Brasenose JCR declares war on Wadham

Image Credit: Godot13 (CC BY-SA 4.0) Members of Brasenose JCR moved to officially declare war against Wadham College this week, following building animosity over the college’s shock Veggie Pledge win. The JCR noted that “the real treasure was not the victory, but the enemies we made along the way”, and “we haven’t had a good […]

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Inside the Emergency Union Meeting on disinviting Steve Bannon

Image Credit: Barker Evans In a tense meeting of the Oxford Union Standing Committee, the President narrowly avoided being directed to disinvite Steve Bannon from speaking at the Union, with 6 votes in favour and 7 against. As previously reported by The Oxford Student, the Secretary, Nick Brown, requested an emergency vote regarding the invitation of Steve Bannon to […]

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Oxford commemorates end of First World War

On a bright Autumn morning on 11th November, crowds mustered along St. Giles to participate in the Remembrance Day service marking the initiation of the armistice and the end of fighting in the First World War. The service was led by faith leaders, including the Rev Charlotte Bannister-Parker, Bishop of Oxford Rt Revd Steven Croft, […]

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The only thing that’s embarrassing about Wayne Rooney’s return is his critics’ reaction to it

Image credit: Facebook. Description: Wayne Rooney playing for England. “A fudge,” “completely wrong,” “cheapens the shirt,” “a complete mockery of football”; these have been some of the reactions of former England players and journalists to the news that Wayne Rooney will be coming back from retirement for a friendly against the USA on 15th November. […]

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Late building, fire, break-in, faulty fire alarm: problems beset new Chemistry labs

Image Credit: jarmoluk Difficulties have plagued the opening of the Oxford University Chemistry Department’s new teaching labs which were supposed to be fully functional by the time students arrived at the beginning of Michaelmas.  These problems include the late delivery of the building in addition to a “small fire and break-in”, The Oxford Student can […]

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Sixty nine women face eviction after Oxford Uni buys shared accommodation

Image Credit: Tejvan Pettinger Almost 70 women stand to be evicted this Christmas from shared accommodation as a result of Oxford University’s purchase of the building to serve as future graduate accommodation. The property, which is currently Oxford’s only all-female shared housing accommodation, is being sold by Catalyst Housing Group, a charity based in London […]

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