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The silence that is sapping our Student Union

The silence that is sapping our Student Union

31st Oct 2014 by Jack Matthews
Jack Matthews discusses the remarkable silence around this year's OUSU elections, and encourages more people to...
Debate: Should OUSU support free education?

Debate: Should OUSU support free education?

24th Oct 2014 by James Elliott, James Blythe
James Blythe and James Elliott discuss the merits of university tuition fees
Interview: Peter Kellner

Interview: Peter Kellner

20th Oct 2014 by Tom Carter
Tom Carter talks polling, ethics, Europe and elections with Peter Kellner, the President of YouGov
Debate: Should the liberal elite be more tolerant of UKIP?

Debate: Should the liberal elite be more tolerant of UKIP?

20th Oct 2014 by Samuel Rutishauser-Mills, Jamie Jackson
Samuel Rutishauser-Mills and Jamie Jackson debate how we should respond to the rise of UKIP
Owen Jones, The Establishment and why he might have a point

Owen Jones, The Establishment and why he might have a point

20th Oct 2014 by Oliver Hurcum
Oliver Hurcum disagrees with criticism of Owen Jones' new book, arguing that he is right in pointing out the...
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...
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...
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...