Access at Oxford

The opinions in this article relate to the personal experience of the author Oxford has always had a reputation for being inaccessible and elitist. From societies like the Bullingdon Club to the trope of the Tory PPE student, this reputation is not entirely unfounded. And coming from a public school like Westminster, I was ashamed […]

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On bad English

Image Description: Women pose outside the barbershop in the Tule Lake Relocation Center, in Newell, California in 1942 or 1943. ‘Herro!’ *pulls eyes* He didn’t stop walking. I vaguely knew his name but we hadn’t had many interactions. I kept walking too. Behind me I could hear sniggers and a few imitations of stereotypical kung […]

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Activism or ‘Slacktivism’: Can social media really make a difference?

In the context of Black Lives Matter, the #MeToo movement, the refugee crisis and countless other events, social media activism has been at an all-time high. Individuals, mostly teenagers, sign petitions, share content and urge people to donate online. Some argue this is unsustainable and is merely “slacktivism”, but there is great potential for this […]

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