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Cherwell Editorial


OUCA has no choice but to change

Punishing those responsible for racist material is not enough, OUCA must also reform its culture

Cutting Arts spending? Tell us why

The lack of communication regarding the reprioritisation of funding towards the Sciences is a worrying indication that students are not respected by the University.

Politics and Poetry don’t mix

Ruth Padel's actions are more than just an insult. They are a damning indictment of the elected poet in general.

We should, within limits, respect institutional autonomy over selection procedures

Colleges differ in their approach to selections, both in terms of admissions and hustings. This isn't necessarily a problem.

Digging up dirt just puts us in a hole

We should not become too sensationalised in our response to Walcott's past, or to the new recruitments at the Saïd.

Inequality and Sexism are taken for granted

The lack of women in senior roles in Oxford will persist until we stop taking casual sexism for granted

We don’t have a right to be here

A rise in tuition fees seems likely--our response should be considered and open minded.

What’s wrong with being good?

A rather unnecessarily large number of people

Tuition fees: take some responsibility, students

Chris Patten’s argument for a sliding scale

In defence of defiance

Students from the Bodleian sit-in hunted by the proctors have reason to feel betrayed


A black and white close-up shot of the face of a man with a woman standing up beside him.

Fast Film: In a Lonely Place unites noir tradition with painfully real romance

Humphrey Bogart is a man addled by loneliness in this cinematic masterclass of subtlety and allegory.
taylor swift sings into a microphone

“Look what you made me do”: Taylor Swift’s reinvention

The reinvention of her ‘reputation’ is not a change of character nor a sudden shift in her attitude to the spotlight. The Reputation era was simply a rebranding of sound, lyricism, production and image which worked to provoke her audience and, ironically, sustain her reputation.
The Town vs Gown promotional poster

Town vs Gown 2019: Press Release

The official press release ahead of the Town vs Gown 2019 boxing event
The 1975 play on a stage

Review: The 1975’s latest album falls short

Some robotic pretentious waffle. Some cynical love songs. Some good hooks, a few nice bridges. Rinse and repeat for an album for an identikit album, with a dozen else out there the same.

City Council Blasts Oxford Union over Le Pen Invite

Oxford City Council accused the Union of a “pattern of endangering community safety by inviting fascists into the city.