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The strange death of Constable’s rural idyll

Daniel Villar explores how the English countryside has changed since John Constable painted The Cornfield
Trump and Macron

The Paris Climate Accord is now little more than scrap paper

Daniel Villar argues that despite being formed with the best intentions, the Paris Climate Accord now serves as a reminder of a collective failure to combat climate change

Through the Looking Glass: the Auden set

Daniel Villar explores the perils of collaboration for Auden, Day-Lewis, Spender and MacNeice

Review: ‘White Trash’ by Nancy Isenberg

Daniel Villar finds this survey of white working class America wanting

Wednesday Weltanschauung: Marijuana Legalisation

Daniel Villar offers a justification for marijuana legalisation which goes beyond domestic interests to consider the effects of criminalisation upon other countries

Scientists of the literary world

Daniel Villar marvels at those who bridge the divide between disciplines

Folk, it is a-changin’

Daniel Villar discusses Bob Dylan’s legacy and the folk revival

In defence of non-fiction literature

Daniel Villar thinks the Nobel Prize committee has neglected non-fiction

One thing I’d change about Oxford… Educating people

Daniel Villar calls for more versatile education in Oxford

Brexit: Saviour of European federalism?

Brexit could reboot the abandoned project of European federalism

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Somerville all-women panel highlights plight of female refugees

The World Refugee Day discussion comes in a series of panels aiming to give women a greater platform

Oxford men seal emphatic victory at Lord’s

Matty Hughes bowled 132 not out as Oxford romped home

History faculty U-turns over exam regulations change after student pressure

The faculty wished to change the deadlines for submission of thesis titles and synopses, giving students two days to respond despite most being in the middle of examinations

Protestors stage Oxford anti-Trump rally

The protestors called on Theresa May to cancel Donald Trump's visit

Oxford MP condemns ‘disgraceful’ fake UAE centre

Earlier this month, Cherwell revealed that the 'Mohammed bin Rashid Center [sic] for Future Research' did not actually exist