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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Rachel Cordery

Malala signs UN open letter

Malala Yousafzai, a third-year PPE student at Lady Margaret Hall, is one of the 20 global activists to sign an “unprecedented” open letter. The letter was launched as...

Coronavirus: what we know

Coronavirus is dominating national and international channels. With terrifying headlines and statistics that are causing widespread panic, it's time to step back. Let's look at...

Why we need to stop throwing money at the NHS

As the battle lines were being drawn for the General Election, candidates began to make promises and, surprisingly enough, the NHS was once again...

Commemorative flames for 75th Holocaust Memorial Day

Oxford will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau with 75 memorial flames.  The flames will be lit as part of a service...

Cyber security breached at St Cross

St Cross College experienced a cyber attack on Wednesday, resulting in a loss of internet across the college. Students were alerted to the situation...

Recent admissions statistics show growing success of access initiatives

Admissions statistics reveal the growing success of various access initiatives throughout Oxford. Following the continuation of Lady Margaret Hall’s (LMH) Foundation Year, all students...

Moran calls for City Council to “step up”

Layla Moran has called for Oxford City Council to "step up" after an investigation revealed that almost 47,000 homes have been left vacant nationwide,...

Moran keeps majority in Oxford West

Layla Moran has been re-elected as MP for the marginal Oxford West and Abingdon. Moran, an MP since the 2017 General Election, beat the Conservative...

Labour stays strong in Oxford East

Anneliese Dodds has maintained her seat as Labour MP for Oxford East, winning 57% of the vote. Dodds was first elected in the 2017 general...

Interview: James Fredrickson, Conservative candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon

After a day of canvassing and lengthy hustings, James Frederickson is full of energy as we sit down in Leon for a ‘short and...

Fight for student accommodation giant IQ begins

The world's two largest property investors, Blackstone and Brookfield have joined bidders for IQ, a UK student accommodation company. As reported by the Financial Times,...

Oxfordshire Green Party Launch Campaign

David Williams, the Green Party candidate for Oxford East, launched his campaign last week. After the Green Party decision to stand down in Oxford West...

SWEP accommodation activated by City Council with new procotols

Oxford City Council activated its severe weather emergency protocol (SWEP) from rough sleepers this week. SWEP opens emergency accommodation for homeless people during the...

Calls to end all ties between University and Union

Harry Hatwell, who began impeachment proceedings against the former Union President last week, has called on the University to sever all ties with the...