Authors Posts by Samuele Volpe

Samuele Volpe


Grayling defends decision to attend Union

Prominent Philosopher A.C. Grayling has written to OUSU VP Sarah Pine defending his decision to speak at the Union after a number of speakers back out

Investigation: Local elections

Samuele Volpe finds out from some Oxonians and alumni why local elections matter to students in Oxford

Oxonians ready for World Orienteering challenge

Cherwell Sport looks ahead as two Oxonians are selected to represent GB in this summer's World Universities Orienteering Championships

Sporting Rockstars: Alex Higgins

This week Samuele Volpe pays tribute to one of snooker's early stars

Assaulted student raises over £2k for Rape Crisis Centre

Jeanne Ryan, a student at Teddy Hall, has received over £2,000 of donations on her JustGiving page after taking a #nomakeupselfie following her attack in an Oxford nightclub

Exeter win football cuppers in the dying moments

A last-gasp winner from George Bustin secured a first Cuppers Football Trophy in over 40 years for Exeter College AFC on a glorious Sunday afternoon

Cambridge crews heavier as Boat Race weigh-in takes place

On average Cambridge's men are 2.7kg heavier, and the women 4kg heavier, as the various crews look ahead to the next month of battles on the river.

Town v Gown boxing at the Oxford Union

OUABC organise the annual fights with clubs invited from around the country. The result is 6-3 to the gown!

Wahoo in class-themed event controversy

“Country Estates and Council Estates” themed night draws criticism from Oxford activists

Netflix: the shape of the future?

Samuele Volpe considers our changing understanding of TV


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

The Band Review – ‘heartwarming and nostalgic fun’

The new Take That inspired musical a great testament to the great British boyband.

The Witching Hour

A séance themed photo shoot