Sophie Butcher

Edi student blocked by PDT after receiving ‘tone deaf’ message about drink spiking

The student had messaged to call out a post she thought was ‘insensitive’ to spiking victims

I’m fed up of not feeling safe walking home at night through The Meadows

Female Edinburgh students deserve better

‘Transphobic’ EUSA trustee resigns following open letter from queer Edi societies

Levi Pay’s ‘gender critical’ tweets were previously criticised by trans students

Students told Neil Thin is not teaching after he was removed from course Learn page

Students also saw his name on lecture slides

Protestors holding ‘pray to end abortion’ signs were outside Chalmers this morning

Police were called to the sexual health clinic but were unable to act without buffer zone legislation

Edinburgh vigil for Sabina Nessa organised for tonight at 7pm on The Meadows

‘The death of Sabina Nessa reaffirms it could’ve been any one of us’

Anthropology lecturer investigated for ‘racist and sexist comments’ returns to teaching

A uni investigation cleared Neil Thin, but some students aren’t happy he’s back teaching

It’s back! Clubbers of the Week: 2021 Freshers’ Week edition

After a long 18 months, Clubbers of the Week is back and bigger than ever

Here are 11 reasons you should write for The Edinburgh Tab

We’re recruiting new writers to join our team

EUSA trustee says trans women are ‘lying’ and ‘delusional’ in set of ‘transphobic’ tweets

EUSA’s Trans and Non-Binary Liberation Officer has described the comments as ‘deplorable’

We spoke to Maria Lyle: Double Paralympic medal winner and Napier student

Maria won two bronze medals in Tokyo in the 100m and 200m T35 sprints

We asked Edi students what they think about limiting in-person teaching to 50 people

One student simply replied with the poo emoji

In-person teaching at Edinburgh Uni will be capped at 50 people in Semester One

Teaching events above 50 people like lectures will remain online

Edi Uni students will have to sign contracts that include fines for Covid-19 rule breaks

Penalties range from £50 fines for not wearing a mask on campus to expulsion for repeated breaches

Major fire reported at café on George IV Bridge where JK Rowling wrote Harry Potter

The bridge is completely closed whilst firefighters tackle the blaze

Quiz: Plan a night out and we’ll tell you which Edinburgh club you should go to

Should you Hive ’til Five, Viva La Cowgate, or go for a spin in the Gari’s pole?

How safe do LGBTQ+ students feel in Edi after homophobic assault on Leith Street?

‘It seems like homophobia is on the rise again if I’m honest’

Edinburgh PhD student ‘racially abuses’ Muslim woman on Facebook

He refused to sell her a basket saying it was ‘only for Jews, Brits, and Europeans’

Edinburgh Uni student has run 100 miles in three days to raise money for Rape Crisis

She had the idea after being harassed whilst running

Napier displaying grads’ names across Edinburgh to make up for cancelled graduations

The names of grads have been put on bus stops, billboards, and trams in a ‘city takeover’

Trivia quiz: How well do you remember these iconic Edi moments?

Do you know your Appleton Towers from your Pear Trees?

Interview: fourth year medic Serena Baker on winning the Great British Sewing Bee

We spoke to her about sustainability, keeping her win a secret, and getting spotted

Edinburgh uni is paying cost of hotel quarantine for students from red list countries

They are offering to pay up to £1750 to international students

We asked a gynaecologist why some people’s periods are being messed up by the vaccine

‘Any effects of the vaccine are likely to be short lived and much less severe than those associated with Covid-19 infection’

From the James VI to ‘the gayest Parliament in the world’: A guide to Edi’s LGBT+ history

You can find LGBT+ history across the city

‘Joy to the skaters of Bristo Squircle’: The Scandi Bar is finally being demolished

One student told us: ‘I could not be happier that that abomination will be gone’

Investigated lecturer Neil Thin cleared of wrongdoing but Anthropology students aren’t happy

‘This procedure damaged his reputation and so it should have’

PSA: Edinburgh Uni is reviewing its decision to cancel in-person graduations

The Scottish Government will be allowing gatherings of 2,000 outside by the end of June

You can now register for a Covid-19 vaccine if you’re aged 18-29 and live in Scotland

The NHS estimate it will only be a ‘few weeks’ until you can book your vaccine

I tried the same size jeans from eight shops to prove how ridiculous women’s sizing is

They say 28 inch waist and they’re lying

How to say you go to a Tory uni, without saying you go to a Tory uni

‘At 11pm on the dot, everyone burst into the chorus of Rule Britannia’

‘Are the emoji people okay?’: People are just finding out the meaning of the 🥺 emoji

And no, it doesn’t mean ‘adorable’

Girls tell us the conflicting medical advice they’ve been given about contraception

‘There’s so much contradictory information that you’d expect your doctor to be the one to set the record straight’

Lost brand deals and fresh accusations: The fallout of Chrissy Teigen’s bullying scandal

She’s been dropped by brands including Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s

Next year we won’t be allowed to go to lectures but can go clubbing – make it make sense

Why can we go to a club with hundreds of people, but not sit next to them in a lecture?

Quiz: Which Drag Race Down Under queen are you?

Fingers crossed you get Karen From Finance

Edinburgh Uni introduces student-led guidance to combat transphobic microaggressions

The Tab spoke EUSA’s Trans and Non-Binary Officer who helped develop the guidance

This is not an April Fools: Bake Off winner Peter is giving away free homemade bakes

The Tab spoke to the first lucky recipient

‘Racist and sexist’ Edinburgh lecturer removed from ‘all academic matters’

‘I have expressed no reprehensible views,’ Neil Thin says

Scottish Parliament Elections 2021: Everything you need to know

The deadline to register to vote is 19th April

Edinburgh anthropology department is ‘taking action’ over lecturer’s ‘racist’ tweets

The lecturer denies claims that he was racist

Students accuse Edinburgh lecturer of spouting ‘racist and sexist’ comments

Anthropology lecturer Neil Thin denies these claims

Two Edinburgh students have started a tribute to Sarah Everard called ‘Sarah’s Tree’

The tree is on Jawbone Walk in the Meadows

Edinburgh ‘#ReclaimTheseStreets’ vigils organised for Saturday night

Two vigils are being held at Holyrood and St Andrews Square

IWD 2021: Meet the women students making change at Edinburgh Uni

They have been campaigning and giving their time to a wide range of causes

Edinburgh Pride cancelled this year due to Covid

The event draws tens of thousands of people and was due to be held in June

It’s been one year since I had in-person teaching and here’s what I’ve learnt

Not the anniversary I was expecting to celebrate

EUSA forced to delete IG story ‘trivialising LGBT+ history month’ after student backlash

The story was encouraging people to make rainbow pancakes

We spoke to the producer behind the Edinburgh Uni student mental health documentary

She wants to shed light on student mental health and what the uni is doing about it

These two Edinburgh students have moved to a remote Scottish island for the semester

The couple have swapped city living for the Isle of Cumbrae

Someone on Edifess has ranked Edi takeaways and it’s the controversy of the year

“Calling Dominos expensive but not Ting Thai is peak Edinburgh Uni”

How to access free sanitary products during the second Scottish lockdown

Because periods don’t stop for pandemics

Eight ways to actually successfully complain to your landlord

From someone who used to work in lettings

The honours high jump: why moving between second and third year is harder than it looks

Raise your hand if you’ve been personally victimised by third year

More transphobic stickers have been found on Edinburgh Uni campus

The stickers were seen outside 40 George Square and on South College Street

What does your favourite Edinburgh coffee shop say about you?

