Wahoo: an obituary

Wahoo, who tragically passed this weekend, was undeniably the real MVP of Oxford’s Holy Trinity (Park End and Bridge, obviously). Home to your weekly questionable last-minute decision (“I guess we could go out”), Wahoo made a name for itself through the dogged determination of the college Shuffle reps, desperate to plug ‘RETOX’ Fridays. Despite its […]

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Profile: Donald Russell

Tradition may be everywhere in Oxford, but I spoke to one 95-year-old tutor who has seen over 65 years of change. Donald Russell, a 95 (almost 96) year-old tutor at St Johns, first came here as a classics student at Balliol in 1939 until being called up to service in World War two. After working […]

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LGBTQ bullying revealed by study

A new study by the NUS has revealed that one in five LGBTQ students and one in three trans students have experienced some form of bullying at university.   The research, which was conducted between February and March 2014, collected data from from over 4,000 students at 80 higher education institutions. It was the first […]

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In defence of a political NUS

To many students, the NUS represents little more than its discount card. But when it takes a stand, it is students’ first line of defence against education cuts, tuition fee hikes and oppression on campus. Earlier this April, I and four other delegates went to the NUS Conference to represent Oxford. An annual event, Conference […]

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DIY Fashion

I can’t count the number of times I have looked into my wardrobe, decided I had nothing to wear and in the end settled on the outfit I had worn the day before. You can easily get bored of your clothes, and we all want a wardrobe update without having to fork out. The answer […]

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