Eleanor Shaw

Eleanor Shaw
Oxford University


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My week without a bra

Fuck bras. Free the nipple

Why you should hate your year abroad

The only thing I hate more than reading your blog about your year out is being on mine

Oxford’s £16,000 #nomakeupselfie

Teddy Hall student’s £16k fundraising enough to run local Rape Crisis hotline for 6 months

Hotlist: Week 8

It’s a BIG WEEK, go out with a bang

Tab Tries: Art at Freud

We went to the Psychological art exhibition at Freud and liked what we saw

Preview: Oxford Film Fund competition

We chat to the Spielbergs and Hitchcocks of tomorrow about films and stuff

Hotlist: Week 7

Here’s what to do in 7th week

Preview: ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore

We speak to director Will Felton about, amongst other things, incest

Preview: Benefactor Fashion Show

We get a sneak preview of the Benefactor fashion show

Hotlist: Week 5

What to do in 5th week

Tab Exclusive: New Catz Ball headliner announced!

PLUS: Will it rain?

Preview: Hilda’s Ball

We knew you wanted one – another ball preview!

Hotlist: Week 4

Things to do to make yourself appear erudite and cultured.

Hotlist: Week 3

Do what we tell you to and you’ll have a culture-filled third week

Preview: St Anne’s Ball

What to expect from the only Oxford ball with an eiffel tower

Oxford officially hornier than Cambridge

It’s official – we might not be having much sex, but we’re having more than the Other Lot.

Hotlist: Week 2

There’s a whole lot going on in Oxford in 2nd week

Preview: JSoc Ball

Mazel tov! We preview the “Babylove of the faith societies’ “Hilary bash

Hotlist: Week 1

Cultural and clubbing highlights in Oxford this week

Preview: In Her Eyes, a new musical

ELEANOR SHAW previews the new musical from St Annes’ student Toby Huelin- and likes what she sees

Oxbridge madness: You could now apply to both!

UCAS is set to get dutty.

Oxford to host Quidditch Cup

Oxford confused for Hogwarts again

Oxford researcher claims men need to ‘do stuff’ to be happy

Good news, males! Oxford prof. recommends you get drunk with your friends because of science

Preview: Gathering Festival

London Grammar and Local Natives are in Cowley this week.

Times Higher Education World rankings: we’re still on top

Oxford 2nd, Cambridge 7th

Stop telling me I’m under-represented

Can the media stop treating me like a baby please? K Thx.

Oxford lets paupers be postgrads

End of the ‘wealth test’ greeted as a victory for access

University league tables: we came second

Oxford came second to Cambridge in the Guardian’s uni rankings.

Oxford accused of “not taking rape allegations seriously”

At this year’s Longford Lecture, Bianca Jagger will accuse Oxford University of trying to keep rape allegations quiet.

Worcester in rent rise woes

Rents and increased charges cause outrage among Worcester students

Dimbleby bashes Boris’s behaviour in the Bullingdon

The Question Time presenter slammed Boris Johnson’s behavior for “ruining” the club’s reputation.

High IQ = High sex drive?

Oxford comes 2nd in sex toy survey.

State schools students labelled “commoners” at Corpus

Elitist jibes made to a Year 10 group visiting Corpus Christi.

Bullingdon boors beat True Blues bores in Prime Minister scores

Cambridge students ‘boring’ according to ex-president of the True Blues.