Authors Posts by Rowan Borchers

Rowan Borchers


Life’s a beach in Oxford Castle

A new bar is creating a beach in the old prison at Oxford Castle

OUSU slams "aggressive and rude" President

OUSU President David J Townsend has come under fire in an OUSU Scrutiny report,which criticises his competence and relations with other OUSU officers

Man in danger on Carfax Tower

Cornmarket-Aldates junction closed after welfare fears

Student suffers baseball bat attack

St Hilda's student in 'unprovoked attack'

Somerville-Jesus Ball Committee members apologise

Two thirds of the ball committee have issued a letter apologising for organisational problems, but the Chairman and the Treasurer have not signed the letter.

Mumps outbreak affects finalists

A mumps outbreak is undermining finalists' exams in several Oxford colleges

Students campaign against "victim blaming" Tesco card

Petition calls for the withdrawal of card which 'belittles sexual harassment'

Teddy Hall Earth Sciences dinner crashed

A dinner at St Edmund Hall celebrating Oxford University's new partnership with Shell has been stormed by anti-tar sands protesters

Award for Rwandan President protested

Tutors and students object to the honouring of President Paul Kagame by students at the Said Business School

The Cherwell Profile: Peter Singer

Rowan Borchers meets the philosopher and vegetarian activist Peter Singer.


Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?