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Everything wrong with the NUS disaffiliation motion

In a real car-crash of a motion to OUSU Council, David Klemperer, one of Oxford’s NUS delegates and a member of the ‘Oh Well,...

Cherworld: Doth the student protest too much?

Student protest is the topic, as Cherworld reflects on another term of activism

Cher(ch)world: Religion in Oxford

Looking at a recent Cherwell investigation, we discuss the status of religion in Oxford
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Rhodes Must Fall protest outside Oriel

Oriel College's Vice Provost personally received a petition demanding that the college tear down its statue of Cecil Rhodes

Oxford University in oil donor controversy

University retains donation despite company subsidiary receiving criminal fine

Cherworld: Do Conservatives need conserving?

In the first episode of Cherworld's triumphant return, Luke Barratt and Tom Carter discuss whether Tories are unfairly vilified at Oxford

Freshers, the Union’s not worth it

Luke Barratt tells freshers to save their money and resist the lure of membership of the Oxford Union

Should subfusc remain compulsory?

Luke Barratt talks to English finalists and campaigners about whether subfusc should remain compulsory for exams

Recipe of the week: Thai Peanut Tofu

Luke Barratt takes us to veggie Valhalla with this very delicious noodle dish

Is it OK to be mean to Tories?

Luke Barratt analyses the General Election backlash, and the backlash against the backlash

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Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups

Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'

Normal People Review – ‘a novel that speaks to the current climate’

Jenny Scoones discusses the portrayal of masculinity and friendship in Sally Rooney's second novel

Labour councillor suspended for anti-semitism to rejoin party

Lloyd-Shogbesan was suspended from the Labour council after he shared "inappropriate and offensive" posts