Authors Posts by Rolf Merchant

Rolf Merchant


LiveFridays at the Ashmolean

New to the Ashmolean museum this year are the highly anticipated Live Friday events. Rolf Merchant went to see how the very first, 'An Evening With the Gods', unfolded

Cherwell Sport – Rugby – New College v Worcester 12/01/2013

Worcester travel to New's grounds for the first meeting of Hilary 2013. Both teams were looking to grab some points for a boost to their top league chances.

Report: OUSU Elections

With the OUSU Elections now upon us, Rolf Merchant followed two Worcester candidates around their college to discover more about the issues at the heart of these elections.

Report – Oxtoberfest @ The Duke’s Cut

Cherwell takes a Friday night jaunt to the Duke's Cut to sample the sweet nectar at the Beer festival.

A View From The Bridge – Trinity Week IV

It's another cold, dank and wet night outside The Bridge, but the punters have plenty of opinions to share on the pressing issues of today. This week we discuss punctuation, the relative merits of teeth and butter, and red chinos.


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?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote