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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.

UK’s first professor of LGBTQ+ history appointed at Mansfield College

The UK's first professor of LGBTQ+ history has been appointed by Mansfield College. Renowned historian, Professor Matt Cook, will become the first Jonathan Cooper...

Oxford hosts Sanctuary Fair for the first time

The Oxford Sanctuary Fair was hosted for the first time on Thursday 11th May in the Oxford Town Hall.  It was organised by a collective...

Our planet is in crisis; can we save it?

"We are at a crossroads for humanity."

Phones have taken over. Can we switch off?

"Social media is using the population as free labour, collecting our data after we produce it for free."

Cherwell 2023 Politics Poll: 54% of students AREN’T proud to be British

Politics and Oxford are closely assimilated. Of the total 57 prime ministers to date, 30 were educated here at Oxford, and the relevance of...

Sam Smith’s Gloria is Queer, Controversial Perfection

"For the queer community as a whole, this album is a welcome addition to queer culture"

Ukraine and Oxford on the anniversary of the invasion

Cherwell interviewed Oxford Ukrainian Scholars and refugee coordinators as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine reached its one year anniversary. Friday 24th February 2023 marked a year...

NUS referendum voting underway as campaigning intensifies

Voting has opened for the referendum on whether Oxford Student Union should remain affiliated with the National Union of Students (NUS). Voting will close...

Time for the polls: Date set for SU referendum on NUS membership

Oxford Student Union announced this week that it is to hold a referendum on NUS disaffiliation on Monday 27th February.  Polling will be open at...

Behind the scenes with Oxford’s queens

Oxford, like much of the UK, has experienced the phenomenon of drag over the last few years. The unprecedented success of RuPaul’s Drag Race...

Dear Oxford Union: What was the point of that?

"Your belief is a belief, but my existence is reality"

I hate to love Love Island, but even I will be switching off this time

Jack explores Love Island's sinister undertones; body image, gender roles, relationship and diversity.

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...