Stolen book sparks international dispute

A book worth £15 000 stolen from Christ Church Library has been found in Japan. The 1552 pocket edition of De Humani Corporis Fabrica...

Obituaries – Hugo Young

Hugo Young 1938-2003 Hugo Young, one of Oxford’s most prominent alumni, was described on his death as “for 20 years - the Guardian”. Graduating...

Obituaries – Lord Blake

Lord Blake of Braydeston 1916-2003 Lord Blake was best known as a historian of the Tory Party, and was described as judicious in his...

Archer at New

Jeffrey Archer chose Oxford University as the venue for the relaunch of his political career. The peer and convicted perjurer addressed a meeting of...

Catapult death

Two men charged with the manslaughter of a Wadham student have both pleaded not guilty in the latest judicial hearing regarding the tragic event....


University academics are to lecture on board the Queen Mary 2, the largest liner ever built, in an attempt to educate her largely North...

Vaccine research

The University will remain at the forefront of British vaccine innovation due to the recent launch of a Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical...

Media Awards

Ryan Li, Cherwell photo editor, Torsten Henricson-Bell, Cherwell editor, and Clare Bevis, Isis former editor and feature writer, have been shortlisted for the Guardian...

Cowboy landlords cheating students

Sarah McWhinney names the winners and losers in tenancy deposit disputes… Edd Southerden was in his second year and living out along the Cowley...


Cherwell brings you headlines from the past week… George Bush has refused to criticise Israel’s air strike on Syria in response to a...


A drawing which shows envy as a naked hag angrily soaring through the sky, by William Hamilton

The anxiety of envy

"Big names dominate the industry, and yet their fiction feels incredibly same-y."

Word on the Street

Student style in its laidback, everyday glory
A black and white close-up shot of the face of a man with a woman standing up beside him.

Fast Film: In a Lonely Place unites noir tradition with painfully real romance

Humphrey Bogart is a man addled by loneliness in this cinematic masterclass of subtlety and allegory.
taylor swift sings into a microphone

“Look what you made me do”: Taylor Swift’s reinvention

The reinvention of her ‘reputation’ is not a change of character nor a sudden shift in her attitude to the spotlight. The Reputation era was simply a rebranding of sound, lyricism, production and image which worked to provoke her audience and, ironically, sustain her reputation.
The Town vs Gown promotional poster

Town vs Gown 2019: Press Release

The official press release ahead of the Town vs Gown 2019 boxing event