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Emma Cookson


Verdict on Castle Mill delayed as postal vote called

Despite Tuesday's ruling, Congregation calls for a postal vote

Oxford Union Debate Committee in women’s quota controversy

The Oxford Union Debate Selection Committee is planning to send a fixed number of women to the European University Debating Championships

Port Meadow graduate accommodation under threat

Retrospective environmental report recommends removing the top floors of Castle Mill

It’s a cult life: through the lens of John Sweeney

Emma Cookson sits down with John Sweeney for a couple of pints and a chat about North Korea.

Alessandra Steinherr and the contradictions in beauty

Alessandra Steinherr, Glamour's beauty editor, talks about bodies, the beauty industry and feminism

Interview: John Micklethwait

John Micklethwait, Editor of The Economist, talks print, the internet, and the future.

Italian Job: A holiday in Florence

Emma Cookson looks back on her trip to Florence with slightly straining buttons and various food-stained shirts.

Glastonbury: A Virgin’s Tale

Emma Cookson reviews her first time at Glastonbury. A tale of chanting, pink hair and very little musical content.

Students Loans Company criticised over data breaches

The ICO has reported several incidents where student data was accidentally sent to the wrong people by the Student Loans Company

Copenhagen: an unorthodox tour

Emma Cookson is impressed by the lesser known attractions of the Danish capital


Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote