Callum McCulloch

York Editor of the Tab

Callum McCulloch
York University


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York has a Louis Theroux society and it’s the best thing ever

He tweeted the committee last night

70 per cent of campus is without heating today

Temperatures are expected as low as -1°C in York

Meet the man behind Stop Funding Hate, the campaign tackling racist tabloids

Lego and the Co-Op have pledged to change their advertising policies

Make Our Rivers Safe: Sign the petition

Six young people have died in York’s rivers in the past two years. Something has to change

Clubbers of the week: Freshers’ Edition

Chaos returns to York

We asked crying parents for their freshers’ week advice

‘Don’t pee in the sink’

The University of York is investing up to £500,000 in mental health support

‘Promoting positive mental health is an important responsibility for universities’

The Woolworths pick’n’mix was the best part of our childhoods

How many cola bottles could you fit in your pockets?

New York’s Night Court is the weirdest tourist attraction in the world

It felt like a real Netflix drama

All of the best reactions to Melania Trump’s plagiarized speech

#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes is the best thing on the internet right now

New York’s public hospitals are using emojis to talk to young people about sex and sexual health

*insert eggplant emoji here*

Gillean McLeod is a 60-year-old model showing women age is just a number

‘The secret is to love who you are, accept that which you cannot change, and do the best you can’

QUIZ: Who said it, Donald Trump or a famous dictator?

‘I don’t care if they respect me as long as they fear me’

BREAKING: Bernie Sanders endorses Democratic rival Hillary Clinton

The dream is dead

Commuting by Uber in New York is now cheaper than using the subway

No more awkward eye contact with strangers

Young people have been shafted again. I’m furious and you should be too

Nigel is laughing at us all

An official photographer will retouch your graduation pictures to make you look slimmer

They’ll whiten your teeth too

We asked a Senior Politics lecturer why we should vote to remain in the EU

“Think of Europe and the world. We can make it better.”

Love Island is the new Made In Chelsea

It’s like Geordie Shore but without the need for subtitles

NUS President blames education cuts for young people joining ISIS

‘If you want to look at the problem you have to look at the state’s hand’

Phat Fridays is moving to Mansion

We spoke to the managers ahead of their big move

The NUS have lied to York students about the benefits of affiliation

YUSU receives £17,000 less than originally reported

George Galloway is speaking on campus next week

He is sure to divide opinion

“Hitler Was Right”: ‘Neo-Nazis’ protest by York Minster

Eye-witnesses say they saw nazi salutes

Woman raped near University of York

Police have urged students to stick together on nights out

Retrospectively changing our student loan agreements is an insult to all students

No loan company would be allowed to do this

How to dress for Big D

Some people will put more effort in than others

There’s a petition to make students exempt from paying for a TV licence

It’s got over 15,000 signatures

Oxford University will not expel Rhodes Must Fall founder

42,000 people called for his bursary to be revoked

The University has pledged to immediately improve student mental health services

Finally some good news

York is going to be hotter than Ibiza, LA and Barcelona this weekend

First snow and now this

Lancaster have won Roses 2016

Bring on next year

Ranked: The universities who use the library the most

You’re probably reading this in the silent study

VIDEO: York Men’s Football Crossbar Challenge

Watch out Lancaster

VIDEO: Tab writers read mean comments

We love you too

Revealed: The degrees that will leave you on the dole

Just hope it’s not yours

VIDEO: Man allegedly assaulted by doorstaff outside York McDonald’s

The Police are investigating

Malia Bouattia wouldn’t condemn ISIS. Now she’s running for NUS President

She even has links with a group who’ve been no-platformed

YorkX to host Natalie Bennett and Moazzam Begg on campus this month

We spoke to the founders of York’s exciting, new society

We spoke to Shitty Watercolour, the most influential student in the UK

He came first in The Tab’s Power List

Students will be doing ‘jazz hands’ at the NUS Women’s Conference

We’ll just leave that with you

York bow out gracefully in the semi-final of University Challenge

We spoke to the captain David Landon Cole about his experience

QUIZ: How Derwent are you?

There’s more to us than merch and asbestos

#BabesForTrump is the weirdest thing on the internet

And unfortunately Donald would absolutely love it

The Willow is reopening

The Berghain of Britain is back

There will be a 100m slip-and-side on Hes East after exams

Its being organised by UYBC

Celia Harker is York’s fittest female finalist

More people voted for this than for YUSU pres

Alex King is York’s fittest male finalist

This is democracy manifest

The NUS is an embarrassment to our generation

They don’t represent us

We spoke to the chair of Derwent about the cancelling of Chav D

“With so many themes, why pick one that could offend?”

