A wonderland of quirks

Prague and Oxford: both as bizarre as each other.

For love of the Lords

Rachel Savage argues that the government's recent defeats on welfare reform show how much more a democratic Lords could achieve

Heads must roll

Once, twice, three times a fuck up.   Aldate extends his sincere thanks to HK. Michelmas' listings brought back happy memories of when OxStu could observe the basic rule of printing the right things on the right pages..   Still, at least you're not Oxide.


Chuck the unreasonable out of the room, but don't blame the whole university

Bexistentialism: HT16 3rd Week

This week Bex fails to have an eventful Saturday night but doesn't mind too much

End of Year Report: The Barclays Premier League 2011-12

Aleks Klosok gives his verdict on the twenty runners and riders involved in one of the greatest Barclays Premier League seasons seen in recent years

Where Starfish and Octopus talk

Rebecca Holdsworth begins Cherwell's new travel blog with her journey to the Balata Camp, the largest refugee camp in the West Bank.

News feed

More contemplative readers might take a break from salivating over this week's Cherwell centrespread to consider the fate of that tasty-looking Chercake. Now we know what the Chief's on about when he mentions news feeds. 

Notes on a scandal

A tough week for the integrity of Steven Gerrard and Gordon Brown

Predicting an October surprise (Part One)

7 events that could completely reshape the 2008 US Presidential election


OUCA Bullingdon ban reversed after motion branded ‘unconstitutional’

It comes less than a week after OUCA passed a motion claiming to move it "towards a more open, welcoming, and tolerant environment for all"

Entry requirements are an arbitrary measure

Oxford needs to look at more than just grades

Keble Warden ‘mightily sorry’ for undergrad accommodation cock-up

Failure to complete fire safety tests forced second and third year undergraduates to delay their arrival in Oxford

Gin and tonic’s history might leave you with a bitter taste

Colonialism, empire and disease: this tasty tipple has an interesting story

The Threepenny Opera Preview – ‘promises to be exhilarating’

This term's Playhouse show paints a heightened portrait of the inner-city's criminal underworld.