Comment

Opposition to scholars’ gowns detracts from a meaningful discussion about inequality

Thomas Munro argues that support for the new OUSU motion is born out of envy, not a desire for real change

Scholars’ gowns are imposing and divisive. They must go

Tilda Agace, Isobel Cockburn, and Taisie Tsikas argue for exams without visual symbols of division and superiority ahead of an OUSU poll this week

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Culture

Edinburgh Fringe: In the Pink preview

Thomas Athey looks ahead to Oxford's acapella efforts at the Edinburgh Fringe

Everybody has their own America

Altair Brandon-Salmon compares London’s two current blockbuster American art shows, 'The American Dream: pop to present' and 'America After the Fall: painting since the 1930s'"Pop Art is on the one hand relentlessly prescient and contemporary in its predictions of what the West would like, but on the other hand, it's stuck in a 1960s Cold War time warp, when television was still primarily black and white, and analogue media was all-dominant."

Sport

Double defeat for Oxford in Varsity T20

Matt Roller reports on a disappointing day of cricket at Fenner's

‘Quanne’s’ romp to Hockey Cuppers win

Harry Style reports on a shock result in the final of mixed Hockey Cuppers

Cliché of the week: “Professional foul”

Thomas Browne takes issue with the cynical nature of modern defending

Fashion

Dove’s body love lie

Daisy Chandley takes a stand against Dove's questionable new advertising campaign

The Naked Truth

Jessica Brown explores the taboo surrounding nudity in the modern age of technology and social media