Dirty Bertie?

Bertie Ahern was the ultimate Irish poltician.

Power to the people

Centralised politics is stifling democracy    

Thumbs down for Hands Up

Darfur charities deserve your money. A fashion show just isn’t the way to do it.   

COMMENT: Teetotalism Over Temperance

The Comment Team explores drunkenness

‘We didn’t betray Prince Harry. Honest…’

In their edition of February 20, the German women’s magazine Frau im Spiegel speculated that Prince Harry might be in Iraq on service without...

Great Novels: Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee

Disgrace is a novel rich in symbolism and undertones which address its postcolonial message. The novel focuses on the political conflict rife in post-Apartheid...

Exhibition review: Little Black Dress, at the Brighton and Hove Museum...

That iconic garment, the Little Black Dress, or 'LBD', was born in the 1920s when Coco Chanel took dreary, black, mourning dress and created...

OUSU doesn’t need a fresh start: it needs to regain students’...

  Last term wasn’t the best for OUSU: disaffiliations, an (arguably) botched referendum campaign and a general feeling of dissatisfaction in many quarters of the...

Side Lines – Cricket

Cricket is often derided as a boring sport – Cherwell thinks that those who think so simply don’t get it, but will lay off...

Another term of Cornmarket chaos

The work on Cornmarket which began in 2001 is set to continue long into the New Year. There will, however, be respite for beleaguered...


Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

App launched to help new students navigate Oxford

The app features the presidents of Oxford SU, the African and Caribbean Society (ACS) and the Dramatic Society, as well as the Bodleian librarian

Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!