Jessica Spearman

Senior Features Editor

Jessica Spearman
Cambridge University

Cambridge University, Cambridge colleges, Taylor Swift, the Cambridge Union, Features, Opinions, Medwards, Current Affairs, News, the Traitors, Politics, Culture, Lifestyle, Clubbing, Friendships, Saltburn, TV

  • As Senior Editor of The Cambridge Tab, Jessica Spearman is responsible for the Features Section
  • Jess mainly writes articles under the Features section. She finds Features to be the most entertaining section, and a reflection of Cambridge culture. She also writes for the Opinions section
  • Jess enjoys debating, documentaries and writing for The Tab. She is very interested in journalism. She is also a part of the Taylor Swift Society Committee at Cambridge


Jess started writing for the Features and Opinions sections of The Cambridge Tab in October 2023, before progressing to Senior Features Editor in January 2024. She also recently started writing for The National Tab.


Jessica is a second-year History student at the University of Cambridge, with a keen interest in gender in early modern Britain. She is General Events Officer for the Cambridge University Society of History committee


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Who are the candidates running for election at the Cambridge Union?

Voting opens Thursday 7th March after the weekly debate

Leading ladies: Cambridge’s best female alumnae

In honour of international Women’s Day

Behind the scenes of Cambridget Jones

Watch out ADC, I’ll be making my debut soon!

If The Traitors contestants were Cambridge students, this is what college they’d be in

Of course Trinity is Paul

Here’s the hilarious reason Saltburn is called Saltburn

Spoilers in advance (if you haven’t seen the film, what are you doing?)

Why the Cambridge Union Winter Ball will be the best night of Michaelmas

Where else are you going to meet reindeer?

Cambridge colleges as Taylor Swift albums

Not every college can be 1989 (Taylor’s Version)

I spent Michaelmas on eight different committees

How many committees are too many?

These are the best things to do with your family in Cambridge

Dedicated to my dad and best friend (big up Michael)!

Five reasons why Medwards is the best college at Cambridge University

There’s more to us than ‘that one on the hill’

College Parenthood: What to expect when you’re expecting

Putting the fun into dysfunctional family