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An American at Oxford: The people

Charli Rose

March 13, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

It will have been the people. When future aunts, uncles, colleagues of my parents and fellow classmates ask me what it was I got out of my year at Oxford, it will have been the people. They will assume that the unique traditions and ancient histories of this place made an impact on me and they will...

An American at Oxford: The people in the shadows

An American at Oxford: The people in the shadows

Charli Rose

March 1, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

If you find yourself walking amidst Oxford’s castle-esque walls, there is little chance you will get very far without hearing a large clock tolling the time away. If it isn’t one of the college clock towers reminding you of the time, it is your own college hall, ringing out at five past seven, announcing time for di...

An American at Oxford: A moment for Valentine’s Day

An American at Oxford: A moment for Valentine’s Day

Charli Rose

February 15, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

The English fog and steady mist are a welcome retreat from the blizzards I ran through last winter in Chicago, but there are still challenges to face whilst running here nonetheless. The main one being the mere discovery of a route, but Oxford is nothing if not full of surprises, and turning down any random alleyway is sure to lead you ...

An American at Oxford: Off to the pubs

An American at Oxford: Off to the pubs

Charli Rose

February 1, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

I made a conscious and steady effort to go into this year with no preconceived notions about Oxford. This was usually done in the form of refusing to search any images on Google of the cobblestone streets and old libraries. I did expect a few things, however. I expected there to be academia, robes worn to dinners and mast...

An American in Oxford: Where the magic lies

An American in Oxford: Where the magic lies

Charli Rose

January 18, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

I am not the first person to go abroad. Should you ever choose to do the same, there are times when you will feel a grand connection with all the people who have gone before you. Read More »...

Scotland: No to independence

Scotland: No to independence

AJ Karolczak

September 21, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

Voters choose to preserve union with England Marked by record voter turnout and participation, the Scottish people rejected the option of becoming an independent nation Sept. 18, choosing to remain part of the United Kingdom. Read More »...

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