Authors Posts by Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas


Live Review: Wolf Alice – O2 Academy

A short gig with little variety, but there's still time for the new band to develop their onstage style

Where are they now: The Cheeky Girls

They’re the 00s favourite Romanian red-heads that left Louis Walsh speechless.

Review: Dolly Parton – Blue Smoke

It's the 42nd release by the country icon, but Dolly has failed to deliver.

Where Are They Now: S Club (7 or 3?)

Cherwell delves into the later careers of one-hit-wonders so you don’t have to.

Review: Lily Allen – Sheezus

Helen Thomas is unimpressed with this boring bubblegum record.

European Festival Guide 2014

Helen Thomas and Rushabh Haria talk you through the best European festivals to head to this summer.

Interview: Eagulls

Two weeks after the release of their self-titled debut album, Helen Thomas talks to frontman George Mitchell about punk, writing and smurfs

Review: Oxford Fashion Week 2014 – High Street Show

Cherwell went down to the opening show of the sixth annual Oxford Fashion Week, to find out the latest high street trends.

Review: A Great Big World – Is Anybody Out There

The debut from the New York duo brings cringey, poptastic composition to bear on an annoyingly enjoyable record.

Bargain Bin: Britney Spears – Greatest Hits: My Prerogative

Cherwell trawls charity shops looking for musical bargains.


Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.