Authors Posts by Max Long

Max Long


Union take back decision to cover President’s legal fees

Standing Committee vote to withdraw a motion to pay for Ben Sullivan's £1,200 legal expenses amidst concerns over Union Rules

The 160th Varsity Boat Race: Live Blog

Follow our live blog for all the latest information of this year's race. Tweet or email us to be featured on the blog!

We must reassess our approach to international students

Spanish student Max Long discusses international students, the fees they pay and the cultural aspect of their time at Oxford

Cherwell investigates: Oxford’s international students

Are international students at Oxford treated fairly? Should the university provide more support?

New IRA claims responsibility for Oxford bomb threat

Scotland Yard confirms that the republican terrorist group used a recognised codeword to claim responsibility for the Army Careers parcel bomb

Interview: Prince Reza Pahlavi

Max Long discusses social media and democracy with the exiled Iranian prince

Investigation: Animal Testing

‘Vivisection’ or life-saving research? Cherwell looks at the national debate surrounding the ethics of animal testing

Live Blog: Tommy Wiseau visits the Oxford Union

Max Long reports from the Union on the director's visit to the Union, of 'The Room' fame

Oriel disaffiliates from OUSU

Following an independent review into their constitution following a previous JCR motion, Oriel have confirmed their decision to disaffiliate from the Student Union

Investigation: Drugs in Oxford

With traces of cocaine present in three libraries and the Union, C+ investigates the extent of student drug use


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Fast Film: In a Lonely Place unites noir tradition with painfully real romance

Humphrey Bogart is a man addled by loneliness in this cinematic masterclass of subtlety and allegory.
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“Look what you made me do”: Taylor Swift’s reinvention

The reinvention of her ‘reputation’ is not a change of character nor a sudden shift in her attitude to the spotlight. The Reputation era was simply a rebranding of sound, lyricism, production and image which worked to provoke her audience and, ironically, sustain her reputation.
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Town vs Gown 2019: Press Release

The official press release ahead of the Town vs Gown 2019 boxing event
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Review: The 1975’s latest album falls short

Some robotic pretentious waffle. Some cynical love songs. Some good hooks, a few nice bridges. Rinse and repeat for an album for an identikit album, with a dozen else out there the same.

City Council Blasts Oxford Union over Le Pen Invite

Oxford City Council accused the Union of a “pattern of endangering community safety by inviting fascists into the city.