The Media Versus the Modern World: The Acclimatisation of Music Journalism

With the corporate hollowing out of the media now commonplace, music journalism is fighting back. The battle against commercialism, clickbait headlines and contemporary trends is well and truly alive and kicking. Online hoaxes, shoddy reporting and all things ‘fake news’, 2018 has truly made its mark as a media meltdown. In Britain, reached journalistic rock […]

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Oxford SU votes for boycott of NSS

On Wednesday the 16th of January the Oxford Student Council had its first meeting of Hilary term. In it the Student Council voted to renew its recommendation to boycott the National Student Survey (NSS). Making his case for the boycott the proposer of the motion, Alex Kumar, warns that this seemingly innocuous survey is intended […]

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Oxford students win at Student Social Mobility Awards

Three Oxford students have been recognised at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards. The Awards, hosted by social mobility charity upReach at the House of Lords, showcased the outstanding achievements of students from less-advantaged backgrounds. 22 undergraduates were presented with awards, including Renée Kapuku (Keble College), former president of Oxford University African and Carribean Society, […]

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Pigging out in Hogtown

Toronto is an ethnic melting pot: originally in Iroquois territory (and before then it was occupied by the Wyandot people), it was invaded by French merchants, British refugees from the newly independent United States. In the subsequent centuries there were waves of migration from across Europe and Asia, all contributing to the city’s rich cultural […]

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Seven tips to beat exam stress

Exams are approaching, and many students will now be in the deepest depths of a library trying to absorb information via osmosis.  However, many students end up generating more heat than light. Here are some tips to help you stay happy and productive during this revision season. 1) Get some sleep If you go to […]

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Bahá’í: religion for the modern world

Bahá’í is what we might consider to be a ‘new religious movement’, because it has only come about within the last 150 years. It considers its recent emergence to be one more step on humanity’s advancement towards maturity, as the Bahá’ís believe that all religions brought about great leaps in human progress and understanding. Bahá’í […]

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