Authors Posts by Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas


Where Are They Now: Chumbawumba

Despite a career of varied music-making with a political charge, Chumbawumba were ultimately only known for their 1997 hit 'Tubthumping'

Where are they now: Crazy Town

A group that managed to be loud, annoying, and orange simultaneously

Review: Cher Lloyd – Sorry I’m Late

Cher Lloyd's back with a vengeance, and with none of the ASDA bling from her X-Factor days

Review: Hercules & Love Affair – The Feast of The Broken

Helen Thomas is tapping her toes with delight at this the New York-based DJ's latest effort

Where Are They Now: Vengaboys

In our regular feature, Helen Thomas explains that Vengaboys' latest efforts are more terrifying than titillating

Cherwell’s #1 Summer Playlist

It's that time of year again, and as always, Cherwell has you fully prepared (although you may want to invest in an umbrella).

Live Review: Drenge

Helen Thomas compares the sound of Drenge to treacle.

Interview: Osymyso

Helen Thomas chats to the man who immortalised the Pat and Peggy EastEnders catfight

Interview: Wolf Alice

Helen Thomas talks to Wolf Alice about their upcoming EP, and their evolving sound

Interview: Devaki Jain

Helen Thomas speaks to leading feminist Devaki Jain about the rise of Indian feminism, economics, and her friendship with Alice Walker


Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...