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    A white banner being held up by two people who one are hidden behind it. In blue letters is written: "RHODES MUST FALL"

    Societies condemn Oriel’s decision to not remove Cecil Rhodes statue

    "“We are disappointed to hear that Oriel’s Governing Body will not be removing the Rhodes statue due to the regulatory and financial challenges involved in the process. Dismantling systemic racism in Oxford is one of the greatest challenges this university community has faced, but we believe this is no excuse for inaction… Cecil Rhodes is a symbol of colonialism, white supremacy, and racism, all of which have no place in Oriel College, nor any other part of this University.” "

    The Undercurrent: Oriel’s blue-worthy mental gymnastics on Rhodes

    My working theory is that this is Oriel’s last, desperate attempt to shut students up by literally stunning them into silence.

    BREAKING: Oriel College will not remove Rhodes statue after commission’s recommendations

    Oriel College’s Governing Body has responded following the results of an independent commission which were revealed by The Guardian last night, choosing not to...

    BREAKING: Rhodes should fall, commission concludes

    In a report seen by The Guardian, the commission advised that the College not only removes the statue, but a plaque featuring a portrait of Rhodes on King Edward Street. It also urged the College to publish a statement definitively detailing its association with Rhodes and his legacy.

    Oriel College announces details of Independent Commission of Inquiry into Rhodes...

    Oriel College has announced details of the Independent Commission of Inquiry into the Rhodes statue. Whilst the Oriel College Governing Body has expressed its...

    Boris Johnson criticises Oriel’s Rhodes decision

    In an interview with the Evening Standard, Boris Johnson said he disagrees with Oriel College’s decision to support removing a statue of Cecil Rhodes....

    Oriel JCR pass motion demanding removal of Rhodes statue

    Oriel JCR voted yesterday for a motion which mandates the JCR to demand the removal of Oriel's Cecil Rhodes statue. The motion passed with...

    80,000 sign petition and Oxford City Council call for Rhodes removal

    A petition demanding the removal of a statue of Cecil Rhodes on an Oriel College building on the High Street has hit 80,000 signatures...

    Students petition for removal of Rhodes statue, protest planned for Tuesday

    In the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd and an upsurge of anti-racist movement across the UK and within Oxford, there...

    ‘Rhodes, You’re Next’ banner put up opposite Oriel College

    A banner stating ‘Rhodes, You’re Next’ has been put up on University Church, opposite the statue of Cecil Rhodes, following the pulling down of...