Hannah Dawson
Cambridge Editor of The Tab

Topped Tompkins? Good for you – but praising it ignores the inherent issues in Cambridge

College disparity and ‘undue pressure’ are overlooked

An “Open Letter” to CUSU: Educate students about their options during the strikes

Your feeble open letter is not enough

News Column: Doku Dynasty, Germaine Greer and a soap opera

Read it to make sure it isn’t about you

Revealed: Homophobia is rife in Cambridge clubs

LGBT+ women have reported being targeted by bouncers

News Column: Pennying Police, Flimsy Finances and Catz and dogs

Read it to make sure you’re not in it

Cambridge academics stand in solidarity with Lola Olufemi

This comes after the press misreported and demonised Olufemi over the decolonisation debate

Vicious media attack on Lola Olufemi provokes University response

Lola Olufemi was featured on the front page of The Telegraph today, which incorrectly portrayed the ongoing debate about decolonising the curriculum

Zero Carbon Society accuses University of being ‘undemocratic’ after Sidgwick drama

They said the University is being ‘undemocratic’ and of ‘stifling debate’, allegations that the University stringently denies

David Lammy’s condemnation of Oxbridge ignores systematic Russell Group inequality

Lammy is right: Oxbridge is failing underpriviledged students. But admissions statistics shows that it goes beyond Oxbridge.

News Column: Week 2 CHAOS

All the week’s saucy updates

News Column: Keen Queens’, Sharking Second Years and Trinity Tea

Read it to see if you’re in it

Caius May Ball CHAOS as event postponed for a YEAR

The President can’t be in Cambridge this year so it has been postponed

BREAKING: Life no longer does stamps

It’s a matter of Life or death

Lawyer investigating Regeni case is missing

Cambridge grad student Giulio Regeni was murdered last year. Now the lawyer investigating his case is missing.

Cambridge under fire for accepting money from dictatorships

They accepted a total of £14.8 million recently

More monkeys being used for animal research at Cambridge

No, it’s not monkey business

Revealed: Secret recording shows CUCA members scoffing at burning money in front of homeless

One member interrupted a speech with ‘It should have been a £50 note’, followed by raucous laughter

Cambridge footballers punished by Jesus College for chanting about rape and sexual assault

Individuals shouted chants inciting rape to the infamous Chicago tune

NEWS COLUMN: Ruinous Robinson and Pembroken

Read it to make sure it isn’t about you

News Column: Naughty NatScis, moaning Medwards and pedantic Pembroke

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News Column: Cambridge conspiracies and Sidney knifed in the back

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News Column: Memeception and Trinity Tipples

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News Column: Cannibal Crows and Cringe-Worthy Cindies

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News Column: Fire-fighting fears, battling bees and library loos

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College-mandated ‘quiet periods’ are damaging student welfare

They’re patronising at best, detrimental to mental health at worst

News Column: Girton gets a pounding and Jesus turns water into wine

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News Column: Smelly Spaniels, CUSU Kings and German Phish

Read it to make sure it’s not about you…

The Easter Vac News Column

Catching you up on all the gossip you missed whilst trying to recover from last term.

Boat Race under threat by suspected WW2 BOMB

A passer-by spotted the unexploded device in the Thames

Former Union VP RESIGNS trusteeship over development project collapse

He argued that the Union was becoming “a declining and feeble excuse for a charity.”

DAISY EYRE takes CUSU Crown

The Doku Dynasty continues

Elections Committee accused of ‘dog whistle racism’ and playing to ‘racial stereotypes’ by candidate

Josh Jackson said this after a disciplinary meeting for an “unacceptably aggressive” campaign

Cambridge FAILS to come top in any subject in QS World Rankings

Oxford well and truly beat us…

FOUL PLAY: CUSU Sabb breaks their own election rules in salty Facebook post

Sophie Buck was asked to remove the post by the elections committee.

Who’s-who of CUSU: The nominations

Campaigning begins at 9am today – but who is actually running?

Best places to have a breakdown in Cambridge

Cry, cry and cry some more

Cambridge accepted over £6 million from wanted businessman

“Cambridge should be thinking long and hard about whether it should have accepted this money.”

Storm Doris is causing chaos in Cambridge

Everything is falling apart

CUSU will remain affiliated to the NUS (for now)

Affilation will be discussed again before the budget for 2017-18 is released

Warning issued to Girton students after attempted mugging

Two Girton students were approached on their way back from the Co-Op

BIGGEST BNOCS: Top 50

Yeah, this thing again

FLY labels treatment of Princess Nokia “an embarrassment”

This comes after the singer threw a drink and hit somebody during her set

Window SMASHED by rock during lecture at Downing Site

A rock wrapped in duct tape was thrown through a window

Exclusive: Cambridge student in white tie burns cash in front of homeless person

He was a member of the Conservative Association at the time

Vice-Chancellor issues statement on anti-Semitism

This comes after several anti-Semitic incidents over the past few days.

Holocaust denial flyers displayed around Sidgwick

The antisemitic flyers told people to get the ‘plain facts of the matter’.

WomCam CONDEMNS the Union over tonight’s prostitution debate

The Facebook statement contained a condemnation of Julie Bindel, who will not be appearing at the debate.

