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A Short History of the Cherwell

PrefaceThis series of articles is written in anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Cherwell newspaper or, as it was first published in 1920,...

Cherwell History Pt 6 – A Near Death Experience

A series of unfortunate events threatens the paper’s survival

Cherwell History Pt 5 – Office Space

The paper becomes embroiled in scandal and loses its home

Cherwell History Pt 4 – ‘The Cherwell Renaissance’

A struggling publication is resurrected in a new form

Cherwell History Pt 3 – The Early Paper

A fledgling paper defends its independence in the chaos of the interwar years

Cherwell History Pt 2 – Two Rivers, Two Publications

Nearly a century of rivalry begins between the Cherwell and The Isis

Cherwell History Pt 1 – The Founders

From the trenches of the First World War to the quads of Oxford

Vice-President for Graduates resigns

OUSU Vice-President for Graduates Yasser Bhatti has resigned, citing family reasons

New report puts OUSU under scrutiny

Report on performance of OUSU officers finds improvements still needed for some.

OUSU still backing Free Education Demo

Despite health and safety concerns, OUSU Council reaffirms its support for the demonstration

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