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Oxford cricket scene poised and ready for big Trinity

Ben Horton previews the upcoming College Cricket League and Cuppers tournament

Focus On: New Writers

Ben Horton meets the winners of the OUDS New Writing Festival

2014 Six Nations: Once More Unto the Breach

Cherwell Sport looks ahead to the final rounds of fixtures of yet another close-run Six Nations championship

Preview: Caucasian Chalk Circle

Ben Horton appreciates this mix of bleak human tragedy and guffaw-inducing satirical comedy

Is England’s ‘New Era’ a false dawn?

Ben Horton questions the removal of Pietersen and Flower in the ECB’s ‘rebuilding’ process

Preview: Sweeney Todd

Ben Horton looks forward to a thrill ride from start to finish

A chance for England in Bangladesh?

Ben Horton is cautiously optimistic about England’s chances in the T20 World Cup

Review: Simon Jay

Ben Horton is underwhelmed by this overambitious comedy

Preview: Normal

Ben Horton is shaken to the core by this unsettling psychological thriller

Preview: Betrayal

Ben Horton is gripped by the disconcerting display of a loveless marraige


Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...