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Edwin Hubble: Oxford lawyer (almost)

Richard Birch discusses the University days of the Oxford lawyer turned revolutionary physicist

A spectre is haunting Europe

Richard Birch reflects on what the new year may hold for Paris

A night at the clubs: Bridge Thursday

Richard Birch writes for Cherwell Life about a nearly catastrophic night at Thursday Bridge

Mental health: awareness and beyond

Richard Birch reflects on a conversation about mental health with Alastair Campbell

“Cigarettes and Alcohol”

An enduring classic, or now a relic of rebellious times gone by?

A night at the clubs… Sunday: Lola Lo’s

Richard Birch awards Lola's two and half stars for their Freshers' night

Review: Pussyfooting

Richard Birch is deeply impressed by an OUDS national tour confronting gender and its norms

Commemoration Balls

White tie balls are one of Oxbridge’s great anachronisms. Upon a cursory search as to what the dress code entails, I realised it was...

Review: Woyzeck

Richard Birch is impressed by a production that goes where few dare to go

“I’m not gonna be crying anymore”

Richard Birch investigates the sway of alcohol dependence, and the power it can hold over you
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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

“Refreshing, original and honest – a genuine delight to watch”

Katie Sayer gives five stars to 'Touch', a brand new sexual comedy from the makers of 'Fleabag', at the Soho Theatre

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