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Many Oxford students do not register to vote

Many Oxford students do not register to vote

13th Dec 2014 by Suzie Marshall
Fall in the number of students registered to vote at the next general election prompts concerns that student voices...
 “Major improvements” to University's harassment policy

“Major improvements” to University's harassment policy

13th Dec 2014 by Marianna Spring
Oxford clarifies and simplifies procedures regarding harassment and bullying
PM responds to letter calling for closure of Campsfield

PM responds to letter calling for closure of Campsfield

9th Dec 2014 by Fatima Al-Kassab
Head of Detention Operations at Home Office replies on behalf of David Cameron to open letter condemning the...
Feature: Homelessness in Oxford

Feature: Homelessness in Oxford

6th Dec 2014 by Niluka Kavanagh, Megan Gibbons, Lily Taylor, Tristan Upton
As the festive spirit grows and students start going home for Christmas, the need to think about charitable causes...
Disturbance outside popular Baby Love club night

Disturbance outside popular Baby Love club night

5th Dec 2014 by Georgia Latham
Two men denied entry after exhibiting antisocial behaviour and alleged homophobia
Upward social mobility has gone into reverse

Upward social mobility has gone into reverse

5th Dec 2014 by Ellen Milligan
Oxford study suggests that there is now less 'room at the top' for younger generations to aspire to
Detainees protest at Campsfield House

Detainees protest at Campsfield House

3rd Dec 2014 by Thea Slotover
Home Office denies the maltreatment of immigrants at the centre
St Cross students petition to debate holding abortion debate

St Cross students petition to debate holding abortion debate

1st Dec 2014 by Georgia Latham
Petitioners would invite OSFL to hold the controversial cancelled debate under a new title, “Is there an...
Trinity JCR's college marriage changes passed second time round

Trinity JCR's college marriage changes passed second time round

1st Dec 2014 by Suzie Marshall
Trinity JCR has finally voted to change its heteronormative ballot system
UCU marking boycott cancelled

UCU marking boycott cancelled

1st Dec 2014 by Georgia Latham
Lecturers’ marking boycott suspended during pension talks
Anti-slavery protests held on Cornmarket

Anti-slavery protests held on Cornmarket

30th Nov 2014 by Charlotte Molony
Students protest in campaign to strengthen legislation against modern slavery
John’s forced to change XXXmas-themed bop

John’s forced to change XXXmas-themed bop

30th Nov 2014 by Christian Amos
Controversial bop discussed in John’s JCR meeting after Junior Dean changes event title
Oxford students rally for Ferguson

Oxford students rally for Ferguson

29th Nov 2014 by Jack Doyle
Hundreds of Oxford students join international demonstrations against racism and police brutality
Students respond to Wilson verdict

Students respond to Wilson verdict

29th Nov 2014 by Tom Calver
'Black Lives Matter' Cornmarket protest planned for Saturday noon
Jesus celebrates 40 years of women

Jesus celebrates 40 years of women

29th Nov 2014 by Tom Calver
Students and alumni look back on the “Jesus Experiment”
Banerjee U-turn on resignation

Banerjee U-turn on resignation

28th Nov 2014 by Tom Calver, Stanislas Lalanne
Union President standing by electoral changes after RO declares them invalid.
Academics back University fossil fuel divestment

Academics back University fossil fuel divestment

27th Nov 2014 by David Rischel
100 academics, 300 alumni and over 2000 students have signed an open letter urging the University to divest
Calls for Cornmarket Street to be re-opened to buses

Calls for Cornmarket Street to be re-opened to buses

24th Nov 2014 by Marianna Spring
Oxford Bus Company Director speaks out about plan to relieve traffic chaos in Oxford city centre
Somerville World War One Roadshow

Somerville World War One Roadshow

23rd Nov 2014 by Niluka Kavanagh, Fatima Fekaiki Al-Kassab, Rushabh Haria
Cherwell went to the World War One Roadshow at Somerville College, where local residents and alumni presented their...
RAG's 2015 naked calendar goes on sale

RAG's 2015 naked calendar goes on sale

23rd Nov 2014 by Tom Calver
This year's theme is 'action shots', which sees athletes pose nude in some of Oxford's most iconic locations
900 students ready for Queerfest

900 students ready for Queerfest

22nd Nov 2014 by Lucjan Kaliniecki
The 'Let it Go' themed evening at Wadham caps off a highly successful Queer Week