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‘Rivers of Blood’ speech channelled as OUCA members removed from debating event

On February 19th, several members of the Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) were expelled from a debating event held by the Oxford University Liberal Democrats (OULD). During the event, Spirited Discussions, drunk members of OUCA created large amounts of noise and gave “offensive” speeches, The Oxford Blue has learned. According to attendees of the event Read More…

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Changing the Face of Oxford: panel discussion at St John’s

On Wednesday evening, St John’s JCR and Oxford First-Gen played host to five speakers in a discussion entitled Working Together in Changing the Face of Oxford. The panel brought together speakers from a diverse range of organisations working to increase diversity in Oxford. Dr Peter Claus kicked off by explaining how his access programme uses Read More…

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Magdalen College elects first female president

Dinah Rose QC will become the 43rd president of Magdalen College, as current Magdalen President Professor Sir David Clary will retire at the end of the summer. Dinah Rose’s connection to Magdalen is long-standing. She was an undergraduate student in Modern History who graduated with First Class Honours in 1987 and since then has been Read More…

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City Council provides emergency beds for tonight’s cold snap

The forecast of snow can bring with it excitement for those who can watch it gently fall from the refuge of their heated rooms. But for rough sleepers in Oxford, the frigid temperatures that come with it can be life-threatening. Oxford City Council has implemented its severe weather emergency protocol (SWEP) for tonight and last Read More…

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New evidence suggests Pembroke professor produced indecent images

New evidence suggests that Professor Peter King, the disgraced philosophy tutor, produced hundreds of indecent images of children. Previously there had been no suggestion that King was involved in producing any indecent images. King has been suspended from his role as a philosophy tutor at Pembroke College and his profiles on the college and faculty Read More…

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Oxford City Council announces £1.2 million extra funding for homeless shelters – is this enough?

Oxford City Council have recently announced that the budget for funding homeless shelters has increased to £7.4 million for 2020/2021, which is a 19% increase on last year’s budget. Most of this money will go towards the project underway at 1 Floyd’s Row, a homelessness centre that provides beds for any rough sleeper all winter Read More…