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Cliché of the week: “Where’s the cue ball going?”

James Lamming pleads with John Virgo to cease from using his favourite catchphrase

Drop dead funny

James Lamming is impressed by the originality and comic maturity of the Oxford Imps’ latest production

The ‘post-truth’ era is a product of liberal denial

James Lamming argues that making ‘post truth’ the Oxford English Dictionary’s word of the year is a fundamentally arrogant move

The week according to… An Oxford tutor

As dreamt up by James Lamming

The Rise of Evil: a user’s guide

James Lamming on the unscrupulous way to power in the 21st Century

Review: D@tes

James Lamming enjoys a witty take on 21st century dating at the BT Studio

Nineteen Eighty-Four in 2016

James Lamming explores the relevance of George Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' in the era of Trump

Review: In the Republic of Happiness

James Lamming enjoys a sometimes stilted production of a difficult play

The blackest of Fridays

The coming of Black Friday raises questions about morals and the modern consumerist culture

A night at the clubs: Hypnotize

James Lamming is put in a trance by the Isis' budget-friendly club night
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We can scrutinise without abusing

It’s important to reject personal attacks on politicians, but holding these same politicians to account is important for our democracy

Adaptating our perception of film adaptations

Jack Allsopp questions whether film adaptations can ever match or even supersede their literary predecessor

Balliol appoints first female Master

Dame Helen Ghosh will be the first woman to hold the position in the college's 750-year history

Council unveils ‘cycling city’ signs despite rising accident rates

Oxford City Council plans to increase the number of commuters cycling even as accident rates rise both locally and nationwide

Travellers asked to leave University College sports fields

'Scores' of caravans have reportedly moved onto Univ and Corpus' shared sports ground