Bop to the top
Bops are Oxford’s fancy dress parties that form some of my fondest memories in college. For bops held in college bars, there’s no need...
The anti-Politician: An afternoon with Anjali Ramanathan
The considerations of a would-be student politician. A student, who, despite being a self-declared introvert, has been thrust to the very top of student politics. President of the Christ Church JCR, candidate for the presidency of the Oxford Union -- Ramanathan wants to run things.
JCReviews: Cocaine and pin-machines, Worcester and New College
The colleges of this ancient place are numerous, and so are the common rooms which accompany them. Whilst most of us will never get...
Oxford’s JCRs and MCRs to be exempt from higher education freedom of speech bill
"The bill states that higher education providers and their student unions must 'secure freedom of speech'".
Oxford JCRs launch campaign for the return of students
Nadia Hassan, President of the Trinity College JCR, started the petition to bring attention to the frustrations felt by many students. She told Cherwell: "Considering the anger and upset that many students are feeling across I thought it would be the best way of uniting students under one cause and getting the national student voice heard".
Christ Church JCR candidate steps down after George Floyd comments, college responds
A Christ Church JCR candidate has linked the protests after the death of George Floyd with "flour shortage", in JCR minutes seen by Cherwell....
Motion banning student-staff relationships spreads across JCRs
A motion banning relationships between staff members and any students over whom they have responsibility is being discussed in many JCRs. The motion states that such...
JCR Presidents criticize Oxford’s response to Amber Rudd ‘no-platforming’
The Committee of Oxford College JCR Presidents (PresCom) has published an Open Letter expressing their “disappointment and deep concerns" with the University of Oxford's...
Christ Church JCR position uncontested after hustings ‘challenge’ controversy
Christ Church's Junior Censor criticised hustings challenges which, she said, "in most cases involve men imposing challenges on women, expecting them to go along with them for the fun".
Trinity JCR rejects Plush accessibility donation
Christ Church also voted down a motion to donate to the #PlushForAll campaign last week.
Corpus JCR motion proposes to declare war on MCR
"The mortal enemy of this JCR is our counterpart MCR, and there shall be no peace until the MCR surrenders and pays appropriate reparations," the motion read.
Lady Margaret Hall JCR plans ambitious constitutional reforms
The proposed reforms will go to a vote of members on Sunday
An Unexpected Visitor Review – ‘performed in a unique space but falls short’
The setting of Mercury Theatre Productions' newly written play is impressive but the writing requires reworking.
Meet the Parents: College Families Explained
Bizarre but brilliant- who are these 'college parents' and why are they writing letters to you?