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.


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

Oxford bans donations from Chinese tech giant

Oxford suspended Huawei donations shortly after China was criticised as 'autocratic' by Chancellor Patten

Hard to Be-Leave – Brexit: The Uncivil War

If you're looking for a grown up perspective on Brexit, Channel 4's political docudrama leaves much to be desired
two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality