Two delegates did not attend the conference, which saw the election of Zamzam Ibrahim as NUS President.
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The body is placed centre stage in an exhibition that flits between the violence of both birth and death.
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Content warning: transphobia An Oxford University professor has come under public scrutiny after contributing to a front page story in the Times criticising the use of hormone blockers on young people as “an unregulated live experiment on children.” Professor Carl Heneghan, a fellow at Kellogg College and the director of the...
On a sunny but very windy afternoon on Sunday 10th March, the Women’s Football Blues faced Cambridge in their annual Varsity match at the Hive Stadium in Barnet. The stakes were high - with their BUCS season drawing to a close, this game was the climax the team had been preparing for all season. Perhaps the fact...
OULC chairs accused of ‘misleading and unfair’ conduct over attempt to control club’s relationship with the mediaAngus Brown -
One anonymous OULC member told Cherwell "on certain issues the ability to voice dissent via the press is valuable, and the Labour club will ultimately be weaker for the absence of honest disagreement with the party line.”
Oxford University Boat Club (OUBC) and Women’s Boat Club (OUWBC) this morning confirmed their crews at the City Hall, London for next month’s Boat Races. The Men’s boat is identical to the crew that was named for last weekend’s fixture against Oxford Brookes, a race that was postponed due to high winds. The...
An open letter from the JCR Committee called the proposal “an embarrassing attempt at increasing the University’s prestige, which would demean students, faculty and the Colleges.”
Cherwell can reveal that Nigel Farage is expected to speak at the Oxford Union on Thursday's eighth week debate on Brexit. The announcement of Farage's appearance had not yet been made by the Oxford Union, but instead was pre-empted by Labour peer and People's Vote supporter Andrew Adonis, who this morning tweeted: "I'm debating...
Brendan McGrath will be Union President next Michaelmas after receiving 84 more first preferences than rival James Lamming. Candidates on McGrath's 'Together' slate also secured the positions of Librarian-Elect (Mahi Joshi), Treasurer-Elect (Shining Zhao), and Secretary (Amelia Harvey). Three out of the four Standing Committee candidates nominated by the 'Together'...
New data shows that 8.7% of female postgraduates suspended their studies in 2016/17, one-third higher than the rate for men (6.5%). The gender discrepancy was mirrored in withdrawal rates, which were 1.37% for men compared to 1.64% for women. The data, obtained from the University by Cherwell, reveals a consistent gender disparity in...
The new website explains that the University is now “making preparations” for the possibility that Britain leaves the EU without a deal.
Brendan McGrath, against whom a motion for impeachment was filed on Thursday 7th, has won his vote not to be impeached by 400 votes to 189. A notice has been pinned on the Oxford Union noticeboard that reads "The Librarian remains in office. The Motion of Impeachment is unsuccessful". The...
“Casualised contracts magnify pre-existing inequalities in the workforce”
The election for Secretary was recounted after Lee Chin Wee was found guilty of electoral malpractice.
"Often important texts appear in humble form, and humble forms often tell us more about the humble people who made and used them." Daniel Wakelin talks to Cherwell about medieval manuscripts.
The College has sent out an email advising staff not to enter into personal relationships with any student for whom they have responsibility.
Stephen Schwarzman has been described as "the epitome of American capitalism"
One allegation could see a tribunal rule that the conduct of Sara Dube’s ‘RISE’ campaign had compromised the integrity of Thursday’s elections. This could lead to a rerun of the entire election.
Another opportunity for both players and fans to engage with their national team and challenge for silverware should not be taken lightly, as the UEFA Nations League provides a new, refreshing and competitive avenue for International football, distracting fans from the wait for next summer’s European Championships.
Perhaps it is the case that in each society there is a limited amount of space for popular sports. Once a particular sporting culture has established itself and the country’s sports fans’ conscience is occupied by particular sports, there is a diminished capacity for interest in additional sports.