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Jack Twyman

Jack is Features Section Editor and Comment Columnist at Cherwell. He is a second year at Regent's Park studying Geography.

Driven: how Oxford’s BNOC culture is symptomatic of today’s political ills

What is a glaring error in our politics is the desire to get to the top of the pile not because of what you believe in, but because you want the title out of vanity.

Feline good: Names announced for St John’s kittens

St John’s College has announced the winning names from their competition to decide what the college’s new kittens will be called.  The three kittens have...

Baroness Hale visits the Oxford Union

The Oxford Union welcomed Baroness Hale on 24th November as she answered questions about her legal career to a packed audience in the chamber. Baroness...

Oxford’s Ebola vaccine recommended by WHO for use against Uganda outbreak

A new Ebola virus vaccine developed by the Oxford Vaccine Group is one of three vaccines recommended for a trial in Uganda to combat...

Ranking Oxford Clubs

"While all the clubs in Oxford struggle to compete with the rest of the country, we have what we have, and my relative ratings of each are below."

Is The Union worth it?

Ultimately the hefty price tag of membership is the pinnacle of deciding on membership or not.

A Londoner’s Take on the Highlands of Scotland

Scotland is an unknown for most of the English population. Yes, the population is very aware of the dominance of the SNP in its...

How did Truss’ Cabinet become so anti-LGBTQ?

The role of the LGBTQ+ community in politics is a complex one. UK gay rights have advanced rapidly in the space of thirty years...

The scene at Buckingham Palace: an intersection of modernity and history

"The one person many looked to as a bulwark of stability for a lifetime is gone."

UK Democracy is broken. Here’s how we can fix it.

As a new prime minister enters office after only earning 57% of the Conservative member vote and receiving the lowest vote share of any...

“Colorful Queer & Bright”: Jasper Soloff Reflects on His Creative Style

Jasper Soloff isn’t afraid to call Hollywood out on its false virtue signalling regarding queer representation. In a comment on Instagram in May, the...

Elizabeth the Last: What next for the monarchy?

"Is it right that our national anthem reveres nothing but our monarch? Is there not far more to our country than that?"

The changing role of Christianity in British society

In 2018 a survey found that 70% of young Brits aged 16–29 had no religious affiliation. Yet the country as a whole remains firmly...

Party to privilege, and privileged to party: College balls and socioeconomic exclusion

"Balls are a manifestation of the hierarchical independent school culture that persists in Oxford."