Review: Cinderella

Review: Cinderella

Grit and realism have been the watchword of so much modern cinema, with such remakes as Malificent and Snow…

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In defence of away goals

In defence of away goals

Outdated, unfair, boring – that’s how the away goals rule is described by its opponents. The rule has meant a lot this season for English football teams in European competitions. In the past two weeks,…

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Party scandals: how much do they hurt, and how much should we care?

Party scandals: how much do they hurt, and how much should we care?

You might forgive parties, as 7th May looms, for squirming under the ever glaring spotlight cast upon their day-to-day practices.  You might even forgive them for their inevitably…

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OUSU condemns Oxford EDL march

OUSU condemns Oxford EDL march

OUSU has released a statement condemning a march of the English Defence League scheduled to take place in Oxford on…

Rhodes Trust to accept Chinese scholars

Rhodes Trust to accept Chinese scholars

The Rhodes Trust announced this week that it will accept a cohort of Chinese Rhodes scholars in the biggest expansion…

What the subfusc? Academic dress extended to tutorials

What the subfusc? Academic dress extended to tutorials

TRIGGER-HAPPY PROCTORS have pulled rank on undergraduate anti-subfusc campaigners by making it compulsory in all academic settings — with immediate…

Oxford City Council proposes a ban on rough sleeping

Oxford City Council proposes a ban on rough sleeping

Oxford City Council is considering banning rough sleeping under a new Public Spaces Protection Order, a move which has been…

Olivia Merrett confirmed as Union President

Olivia Merrett confirmed as Union President

The Oxford Union has confirmed Olivia Merrett as its new President. The announcement comes after President-elect Roberto Weeden-Sanz was forced…

Union invites radical Islamist preacher to speak

Union invites radical Islamist preacher to speak

Radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary has announced his invitation to the Oxford Union. Choudary has been on bail since September…

St Benet’s Hall to admit female undergraduates for 2016

St Benet’s Hall to admit female undergraduates for 2016

Following the acquisition of a second building at Norham Gardens, students of all sexes will be able to apply to…

Theresa May drops campus ban on extremist speakers

Theresa May drops campus ban on extremist speakers

The government has abandoned a policy proposal that would have forced universities to ban extremist speakers from appearing on campus.…

Hawking and Attenborough unveil new exhibition after £80 million Weston Library Transformation

Hawking and Attenborough unveil new exhibition after £80 million Weston Library Transformation

This weekend saw the re-opening of Oxford University’s Weston Library, formerly the New Bodleian Library, after an £80 million renovation.…

Skin Deep criticised for “offensive” front cover

Skin Deep criticised for “offensive” front cover

The new issue of Oxford’s Skin Deep magazine has sparked controversy among some in Oxford’s Islamic community. The cover image…

Andrew Hamilton to resign in December

Andrew Hamilton to resign in December

Andrew Hamilton, Oxford University’s current Vice-Chancellor, will leave in December in order to take the Presidency of New York University.…

Olivia Merrett tipped to be next Union President following resignation of Roberto Weeden-Sanz

Olivia Merrett tipped to be next Union President following resignation of Roberto Weeden-Sanz

Roberto Weeden-Sanz, Oxford Union President-Elect for Trinity 2015, has been forced to resign from his position by a Special Disciplinary…

Student disappointment as University Council defers decision over fossil fuel divestment

Student disappointment as University Council defers decision over fossil fuel divestment

Oxford University Council deferred a decision earlier today over whether to divest £2 billion worth of endowment from fossil fuel…

Campsfield expansion folds

Campsfield expansion folds

The Home Secretary has withdrawn an application to expand the capacity of Campsfield House immigration detention centre prior to a…

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José González – Vestiges and Claws

José González – Vestiges and Claws

José González makes music that sounds nice. And not just quite nice – very nice. It is as though he…