Having a Ball? Not everyone is.

Image description: Students at Keble College ball in 2008. An Oxford ball epitomises the stereotypical ‘Oxford’ experience- lavish and luxurious, these ‘unforgettable’ nights are a somewhat of a rite of passage and are a central part of many student’s social calendars. With names that sound like Apprentice teams, balls come in all different shapes and […]

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No-platforming is an effective tool in the fight against ‘fake news’ – if used correctly

Image description: Steve Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist and executive chairman of Breitbart News In the wake of the recent anti-fascism protests outside the Oxford Union in response to the invitation extended to Katie Hopkins to speak, the topic on the validity of the use of ‘no-platforming’ has come to the forefront of political […]

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Why you should vote Lib Dem on Thursday

Image description: Sir Vince Cable, leader of the Liberal Democrats Party. There are many aspects of the political landscape today that would have been completely unbelievable just several months ago – primarily, of course, that the European elections are even taking place. Efforts by the Conservatives and Labour to cooperate on passing a universally unpopular Brexit […]

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The history of cathedrals demands their preservation

Image description: Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. Cathedrals dominate the skylines of most English towns and cities. Wonders of the medieval world, they are one of the most impressive reminders of “the Dark Ages”. They were constructed when most people would have lived in wooden hovels, which makes them the more remarkable. Despite that, modern attitudes […]

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