Brasenose wins Planet Pledge 2019

Brasenose has taken first place in the 2019 Planet Pledge, with Hertford and New College coming second and third respectively. Pledging has been taking place on Facebook since 15th November, with 1,346 pledges being made in total. This campaign has taken over from the former Veggie Pledge campaign, recognising that some people may not be […]

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Facing public outrage, McGrath’s message to members: “I’m the best person to take this forward”

Oxford Union president Brendan McGrath and other members of the Union’s Standing Committee showed defiance to growing calls for him to step down at a meeting dominated by discussions of the Union’s media response to the Ebenezer Azamati scandal. Despite over 3,600 signatures on Oxford University’s Africa Society’s petition demanding McGrath step down, he defended […]

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Over 100 people attend AfriSoc protest against Union president

Over a hundred demonstrators responded to Oxford University Africa Society’s call to protest the Oxford Union’s treatment of suspended member Ebenezer Azamati yesterday evening. WATCH: Protesters on Cornmarket demand Union president resign AfriSoc launched the campaign after a Union disciplinary committee suspended the membership of Azamati, who is blind, for “violent conduct”. This related to […]

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