Oxford University Changes Academic Dress Code for Transgender Students

Oxford University has changed one of its stodgier traditions so that now it's less arbitrarily stodgy than it was before — students taking exams or attending formal events will no longer have to wear ceremonial academic clothing that is specific to their gender. Men can now wear skirts and stockings, and women will… » 7/29/12 1:00pm 7/29/12 1:00pm

Notable/Quotable

Designer Roberto Cavalli is kind of awesome. Sure, he wants to cover the world in leopard print and has a Segway, but that kind of wacky is a goldmine. In an interview he did after a speaking engagement at Oxford University, he issued forth the following quips: (On Kate Moss) "I am against drugs and against the people… » 5/29/08 3:45pm 5/29/08 3:45pm