Oxford students disrupt big polluters’ recruitment event

Image description: scenes from the protest on Monday evening  The Oxford Climate Justice Campaign disrupted a recruitment event held by Glencore on Monday night. Glencore is one of the world’s largest natural resource companies and the Climate Justice Campaign described them as “climate criminals”. The official event, organised and advertised by the University careers service, […]

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Jessica Searle, Merton Gender Equality rep, on gender inequality at Oxford

Image description: Jessica Searle, Merton Gender Equality rep  Jessica Searle is a 2nd year Mertonian studying Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. She was voted Gender Equality Representative by the JCR, a role made especially interesting by Merton celebrating 40 years since women were introduced into the college. Speaking to Jessica about what her role includes and […]

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Crumble d’avocat

  Forgive me Father, for I have sinned. I am a Gen-Z-Millennial cusp, and I do not like avocados. Or rather, I do not share my generation’s fanatical fetish for the green fleshy fruit. Done well, they’re fine. I could take them or leave them. Done badly, they taste like texture.   My mother and […]

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Societies, academics and students condemn Schwarzman donation

An open letter condemning the university’s decision to accept a £150 million grant from Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chair-man of multinational investment firm Blackstone, has attracted nearly a hundred signatures from numerous Oxford stakeholders. The university has accepted the do-nation in order to fund the building of a new “Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities”. […]

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A Fresh Start

Image Description: Photo of the Radcliffe Camera Bleary eyed and bawling, a new group of students will find themselves thrust into the confusion and terror of Oxford University this October. Having passed through the group stages and achieved their offer, they’ll realise with dismay that the real contest begins now: the relentless pursuit of relevance […]

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