Authors Posts by Luke Alexander

Luke Alexander


Identity crisis

The desire to identify oneself with something at university is a fairly self-evident step that people take. however, for this identity to be dictated...

Re-open nominations

When it comes to OUSU elections, what do we know? Cherwell has a rather regrettable habit of backing the loser on these occasions, and...

A slanging match

Cherwell notes with relief the return to form of those two bastions of political potty-training, OULC and OUCA, just when things seemed to be...

Clash of moral duty

The staff of Oxford’s two student newspapers occasionally forget that the majority of the University’s population have little interest in the inner workings of...

Dirty money

Curtailing bop banter is not exactly a new trick among the old dogs of Oxford officialdom - while defacation is hardly the most original...

Suffering OUSU

The agenda for last Friday’s OUSU council meeting, where a vote toboycott Coca-Cola was passed by an overwhelming majority, contains twopoints of significant interest....

Mistaken identity

The fast train from Paddington allows those not fortunate enough to inhabit our world to get close enough to peer in. They ingest voraciously...

Taking stock

It has been an eventful long vacation. Whether you were stuck in an office in the city, sunning yourself in exotic climes or living...

Student model

Damian le Bas has appeared in an advert for mobile phone company T-Mobile after being approached by a representative for the company at an art exhibition.

Blair’s son elected

Nicky Blair, the son of Prime Minister Tony Blair, has been appointed secretary of the Oxford University Labour Club for Michaelmas 2005. Blair, studying...


Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women