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


Letter To: My Incoming College Children

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

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?

Oxford grad launches new access initiative

The new organisation aims to connect disadvantaged students with Oxbridge mentors