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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...
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.
Protest? What protest?

Protest? What protest?

21st Aug 2014 by Charlotte Clark
Charlotte Clark discusses the increasing importance of social media in the way we access news
The tragedy of young suicide

The tragedy of young suicide

28th Jul 2014 by Emma Davies
Emma Davies discusses the inadequacy of current mental health provisions for our most vulnerable young people.
Should alleged rapists be given anonymity until charged?

Should alleged rapists be given anonymity until charged?

3rd Jul 2014 by Nick Mutch, Niamh McIntyre
Nick Mutch and Niamh McIntyre discuss the consequences of a potential move towards greater anonymity for those...
Oxford Decides: 2014

Oxford Decides: 2014

17th May 2014 by Xin Fan, Lily Taylor, Charlie Atkins, Tess Colley
The European and local elections are on Thursday, but should you bother voting? Cherwell taps student opinion and...
Local Lib Dems aren't in the Coalition

Local Lib Dems aren't in the Coalition

16th May 2014 by Tony Brett
Deputy Lord Mayor Tony Brett argues that voters should judge the Liberal Democrats in the upcoming local elections...
Why Oxford needs a loony candidate

Why Oxford needs a loony candidate

16th May 2014 by Jessica Hao
Jessica Hao spoke to prospective local councillor the Mad Hatter about his electoral ambitions
Debate: Does alcohol improve your experience at university?

Debate: Does alcohol improve your experience at university?

12th May 2014 by Alice King, Nick Mutch
Alice King and Nick Mutch debate whether there is benefit to drinking at University
All minority groups are not the same

All minority groups are not the same

5th May 2014 by Raphael Mokades
Raphael Mokades argues that we must reevaluate our approach to 'BME', as part of this week's investigation into race...
Debate: Is Britain more sexist than other cultures?

Debate: Is Britain more sexist than other cultures?

2nd May 2014 by Niamh McIntyre, Radhika Seth
The UN Special Rapporteur for Violence Against Women recently said that the UK had the worst 'in your face' sexist...
Interview: Alastair Campbell

Interview: Alastair Campbell

28th Apr 2014 by Nick Mutch
Alastair Campbell talks Iraq, good journalism and why he hated Cambridge with Nick Mutch
Is UK employment really on the road to recovery?

Is UK employment really on the road to recovery?

26th Apr 2014 by Niamh McIntyre
Niamh McIntyre argues that the sunny picture painted by the recent employment statistics are a cover up for a darker...
The Problem with Paxman

The Problem with Paxman

16th Apr 2014 by Evy Cavalla
Evy Cavalla argues that Jeremy Paxman's recent performances show the presenter's bias and lack of professional standards
An Open Letter to Andrew Smith MP

An Open Letter to Andrew Smith MP

6th Apr 2014 by Alice Nutting
Alice Nutting criticises the MP for Oxford East's decision to support the welfare cap in Parliament
The government's higher education policy is an omnishambles

The government's higher education policy is an omnishambles

2nd Apr 2014 by Robert Walmsley
Robert Walmsley discusses the continuing problems with tuition fees and the sell-off of the student loan book
Debate: 'I Too Am Oxford' and 'We Are All Oxford'

Debate: 'I Too Am Oxford' and 'We Are All Oxford'

17th Mar 2014 by Tyler Alabanza-Behard, Alexandra Wilson
Tyler Alabanza-Behard and Alexandra Wilson discuss the two campaigns which have reached national headlines
"Oxford is a place for all people to study"

"Oxford is a place for all people to study"

17th Mar 2014 by Max Chamberlin
Max Chamberlin, one of the models in the 'We are all Oxford' campaign, argues that Oxford's race issue is...
On immigration the media is failing to tell us the truth

On immigration the media is failing to tell us the truth

1st Mar 2014 by Samuel Rutishauser-Mills
Samuel Rutishauser-Mills explains how the failure of some parts of the media to report immigration stories fairly...