From Travesties to Triumphs

Switzerland is anything but a state of neutrality in Tom Stoppard’s Travesties, as art and war wrangle with each other to prove their significance, and revolutions of all kind loom over the lives of its intelligentsia. But is it the revolution of art or of the proletariat that will inhabit a more significant role in […]

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Students targeted in violent South Parks attacks

Last week there were two separate attacks in South Parks targeting two female students. Paul Sullivan, University Marshall and Head of Security Services confirmed the attacks had targeted Oxford Brookes students. Thames Valley Police released the following statement concerning the attack on Tuesday 24th: “The victim, a 25 year old student was walking along Headington […]

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12,000 line the streets for May Morning

An estimated 12,000 people attended Oxford’s May Morning celebrations this year on Tuesday according to the Oxford City Council. This attendance is around 50% greater than what was initially predicted by the council. The celebrations, which have been running for over half a century, commence at Magdalen College, where the college’s choir singing Hymnus Eucharisticus […]

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Fowl play: Oxford dodo murdered

New research conducted at the University of Warwick has revealed how Oxford’s dodo, whose remains are held at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, died. The renowned bird, which experts previously thought had died as a money-making rarity in London, was actually shot. Dodos, which were native to Mauritius, became extinct as a result […]

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University defends grad rent increase

A spokesman for Oxford University has defended the university’s decision to increase graduate rent by 5.8% next academic year. Speaking to The Oxford Student, he said that “inflation at 4% and an increase of 1.8% per annum … to reflect depreciation costs” were the reason for the hike. Moreover, he implied that further rent increases […]

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