The Brudda Pon di Glass

We all know how it is. You are accepted into Oxford and you cannot quite believe it! That magic, academic world with its dreaming spires, autumnal leaves and stony fortresses that you aspired to be in is now your home. It is easy to become indifferent, however, with the wonderful opportunity that Oxford has to […]

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The real Oxford super market

They say you should never talk politics at the dinner table. I’m not actually certain who ‘they’ is, but they sure sound scary. The Ox Co-op, however, throwing caution to the wind, wants to make dinner itself political. Run from a wicked nice room above the Turl Street Kitchen, the student run social venture provides […]

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Changing the tune

Neo, a homeless man and busker living in Oxford, is on his way to becoming something of a media sensation. I recently sat down with him to talk about his budding musical career and his experiences of being homeless in the city. “It all started at a lunch organised by the Oxford Homeless Projects,” Neo […]

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An Evening with Corpus RaveSoc

“There’s so much drama in this episode.” That was the opening line, from RaveSoc founder Frances Livesey (see last week’s OxStu for details) as I sat down for my first meeting of Corpus Christi RaveSoc, the club dedicated to the appreciation of CBBC’s Raven. The evening’s activities did indeed open with an episode of the […]

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Studying Abroad in the Middle Ages

Today, Oxford is one of the most international universities in the world. Around a third of students are from abroad and they come from over 125 different countries. The University runs events for prospective applicants all over the world and once admitted, there are numerous societies that welcome and support international students. How different the […]

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Up soup creek without a spoon

One of the main problems to afflict the Clanger community must have been a lack of dietary variation. Green soup and blue string pudding are probably delectable, but I’m sceptical as to whether they provide a wholesome balance of vitamins and minerals. This probably explains the increasingly health conscious nature of the final series, which […]

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Enrooting out the problem

When, in November 2014, disgruntled French farmers dumped manure and sprayed slurry in towns and cities throughout the not-really-hexagonal-shaped nation, they appeared to have catastrophically misinterpreted the revolutionary slogan ‘make the streets run red with blood’. As a new brown, white and blue flag was raised above the excrement covered boulevards, the confused onlookers probably […]

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