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Government blocks Oxford MP’s bill for rough sleepers

Layla Moran’s bill was motivated in part by student campaigning efforts to repeal the Vagrancy Act

Homeless emergency protocol activated

The Severe Weather Emergency Protocol will now have been in operation for 31 nights this winter

Magdalen Commemoration Ball scrapped

The 2019 ball was dropped after a lack of committee applications, echoing Magdalen's cancellation of the same event in 2015

Exeter undergrads threatened with ‘serious consequences’ after bop mayhem

Sub-rector Barnaby Taylor called undergraduates' behaviour "wholly unacceptable"

Oxford pays tribute to Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger ran the first sub-four minute mile at Iffley Road in 1954, later becoming a leading neurologist and Master of Pembroke College

University criticised over Rohingya crisis

Dr. Zarni slammed the University for being "complicit at worst" in Myanmar government persecution due to links with Yangon University

Vice-Chancellor opposes pay regulation

Professor Richardson stressed that the focus of pay reform should be the process of deciding salaries, rather than regulation of wage levels

Jewish Soc condemns ‘anti-semitic’ Union speaker

The Union has said it will ‘defend free speech’

Local MP backs student homelessness petition

The call to repeal the Vagrancy Act is due to receive a government response

‘Black cab rapist’ was hired as stripper for OUCA cabaret social

John Worboys performed striptease at the infamous ‘West One Cabaret’ in 1989

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Somerville all-women panel highlights plight of female refugees

The World Refugee Day discussion comes in a series of panels aiming to give women a greater platform

Oxford men seal emphatic victory at Lord’s

Matty Hughes bowled 132 not out as Oxford romped home

History faculty U-turns over exam regulations change after student pressure

The faculty wished to change the deadlines for submission of thesis titles and synopses, giving students two days to respond despite most being in the middle of examinations

Protestors stage Oxford anti-Trump rally

The protestors called on Theresa May to cancel Donald Trump's visit

Oxford MP condemns ‘disgraceful’ fake UAE centre

Earlier this month, Cherwell revealed that the 'Mohammed bin Rashid Center [sic] for Future Research' did not actually exist