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Two delegates did not attend the conference, which saw the election of Zamzam Ibrahim as NUS President.
A close-up shot of Tracey Emin's face.
The body is placed centre stage in an exhibition that flits between the violence of both birth and death.
Content warning: transphobia An Oxford University professor has come under public scrutiny after contributing to a front page story in the Times criticising the use of hormone blockers on young people as “an unregulated live experiment on children.” Professor Carl Heneghan, a fellow at Kellogg College and the director of the...
On a sunny but very windy afternoon on Sunday 10th March, the Women’s Football Blues faced Cambridge in their annual Varsity match at the Hive Stadium in Barnet. The stakes were high - with their BUCS season drawing to a close, this game was the climax the team had been preparing for all season. Perhaps the fact...
One anonymous OULC member told Cherwell "on certain issues the ability to voice dissent via the press is valuable, and the Labour club will ultimately be weaker for the absence of honest disagreement with the party line.”
Oxford University Boat Club (OUBC) and Women’s Boat Club (OUWBC) this morning confirmed their crews at the City Hall, London for next month’s Boat Races. The Men’s boat is identical to the crew that was named for last weekend’s fixture against Oxford Brookes, a race that was postponed due to high winds. The...
An open letter from the JCR Committee called the proposal “an embarrassing attempt at increasing the University’s prestige, which would demean students, faculty and the Colleges.”
Cherwell can reveal that Nigel Farage is expected to speak at the Oxford Union on Thursday's eighth week debate on Brexit. The announcement of Farage's appearance had not yet been made by the Oxford Union, but instead was pre-empted by Labour peer and People's Vote supporter Andrew Adonis, who this morning tweeted: "I'm debating...
The Provost ruled against a majority vote to fly the flag for the entire month, before reversing his decision.
Brendan McGrath will be Union President next Michaelmas after receiving 84 more first preferences than rival James Lamming. Candidates on McGrath's 'Together' slate also secured the positions of Librarian-Elect (Mahi Joshi), Treasurer-Elect (Shining Zhao), and Secretary (Amelia Harvey). Three out of the four Standing Committee candidates nominated by the 'Together'...
New data shows that 8.7% of female postgraduates suspended their studies in 2016/17, one-third higher than the rate for men (6.5%). The gender discrepancy was mirrored in withdrawal rates, which were 1.37% for men compared to 1.64% for women. The data, obtained from the University by Cherwell, reveals a consistent gender disparity in...
The new website explains that the University is now “making preparations” for the possibility that Britain leaves the EU without a deal.
Brendan McGrath, against whom a motion for impeachment was filed on Thursday 7th, has won his vote not to be impeached by 400 votes to 189. A notice has been pinned on the Oxford Union noticeboard that reads "The Librarian remains in office. The Motion of Impeachment is unsuccessful". The...
“Casualised contracts magnify pre-existing inequalities in the workforce”

The real emergency

Man stands outside parliament wearing environmental protest signs
While there may or may not turn out to be a Plan B for Brexit, there is no Planet B for us.
Five people sit on a table with a Union Jack projected behind them
Can we retell Conrad’s disturbing critique of exploitation in colonial times without falling prey to racism which even the author couldn’t avoid?
A young black man in school uniform raises both fists as if about to fight, against a dark bleak background
Arinzé Kene’s Good Dog portrays the harsh reality of growing up in inner-city London as a young black man
Just over 40% of speakers identify as women*, whilst 37.6% are BAME.
Edinburgh beat Teddy Hall 155-140.
What Netanyahu's fifth election victory tells us about Israeli democracy
The University ranks highly against other Russell Group universities s in its use of so-called "gagging" clauses
We must take drastic action against climate change to stop the burning down of human civilisation.
Self-mythologising, commercially driven, and unabashedly 21st-century, Sean Scully drives his own narrative of artistic success with brazen solipsism.
A local shopkeeper has been sentenced to twelve months in prison after being charged with selling fake cigarettes. Karzan Rostam, who owned Cowley Road Department Store on Cowley Road near St Hilda’s, pled guilty to 25 charges of supplying or possessing fake cigarettes totalling around £5,000. His shop was raided by the county...
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