Authors Posts by Lael Hines

Lael Hines


Review: The Homecoming

After the play finished, a few good friends walked towards me. “Wait, so what happened?” My friend Alex’s facial muscles were contorted. “What the...

Liberalism is dead—now it’s time for action

Lael Hines expresses her shock and disgust at Trump's election and argues we need to start fighting back

Clickbait: We know what you’re thinking…

Five totally socially unacceptable things you secretly think about doing in public

A look back at seasonal gluttony

From the comfort of the New Year Lael Hines speaks about one of her most dramatic festive experiences

Clickbait: Ten most cringe-worthy vac moments

Cherwell Life brings you the first blog of 2016...

Home or Roam: Brooklyn, heart of NYC

Lael Hines discusses brie, urine and vegan cafés in Brooklyn

Stuck and stranded in Paris

Lael Hines steals wine and cheese, and hopes for the best when plans go wrong.


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.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?