‘All bets are off’: The creators of Sherlock on sensation, spoilers and season five

Sherlock spoilers inevitable

Varsity Match UNDER THREAT due to discrimination row

Oxford and Cambridge are really not seeing eye to eye over Varsity football

Cambridge Tab under new management

Direct your hatred here

Everything we know about Christopher Steele, the Cambridge MI6 spy

Everyone is a bit confused, and rightly so

Ex-MI6 Spy responsible for Trump dossier was President of The Cambridge Union

He also went to Girton

NUS Vice President shuns “toxic level of debate” in response to allegations

Richard Brooks has issued a statement via social media against allegations made yesterday

NUS Vice President secretly filmed trying to oust President Malia Bouattia

The NUS Official is said to have collaborated with the Israeli embassy to oust her

BOYCOTT of Student Satisfaction Survey encouraged by CUSU

The National Student Satisfaction Survey is part of the TEF – suspected to increase fees

‘Serious failings’ shown by the NUS Racism Review

Are we really surprised at another NUS failure?

University Grace on harassment WITHDRAWN

It was due to pass this afternoon

FEE INCREASE ANTICIPATED as Cambridge continue Teaching Excellence Framework

Money money money?

BREAKING: Cambridge fellows vote to SAVE Class Lists

727 voted against the Grace

Cambridge’s Men WIN Varsity Rugby 2016

Charlie Amesbury said the after-party will be “very quiet”…

WHEELIE BAD: Cambridge is UK capital for bike theft

You’d have to be a cycle-path to steal a bike

Cambridge Cafe MOO-TINIES over animal fat in new £5 note

They have beef with it.

Apply NOW to be a Tab Section Editor

The Tab Mafia is opening its ranks

SEXIT: Referendum on CUSU membership to be held at Selwyn

‘Sexit’ just doesn’t have the same oomph as ‘Pexit’

Cambridge things we’d throw on the bonfire

Because, sometimes it can feel like everything’s going up in flames

REVIEW: Cambridge Ghost Tours

Or, Tab guide to fending off the bubonic plague

Peterhouse votes to REMAIN in CUSU

Pexit failed

What’s the best sport to be a Blue?

Blues are some of the most elusive types about

Class List Chaos: The Lowdown

Shit went down over the summer. The Tab’s here to catch you up.

Union announces one of its most lacklustre line-ups in years

Fewer celebs, more politics, and a general lack of ‘oomph’

How NOT to be a functioning college family

Incest is not the best…

Access target agreed and fee rise on the horizon

The tiff has been resolved and has set Cambridge on the way to possible increased fees

Office for Fair Access FOILS University attempt to lower access target

Attempts to lower targets by 0.5% have been met with anger and refusal

EXCLUSIVE: VC in shock decision to delay Class Lists vote until AFTER student referendum

PLUS: The names of all 55 fellows who requested a Regent House vote – including two college masters.

Save the Class List submits petition to trigger ANOTHER referendum

A petition to save the class lists with over 500 signatories was submitted to CUSU, 150 above the minimum number needed to trigger a referendum.

Robinson fellow accidentally sends email calling for VC to resign

It went to the college mailing list. Oops…

BREXIT: I’m not angry, I’m just disappointed.

Independence Day? More like Apocalypse Now.

ASS-TOUNDING: Stampede of nude cyclists descend upon Cambridge

Are they wheelie mad?

Pembroke ‘deeply shocked’ at death of alumnus Jo Cox

The Pembroke alumna and Labour MP Jo Cox was murdered yesterday.

CUSU in deep with budget deficit

Accounts for the financial year ending 30th June 2015 show overspending of £4,498

DEATH ON THE CAM? Duckling disaster during bumps

He quacked it

Oxford to stay in the NUS

A week after Cambridge voted to remain, Oxford has also decided to stay affiliated to the NUS

Laughing gas stolen from vet school

Large canisters of nitrous oxide, or ‘laughing gas’ reported stolen over Bank Holiday

PEXIT: Peterhouse call for CUSU affiliation referendum

‘Peterhouse should not pay unnecessary fees to an organisation that operates with such incompetency and inefficiency’

REVEALED: Malia Bouattia was investigated by NUS for anti-Semitism

They were ‘satisfied, based on the evidence and information available to me that it was not Malia’s intention to be anti-Semitic’.

THOUSANDS in NUS fees missing from CUSU information

Where is the money?

STANLEY TUCCI: ‘I didn’t want to go through life just as myself’

The fabulous Stanley Tucci talks things movie making, Hollywood, and the darker sides to his characters

BREAKING: Record breaking turnout for NUS Referendum so far

CUSU Coordinator confirms that DSO referendum turnout exceeded after just one day of voting

Hull disaffiliates from the NUS

They join Newcastle and Lincoln who have also decided to disaffiliate.

Cambridge says NO to lower offers for disadvantaged students

Access targets have also been cut.

BREAKING: First Year Italian exam cancelled

Reports of a ‘serious problem’ led to people being told to leave the exam room

Eddie Izzard takes to Cambridge for EU Remain Campaign

‘I had fantastic opportunities in my life, I want all young people to have the same’

TAB TRIES: Exam term clubbing

It is ten times more depressing than you think it would be.

Tit Hall change June Event theme after cultural appropriation controversy

Tokyo to Kyoto transformed into ‘The Metropolis’

FOWL PLAY: Cambridge to take on aggressive swans

Just ducking around or solving an actual problem?

Queens’ College in hot soup over Africa Formal

“Africa isn’t yours to appropriate”

UK Government criticised in Human Rights Report over Regeni’s murder

The UK “has not been supporting the Italian authorities as forcefully as [Regeni’s] murder deserved”.

Churchill JCR crisis: College BNOC banned by ‘fun police’

#Justice4Cen

UK government FINALLY responds to the murder of Giulio Regeni

“We are appalled by Giulio Regeni’s murder.”