Current Affairs

Oxford MP Anneliese Dodds appointed Shadow Chancellor

Anneliese Dodds, MP for Oxford East, has been named as Keir Starmer’s Shadow Chancellor to replace the outgoing John McDonnell. This comes the day after Starmer was elected to take over from Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Leader. Dodds, who has been the MP for Oxford East since 2017, had backed Starmer to become Leader from Read More…

Opinion

Fake news and Covid-19: defeating misinformation in a post-truth world

A run-in with fake news February. A time before social distancing, silent cities, and closed universities. Toilet roll and spaghetti still happily line supermarket aisles. The total number of coronavirus cases in the UK has barely edged past a dozen. And the official line from Downing Street remains one of attentive personal hygiene. All these Read More…

Current Affairs

Oxford alum Sir Keir Starmer elected leader of the Labour Party

Sir Keir Starmer has been elected leader of the Labour Party. The alum of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, will take on the reins from Jeremy Corbyn, beating two other candidates: Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy. Starmer who won in the first round of polling, taking 56.2% of the vote while Long-Bailey came in second with Read More…

Current Affairs Opinion

A tribute to 100 years of women gaining full Oxford degrees

In 1877 Annie Mary Anne Henley Rogers became the first woman to gain honours in a University examination intended to be the equivalent to that taken by men for a degree, achieving first class honours in Latin and Greek. Yet it would be 43 years before she could both matriculate and graduate on the 26th Read More…