Jokes on you if it’s Soderberg

I am fully done with the anti-abortion protestors outside Chalmers

“At the end of the day, the right to choose is yours and yours alone”

Sniffing socks and K-holing: Edi students tell us their dating app horror stories

Some of these are truly terrifying

University of Edinburgh confirms Covid outbreak in Pollock Halls accommodation

Positive tests in Holland House have been reported

I went to Hive with social distancing and it was strangely vibey

Live, Laugh, Hive

We can’t register at two different GPs as students and it’s completely ridiculous

“I had to find a way to measure my own blood pressure”

Police called and students threatened with suspension after flat parties in Pollock

The party did not disperse when asked by uni staff

Edinburgh students give us their random pieces of advice for freshers

‘Your leaver’s hoodie isn’t as cool as you think it is. Stop wearing it’

Scotland to become first country in the world to teach LGBT+ inclusive curriculum in schools

“It’s a step in the right direction” say LGBT+ students

What your favourite Taylor Swift album says about your general Edi vibe

What’s your Reputation?

Edinburgh student allegedly stealthed by uni staff member

It is one of a dozen submissions detailing sexual violence

Molly-Mae’s fat-shaming shows us we need a ‘new normal’ for female beauty standards

If Molly-Mae doesn’t fit the mould, what hope is there for the rest of us?

‘This page is here to facilitate change’: we spoke to the admins behind Edi BAMEfess

“I have to admit that I’m not particularly shocked by the experiences that students have had”

We spoke to the Edi Mormons about how they’ve adapted to social distancing

Latter Day Saints? More like Twitter Day Saints!

One in ten Edi students admit to breaking lockdown to have sex

You won’t believe their reasons why

Breaking: Uni of Edinburgh cancels all study abroad starting in September

Goodbye fun in the sun

Edinburgh Uni could lose £150 million in income, Vice-Chancellor warns

There is concern the pandemic will cause a ‘complete collapse’ in international admissions

Here’s why Nicki Minaj’s bit in ‘Say So’ is so disappointing

It has been A Week for queer women

Here’s how to access contraception in Edinburgh during COVID-19

Social distancing shouldn’t undermine reproductive health

Introducing the Roseneath Quarantine Window: The new Marchmont landmark

Injecting some wholesomeness into your state-sanctioned daily exercise

Is this the real life, is this just fantasy? Hive are launching virtual Trash Tuesdays

Hive til Five in my living room? Yes please!

University of Edinburgh Principal Peter Mathieson to take 20 per cent pay cut

Other Senior Management Team to take a pay cut also

Edinburgh Council in talks to use student halls to house the homeless

One way in which Edinburgh is coming together during the coronavirus crisis

The definitive list of Edinburgh clubs staying open during the coronavirus pandemic

Because if I’m still alive I’m going to Hive…

EUSA Presidential candidates react to the CMB occupation

Our recent Instagram poll found that over 75 per cent of student respondents do not support the occupation

The occupation of Appleton Tower has ended

Occupiers retreated from the building on Saturday night after having been there for three days

Sanitary products should be a right, not a privilege

Because periods suck. Period.

EUSA denies they booked a screening of anti-vax film at Pleasance

‘It is not something we would support’

Eleven things people working in retail want their customers to know

Basically, don’t be a dick

We asked Edi students for advice on how to get your life together

Equal parts wholesome and tragic

What schools could learn from Netflix’s Sex Education

Not a condom on a banana in sight

Edinburgh Uni student reportedly tested for coronavirus

Four patients have been tested in Scottish hospitals

You can’t have it ‘Both Ways’: the fetishisation of bi women needs to end

Liam Payne’s new album track is tone deaf but not surprising

GE 2019: A guide to who’s who and what’s what in Edinburgh

Doing the hard work for you

Two Edi students have been called up to the Scottish rugby team

Massive congrats to the girls

Edinburgh Clubbers of the Week: Halloween Edition

Spooky season did not disappoint

Battle of Brexit post-its hits Edinburgh halls on Cowgate

Forget the House of Commons, it’s all kicking off in College Wynd

Yes, I study politics but please stop asking me about Brexit

Dear relatives, Uber drivers and dentists

Sweet but not psycho: Calling time on labelling women ‘psychos’

As well as being dismissive and trivialising, it can quickly descend into gaslighting