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“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...

Balliol student ejected from accommodation

A contentious week of mounting disorder saw one disgraced Balliol student ejected from their accommodation. Boris Johnson, former president of the Oxford Union as well...

Union president Michael-Akolade Ayodeji facing resignation calls after bullying complaints

Members of the Oxford Union, including librarian Charlie Mackintosh, made official complaints accusing Trinity Term President Michael-Akolade Ayodeji of bullying and sexism, following a...

‘Rescheduled’ speaker launches Union lawsuit

A controversial Indian filmmaker, whose talk at the Oxford Union was rescheduled following a planned protest by the India and South Asian Societies, has said he has filed a lawsuit against the Union.

Faces of Oxford: an afternoon with DJ Cuppy

DJ Cuppy is a busy woman. “I flew back in from Monaco yesterday” she tells me as we prepare for a photoshoot in her...

National Union of Students facing antisemitism disgrace…again

The National Union of Students has again been embroiled in an antisemitism scandal, drawing criticism in recent months for its failure to protect Jewish...

Last Dance at Iffley: Cherwell meets the Cuppers captains

In the lead up to the Cuppers final between Balliol and Jesus tonight, Cherwell met the captains of both teams, to find out what the second-oldest competition in world football meant to them, and what they have been doing to prepare for it.

Oxford University students flee Ukraine after travelling day before invasion

Three Oxford University students, including two first-years, found themselves stranded after entering Ukraine almost two weeks after the Foreign Office told Britons to evacuate the country. They told Cherwell they were filming a documentary.

Timothée Chalamet and Hugh Grant cause havoc at Hertford

Oxford’s city centre was sent into chaos today by the filming of Wonka, the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prequel starring Timothée Chalamet. Filming has...

Mansfield College creates Oxford’s first LGBTQ+ History professorship

Oxford University’s first professorship in LGBTQ+ History will be created at Mansfield College following an endowment of £4.9m.

BREAKING: Christ Church conflict with Dean resolved

Christ Church has confirmed the successful conclusion of the conflict with Rev Martin Percy, the College’s Dean, who has agreed to step down. The four-year...

Blackwell’s removes antisemitic conspiracy book

Blackwell’s has removed an antisemitic conspiracy document from shops after the book’s promotion as “interesting” was met with outrage by the Jewish community.

Highly prized Austen collection donated to the Bodleian

A highly-prized collection of manuscripts including some written by Jane Austen has been donated to the Bodleian Library and Jane Austen’s House following a UK-wide campaign to purchase it.

Christ Church Board of Governors warned of jail time

The Commission, which regulates educational institutions with charitable status such as Oxford’s colleges, has become increasingly concerned over the legal fees incurred over the course of the controversy. In a letter to Christ Church’s board of governors, the Commission’s director of regulatory services Helen Earner warned the body that it was a criminal offence to knowingly provide false or misleading information or to suppress, conceal or destroy documents.