old in Melbourne, within four years she had carved out a hugely successful career as an androgynous model, walking in both men’s and women’s catwalks for Marc Jacobs and Jean-Paul Gautier at their Paris shows in January 2011. However, two […]

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NUS redoubles call to scrap Prevent

The National Union of Students (NUS) has today renewed demands for the government’s Prevent strategy to be scrapped. The fresh calls come following the publication of a Home Affairs Select Committee report on radicalisation and countering extremism. The report published this morning said that internet giants such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter were “consciously failing” to […]

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Profile: Michael Eavis

Passing Michael Eavis on the street, you might not think he was the man behind one of the world’s largest and most successful music festivals. Over 125,000 people descend upon Worthy Farm every June, but Glastonbury – which began in 1970 – has much humbler origins. Arriving at the Oxford Union in his signature shorts […]

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Interview: Robin Browning

On Saturday 21st May 2016, Robin Browning will conduct the Oxford University Orchestra (OUO) in Debussy’s masterpiece La Mer and Bruckner’s  Symphony no.7 in E Major at the Sheldonian Theatre. Robin is an established conductor, performer and music-educator. Praised as an “expert musician and conductor” by Sir Charles Mackerras, he is a passionate advocate for music […]

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OUPhil Preview: Mahler and Bartók

On 2nd March, OUPhil perform their termly concert in the Sheldonian Theatre. They will be tackling Mahler’s mammoth 2nd Symphony “The Resurrection”, and Bartok’s Viola Concerto, with third-year Music student, Rachel Maxey, as soloist. We spoke to both the conductor, John Warner, and Rachel about the concert. The OxStu: With both choir and orchestra, Mahler […]

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Interview: Wolf Alice

2015 was an impressive year for British-band Wolf Alice. Having secured a Brit award nomination for Best British Breakthrough Act and a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Performance (with their track ‘Moaning Lisa Smile’), the band are now getting ready for another UK tour. They play at the O2 Academy in Oxford on Sunday 13th […]

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