The Lord is my light

Is religion obsolete in Oxford? Freddie Parton investigates the two poles of apathy and evangelism Your average student at Oxford probably views Christianity with...


Campaigners brave the cold for Amnesty

Oxford Living Wage Forum

Oxford Living Wage Campaign to hold forum at Examination Schools

One Hell of a Weekend

Schizophrenic weather changes, grass stains, undercooked beefburgers, and a mixed-bag of bands: last weekend, Wadham College managed to recreate the authentic summer festival feeling...

Young Tories face fresh condemnation after allegations

Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, the Honorary President of the Association, told Cherwell that “there is no excuse for this type of disgraceful behaviour”.

Queen’s start season in style

Queen’s 4Corpus/Wadham 1Queen’s made a convincing start to their college hockey season with 4-1 defeat of Corpus/Wadham on Saturday. Queen’s dominated territory and possession,...

Dead Beat — The Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries, by Marilyn Johnson

A book review by Christopher Perfect The obituary pages of a newspaper do not immediately strike one as the richest resource for a life-affirming...

Flip Side: Boarding School

Katie Duval goes jolly hockey sticks for leaving home earlyPerhaps for you ‘boarding school’ inspires the image of eccentric young Englishmen with wing collars...

Stabbed to death in Oxford

A young man was stabbed to death in Oxford last Friday. A 23- year-old local man has since been arrested on suspicion of murder....

The Local: Fuse @ Carling Academy

There’s been one of those annoying little notes flashing up on my Facebook for weeks: Fuse, promising thrills and spills and dancing grooves to...


Letter To: My Incoming College Children

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

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?