Freedom of speech, an unseen archive, and the happy ending effect.
Douglas Adams came up to St John’s in 1971. Seven years later, the first episode of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy aired. As his archive goes on display at St John’s, CAM asks Adams’s Cambridge friends and collaborators about his comic genius.
Josie Rourke (New Hall, Murray Edwards 1995) and fourth-year Modern and Medieval Languages student Annabel van Daalen discuss crockery, cutlery and culture shock.
What is it really like to apply to Cambridge in 2018? Adeline Wee, Daniel Oluboyede and Esmee Wright talk form-filling, interviews and determination
The first Student’s Guide to the University was written in 1863. Outrage, high jinks (and the sharing of the odd bit of useful information) has continued ever since
New books, old books and little-known books: CAM presents the definitive summer reading list
Dr Holly Krieger is the Corfield Lecturer in Pure Mathematics and a Fellow of Murray Edwards College.
It is the quintessential College entertainment. From classic school disco at Homerton to dubstep at Clare Cellars, the bop has it all: music, dancing, friends and, if you’re lucky, a somewhat sticky carpet