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The Geographies of shopping and retailing in Oxford

Rebecca Lane (Jesus)

In February 2014, the First Year Geographers explored the geographies of shopping & retailing in Oxford and considered their relevant economic, social, cultural, political and technological dimensions in relation to a choice of topics: the state of Oxford’s retail space, retailing and e-tailing, transport accessibility and competitiveness, adaptation and independent retailers. 65 more words


Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

Dave’s 3-Word Review:
‘Plagued’ with disappointment.

I’m no stranger to religion-themed films. Most the time, they bug the crap out of me, but there are a select few that I do typically enjoy. 728 more words


Interstellar - Probably the best film of the year, certainly the most enjoyable!

Interstellar is an amazingly captivating film. Conceptually sprawling, fearlessly wonky in its ideas and its dialog, and grounded by a superb performance by Matthew McConaughey (he is… 550 more words


Higher education in Greater Minnesota, continued

A continuation of our conversation from last week with Dr. Richard Davenport, president of Minnesota State University Mankato and member of the Center’s board. These days, there are still first-generation college students, but today they come from immigrant families. 32 more words


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As the 2014 year ends, I also bid farewell to the people who made my life difficult. In fact I am thankful for the difficult people in my life for they have shown me exactly who I don’t want to be. 30 more words