Magdalen resigned to Commem cancellation

Magdalen College has announced it will not play host to a Commemoration Ball in 2015. Fabian Apel, JCR President, informed students the reasons for the cancellation in an e-mail addressed to the JCR. In his message, Apel stated: “The selection panel received an insufficient number of applications at the closing of the original deadline. After […]

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Magdalen VP criticised for email

The outgoing Magdalen JCR Vice President, Jamie Miles, has been criticised for a recent email sent to members of the JCR. The email, which addressed issues of bullying and harassment within college, included a link to an image of a wrist showing evidence of self-harm. He has since sent an email apologising for the graphic […]

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M’aidez

The first of May offers much to look forward to in Oxford, and the celebrations should fit seamlessly into your schedule. The tradition of staying awake all night should be no problem for most students with a looming essay deadline, and, having finished that nocturnal disappointment, the desire for a drink is entirely natural. Thankfully, […]

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Magdalen catering charge “a farce”

A controversial levy to encourage attendance at Magdalen Hall has been branded “regressive” and “unnecessary” by students. From October 2013, students living in college will have to pay a £200 catering charge before the start of each term in an attempt to tackle an annual catering deficit of £565,000. The charge includes £150 that can […]

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