Somerville to be renamed ‘Cindyville’

Somerville College is considering plans to rename itself ‘Cindyville’ after its popular alumna Cindy Gallop, according to a leaked email received by The Oxford Student yesterday. The email exchange between the College’s Principle Alice Prochaska and its Head of Development, Liz Cooke dated from last month, reveal the plans for the name change as having […]

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There is a Sound that Never Goes Out: Oxford’s 80s club night returns

Have you lately taken to wearing ludicrously oversized denim jackets? Formed an unhealthy obsession with shoulder pads? Gobstopper-sized gold earrings been sending you into inappropriate paroxysms of ecstasy?  Not to worry, welcome to the 1980s kiddo! Too long derided as the decade in which good taste went on hiatus, the 80s are now experiencing an […]

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Oxstu’s Guide to yule-ternative Christmas tracks

You might have escaped the pealing bells of Oxford’s St Giles, but enter your local shopping centre and there’s sure as hell no getting away from the ubiquity of Christmas tunes. Ranging from Mariah Carey’s near-bearable ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’, to Bing Crosby’s violence-inducing ‘White Christmas’, it’s fair to say the yuletide […]

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