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Words – Cherwell fiction

Fiction: 'She tosses the burning end over the edge of the cliff. We watch it fall, hit rocks softly, anti-climatic.'

Heaney’s Aeneid: When is a Translation not a Translation?

Benn Sheridan discusses Heaney's Final work, a translation of Aeneid Book VI, and finds Virgil a little bit upstaged

The 162nd Varsity Boat Race: Live Blog

Follow our live blog for regular updates on the Oxford vs Cambridge boat race!

Calais: the camp of forgotten conflicts

Sophie Dowle shares her experience of the Calais camp and explains the unremembered struggles that lie at its heart

Review: Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

Daniel Curtis was more impressed than depressed by Iggy Pop's latest

A time for European solidarity

Franco-Belgian student Olivier Santin reflects on questions of identity and the need for greater European unity in light of the Brussels attacks

Brussels: An attack on Europe

Antonio Gottardello reflects on the nature and the intentions behind the Brussels terror attacks

Grumbling gets access nowhere

Charles Clegg argues that impressions of Oxford as a posh boys' club are misleading and hamper efforts to widen access

Saïd blacklisted by Barclays bank

The founding benefactor of the Saïd Business School and his associated charity, The Saïd Foundation, have been blacklisted by Barclays

A troubling relationship: the UK and Saudi Arabia

Alex Walker examines the government's refusal to face up to Saudi Arabia's appalling human rights record

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Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups