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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Fine Art students face unique challenges amidst the cancellation of their Degree Show

Image Description: An exhibition by Sophia Wee  The closure of physical spaces has presented difficulties for students of all subjects, with History students losing the libraries and Chemistry students losing access to labs. But Fine Art students have not just lost access to their studios, they have also lost the opportunity to physically exhibit their […]

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Fashion after corona

Image Description: A sustainable clothes shop  Summer sales, holiday clothes, new-season equals new wardrobe. Normally, at this time of year, many of us would be taking advantage of student discounts to get that perfect fit for the sunny weather. Instead, clothing sales sunk by 34% in March – a drop easily associated with the lockdown […]

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