Lifestyle

Highlights of fourth week

If you weren’t already blown away by the Storm Ciara, you will be by the exciting events featured this fine fourth week. Monday, 10 February Informative: Book Launch: The Political Life of an Epidemic by Simukai Chigudu, 5:00 pm, Oxford Department of International Development Simukai Chigudu, Associate Professor of African Politics at the University of Read More…

Current Affairs

Caucus chaos: Buttigieg and Sanders lead while results stall at 86% reporting

The winner of the Iowa Caucuses still remains a mystery almost three days after the caucuses have ended. With 86% of precincts reporting, Pete Buttigieg has 512 state delegate equivalents (SDEs) while Bernie Sanders is close behind with 488. The Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) is under fire after an app meant to report results from Read More…

Current Affairs

Council plan to increase tree cover takes root

Oxford City Council has committed to increasing biodiversity and double the tree cover across Oxfordshire following recommendations from the Oxford Citizens Assembly on Climate. Enhanced biodiversity has been judged central to the overall ‘net zero’ vision for Oxford and the plan will seek to tackle the climate crisis and ecological breakdown in tandem. Tree planting Read More…

Current Affairs

Oxford expands homelessness services at Floyds Row but hundreds of homes lie empty

New rough sleeping centre opened last week to provide shelter and support to help rough sleepers rebuild their lives Lib Dem investigation suggests that 545 homes in Oxford have been empty for over 6 months, an increase of 80% in the past 2 years The ceiling of Floyds Row’s communal room is dotted with an Read More…