Foundation Myths

Always wanted to know more about the history of your college? Dig out the dark secrets of the founders or alumni? Or just want a stab at finding that tunnel between Christ Church and Merton? In Foundation Myths, we invite students to grapple with the long history and legacy of the city and the university.

  • A Town vs Gown Showdown
    When this argument occurred, it was not just about wine but rather symbolised a broader conundrum: the town vs gown tension in Oxford.
  • How Rhodes Rose and Why He Must Fall
    Uncomfortable Oxford and Alvin Boateng discuss the legacy of Cecil Rhodes and his statue at Oriel College.