Current Affairs

£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…

Current Affairs

Hancock Affair’s Oxford Links

The Sunday Times has revealed Oxford’s links to the scandal surrounding Matt Hancock. The Sunday Times has reported that two sources have suggested Gina Coladangelo accompanied Mr Hancock to the G7 meeting which took place at Oxford between the 3rd and 4th of June. The Sunday Times notes this meeting involved an overnight stay in Read More…

Opinion

The Oxford Bubble of Privilege: How do we Burst it?

“The Oxford bubble can be great for us. But could it be toxic to the rest of the world?”

Rachel Prince discusses the ‘bubble’ of privilege students gain when joining Oxford, and how we could potentially use it to help people without the same opportunities.

Illustration by Rachel Prince

Current Affairs Environment News

Report reveals Oxford ties to fossil fuel industry

A report released on Tuesday reveals the extent to which Oxford University has received funding and donations from the some of the world’s biggest fossil fuel companies, including BP, Shell and Eni. The report, entitled ‘Money, People, Reputation: Oxford’s Ties with the Fossil Fuel Industry’, was researched and written by the Oxford Climate Justice Campaign, Read More…