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Saturday, June 25, 2022

David Lawton

Getting it right: political commentary and rap

David Lawton highlights the political potential of rap, and consigns folk and punk to the dustbin of history

A dark trend in music documentaries

David Lawton argues that the rebirth of the tortured artist’s image in music documentaries exploits pain

Willie Healey: star in the making

A true Oxford homeboy, most of Willie J Healey’s music videos comprise, as someone at Zappi’s once told me, of him “pissing around on...

Hollywood: Beyond the Pale?

David Lawton feels it’s time to reject Hollywood’s regime of systematic oppression once and for all

OUSU responds to higher education reform

Opposition to government cuts and green paper expressed at council meeting

Junior doctors’ strike comes to Oxford

Protesters gather outside Broad Street to protest proposed changes

Students hold vigil in response to Syria air strike decision

Groups including Rhodes Must Fall and CRAE collaborate to organise vigil in solidarity with Syrian and Iraqi citizens on Cornmarket

‘Joke’ motion takes Merton north

Merton JCR has voted to affiliate themselves with Sheffield SU

The Cult of the MacBook

David Lawton argues that the omnipresence of the MacBook reflects the privileged nature of Oxford University

‘Midget Night Bridge’ condemned

The Bridge nightclub host controversial club night for the second time despite criticism

Mental health slate to run in OUSU elections

Jack Hampton pushes for action on student welfare crisis

Student jailed over assault in Plush last year

Abdulrahman Abdelsalam, who had been studying Law at LMH, was sentenced last week to nine months in prison for assaulting another student in Plush in March 2014

Cafe Coco in "racist" poster controversy with students

The management of Cafe Coco, Cowley Road, has attracted sustained student criticism from students over the content of a vintage poster

Row over Pride London’s ‘corporatisation’ erupts

Oxford University Student Union's LGBTQ campaign criticises Pride London for becoming “an advertising platform for multinational companies”