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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Lucy Enderby

‘Retelling Tales’ preview – “I heard stories that got inside my body.”

Lucy Enderby is impressed by the originality and emotive power of ‘Retelling Tales’

Not Forgetting William Hazlitt

Despite critical acclaim, William Hazlitt is now scarcely read.

Project 1917: The revolution will be tweeted

The historical Project 1917 is bringing new life to the Russian Revolution, writes Lucy Enderby

Exploring the poetry of the everyday world

Quiet, mysterious Haruki Murakami fuses local culture with global emotions, writes Lucy Enderby

Alain de Botton: “The university system is failing people”

Author Alain de Botton, founder of the School of Life, talks philosophy, mental health and the education system

In this fractured world, does empathy really hold us all together?

Against Empathy is a compelling and relevant reevaluation of compassion

Balliol’s beef with Burgerfest

The controversial Burgerfest festival is set to go ahead on 27 May despite Balliol College requesting that it should not as it falls within a “red zone” of dates

Torpids trophies inequality

Women have been able to enter Torpids since 1969, although the winners have never received a trophy

Vice-Chancellor slams safe-space culture

Louise Richardson speaks out against “cosseted” middle-class students’ “echo chamber” environments

Keep your ket use quiet online, says Exeter College

Undergraduates at Exeter have been warned against posting about their drug use on social media

Council votes to open up council and University buildings to the homeless

A motion has been passed in favour of making vacant buildings in Oxford available for the homeless, following Open House campaign

Oxford poet wins prestigious award

The director of Oxford Business College is to receive an award for his poetry, written in Hindi

Oxford reacts to snap election as long-serving Labour MP resigns

Applications open for Andrew Smith's Oxford East seat, while Lib Dems hope to take Oxford West from Conservatives

The crisis facing PhD students

According to a study conducted by Ghent University, PhD students are facing significant mental health challenges