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Oxford councillor resigns Labour whip after ‘anti-semitic’ comments

It comes less than a week after Cherwell revealed he had compared Israel to Nazi Germany, praised Muammar Gaddafi, and alluded to same sex marriages as a “perversion” on his Facebook page.

Oxford MP calls on government to recognise Palestine

Layla Moran, who is the first British MP to be of Palestinian descent, told Parliament: "In between Hamas and a very extreme Israeli prime minister, we have the blood of children."

University dismisses calls for new colleges to improve access

A new report proposes that Oxford should introduce new colleges designed specifically to boost the number of students from under-represented groups

Why money matters: college financial and educational disparities revealed

Cherwell analysis of exam results data shows that seventeen of the top twenty best academically performing colleges are also among the top twenty richest colleges

Labour Club stand by speaker alleged to have made ‘anti-semitic’ comments

Richard Seymour's clarification of his current views was deemed satisfactory for his speaker invitation not to be rescinded

Oxfess and Oxlove back online

The popular anonymous submission pages were taken offline after some "particularly nasty" abuse was aimed at the admins

OULC speaker invite sparks anti-semitism concerns

Richard Seymour has been criticised for expressing support for anti-semitic terrorist group Hezbollah, and describing Labour's anti-semitism scandal as a 'witch-hunt'

Living wage ‘Norrington Table’ launched

The table, compiled by the Oxford University Living Wage Campaign, ranks each college by a range of factors, including base pay rate, job security, and bonuses

Resignation forces Union reshuffle

Shanuk Mediwaka resigned from the role on Sunday with immediate effect for personal reasons

Keble ‘celebrate diversity’ with new portrait

The portrait of Sir James Cameron Tudor, the first student of African-Caribbean descent to be elected president of the Oxford Union, is to be unveiled at the college

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Collage showing textile waste and impacts of the fashion industry on the environment

Fast fashion means a slow death for the planet this Christmas

Kat Cooper explores the true environmental cost of high-street fashion
A woman walks down a snowy path with trees lining it. She is wearing a coat and carries a black bag over her shoulder.

Making myself at home

"When you're here for most of the year, making this city your true home is a feat that seems impossible."

Union refute Purple Turtle allegations of “childish” behaviour

According to the Union, negotiations were only "impeded by the impossibility of an agreement on rent."

Oxbridge must take responsibility for ‘systemic’ access issues

A centralised admissions system and greater contextualisation could offer a solution

Eight private schools dominate Oxbridge admissions

The Sutton Trust suggests universities introduce a 'geographic element' to admissions policies