Lily Whear
Student. Sister. Ex-Horse Girl. Linguist... Tab Journalist.

Durham is officially in Tier 3: Here’s how it affects students

No end of term Jimmy’s for us then

Durham denied student support with legal costs after being raped on her Year Abroad

‘They told me that if I had committed the crime, I would get legal support, but because I’m a victim, I don’t’

‘I’m making fun of you because you’re poor’: Northern students on classism at Durham

‘Day one of uni people came to my room to see what the “state school Geordie girl” looked like’

Open letter from teaching staff to University calls for an end to in-person teaching

Strike action will be discussed at an Emergency General Meeting of the Union on Monday

Durham Students’ Union gives the go-ahead for some societies to meet in person

For now, it only applies to art and media-based groups

Break out rooms are the actual worst part of being a student in 2020

i’M gOiNg tO pUt YoU iN BrEaKouT roOmS NoW

Two Durham students expelled for racist comments and sexual misconduct

One ‘committed a serious breach’ of the uni’s Sexual Misconduct and Violence Policy

Durham University has had over 250 cases of coronavirus since the start of term

There’s been 219 new cases in the last week

Durham hit by power cut

1720 premises in the DH1 area were initially affected

Local lockdown-style restrictions set for Durham

Bans on socialising with other households and 10pm curfews are likely to be included

CPS confirm no criminal prosecutions after the death of Durham student Olivia Burt

Her parents are ‘deeply disappointed’ after such a ‘lengthy investigation’

‘I’m trying to change to St Andrews’: Durham freshers on the group chat revelations

‘Durham was my dream university, but it’s a nightmare now’

Klute is finally reopening and it’s table booking only!

Just in time for Freshers’ Week

Durham Uni offers up to £1,500 bursary for students who defer until 2021

The bursaries will come in the form of accommodation discounts

The response to Wiley’s tweets shows antisemitism is forgotten in the age of anti-racism

Your performative activism seems to be waning

Vice-Chancellor Stuart Corbridge to retire next year

The news comes in the midst of exam season and a global pandemic

Quiz: Order a Pret and we’ll tell you what your type is

Are you Pret à pull?

Durham students accused by Parish Council of returning to Durham to party

This is the latest development in tensions between students and Durham residents

This is how old the YouTubers you used to watch as a teenager are now

Danisnotonfire is 29?!

You can download GTA V for free on PC right now, here’s how

The lockdown gods have shined upon us

Matt Hancock has said we can’t hug until a vaccine has been found

Well if we can’t hug we definitely won’t be allowed to bonk

Iconic Big Brother episodes are coming to E4 with narrations from Davina and Rylan

British public please don’t swear

Here is what your favourite UK festivals have said about their plans for the summer

They just officially cancelled Reading and Leeds!

Freshers have faced the worst first year of uni imaginable, and we’re fed up

After two rounds of strikes and now lockdown, we’re yet to see a full term of teaching

Someone’s made a Virtual TNK playlist and I am living for it

I can almost taste the £1 Jägerbombs x

Plans for online courses at Durham University have been reversed

The decision comes after heavy criticism from both students and staff

Durham University proposes plans for fully online degrees

The proposal comes as a response to the current Covid-19 pandemic

Facebook group ‘Overheard at Durham Uni’ has been archived

This comes after controversy over recent posts on the forum

Durham Masters student charged with burglaries at Grey College over Christmas

Letters and personal items were stolen in the burglary

These Durham Uni fashion show models are so hot they’re making me sweat

You are not ready

BREAKING: Students and staff are planning to occupy the Palatine Centre today

Students and staff marching together is a milestone

We spoke with the Castle student behind Durham’s ‘Embrace the Waste’ campaign

Listen up and Embrace the Waste people

The Great Big Maiden Castle sleepover officially confirmed as the weirdest social of the year

Freshers were evacuated to MC overnight and it really was the true formative of first term