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    Oxford joins partnership to explore a new method for creating fusion power

    The University of Oxford has joined Imperial College London and the University of York in a £12 million industry partnership to explore a new method for creating fusion power.


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    Some habits die hard: the truth about Oxford’s Coffee Culture

    The baristas in Cornmarket Pret know my coffee order on sight. My friends rarely see me without a strong black Americano in hand. You might say I’m an extreme case, or express concern that...

    Open Minds, Open Conversations: An Interview with the LOAF Podcast

    I knew vaguely of the podcast run by four of my fellow Christ Church students before interviewing them for Cherwell. It takes hard work to balance any extracurricular alongside an Oxford degree, and I...

    Food Fight! Oxford and Cambridge compete to tackle food poverty

    This summer, the long-anticipated ‘Great Oxbridge BOGOF’ will be returning for its 3rd run. The food drive competition is run by the charity ‘Because We Can’, and sees the Colleges of Oxford and Cambridge...

    Unlocking the Power of EdTech: Revolutionising Education for a Brighter Future

    EdTech: Pioneering the Future of Education In today's modern era, technology's imprint is increasingly prominent, reshaping all aspects of our lives, and carving a new trajectory for the learning process. This exciting convergence, known as Educational Technology (EdTech), has been a transformative force, redefining how students learn, and teachers instruct....

    “The world around us is evolving at a much faster pace than the reading lists”: Are women underrepresented in the curriculum? 

    The fact that women seemed sidelined by the curriculum in school always seemed an accepted fact. In GCSE English, we encountered depictions of Curley’s unnamed wife; in History, it was almost inevitable that women were not featured in broad discussions of 20th-century warfare. When it came to STEM subjects,...

    Charles III: King or Emperor?

    When stripped down to its most skeletal form, the Coronation of King Charles III entailed a simple ferrying of objects from altar to throne. The Crown, of course—expertly installed upon the monarch’s greyed pate by the Archbishop; but also the Orb and Sceptre, staples of coronation portraiture from Charles...


    “I’m trying to speak to people’s hearts”: In conversation with music collective, Steam Down

    When the line-up for performers at Exeter College Ball was released, most did not know what to make of this ‘Steam Down’. A group of self-described ‘Afro-Infinitive’ artists from...

    Medics and Pantos: In conversation with the Producer of the Medics charity – Tingewick

    Tingewick is a charity led by a group of 29 medical students at Oxford. They work together to raise money as well as completing all their clinical placements together....


    “A successful exploration of the play’s tension and comedy”: A review of Macbeth.

    Andrew Raynes’ production of Macbeth is a successful exploration of the play’s tension and comedy, and the cast and crew should be congratulated on bringing that out. The production succeeds in creating the world of Macbeth, and is blessed with some very talented actors which help bring it to life.

    Kesha ‘Gag Order’: A review

    'The album is all Kesha, a meticulously crafted and finely tuned testament to her prowess as a songwriter.'


    LB’s — Summertown’s one-of-a-kind Lebanese deli

    "Summertown’s options are ever growing, but through all of that, it is clear why LB’s has remained a staple."

    Whatever floats your boat: Leo Buckley on the realities of the river

    “I can sleep and I can host, and that’s all I need. I’m a happy man.”