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    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

    New gin restaurant set to open in Oxford

    Plans have been approved for The Oxford Artisan Distillery to build a gin restaurant and garden in South Park

    Cocktail of the week: Lemon drop

    Sam Purnell suggests a cheap, but highly refreshing cocktail to enjoy this weekend

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