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'


Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups

Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'