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.


Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups

Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'