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‘No-platforming’ could be illegal, government warns

Universities that cancel speakers due to planned protests could be in breach of the law.

Right-wing dark money comes to Oxford student politics

Turning Point USA aims to shift student politics to the right; its tactics have included intimidating academics and covertly funnelling thousands of dollars into student political campaigns

City Council Blasts Oxford Union over Le Pen Invite

Oxford City Council accused the Union of a “pattern of endangering community safety by inviting fascists into the city.

Nuffield College ‘unconcerned’ about academic’s ‘racist pseudoscience’, claim students

Cherwell understands that as many as seven Nuffield students complained to College administrators about Noah Carl’s conduct in the wake of last year’s revelation...

Ousted Oxford MP to be awarded peerage

Nicola Blackwood has worked for the lobbying firm Global Counsel since losing her seat

Oxford academics scoop eight New Year Honours

Four female Oxford academics and two famous alumni are among those recognised in the 2019 New Year Honours list

Nuffield students defend Noah Carl after “racist pseudoscience” petition

Three Nuffield PhD students have signed a letter defending the former Nuffield fellow Noah Carl, after he was denounced in a petition signed by...

Oxford flies Suffragette flag marking centenary of women’s vote

The banner is a reproduction of an original flown by the Oxford Women's Suffrage Society

Oxford’s pledge to support estranged students receives mixed response

Only students registered as estranged are eligible for the full bursary

Former Nuffield fellow denounced for “racist pseudoscience”

Former Nuffield College researcher Noah Carl has been denounced by hundreds of academics for what they describe as his “racist pseudoscience.” Carl is now...

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Theresa May: “I have completely given up.”

This week has seen Theresa fall to further lows, similar to Cherwell satire

Preview: Made in Dagenham at the Oxford Playhouse

FourSevenTwo Productions’ all-out rendition of the feminist musical comes to Oxford in fifth week.

‘No-platforming’ could be illegal, government warns

Universities that cancel speakers due to planned protests could be in breach of the law.

Restaurant Review: Peppers

"Peppers embodies everything great about this little, funny city."