Authors Posts by Sara Semic

Sara Semic


Finland: putting the final touches on a radical curriculum

Sara Semic discusses the radical education policies Finland has pursued and whether this model can provide a good template for the UK

Where are they now: Mutya Buena

Cherwell delves into the later careers of one-hit-wonders so you don’t have to...

Ghostpoet: Ghosting away from hip hop

Sara Semic chats to Ghostpoet, aka Obaro Ejimiwe, about moving away from hip hop and recording with a live band

Moon King: mooning the music industry

Sara Semic chats to Moon King’s Daniel Benjamin about dream-pop and Boiler Room sessions

Wolf Alice: From Carter’s cover to album cover

Sara Semic chats to Theo Ellis from Wolf Alice about touring with Alt-J and making their debut album

Where Are They Now?: Blazin’ Squad

Cherwell delves into the later careers of one-hit-wonders so you don’t have to

Review: Bj̦rk РVulnicura

Sara Semic is drawn in by the Scandinavian singer-songwriter's avant-garde breakup album

Wot Do u Call It: talking grime with the Originators

Sara Semic chats grime with P Money, Logan Sama and Darq E Freaker at Deep Cover's 'Originators Tour'

The vinyl revival: just a fad or here to stay?

Sara Semic reviews the year of vinyl and the inventions carrying it into 2015

The Second Coming of D’Angelo

Sara Semic reviews D'Angelo and the Vanguard's fourteen year-long product of love and labour


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'

Normal People Review – ‘a novel that speaks to the current climate’

Jenny Scoones discusses the portrayal of masculinity and friendship in Sally Rooney's second novel

Labour councillor suspended for anti-semitism to rejoin party

Lloyd-Shogbesan was suspended from the Labour council after he shared "inappropriate and offensive" posts

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