Reintroducing grammar schools will solve nothing

Charlotte Tosti warns Theresa May that grammar schools are damaging for young people and that education policy should be focused elsewhere

Should we get our say?

Assessing the merits, or otherwise, of a referendum.

Interview: Ian Drake

Harry Gosling discusses bikes and gold medals with British Cycling’s Chief Executive

Equal access: the work of ‘Target Schools’ in Oxford

Ben Peacock on the importance of debunking the Oxford mystique and ways to get involved

An odd kind of freedom

Andrew Irwin picks apart Ron Paul's populist brand of libertarianism.

Is Tony Blair the right man for Europe?

Is Tony Blair the most competent presidential candidate for the European Union?

US Election 2016: A Third Way?

Rory Goodson explores the possibility of Gary Johnson rising to challenge Trump and Clinton in the US Presidential Election

Cherwell Cartoon: Trinity 2012 Week 6

Our resident cartoonist's take on the Facebook flame wars that have engulfed Oxford's LGBTSoc

Littlejohn: you still owe an apology

In the wake of the internet reaction to Littlejohn's article, Cherwell takes stock of who is really at fault in the affair

Debate: Should we have trigger warnings in academia?

Niloo Sharifi and Joseph Kerr discuss the latest trend in feminist blogging


Collage showing textile waste and impacts of the fashion industry on the environment

Fast fashion means a slow death for the planet this Christmas

Kat Cooper explores the true environmental cost of high-street fashion
A woman walks down a snowy path with trees lining it. She is wearing a coat and carries a black bag over her shoulder.

Making myself at home

"When you're here for most of the year, making this city your true home is a feat that seems impossible."

Union refute Purple Turtle allegations of “childish” behaviour

According to the Union, negotiations were only "impeded by the impossibility of an agreement on rent."

Oxbridge must take responsibility for ‘systemic’ access issues

A centralised admissions system and greater contextualisation could offer a solution

Eight private schools dominate Oxbridge admissions

The Sutton Trust suggests universities introduce a 'geographic element' to admissions policies