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Malala elected ‘social secretary’ at Oxford College

LONDON: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been elected as a social secretary at her Oxford College. She was elected to the post by her fellow students. The new responsibility will allow Malala to plan and organize social events in the college. She is currently finishing the first year of a degree at Lady Margaret Hall. She was chosen to join the Junior Common Room (JCR) Executive Committee in elections at the college last week President of Lady Margaret Hall's JCR, Lana Purcell, said its responsibilities…

Oxford college removes portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi

Oxford college has taken down a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi where she studied. The state counsellor of Burma studied at St Hugh’s College between 1964 and 1967, earning a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. The Swan student newspaper reported the painting was taken down on Thursday and replaced with a painting by Yoshihiro Takada. The newspaper quoted Benjamin Jones from the college as saying the portrait has been moved to a “secure location” while the Takada piece was displayed “for a period”. Aung…