Union slate Rise nominates two treasurers after allegedly ticking wrong box

Four candidates have nominated for the office of Treasurer in the upcoming Oxford Union elections after proposed candidate for Librarian Ayman D’Souza appears to have nominated for the wrong office. D’Souza, an elected member of the Union’s Standing Committee, had been announced as the Librarian candidate for the ‘Rise’ slate led by current Librarian Sara […]

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Oxlove forced to launch new page after Facebook bans all admin accounts

Oxlove, the University’s anonymous Facebook page for crush confessions, has had to relaunch as ‘New Oxlove’ following ban action from Facebook. One of the Oxlove adminstrators informed The Oxford Student that the relaunch had been forced after Facebook blocked all administrative accounts. The page was managed by fake accounts, which led Facebook to block them. […]

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‘Boycott the Oxford Union’ campaign launched in response to invitation of ‘fascist and racist figures’

A new campaign has been launched to boycott the Oxford Union following its decision to invite figures described by the campaign as ‘fascist and racist’. Triggered in particular by the announcement of Katie Hopkins as a speaker for Trinity 2019, the campaign asks students to pledge not to attend Union events and has created an […]

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Saïd Business School given £15 million for New Development by Arms Deal Fixer and Founder, Wafic Saïd

The naming founder of the Saïd Business School, Wafic Saïd, has donated £15 million to fund a new ‘Global Leadership Centre’, which will be housed in a redeveloped Osney Power Station. Saïd was famously involved in ‘fixing’ the 1980s Al-Yammah arms deal between Britain and Saudi Arabia which created billions for British arms company, BAE […]

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Oxford Museum considers removal of shrunken heads following criticism

The Pitt Rivers’ famous collection of shrunken heads could be taken down from display following discussions between the Amazon’s Shuar people and museum representatives. The group indigenous to modern-day Ecuador and Peru has expressed dissatisfaction with how the items have been presented and visitors have raised concerns over the museum’s current use of the collection. […]

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