Elderly man violently mugged in gardens

Image Credit: Pixabay This week a violent attack in Christ Church’s war memorial gardens resulted in one man been taken to hospital.  The man of approximately 50 years old, was reportedly attacked and robbed of his money and some various jewellery items on Wednesday evening last week at approximately 6pm.  The attackers inflicted cut wounds […]

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Cuppers: Teddy Hall electrify Iffley with late winner to reign supreme

After cutting their teeth on the biggest stage of them all as defeated finalists last season, St Edmund Hall AFC roared with a vengeance at Iffley under the Friday night lights, defeating Christ Church 1-0 in a disciplined display of passion, drive and ambition. Teddy electrified the fiercely contested occasion in the 85th minute as […]

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Christ Church to Face Teddy Hall in Cuppers Final

Played only a stone’s throw away from Iffley itself, at Christ Church grounds, the geographical proximity of the opening Cuppers semi-final match is fitting, as it mirrors the progression to the business end of the tournament, where the history books are written. Both Christ Church, and their opponents Exeter, were all too aware that Thursday’s […]

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IntoUniversity programme launched to help local children in Oxford

900 young people a year are going to be supported by a new learning centre opening in Oxford. Run by charity IntoUndersity in collapboration with Oxford University and Christ Church, up to 80 student volunteers will assist with mentoring and after school support programmes for students in South and East Oxford. Members of Oxford outreach […]

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Tensions continue over Christ Church accommodation

Christ Church students have criticised the College’s handling of its accommodation crisis, complaining about last-minute rule changes and a lack of information. Although the College has now secured alternative accommodation for those who would have been forced to live out next year due to the planned renovations of Peckwater Quad, changes to ballot regulations have […]

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Christ Church intruder strikes in second robbery incident

Students at Christ Church have expressed concerns over security after the college suffered a second theft in as many weeks. An anonymous man stole a wallet from the library. The thief then walked into a Peckwater set where he was spotted by two Christ Church undergraduates who confronted him. The undergraduates called the porters but […]

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UPDATED: Union President Ben Sullivan bailed without charge

UPDATED – 20.05: Sullivan has been released on bail until 18th June. He was not charged. Oxford Union President Ben Sullivan has been arrested on suspicion of rape and attempted rape. The 21-year-old History and Politics student was arrested and taken to a local police station for questioning early this morning. Christ Church confirmed that […]

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Christ Church heads state Classics teaching

State school teachers will be given special training in Greek and Latin to combat the private school imbalance in Classics-related subjects at University. Michael Gove,the Education Secretary, announced that teachers in the state sector will attend courses on how to teach the ancient languages. The training project will be led by Christ Church’s Regius Professor […]

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Cardinal sins? Town Hall replaces the Union

The Cardinals have been denied the chance to host their annual cocktail event in the Union this year. In Trinity Term last year the Union Standing Committee held discussions over the “legalities” of hosting the event, which each year provides “unlimited cocktails, wine and beer” to guests. As a result of these discussions, it was […]

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