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£1800 overspend at St John’s JCR open bar night leads to motion of censure

An open bar night at the Isis Farmhouse, hosted by the St John’s Junior Common Room (JCR), has led to an emergency JCR meeting which yielded several motions. The event, intended as a celebration for finalists and freshers, had a budget of £2500, designated by the then Entertainment Officers of the St John’s JCR. However, Read More…

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EXCLUSIVE: Hancock speaks to Blue amidst student anger at G7 meeting in Oxford

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, spoke exclusively to The Oxford Blue this morning as he hosts the G7 health ministers’ meeting in Oxford. He told the Blue that his priorities for the week’s meetings were twofold: to “help get the whole world out of this pandemic” and to work on Read More…

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College stances on post-Trinity term residency revealed

Various Oxford colleges are contacting their students to set out whether students will be permitted to stay in residence after the end of Trinity term, taking account of the disrupted student experience since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic last March. Colleges’ policies vary based on what The Oxford Blue has seen so far. But Read More…

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Radcliffe Camera partially reopens

In the week when Oxford institutions – including pubs like Turf Tavern – are reopening in light of the Government roadmap proceeding as planned, the Radcliffe Camera has been temporarily closed due to masonry issues. Today, students were informed that it would be partially reopening. The Radcliffe Camera closed on Friday afternoon due to these Read More…

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BREAKING: Radcliffe Camera closes temporarily

The Radcliffe Camera and Gladstone Link have been closed immediately and indefinitely due to “concerns with masonry on the roof” according to an email sent to members of the History Faculty this evening. The original announcement about the closure came via the Bodleian Libraries Twitter page, and advised students with a booking for the Radcliffe Read More…