Fast fashion: a sustainable future?

Image description: a shopfront with ‘sale’ in large lettering Recently, reports emerged showing that Boohoo’s suppliers had kept factories open during the lockdown without adequate social distancing and with workers reporting symptoms. It was also revealed that some suppliers to Boohoo were paying workers as little as £3.50, far below the legal minimum wage. This […]

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‘Exciting Times’ by Naoise Dolan is fiercely aware of class, money, race, and what is right

Image description: Naoise Dolan holding her book ‘Exciting times’ Search Naoise Dolan, and Sally Rooney’s name is mentioned almost as many times as hers. The comparisons between them are so frequent you’d be forgiven for thinking their books are the same. At one level, they are of course similar. Both young, Irish women writing gripping […]

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Students release petition protesting handling of Christ Church race controversy

A group of Oxford students have created a petition responding to racially insensitive events which occurred during a Christ Church College JCR hustings, and the subsequent official statement released by the College today. The petition aims to bring to light the mistreatment of a black student, Melanie Onovo, who spoke out against the events of […]

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