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    Felix Pope

    Revealed: Oxford Councillor’s controversial social media posts

    Oxford councillor Ben Lloyd-Shogbesan compared Israel to Nazi Germany, praised Muammar Gaddafi, and spread a conspiracy theory that cancer does not exist

    Oxford to launch first ever bond

    The University is looking to raise at least £250 million

    Somerville votes against gender neutral toilets

    Some expressed concern that women would feel uncomfortable using mixed facilities

    Revealed: how a private school elite still dominates Oxford’s student life

    Most JCR presidents and Oxford Union officials attended fee paying schools, Cherwell investigation finds

    Police evacuate Summertown street over ‘chemical hazard’

    Over 60 residents evacuated from street near Oxford college accommodation

    Oxford University and colleges used offshore funds to invest in oil extraction

    Paradise papers leak reveals tens of millions of pounds were placed in offshore tax havens

    Police break up Oxford SU pro-choice protest

    Demonstrators stopped the start of the OSFL talk for almost an hour through chants and heckling

    University democracy “hasn’t been working well”, says Louise Richardson

    The vice-chancellor criticised University staff for their "self-interest" and for being uninterested in university democracy

    Christ Church students in uproar over new ‘canteen-style’ informal hall

    Students are planning a boycott of hall after controversial plans to change informal hall to a canteen service leaked through an Oxfeud post

    ‘Oxford Student Union’ rebrand cost over £17,000

    Oxford University Student Union (OUSU) spent over £17,000 on a digital rebranding scheme designed to improve its image among the student body, Cherwell can...

    Oxford mobilises to aid Grenfell Tower residents

    Town and gown have united as they collect donations and cash for those left homeless by the disaster

    “Make space for us as we are”

    New campaign against institutional racism wins funding from seven JCRs—and a Vogue photoshoot

    Outbreak of mumps plagues Oxford’s colleges

    As a result of the outbreak students have been sent home, cricket games have been cancelled, and preliminary and final exams are under threat

    Beware the Russians under the bed

    Genuine concern with Putin’s interference in foreign elections is justified, but hysterical overreaction helps no one