New College seizes student fridges

New College has removed 150 fridges from the college after overheating and leaking problems. After coming into contact with the leaked refrigerant, some New College students claim to have displayed symptoms of mild ammonia poisoning, including rapid skin irritation and mild chemical burns. In an email to students, New College said that fridge supplier PeelMount […]

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Most beggars in Oxford are “not homeless”, claims senior police officer

A senior Oxford police officer has urged members of the public to avoid giving money to beggars, claiming that “in many of the cases those who beg are not homeless”. Responding to an investigation published by The Oxford Student last month, Inspector Andrew Thompson stated: “With such a large number of visitors to the city […]

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Ferguson Solidarity Tour

The Ferguson Solidarity Tour reached Oxford on Tuesday, with Damon Turner, founder of GREEDY city collective, giving a talk at Wadham. As well as protesting against racism and police violence, the event sought to demonstrate solidarity with those whose families or loved ones have been “killed by police in the US”. According to the event’s […]

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