Welcome back

Welcome back Another term, another editorial. Some of us are coming up to Oxford for the first time, while others will be launched straight...

The Week in Words

The Week in Words “I am impressed that you have been more persistent and pushy than the Daily Mail or the Sun.” Matthew Scott...

The Freshers’ Guide to Oxford Sport

President explains the role of the Sports Federation For the last five years the Sports Federation has been the guiding force developing and improving...

Blues’ snapshots

A handful of Oxford’s leading sportsmen and sportswomen lift the lid on what it takes to succeed at the highest level… Mark Sproule (Ice...

College Lowdown

Far from being subsidiary to Blues fixtures, college sport is the staple diet of University life, generating interest, support and disciplined performances

Ladies storm to ten-wicket victory

Oxford dismiss Cambridge for an astonishing 56 runs to claim Varsity success VARSITY CRICKET Cambridge 56 Oxford 58 for no wicket It was a...

Sailing double

SAILING This year’s match took place on the Solent after the end of Trinity term. The teams, one mixed and one ladies’, competed in...

Making a splash

SWIMMING After years of talking about it, the University finally has its own swimming pool. The Rosenblatt Pool is a high-quality swimming facility designed...


Oxford’s Canadian prop Kevin ‘T-Bone’ Tkachuk speaks exclusively to Cherwell about his ambitions for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup… “It is every sportsman’s goal...

Cricketers excel in Varsity

VARSITY CRICKET Oxford 162-1 beat Cambridge 190 by 73 runs on D/L Method A swashbuckling innings from captain Jamie Dalrymple was enough to secure...


Still nothing moderate about Malaysia

For the no-platforming, self-proclaimed anti-fascists it does beg the question, where was your protest on Friday evening?
Cleopatra (Sophie Okonedo) kneels behind a dying Antony (Ralph Fiennes) flanked by two servants.

Review: Antony and Cleopatra – a star-studded Shakespeare

Lawrence Li is impressed by the National Theatre’s opulent imagining of a Shakespearean classic

Bhajis, bacteria, and bicycles: inside crew date kitchens

Cherwell obtained copies of the most recent hygiene food hygiene reports from At Thai, Jamal’s, and The Temple Lounge through Oxford City Council, all of which highlighted issues regarding hygiene, cleaning, and confidence in the restaurants’ management.

The Race is on

James Martin wonders whether Liverpool can hold on to win their first Premier League title?

Blues committee members vote on merger of women’s and men’s committees

The presidents' proposal is expected to meet opposition with captains of a number of teams signing a letter in opposition against the merger.