Karla Pichardo

Features Editor of The Tab Edinburgh

Karla Pichardo
Edinburgh University


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Here’s a playlist to get you in the mood for FLY Open Air this month

Eat, Sleep, Rave, Regret, Repeat

Edinburgh students told us their best tales of spoiled brats adapting to university life

Life without the live-in maid proves difficult for some

There are four different types of fourth years – which one are you?

The end is nigh

Clubbers of the Week

No signs of slowing down

These were the best dressed people at FLY Open Air

Air Max 95s at FLY? Groundbreaking.

Your Edinburgh night out, in starter pack form – obviously

Starter pack culture is at its zenith, no one is safe

The Edinburgh Uni students neighbourhood guide, in starter pack form

Happy flat hunting season one and all!

BREAKING: EUSA just dropped Big Cheese merchandise

Would you cop?

Introducing your Tab Edinburgh December horoscope

Are you ready to RETROGRADE!?

Edinburgh’s Clubbers of the week

It’s getting dark at 4 pm, but you all stay lit

We asked a bunch of international students what their first impressions of Edinburgh were

‘Is Hive a type of STI?’

Police launch investigation after robbery at Doctor’s Pub

A four-figure sum of cash has apparently gone missing

Teviot have raised the price of the Halloumi Burger from £5 to £5.70 and enough is enough


Expensive, douchey and inaccessible: Why does anyone like Vineyard Vines?

Nice whale printed pastel chubbies lol

Nominations now open for Edinburgh’s BNOC of the year 2017

Anyone you know a BNOC? Nominate them now!

UberEATS has arrived in Edinburgh

As if you needed another excuse to “work from home”

Singles of the Week: Edinburgh’s spring fresh sweethearts

Spring is here! Why not turn a new leaf and direct your attention towards some of Edinburgh’s most eligible…

PJs and VKs: I went to Prow and Opal in my pyjamas

I can be your sweet dream, or your fleece-robed nightmare

The nine circles of hell: Edinburgh University edition

Abandon all hope, ye who matriculate

I went to a frat party and it gave me a newfound appreciation for Edinburgh’s nightlife

Cowgate > Frat row

Shooting of new Avengers film to begin in Edinburgh next month

Better start adjusting your Tinder settings, Robert Downey Jr and ScarJo are coming to town

How to console your American friends in the wake of the election

Make Americans Smile Again

I tried to find the most tragic drinking establishment for students in Edinburgh

So you didn’t have to

What your Halloween costume says about you

Originality points if it’s Harley Quinn

We spoke to X-Factor contestant and Edinburgh Uni student Caitlyn Vanbeck

Safe to say she’s happy to be back

Last year’s BNOC winner has a bigger mandate than the EUSA president

The people have spoken

FemSoc held a protest against Roosh V on Grassmarket

Over 100 people turned up to the protest on Saturday night

We asked freshers how many friends they’ve made so far

Quantity over quality