The Cherwell Boathouse: riverside dining

On the banks of the river Cherwell – before it reaches the Isis – sits the Cherwell Boathouse. The restaurant began in a real Victorian working boathouse next to the punt station. It still remains, amazingly, a family-run business that is open all year round with special menus for each season. Reasonably priced considering the […]

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Oxford’s Shark Tales enters shark-infested waters?

Another summer, another round of training contract applications. Such is the beauty of life for an Oxford law student. No sooner has the last post-bop hangover of the academic year subsided are lectures, tutorials and essays traded in for vac schemes, psychometric tests and interviews. Friends of mine, fizzing with intellectual and extra-curricular achievements and […]

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Vice Magazine: Cherwell “ripped us off”

The controversy surrounding the Cherwell’s recently retracted article ‘A guide to dating posh girls’ intensified on Tuesday after Vice Magazine publicly accused its author, comment editor Tom Beardsworth, of plagiarism. The allegations surround alleged similarities between Beardsworth’s article and a Vice Magazine article entitled ‘The Vice guide to dating rich girls’ , which was posted on […]

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Cherwell article pulled amidst misogyny allegations

A Cherwell article (available to read in full at the bottom of this page) which claimed that “posh girls lose their virginity at 15” has been removed from the newspaper’s website just one day after its original publication on Monday 20th August. The lifestyle piece entitled “A guide to dating posh girls” provoked a storm […]

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