Authors Posts by Rowan Borchers

Rowan Borchers


Investigation: are schools failing Oxford applicants?

A Cherwell survey reveals how state school students are discouraged from applying to Oxbridge

Thousands stolen in Corpus JCR theft

£1,300 snatched from Corpus JCR Treasurer's room in 'really serious' robbery

Anger over Junior Deans’ dinner

Dinner to 'trade war stories' deemed 'inappropriate'

Interview: Eric Pickles

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government talks politics, privatisation and public services with Rowan Borchers

Interview: Godfrey Bloom

The MEP talks about his controversial views and UKIP party politics

Investigation: JCR Presidents

Are our student leaders truly representative?

Are our JCRs male-dominated?

Cherwell investigates how men dominate Oxford's JCR presidencies

Hundreds of university employees on zero hour contracts

Oxford University hires 205 people on ‘zero-hour contracts’, it has emerged.

Sitting duck dealt death at Exeter

Stranded ducks in college gardens force JCR to act

Review: Valerie June – Pushin’ Against a Stone

Rowan Borchers isn't impressed with this Southern singer-songwriter...


Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women