Eating Disorders: the epidemic in Oxford before COVID

Image description: a figure in a darkened room looking out of a window [CW: eating disorders, disordered eating, bulimia, anorexia, mental health difficulties] Many of our most precious memories, particularly at university, are the moments spent with friends. Feeling a sense of meaningful connection to others is so important to human quality of life. What […]

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Euston, we have a problem – protesters are tunnelling through HS2 plans

Tree Protection campaigners have faced forceful evictions from Euston Square Gardens camp and extensive underground tunnels – but remain steadfast. It has been a tumultuous and challenging past few weeks for campaigners, self-titled ‘Tree Protectors’, who are camped at Euston Square Gardens to protest against the construction of the HS2 rail network. The rapidly-evolving situation […]

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Oxford study suggests asthma treatment reduces COVID-19 hospitalisation

A new study compiled by the University of Oxford has found that early treatment for COVID-19 patients with medication commonly used for asthma could ‘significantly reduce the need for hospitalisation and urgent care. The data also suggested that inhaled budesonide, a corticosteroid used in the long-term management of asthma, could also reduce recovery times. This […]

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Artists and Activists: In Conversation with Danni Watts on Disability Activism

Image Description: Graphic of students protesting with Danni Watts pictured. Reads ‘In conversation with Danni Watts’ I first knew Danni through her work with Tabou Disability Magazine, which she founded in 2020 to highlight the experiences of disabled individuals, especially those at university.  Danni is currently a third year Law student at St Hugh’s college, […]

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In deference of dissent: Indian farmers’ protests and voices from the Oxford Indian community

Image description: Oxford students holding placards at protest In light of the recent farmers’ protests ongoing in India, a group of students from the Oxford South Asian Society (OxSAS), and Oxford India Society (OIS) decided to organise a solidarity protest on Saturday, 12th December 2020. On behalf of The Oxford Student, I have decided to […]

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