CW: Racism In a statement referring to the handling of incidents of alleged racism which occurred in November last year, the Oxford African and Caribbean Society (ACS) has criticised the culture of Christ Church College and its complaints process, saying it was “inept in disciplining bigots”. The events addressed include a white Christ Church student Read More…
An independent review into the Christ Church governing body’s decision to remove its dean from office has found that the college acted rightly.
Christ Church JCR has passed a motion to disassociate from the University-wide Student Union, but are not the first JCR to have done so.
Earlier this week, Lady Margaret Hall’s JCR executives released a statement of support for Gracie Oddie-James, who was subjected to racial abuse by members of the Christ Church JCR in Michaelmas last year.
Christ Church will stop using undergraduate students’ Preliminary and Moderations Examination scores to determine their place in the college’s accommodation ballot in subsequent years.
Chirst Church JCR passes a motion to replace meat-eating with vegetarianism as the default diet, requiring meat-eaters to apply for a diet card.
At its Diwali dinner this year, Christ Church served Haribo Goldbears, which contain beef, for which it has now apologised.
The Dean of Christ Church, Martyn Percy, has withdrawn from his duties as the head of the College.
The full nature of the toxic feud between Christ Church and its Dean has been revealed in court documents obtained by The Oxford Blue. Christ Church Dean The Very Revd Martyn Percy has spoken out for the first time about the factional war dividing the historic college in his witness statement.
Today, Melanie Onovo and Adi Kesaia Toganivalu,undergraduates at Christ Church and Magdalen College respectively, appeared on BBC News to discuss their efforts to tackle racist and classist discrimination at Oxford University.