Francesca D'Arcy

Edinburgh Features Editor of The Tab

Francesca D'Arcy
Edinburgh University


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Clubbers of the Week

Back to lectures and pitchers, folks

How to be a good flatmate

The manners we learnt the hard way

Clubbers of the week: Refreshers’ edition

Time to relive that freshers’ embarrassment

Quit bitching about the weather

Get over it already

Potterow and the Library to be redeveloped


Clubbers of the week: Locals holiday edition

Red headed scots and the over-40s took over

Clubbers of the Week: Revision Week Edition

You weren’t going to revise from midnight til 3AM anyway, were you?

Clubbers of the Week: Exams are coming

You’ve been doing it right every week, Edi

Clubbers of the Week: How is it week eight already?

Y’all are a creepy bunch

Clubbers of the Week: Halloween special

You’re all stunners to someone

Clubbers of the week: Deadlines are coming

Half way through and we still don’t have our shit together

Vote now: What’s the worst thing in Edinburgh uni?

Yes, you can pick The Tab

The best ways to put on the Freshers’ 15

And how to lose it

EUSA will no longer accept international identification

The change will further alienate international students

Third week’s the charm: Clubbers of the Week

Uni doesn’t really start until November anyway

Selfies, stunners and squads: Clubbers of week two

Who’s hanging?

We’re back! Clubbers of Freshers’ week

Look at the ickle freshers

We asked people if they actually care about the Rugby varsity match

It’s the one that isn’t the World Cup

Classic fresher GoT fans rebuild Iron Throne out of beer cans

Your beer will turn to ashes in your mouth

Seven seconds of stardom: The faces of Edinburgh Snapchat Live

‘I’d like to think it’s majority girls screenshotting me but realistically they’re slating my English accent’

You now can play Super Mario on the Why Not website

They know how to keep us procrastinating

We tried dating in university buildings

DHT probably won’t get you any action

Behind the Yak: Meet the faces in Edinburgh getting more than 50 votes

Such BNOCs

In defence of Edinburgh’s international students

Y’all need us

Behind the Yak

We found the students who made the hotlist

We sampled the cheapest wines to help you with your budget boozing

It left us with stomach aches and regret

We asked you what the worst halls are

The results weren’t surprising

Tab Tries: Studying at the Big Cheese

Things got messy

Pizza-gate: Hysteria over Domino’s new closing time

But there is light at the end of the stuffed crust

We tried some of the Internet’s weirdest dating sites

Being single is just too hard

Why Not evacuation ‘horribly managed’ after fire alarm

Why Not just give up already

How ’bout this weather, though?

Only in Scotland

The nightmare before Christmas: I live in haunted halls

Deaconess isn’t all that pleasant…

Humans of the library

It’s not like we go there to study