Every single thing you will ever hear on your uni ski trip

Why is everyone naked?

York’s fittest finalist: The boys

Who will you vote for?

York’s fittest finalist: The girls

This is a more important vote than any of that Brexit nonsense

Which course has the highest dropout rate?

Watch out for pushy parents

York’s fittest finalist: Dani Cheang

A seductive blend of Singaporean, Mexican and German

York’s fittest finalist: Andrew Naylor

A real ‘want but can’t have’ gentleman

York’s fittest finalist: Lucy Holmes

She’s at the top of everyone’s Goldrush list

York’s fittest finalist: Emma Steed

She’s not the tallest, but definitely the fiercest

York’s fittest finalist: Fred Weld

He has a long list of family connections

Yik Yak introduces usernames so you don’t have to be totally anonymous

I hope the username ‘Your Mum’ isn’t taken yet

York’s fittest finalist: Rosalie Dowding

“She can smash a strawpedo in under two seconds”

York’s fittest finalist: Ifeanyi Chukwulobelu

“This boy is going places”

Clubbers of the week

Fit, fun and flirty

Taking a gap year before uni better prepares you for life

Before you ask, yes I did find myself

There is a gender pay gap of 17% at the University of York

Female academic staff are paid nearly £10,000 less

Cards Against York

Your new favourite game for pre-drinks

Are you York’s fittest finalist?

We’ve all stalked you on Facebook

The Oscars of York

Leo definitely doesn’t have one of these

Jeremy Corbyn’s son assaulted outside nightclub

He was head-butted outside Mansion

What was your first choice uni?

‘I had an interview at Cambridge but was really hungover’

Palestinian Solidarity Society criticised for staging an ‘antisemitic’ play

The play has been called “Jew-hating, pure and simple”

There is more to Oxford than just a university

We’re not as classy as we’re made out to be

What your choice of condom says about you

Don’t be silly, wrap your willy

York’s Boat Club have started a ‘rainbow wellies’ LGBT campaign

They’re the first boat club to do so

Clubbers of the week: Elections edition

These are the only awards you actually care about

Meal deals really aren’t that great

They’re neither a meal, nor a deal

The Fighter York: Meet the fighters

Its all about to get very aggressive

Bristol UWE is the home of MDMA, coke, ket, LSD and laughing gas

And Sussex is number one for weed and shrooms

Milo Yiannopoulos is coming to York

Second time lucky

We asked Tron for his Valentine’s advice

He’s York’s most eligible bachelor

Art, Philosophy and Sociology are the druggiest degrees

Now we know what you do with all of your free time

Which uni has the strongest Yik Yak game?

Upvote this

Which is the fittest uni?

Revealed: Which uni spends the most on fitness products?

Is Beth Cash’s student union election video the best of all time?

It’s three minutes and 21 seconds you won’t get back

Experts say you shouldn’t ride elephants in Thailand

A tourist was killed, and the animals are often unhappy

Thousands sign up to sugar daddy websites to earn money dating older men

Who doesn’t want a silver fox?

Which uni takes the most drugs?

Spoiler, it’s not Leeds

There’s an email going around claiming several York students are being blackmailed

Weirdly, the university know nothing about it

Using a urinal is the most socially awkward part of being a man

I didn’t even need a wee anyway

The universities taking the most study drugs

The only thing cooler than taking them is talking about them

LSE’s new Free Speech society being banned for stifling free speech is the most ironic thing ever

The hypocrisy is giving me a headache

Lacrosse girls are the fittest on campus

Hattie actually goes to the gym

JP from Made In Chelsea has talked about his depression

‘Suicide came in at one point’

Does anyone really like grime music?

Just put Bieber back on

Rape advocate Roosh V has now cancelled his UK meetups

He’s worried about the safety of his fans

The worst unis for animal testing revealed

Nearly 1 million animals were killed in the five worst offending universities

Trains to York are getting cheaper

Virgin Trains are offering 30 per cent off selected trains next week for a limited time only

Anna Wintour spoke at a student run fashion show in York last night

The Northern Youth show was put on to raise money for Refugee Action York

Extras needed for David Tennant film shooting on campus next week

Prizes will be given for the most authentically dressed

Cadbury’s Creme Egg Café is an ill-thought-out marketing stunt

They over-egged it

What’s your five year plan?

‘Nothing monumental’