Creative Team Applications are Open!

Image description: White text on blue background asking for Creative Team applications: Illustrators, digital designers, and photographers  Applications to join the Creative Team of the Oxford Student are now open. If you would like to be an artistic contributor in Michaelmas, now is your chance to apply! Click here for our application form All applications […]

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“Not like other girls” – gender identity, neurodivergence and internalised misogyny

Image description: girl holding flag silhouetted against sunset Disclaimer: What I describe in this article is inspired by my personal and my neurodivergent friends’ experiences with gender identity. Many neurodivergent people are very comfortable with and secure in their gender identity and the fact that their brain works differently does not invalidate who they are. […]

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A river surrounded by fields and trees.

The day my laptop died

Image description: A river surrounded by fields and trees. I woke up as I would’ve normally, spooning myself a bowl of yogurt and granola as I clicked open my laptop to an infinitely black screen. This morning, the screen remained unchanged for far too long. My granola grew soggy as I clicked and held buttons […]

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We “See You”: The Importance of Representation in sitcoms like ‘Kim’s Convenience’

Image Description: A still from the sitcom ‘Kim’s Convenience’ showing the exterior of the titular convenience store In an  early episode of Kim’s Convenience, a gag is made when one of the main characters, (Janet), her cousin from Korea (Nayoung), and Janet’s two non-Korean friends get confused by the complex linguistic formalities of familial address […]

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