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In Quest To Fell Rhodes Statue, Students Aim To Make Oxford Confront History

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Simon Armitage frowns with dignity after being awarded the Commander of the British Empire medal at Buckingham Palace in 2010. Though he began the nomination process for the Oxford post as an underdog, he emerged from the ensuing drama with the professorship. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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No Lie: Shakira's 'Hips' Gets An Oxford Makeover

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