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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

Oxford academics rewarded for services to Britain

Twelve University figures have been commended in the New Year's Honours

Council reactivates emergency plan for rough sleepers

The temporary move was triggered by sub-zero overnight weather forecasts

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Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

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