Authors Posts by Adam Hilsenrath

Adam Hilsenrath


The fundamentals of sporting passion

Why is so much emphasis placed upon the relevance of passion in sport, despite its seemingly ever-present nature, asks Adam Hilsenrath

The Beauty of Reserves Sport

College reserve team football is not exactly seen as the pinnacle of sport in Oxford. When the topic of sporting participation comes up and...

The State of English Management

The sacking of Francesco Guidolin, on his birthday, represents somewhat uncommon ground for Swansea City as of late. It is a club that saw...

Lessons from the World of Sport

With freshers and older students settling into term, we take a look at the lessons that the summer's sport outside of Oxford can teach to aid us during our university lives

The Dangers of Sport

How can we justify the unavoidable risk of sport to those who participate, and to those who are inspired by it?

Welcome to Sport at Oxford

I recall the day I walked into Oxford as a student for the first time just over a year ago, casting my eyes along...

OUWBC announce Ali Williams as new Chief Coach

Christine Wilson departs from her tenure as Oxford University Women's Boat Club Chief Coach

Too bad we can’t have our own team

Looking at the latest news from Rio, Adam Hilsenrath reckons Oxford alone could have been 29th

Two Oxford Graduates win Olympic medals in first week

Constantine Louloudis wins gold and Tom Mitchell silver, as Oxford graduates perform well in Rio

Oxford graduates to compete in Rio

As the Olympics grandly opens in Rio, Oxford’s long-earned pedigree at the games will be once more put to the test. With a formidable...


An aerial photo of the Sydney Cricket Ground during a Test match between Australia and India

Sledging Down Under: Australia’s latest war of words

Australia's sledging has evolved in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal last year

Ed David named OURFC Blues captain for 2019

David will be captain for the forthcoming 2019 Varsity campaign
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The Year in Fashion: 2018’s Best and Worst Trends

The Cherwell Fashion Editors give their take on 2018's key trends.
Mayweather mid-fight

Is Boxing in Danger of Losing its Prestige?

Oliver Donaldson reflects on Mayweather’s humiliation of Nasukawa

2018’s Cultural Highlights

Amber Sidney-Woollett recaps a year in culture