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Dry January

Dry January is the national month of ‘New Year, New Me!’-ing yourself out of alcoholism. My guess is that a combination of excessive drinking...

The Apocalypse is coming: what shall we drink to?

"our very own Oxford researchers found that warm temperatures and higher rainfall are the secret to producing good wines"

Why do we drink?

Some drink for good reasons. This might be a tipple after a hard day, or a few drinks and a dance every so often...

Alcoholism at Oxford University: A Perspective

"Alcohol nearly ruined my life. For many years to come, I think, I’ll still be grappling with its consequences."

Hanging in there: The ‘Myrkl’ pill that might change the way Oxford drinks

Hangover anecdotes tend to interest their teller more than their audience. So, I’ll let you read some triumphant exceptions to the rule written by...

Beer drills and beer fountains: the potential outcomes of Tracey Crouch’s alcohol plans

Mix beer with a sore defeat, and the pint cup could become an effective weapon for the football fan.

Crewdates: Pros and Cons

When trying to explain the term ‘crewdate’ to my family and friends outside Oxford, I often struggle to find words which won’t bring to...

And a merry christmess

It is hardly a ground-breaking revelation that Christmas is an extremely wasteful enterprise. However, due to my mum’s insistent anti-palm oil venture, this year's would be a truly green Christmas, whatever that means.

Rate my tinny!

It's 2019's first heatwave and that means tinnies in the park. But why settle for lager when you can have cocktails? Ellen Sharman reviews what's on offer.

Spoons? Spoons.

An exploration of why we love Britain's most quintessential student pub chain.

Magdalen imposes new alcohol restrictions

The new restrictions on alcohol purchases by the JCR bring the rules in line with those of other Oxford colleges.

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Queerfest cocktails reduced to half-pints

The reforms, affecting both Wadstock and Queerfest, will also limit the alcohol content of cocktails

Drunk tanks can save the NHS

A culture of excess pushes our services and paramedics to the brink

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