Beth Swords
Having once described herself as an honest, upstanding citizen, sometimes jovial but never in excess, Beth enjoys writing for The Tab as a way of achieving this happy medium. As a History student, she enjoys having coffee dates and lunches and generally floating between disciplines pretending to have an opinion.

Cambridge’s Most Eligible Bachelor: Week 5

ZBH leaks an exclusive snippet of The Hobbit 4: The Zac Zeitgeist

Sidney Sussex May Ball 2014

BETH SWORDS is over-awed by the intricacy of Sidney Sussex May Ball.

“Every man dies. Not every man lives”: Your Motivational Survival Guide

BETH SWORDS says stop your feeble-minded moaning and grow a pair. Be inspired.

The Best Places to Cry in Cambridge

BETH SWORDS asks are you crying in the right place and in the right way? You are now.

Cakespeare Proves Victorious

BETH SWORDS talks to Emma Powell about her most recent victory – Cakespeare – the Bard in cake form, soggy bottoms and tarts.

VARSITY FOOTBALL: Meet The Men

The Blues Football Squad show they have more than just sporting prowess to their names ahead of the Varsity Match this Sunday. Meet the team.

Women’s Boat Race Preview

BETH SWORDS previews the Women’s Boat Race in the last crew-cial hours before the big day on Sunday.

Why Retrospective Fun Is The Best Kind of Fun

We reveal the secret to genuine and wholesome happiness

What A Forking Nightmare

Petty criminality within the Pembroke History Society see harsh repercussions for the historians.

Five Personas To Assume On A Date

BETH SWORDS makes your life easier with five personas you can assume on a date.

Cans Not Canoodling: The Month of Canned Food

BETH SWORDS hates Valentine’s Day and thinks that we should celebrate Canned Food instead.

Rules of Engagement: How to propose in Cambridge

BETH SWORDS gives advice on the most romantic ways to propose in Cambridge.

William’s Guide to Cambridge

Starting a new university is hard, especially for a prince. BETH SWORDS provides Prince William with his own bespoke Guide to Cambridge.

Tab Tries: The Great Outdoors

Over the holiday, BETH SWORDS became one with nature. Let her enlighten you, the average city-dweller, on how to deal with ‘The Great Outdoors.’

The Tab Guide To Occupying Your Time This Christmas

Finding it difficult to do anything other than eat and gaze pensively this vacation? BETH SWORDS shows us how to banish over-indulgence and underwhelming revelations.

The Tab Meets: Glamrou from Denim

BETH SWORDS talks to Amrou Al-Kadhi (aka Glamrou), the founder of Denim, about their new endeavours post-university and the sadomasochism behind sequins.

Tab Tries: Meatatarianism

BETH SWORDS hits the meat for a week. It’s tough.

The Tab Meets: Rhodes

BETH SWORDS speaks to Rhodes, who supported Nick Mulvey at the Emmanuel United Reform Church on Friday.

The Tab Meets: Melvyn Bragg

BETH SWORDS speaks to Melvyn Bragg about class, the fear of ageing and his hair care routine.

The Tab Meets: Owen Jones

BETH SWORDS and JOSEPH SPENCER talk to Owen Jones about the abolition of Oxbridge, automatic enrolment for the underprivileged and his relationship with the Cambridge Union.