Authors Posts by Anthony Collins

Anthony Collins


Cherworld – a pointless ASsessment?

As the government and Oxford University come to blows over the scrapping of AS Levels, Anthony and Anna debate the merits and drawbacks of sitting exams at 17

Cherworld – Mr President

Anthony and Anna discuss a Cherwell investigation which shows that men still constitute two-thirds of JCR Presidents in Oxford: is subconscious sexism to blame?

Cherworld – the Oxbridge dilemma

For the first episode of term, Anthony and Anna examine the age-old rule preventing applicants from applying to both Oxford and Cambridge — a rule which may apparently breach competition law

Cherworld – Intern of our discontent

Anthony and Anna meet specially over the vacation to bring you this one-off episode. As many Oxford students are finishing their internships, they discuss the rights and wrongs of unpaid internships, as well as the controversial 'internship auction' held at Abingdon School earlier in the summer

Cherworld – A Question of Faith

In the last edition of Cherworld for Trinity Term, Anthony and Anna examine the opposition to contraception expressed by certain members of St Anne's JCR. Should religious views allow people to opt out of paying? What place does religion hold in modern-day Oxford?

Cherworld – Be my guest

As Trinity College apologises for hosting controversial group Christian Concern, Anthony, Sophie and Anna discuss the perils and pitfalls of colleges hosting conferences

Cherworld – The Finals Frontier

Anthony and Anna are joined by long-time Cherworld star Sophie Jamieson, to discuss a disastrous blunder made by this year's PPE examiners

Cherworld – College Politics

Anthony and Anna are joined by guest presenter and proud Wadhamite William Pimlott, to discuss the role of politics in college life

Cherworld – the gender agenda

Last week, OUSU’s delegates to the NUS voted in favour of gender-balancing quotas, defying an earlier OUSU straw poll. Anthony and Anna are joined by guest presenter Tom Beardsworth to discuss this thorny issue

Cherworld: OUCA-holics anonymous

Anthony and Anna clash over the Oxford University Conservative Association's traditional weekly event, 'Port and Policy'


Cleopatra (Sophie Okonedo) kneels behind a dying Antony (Ralph Fiennes) flanked by two servants.

Review: Antony and Cleopatra – a star-studded Shakespeare

Lawrence Li is impressed by the National Theatre’s opulent imagining of a Shakespearean classic

Bhajis, bacteria, and bicycles: inside crew date kitchens

Cherwell obtained copies of the most recent hygiene food hygiene reports from At Thai, Jamal’s, and The Temple Lounge through Oxford City Council, all of which highlighted issues regarding hygiene, cleaning, and confidence in the restaurants’ management.

The Race is on

James Martin wonders whether Liverpool can hold on to win their first Premier League title?

Blues committee members vote on merger of women’s and men’s committees

The presidents' proposal is expected to meet opposition with captains of a number of teams signing a letter in opposition against the merger.

Crossing continents

How to build your academic career halfway around the world