Alexander Cohen

Alexander Cohen
Durham University


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Durham Black Lives Matter event met by counter-protest

The counter protest was attended by 10 people and was disbanded by police

Petition to tackle Racism and Diversity Issues at Durham gains over 3,000 signatures

It was created after a video of a Durham student espousing hate surfaced online

Dominic Cummings is still the registered director of Klute nightclub in Durham

Though he no longer owns the actual club, sadly

Castle JCR votes to disaffiliate from the SU

“This JCR does no longer respect the DSU’s authority to represent it in any matter”

Durham SU president says she wants to ‘let roadmen deal with’ Tories in Durham

The controversy following the post has already garnered calls for her resignation

Online exams will disadvantage Durham students. They need to be scrapped

The playing field needs to be level – it’s not

We had a photoshoot in Durham’s newest vintage shop. This is what happened

Hands down the coolest vintage shop in the North East

UCL student who waved Neo-Nazi flag at Durham ball says he’s ‘naturally not a Nazi’

‘I would like to emphasise that this is not a neo-nazi flag, it is a historic German flag’

EXCLUSIVE: Durham Polo Club confirms investigation into believed neo nazi flag incident at ball

A guest is said to have waved a Neo Nazi flag

Five places to sleep in Durham when your college has a power cut

No power, no worries

Mysterious anti-Lumiere stickers are popping up around town

‘Our world burns but at least it looks pretty’

Durfest is here and IT’S HAPPENING RIGHT NOW

Best thing to happen to Babylon

Why you need to see Sightlines Theatre Company’s The Tempest

The performance is next week!

Love’s Labour’s Lost: Preview

Castle theatre Company promise an fun filled take on a lesser known Shakespeare comedy.

‘The One’ review: an unflinching exploration of modern sexual politics

“we are special, we are invincible, we are above the rules”

Performers demand higher fees from June Ball organisers

Performers feel they are being ‘taken advantage of’ by the June Ball exec

Licence granted for another club on North Road

Loft will close to make room for it

Durham has an underground comedy scene and *shock* it’s actually funny

Late night comedy? Spag’s? Tell me more!

Meet the girls making waves in the Durham DJ scene

They’re performing at Fabio’s tonight as part of an International Women’s Day charity event

Inside the living breathing meme that is Durham Flat Earth Society

They are the society Durham deserves, not the one it needs

Blood, Guts, and Greeks: Oresteia Preview

It’s being performed in Durham Cathedral

Vote for Durham’s most eligible bachelor: Round two

‘There’s too many man too many many man’

Vote for Durham’s most Eligible Bachelor: Round one

Love is still in the air!

Exclusive: Collusion between Durfess and Union Society laid bare in censorship scandal

It’s been happening since Michaelmas

Meet the models: CCFS 2019

Another fashion show? Who would’ve thought it?

Why you should write for the Tab Durham

tl;dr – it’s fun

Oxford College apologises for ‘roadmen’ themed social

They said they hadn’t been aware of the ‘racist and classist connotations’

Durham student wins £32,000 on Who wants to be a Millionaire?

That’s over 10,000 meal deals

A Durham college has banned Robbie Williams’s ‘Angels’ from all events

People so excited someone ended up in hospital

Durham is getting a 24 hour McDonald’s

It’s a Christmas miracle

The Hatfield broken window was caused by a fight outside the porters’ lodge, police confirm

A 35-year-old has been detained

Mathew Hedges reveals psychological torture at the hands of UAE

‘I had to stand all day in ankle cuffs’

Police called after porters’ lodge window smashed at Hatfield College

No arrests have been confirmed

Which Peep Show character is your college?

If you can’t handle it you can just…you know…fuck off

Stacy review: the play Durham needs to see

A beautifully directed uncompromising take on the impacts of rape makes Stacy a unique experience

Durham University are boycotting UAE after the jailing of Matthew Hedges

They’ve suspended all field research there

Durham PhD student sentenced to life for spying in UAE

He has 30 days to appeal

Durham PHD student sentenced to life in UAE spying debacle

Durham PHD student has been sentenced to life in prison for spying

Stephan Pax Leonard responds to allegations of racism after being stripped of his Research Fellowship

He claims to have no Islamaphobic or Anti-Semitic views

Spring Awakening review: Dazed and confused

Passionless acting hampers an otherwise entertaining production of a poignant yet riotous musical

This man who tweeted that ‘tens of millions of Muslims support ISIS’ is now a Research Fellow at St Chad’s

He has also tweeted Anti-Semitic content

How to avoid people you hate at Durham

Say goodbye to those awkward encounters

I bought a Ouija board and spoke to the ghost of Durham Castle

Best tenner I’ve ever spent

Durham PhD student charged for spying by the UAE government

They claim he was only pretending to be an academic