Tag: Offensive

#BLM, Comment

Boris Johnson, a figurehead for covert racism

On Monday 8th June, following the spread of Black Lives Matter protests across the world, a spokesman for Boris Johnson announced the Prime Minister denies the UK being a racist country. On June 13th, Johnson also tweeted: “racist thuggery has no place on our streets.”. The use of the word “thuggery” mirrors the language used…

Gaming

Don’t you have any humanity?

Cards Against Humanity gives us the chance to reveal our inner dark humour, to laugh, to cry and largely to insult. I first bought the game as a fresher; a small group in my flat thought it would be a good way to spend time together. No quicker than you can say Jade Goodies’ cancerous…

News

‘Freedom to criticise ideas is being eroded’: Oxford University student newspaper editor resigns following article censure

An editorial member of Cherwell, Oxford University’s independent student newspaper, has resigned following the publication’s refusal to publish one of his articles online. It has been reported that the reason for this refusal was due to the fact that the article in question ‘could be considered offensive’. Former Profiles Editor for the paper, Freddie Hayward,…

Film, OldVenue

Review – Dirty Grandpa

Following the death of his wife, a grandfather (De Nero) kidnaps his soon-to-be married, lawyer grandson (Efron) and journeys to Florida for Spring Break. In an attempt to recapture his youth, De Nero’s character unashamedly drags the uptight and often unwilling Efron through a slew of outrageous situations involving alcohol, drugs, and women. The plot…

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