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EXCLUSIVE: Malala, AJ Tracey, and Imran Khan to speak at the Oxford Union in MT22

The Oxford Union’s termcard for Michaelmas Term 2022 promises an exciting lineup of big names and events. Ahead of its full release on Friday 30th September, Cherwell can exclusively reveal what’s in store. Malala Yousafzai, the world-famous education activist and youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate,...

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The Oxford Period: SU launches university-wide campaign for free menstrual products

Freya Jones reports on The Oxford Period campaign for free menstrual products

“Broad Meadow” returns as city centre road goes car-free

Work has begun to turn busy Oxford thoroughfare Broad Street into a car-free pedestrian park complete with trees, lawns, and outdoor seating for 18 months following the enormous success of a similar scheme...

Oxford tops Times’ university rankings for first time in twelve years

"Oxford scored high across the board. The student to staff ratio was the lowest in the UK (10.5 to 1) and the university also ranks among the best for graduate prospects."

Oriental Studies Faculty to change name

"The name change better reflects the faculty’s ‘diversity of academic activity’ "

Features

Why multinational corporations need to invest in African economies

Ghana, known as one of the largest and most stable economies in Africa, is...

How did we get here? Democrats, political power, and the fight for American abortion rights

On the 24th of June, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, decisions which for half a century had guaranteed women in all 50...

Culture

Muse ‘Will of The People’ Review : My expectations were low, and yet…

"Well done to the boys for trying to write about such a serious subject. I just wish the music didn’t sound like it belongs on Scooby Doo."

Flora’s Fringe Guide

I went up to Fringe in the first week and saw as much as I possibly in order to recommend to you lot what’s worth seeing and what’s not, so please read on for my top recs! 

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