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St John's College

 Last Friday was a filthy day and I was stuck in a small room for several hours with only a view of these rooftops to amuse myself. 200 more words


BOOK REVIEW: More money for beer and textbooks

By Sheryl Smolkin

“More Money for Beer and Textbooks” by Kyle Prevost and Justin Bouchard is 200 easy-to-read and digest pages of down-to-earth advice about how to finance a post-secondary education without going into massive debt. 778 more words

Sheryl Smolkin

Concrete amid dreaming spires: modern architecture in Oxford colleges (part I)

A few months ago I went on an excellent Twentieth Century Society tour of modern architecture in Oxford colleges, expertly led by architect Alan Berman… 615 more words


England 2014: Day 4 - Hello, Oxford!

On Wednesday morning, July 30th, we bid adieu to Bath, our home for the past 3 days and 3 nights. The next leg of our England adventure took us to… 2,801 more words


How to Appeal to China's Growing Travelling Classes

With a new simplified visa process, the UK is expected to welcome more Chinese visitors. Peter Ducker FIH, chief executive of the Institute of Hospitality, explores how operators can best serve this growing market. 416 more words


Little Rock Look Back: William Ashley - LR's 22nd & 24th Mayor

On August 6, 1823, future Little Rock Mayor William Eliot Ashley was born in Little Rock.  He would go on to become the first Little Rock Mayor to be born in Little Rock.  317 more words


Wallander's beach

Can you imagine a community? The title of Benedict Anderson’s influential book, Imagined communities, suggests so. For Anderson, a nation is ‘an imagined political community – and imagined as both inherently limited and sovereign’. 964 more words