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Friday, June 24, 2022

Jack Hunter

Jack Hunter was the editor of Cherwell in MT17. Follow him: @_jackhunter or email [email protected]

Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Oxbridge’s Dirty Money: how colleges invest millions in fossil fuel, arms and tobacco

Oxbridge colleges responding to requests hold at least £21m in oil and gas exploration, production, and refining companies

Revealed: Oxbridge’s offshore millions

Oxford colleges are to be hauled before Parliament as they continue to invest millions in offshore funds

Students grill Russian ambassador on LGBTQ+ rights record

Alexander Yakovenko was forced to defend Russia’s record on LGBTQ+ rights, as students questioned him on the reported torture of gay men in Chechnya

Uni apologises after cleaner told to remove International Women’s Day graffiti

The photo of the incident, which was tweeted by a professor, prompted an angry backlash online

UCU Strike: Pensions vote blocked at University governing body

The required threshold of 20 members stood to suspend the debate, leading to protests outside the Sheldonian

Dons set for showdown with vice chancellor over pensions dispute

Congregation, the university’s governing body, will meet in an attempt by around 150 dons to reverse Oxford’s position on the USS pension scheme

Balliol introduces Oxford’s first homelessness representative

The new officer will publicise volunteering and collect donations for Turl Street Homeless Action

Revealed: the £300k cost of Oxford SU’s refurb

The University’s Estates Services paid out over £200,000 on building work and nearly £175,000 on redecorating

Day in the Life: Cherwell Editor

Jack Hunter gives an exclusive insight into the life of a Cherwell editor

Lavish ceremonies and a £37k lunch – the cost of Oxford’s honorary degrees revealed

Honorary degree spending included £37,701 on a single lunch for the Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Protesters rally for decolonisation outside Rad Cam

Rhodes Must Fall, Common Ground and other campaign representatives demand Oxford commits to "a long-term project of decolonisation at all levels"

La Bohème review – ‘Shabby and chic but not lacking in charm’

Amid the fakery of Shoreditch, Jack Hunter finds a rare thing: an age-old opera that celebrates the joy of being young

Planning application withdrawn, beloved nightclub Cellar is ‘saved’

The club heralds a "fantastic outcome" after the planning application to turn it into retail space was withdrawn