Authors Posts by Sophie Jamieson

Sophie Jamieson


Hilary Mantel’s got a point

Sophie Jamieson argues that the media’s overreaction about Hilary Mantel just proves her point

St Hugh’s to move location to Christ Church Meadow

JCR votes to move college to Christ Church Meadow to avoid derisive jokes about distance from city centre

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 7

Sophie and Anthony clash over a motion at Corpus Christi to create a 'conservative rep' - do students with right of centre views face excessive criticism from their fellow students?

Cherworld: Week 6 Michaelmas

Sophie and Anthony bring you an election special. Should we use our RON? Does anyone know who's running for police commissioner? Is anyone telling the truth when they say they've voted in the OUSU elections?

Cherworld: Michaelmas – Week 5

Following the news that Merton are to adopt an unusual college animal, Sophie and Anthony turn their attention to a pressing matter: are tapirs adorable or hideous?

Cherworld; Michaelmas – Week 4

Following the news that Hugh Grant is one of New College's latest batch of honorary fellows, Sophie and Anthony ask what makes one worthy of this honour.

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 3

Sophie and Anthony discuss the Union's decision to invite George Galloway to talk: should they be more careful when choosing guests?

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 2

Sophie and Anthony discuss government plans for more extensive reports for University students - important recognition or pointless pen-pushing?

Cherworld: Michaelmas Week 1

Sophie Jamieson and Anthony Collins are back for a new year of Cherworld. This week, the news that OUSU is the least popular student union in the country. Should we care about this?

Internship blog: news agencies

Sophie Jamieson goes on the beat in search of bums, Bond, Bob Diamond, and the nitty-gritty of news reporting


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