The scandal of the Cross

Joshua Caminiti reflects on the significance of the Pope's recent behaviour on tour in Bolivia

Interview: Simon Armitage

Emma Hewitt talks verse, violence and Middle English with prize-winning poet Simon Armitage

OULC dismayed with Labour Students

Oxford University Labour Club to write an open letter to Labour Students expressing their dissatisfaction with the organisation

It’s our BBC, not theirs

Daniel Minister suggests that the government's attitude towards the BBC is largely ideological

Debate: ‘I Too Am Oxford’ and ‘We Are All Oxford’

Tyler Alabanza-Behard and Alexandra Wilson discuss the two campaigns which have reached national headlines

We need to rethink the treatment of international students

Cheriel Neo explains why we need to re-examine the treatment of international students in Oxford

How similar is pro-Israel discourse to apartheid apologism?

I swapped 'South Africa' for 'Israel' in a 1980s pro-Apartheid screed. The OxStu printed it

The Sound and the Fury

Jack Hampton gives a first-hand account of the EDL march in Oxford over the Easter weekend

Whatever happened to the "Compassionate Conservatives"?

In response to David Cameron's appearance on the Andrew Marr Show, Freddie Hopkinson bemoans the demise of the idea of the 'Big Society', calling for the Conservatives to re-establish links with the centre ground

The injustice of this country’s deportation policy

James Elliott on why our current system is failing


Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

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

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote