Anvee Bhutani is the former Managing Director of The Oxford Blue, having also held a variety of roles on the editorial and business teams. She is a penultimate year student at Magdalen College reading Human Sciences and is originally from San Francisco, California. To reach out to her, please email anvee.bhutani@magd.ox.ac.uk
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EXCLUSIVE: Police called to Oxford Union over allegations of party attended by 50+

Thames Valley Police have confirmed that they were called to the Oxford Union to investigate reports of a party at the Union attended by over 50 people on the evening of Friday 11th December. At the time, the city of Oxford was in ‘high alert’ level Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions, which banned the mixing of Read More…

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Snow Day in Oxford – A Photo Essay

Cover Image: Radcliffe Camera, captured by Reya Muller. Oxford was greeted with a burst of snowfall on Sunday morning, gently coating the city in a layer of white and making for a University-wide snow day. Here are some images which captured the snow from The Oxford Blue. Snowman with hat, scarf and gloves. Captured By Read More…

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Oxford Union treasurer resigns due to “scandal after scandal”

Adi Kesaia Toganivalu, the treasurer of The Oxford Union, has resigned in the wake of the Debra Soh controversy as senior officers intend to go ahead with the event.  This comes after the previous treasurer also resigned this term, following controversy over the invitation and then cancellation of Graham Linehan and allegations of bullying.  An Read More…

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COVID-19 forces Lamb & Flag pub to close

The Lamb & Flag pub, which has existed since 1566, will be closing after trading difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic and multiple lockdowns. The Lamb & Flag (Oxford) Limited, a company owned by St John’s College, which operates the pub, has announced that ‘after careful consideration, the company will close and cease operations on Read More…

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Oxford Union stands by decision to platform Debra Soh, despite student criticism

The Oxford Union has chosen to invite Debra Soh to speak at the society this term, a decision which is being called deeply transphobic by students. Soh is a Canadian science columnist, author, political commentator, and former academic sex researcher, set to speak at the historic society on 19th February. However, she has long been Read More…

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Racial abuse incident prompts statement from Christ Church JCR Executives

Image Source: Creative Commons A statement has been released by Christ Church JCR executive committee, and a testimony from the victim, after a verbal racial abuse incident that happened in November. Gracie Oddie-James, a Christ Church undergraduate from an ethnic minority background, was subject to a racial slur (n-word) from a fellow student in front Read More…

The Radcliffe Camera seen from Carfax Tower
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University rules out ‘safety net’ for 2021 Exams

The University has confirmed that it will not adopt a ‘safety net’ for students sitting exams in Trinity of this year. Following the University’s closure last spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, it adopted a safety net for all finalist undergraduates so that they would not receive a class mark lower than that which they had Read More…