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How do JCRs allocate charitable spending?

How do JCRs allocate charitable spending?

18th Oct 2014 by Alex Stronell
C+ looks at how different JCRs approach charitable giving
Investigation: JCR Spending

Investigation: JCR Spending

18th Oct 2014 by Robert Walmsley
JCRs come in all shapes and sizes, and each approaches spending in its own way. C+ investigates the variations in...
How does Oxford compare nationally in SU spending?

How does Oxford compare nationally in SU spending?

18th Oct 2014 by Charlie Atkins
Oxford and Cambridge collegiate systems mean less Student Union spending per head
What it's like being a JCR Treasurer

What it's like being a JCR Treasurer

17th Oct 2014 by Tom Carter
Tom Carter, Treasurer of Trinity JCR, talks about managing a JCR’s finances
Julia Gasper: Why do we bother to report her comments?

Julia Gasper: Why do we bother to report her comments?

12th Oct 2014 by Samuel Rutishauser-Mills
Samuel Rutishauser-Mills takes issue with the disproportionate representation extreme social conservative views get...
Interview: Simon Amstell

Interview: Simon Amstell

10th Oct 2014 by Samuele Volpe
Simon Amstell talks fame, philosophy, and comedy with Samuele Volpe
Debate: Is Freshers' Week all that it is cracked up to be?

Debate: Is Freshers' Week all that it is cracked up to be?

10th Oct 2014 by Tom Carter, Niamh McIntyre
Niamh McIntyre and Tom Carter argue as to whether Freshers' Week deserves its reputation as a highlight of the...
Casualties of war: Two Syrian refugees in Istanbul

Casualties of war: Two Syrian refugees in Istanbul

10th Oct 2014 by Ben Cooke
Ben Cooke recalls the sobering thoughts of two Syrian refugees he met while interrailing in the summer
Interview: Anne-Marie Cockburn

Interview: Anne-Marie Cockburn

10th Oct 2014 by Luke Barratt
Anne-Marie Cockburn wants legalization of the drugs that killed her daughter
Joining the Oxford Union is not for everyone

Joining the Oxford Union is not for everyone

7th Oct 2014 by Max Leak
Max Leak on why Freshers should think twice before joining Oxford's famous debating society
The Sunday Mirror were in the wrong over Brooks Newmark

The Sunday Mirror were in the wrong over Brooks Newmark

4th Oct 2014 by Tjoa Shze Hui
Tjoa Shze Hui argues that the most worrying thing about the Brooks Newmark episode is not the shenanigans of Newmark...
The stories that rule the world

The stories that rule the world

27th Sep 2014 by Mary Reader
Mary Reader ponders the importance of storytelling in society and fears the inordinate power one story can have when...
Should the rest of the UK care about Scottish independence?

Should the rest of the UK care about Scottish independence?

18th Sep 2014 by Tom Carter
With polling stations open, Tom Carter argues that the rest of the UK should treat a possible Yes vote with great...
Debate: Should Scotland go it alone?

Debate: Should Scotland go it alone?

15th Sep 2014 by Michael Low, Rory Irwin
With the Scottish Independence referendum looming, two Oxonians from north of the border go head-to-head on the...
Money or Morality - what really motivates the media?

Money or Morality - what really motivates the media?

11th Sep 2014 by Sian Meaney
Sian Meaney examines what the recent naked photo scandal with its focus on Jennifer Lawrence tells us about the media
Humans, not Animals: The Persuasive Face of Green Movements

Humans, not Animals: The Persuasive Face of Green Movements

10th Sep 2014 by Samuel Rutishauser-Mills
Samuel Rutishauser-Mills argues that environmental campaigns will only start to achieve momentum if they push the...
The Carfax by-election should concern us all

The Carfax by-election should concern us all

10th Sep 2014 by Max Leak
Max Leak reacts to the backlash surrounding last week's controversial by-election in the Carfax ward of the city
New domestic abuse laws are vital and long overdue

New domestic abuse laws are vital and long overdue

1st Sep 2014 by Alice Nutting
In response to Nick Mutch's article, 'Legalising Private Relationships', Alice Nutting explains why criticising the...
Legislating private relationships

Legislating private relationships

30th Aug 2014 by Nick Mutch
Nick Mutch considers the consequences of proposed legislation against domestic abuse.
On Hamas, Gaza and the need for peace

On Hamas, Gaza and the need for peace

28th Aug 2014 by Richard Black, Sapan Maini-Thompson
Richard Black and Sapan Maini-Thompson argue that in the English liberal elite's rush to condemn Israel over the...
The Ice Bucket Challenge: Boon or bane for ALS sufferers?

The Ice Bucket Challenge: Boon or bane for ALS sufferers?

28th Aug 2014 by Tom Posa
Tom Posa argues that the Ice Bucket Challenge, despite the good intentions of participants, has done a disservice to...