Kieran Barnes

Sheffield News Editor of The Tab

Kieran Barnes
Sheffield University


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Sheffield masters student wins legal case after being thrown off course for anti-gay views

He reportedly called homosexuality an ‘abomination’

Hallam Towers owner tells people not to enter site after student death

They have said the building is internally ‘extremely dangerous’

Little Mix are so IDGAF and people are finally waking up to it

Even Stormzy has confessed his love for them

Police release CCTV after Division Street assault

The victim was left with head injuries

The Cheeky Girls are returning to Sheffield for Bierkeller

We are the cheeky girls, you are the cheeky boys

A giant inflatable obstacle course for adults is coming to Sheffield soon

Time to unleash that inner child

Pictorial evidence proving Sheffield is the most miserable city in the UK

Look how horrible it all looks

A Sheffield Hallam building was on fire last night

An investigation is now underway

Henderson’s Relish pies are now available to buy

Dreams do come true

The results are in: Tom Rampton is Sheffield’s most eligible bachelor 2017

He is now on hunt for that special someone

Here’s everything you could buy with the Sheffield Vice Chancellor’s salary

You could buy over 200,000 VKs from the Union

A new late night bus service will be running after Pop Tarts

It will drop off at Endcliffe and Crookes

Kim Woodburn will be making a club appearance on West Street

Don’t you start with me, Luvvie

There’s a Q&A with First Dates’ Fred at uni next week

The nation’s fave love guru hits Foundry

You are not too cool for Pop Tarts, embrace the cringe

Spice up your life

Sheffield lecturer claims acupunture can help guys last longer during sex

No pain, no gain

All the places you can go for help if you’re experiencing sexual or domestic violence in Sheffield

Speak out, don’t suffer in silence

The University has responded to the sexual attack in Weston Park

High visibility patrols are being provided in and around campus

UPDATE: Police confirm a woman was sexually assaulted in Weston Park

Police think it happened between 10.35pm and 11pm last night

BREAKING: Weston Park has been cordoned off

South Yorkshire Police are yet to release a statement

The Tab Sheffield want you to write for us this term

Don’t tell us you’re not tempted

The SU will not take part in Trump protest due to organisers ‘connection to institutional misogyny’

The sponsors have alleged links to rape apologists

Sheffield University will raise tuition fees to £9,250

Over 1,000 signed a petition against the increase

Boring Sheffield Uni scientists say not having sex can make you live a lot longer

Time to grow that virginity back

Hallam lecturer thinks toilets signs should be replaced so transgender people aren’t offended

She recommended ‘toilets with urinals’ and ‘toilets without urinals’

A Sheffield brothel was on TV last night and people loved it

One man threw custard at a prostitute

Sheffield alumni to be awarded titles by the Queen

Psychology grad Jessica Ennis-Hill will be made a dame

The Arctic Monkeys were back in Sheffield and we weren’t there

Do I wanna know?

Everything we took for granted in Sheffield last year

Gone but not forgotten

Police release CCTV after two women were assualted in Aslan’s takeaway

They were dragged by their hair

Hallam rugby team have done a steamy naked mannequin challenge


Man responsible for student accommodation burglary jailed

He broke into flats on Edward Street

Sheffield sports teams have released a new naked calendar

Move over Warwick rowers

A petition to reduce animal testing at uni has over 30,000 signatures

They are requesting alternative testing methods

Sheffield Uni killed 1,587 animals a week for testing last year

That’s a shocking 226 a day

Clubbers of the week

Naughty November continues

The Cheeky Girls are coming to Plug

Don’t be shy, touch my bum

Bar One is holding an all-night screening of the US Election

See the final showdown from the comfort of Bar One

Hallam to pay £3,000 to student for not taking anti-Semitisim seriously

He found social media posts on Gaza offensive

Jagwar Ma are set to headline Outlines Festival this year

Brought to you by the team behind Tramlines

Over £4k raised in memory of Hallam second year who died in halls

She died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome in September

Lib Dems have now backed efforts to save the University Arms

Could be demolished to make way for ‘Campus Masterplan’

‘Killer clowns’ spotted in Sheffield

One was arrested in Newcastle this week with a knife

Family pay tribute to Hallam second year who died suddenly in halls

She died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome

Police release photo after two men and a woman were assaulted in Corp

One man sustained a broken jaw

Sheffield ranked in the top 25 unis in the UK

We beat Hallam by 55 places

Sheffield remains in the top 125 best unis in the world

Hallam scrapped in at 801 lol

What to pack for your first year at Sheffield Uni

Not a wok

Three Sheffield pubs shortlisted for Great British Pub Awards

Eccy Road’s Champs is up for two

The Diamond has been beaten to the Worst New Building in UK award

How has this happened?

New bar set to replace Varsity on West Street after Lola Lo’s pulls out

It will open just in time for Freshers

Sheffield Uni clearing takes nearly 2,000 calls in just two hours after A-level results

Economics, engineering, business and law were the most popular courses

Tuesday Club tickets sell out in less than 30 minutes

Corp tickets were snapped up too

Third year morgazoid is trying to complete his dissertation in 20 hours

A facebook page showing support has been set up

Hallam fresher will represent GB at the Rio Olympics this summer

He will be swimming for Britain

A petition to block the banning of Varsity chants has reached over 1000 signatures

“It’s just lighthearted rivalry”

Sheffield awarded for commitment to gender equality

Girl power

A Hallam burn survivor is inspiring other victims around the world

She wants to help others embrace their scars

OMG! is going to literally drop £1,000 from its ceiling next month

Make it rain.

Tramlines is the biggest urban inner city music festival in the country

100,000 people flock to the steel city over the weekend

University report names Sheffield as the real ale capital of the world

A bar in Meadowhall is giving out 500 churros in return for selfies

What’s not to love?

Uni counselling service records rise in the number of students seeking help

Anxiety was the most common reason

University’s Next Top Model to be named at a fashion show this weekend

Meet the squad

There’s a churros bar opening in Meadowhall

Uni ranked in the top 10 for producing future CEO’s

Oxford and LSE didn’t make the list

Sheffield Library have added 100 books to celebrate LGBT History Month

The month aims to promote diversity and equality

Plug wins ‘best nightclub’ at nightlife awards

Leadmill and Popworld were runners up

Who’s your guilty pleasure crush?

‘Prince Eric from the little mermaid’

Post Leadmill McDonald’s is a spiritual ritual

I’m lovin’ it

The David Bowie mural on Division Street is dividing opinion because it doesn’t look like Bowie

‘Did they use snapchat filters?’

City centre brought to a halt after knife scare yesterday

It followed a dispute in the area

The uni is turning the old Henderson’s Relish building into a pub

We’ll drink to that

What was the last thing you cried about?

‘When my friend killed our goldfish by putting a shot of vodka in the tank’

Lucy Spraggan is performing at the Union again


A giant trampoline park is going to open near Sheffield

Shake it, break it, make it bounce

Another woman has been raped in the city centre

Police patrols have now been increased

Doggy style is Sheffield’s favourite sex position

It’s naughty up North

What did you dream last night?

‘I chased Ron Weasley in just my bra’

How does it feel being in Ranmoor and not Endcliffe?

‘Less sketty’

Freshers’ week crime has decreased compared to last year

Although assaults are on the rise

Sheffield to welcome Syrian refugees with ‘open doors’

Leading the way, as per

CCTV released after Carver Street assault

It was during exam time