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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Felix Pope

Revealed: Oxford Councillor’s controversial social media posts

Oxford councillor Ben Lloyd-Shogbesan compared Israel to Nazi Germany, praised Muammar Gaddafi, and spread a conspiracy theory that cancer does not exist

Oxford to launch first ever bond

The University is looking to raise at least £250 million

Somerville votes against gender neutral toilets

Some expressed concern that women would feel uncomfortable using mixed facilities

Revealed: how a private school elite still dominates Oxford’s student life

Most JCR presidents and Oxford Union officials attended fee paying schools, Cherwell investigation finds

Police evacuate Summertown street over ‘chemical hazard’

Over 60 residents evacuated from street near Oxford college accommodation

Oxford University and colleges used offshore funds to invest in oil extraction

Paradise papers leak reveals tens of millions of pounds were placed in offshore tax havens

Police break up Oxford SU pro-choice protest

Demonstrators stopped the start of the OSFL talk for almost an hour through chants and heckling

University democracy “hasn’t been working well”, says Louise Richardson

The vice-chancellor criticised University staff for their "self-interest" and for being uninterested in university democracy

Christ Church students in uproar over new ‘canteen-style’ informal hall

Students are planning a boycott of hall after controversial plans to change informal hall to a canteen service leaked through an Oxfeud post

‘Oxford Student Union’ rebrand cost over £17,000

Oxford University Student Union (OUSU) spent over £17,000 on a digital rebranding scheme designed to improve its image among the student body, Cherwell can...

Oxford mobilises to aid Grenfell Tower residents

Town and gown have united as they collect donations and cash for those left homeless by the disaster

“Make space for us as we are”

New campaign against institutional racism wins funding from seven JCRs—and a Vogue photoshoot

Outbreak of mumps plagues Oxford’s colleges

As a result of the outbreak students have been sent home, cricket games have been cancelled, and preliminary and final exams are under threat

Beware the Russians under the bed

Genuine concern with Putin’s interference in foreign elections is justified, but hysterical overreaction helps no one