Sarah Whibley

Deputy Editor

Sarah Whibley
Manchester University


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What GCSE history questions will look like for the next generation

2016: the year everyone will wish they could forget

What went down at summer ’16 Pangaea

It rained

Is the Whitworth Park stabbing a hoax?

The alleged incident was all over Yik Yak last night

The water fountains in the library are ruining my life

Why are they so slow?

Why do people at Manchester hate conventional clubbing?

No one goes to Factory anymore

What will you miss most about Manchester?

Why do we have to leave?

Mass protest on Oxford Road against the medical testing of monkeys

They boycotted medical researchers like Cancer Research

Fight Night 2016: Meet the fighters

You probably know at least one of these people

We’ve hidden two pairs of Victoria Warehouse tickets in the main library

Follow the clues to find them

A Manchester grad won University Challenge last night

She was the captain of the winning Cambridge team

The SU have released a student safety survey and it’s important you complete it

It could help the SU improve student safety in Manchester

There are helicopters and Police horses around Fallowfield and no one knows why

Not even the police

Uber driver suspended after harassing passenger on the way to Manchester Arena

He told her he ‘liked having sex with people’

Man arrested near Man Met campus on suspicion of Sheffield murder

The woman was stabbed to death on Tuesday morning

Fallowfield freshers have been fined over £17k already this year

Almost half was from Oak House alone

Joshua Brooks, Fuel and Hardy’s Well all failed to meet basic hygiene standards

They were all given a rating of one by inspectors

Student put on Sexual Offender register after he was caught peeking at a man on the toilet

The man was caught in Man Met toilets

A cyclist was hit by a lorry on Oxford Road yesterday

It happened at about 1.30pm

Come Dine With Me are looking for couples in Manchester for their upcoming series

They’re coming to Manchester in May

Man attacked as he tried to stop man from being beaten in Gay Village

Two men have been arrested following the attacks

Chilango to give out free burritos at its opening in Manchester

They’re going to be giving away free food all day

Manchester town hall to be lit up in Belgian colours following Brussels attacks

It will be lit up in red, yellow and black for the three-day mourning period

Manchester’s most bizarre 999 calls

What does emergency even mean?

Over 100 joggers to stage a ‘run of defiance’ after Didsbury attack

It’s to take place this Saturday in Fog Lane Park

Deliveroo are giving away free take-aways just for posting a picture on Instagram

But you better make it convincing

Students occupy Vice Chancellor’s office to protest against staff job cuts

When they arrived she ran away out the back door

Council pledges to make Piccadilly Gardens less depressing after 20,000 sign petition

They’re going to knock down the wall

Is this Ed Sheeran in Fifth?

It’s uncanny

Uni rented out Antwerp for a Spanish social and only around 25 people showed up

They paid £600 for it

The best and worst smoking areas in Manchester

The definitive guide

Naa is running for gen sec again and her video is just as good

Here come’s the hot stepper

Watford Oceana is officially the fourth most tragic club in the country

Hardly surprising

Reclaim the Night in pictures

Yes means yes, no means no

Watty you may be grotty but we love you

Just don’t wear Nike trainers to Ocies

Birdcage promoter says girls have to be ‘8/10 or above’ to work for him

And you must ‘love free alcohol and money’

Man banned from city centre after throwing homeless man’s possessions into the street

It happened in Deansgate

Ritz phone thief gets banned from leaving home at night

He stole over £4,500 worth of phones in one night

There was a fire at Nino Milano’s in Fallowfield last night

It’s the hairdressers opposite OP

First Dates is coming to Manchester

Get your applications in now

A fresher posted his phone through the OP post box to avoid drunk texting

So he wrote a note to the postman

A 22-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Rusholme

It happened at 4am on Saturday morning

Best dressed at Pangaea Level 10

Pangaea next level

Apparently someone did a poo in Academy 2 at Pangaea

Shit literally went down

The best nights out now exams have finished

They’re better than the library

Fallowfield’s best Chistmas jumpers

House party edition

Manchester’s best Yik Yaks

Can we go home already edition

The cash machine by Fallowfield Tesco was giving out free cash last night

When you pressed 10 it gave you 20

We met rapper Bipolar Sunshine and asked about his Nando’s black card

He used it to feed the homeless

Woman held at knifepoint on path by Fallowfield Sainsbury’s

It happened yesterday morning

What you’ve learnt from your first semester at Manchester

Always buy tickets

We used a purity tester on Fallowfield MDMA and it wasn’t even MDMA

It’s actually methylone, a chilled-out version of md

Manchester’s best of Yik Yak in the rain

It’s gonna be a wet one

What your study space says about you

Ali G is for newbies

What’s the best Fallowfield chicken shop?

Anyone else waiting to order

I wore an ‘I love consent’ t-shirt on a night out

Consent is sexy

This is what the new Owens Park is going to look like

The tower is being knocked down

In defence of Antwerp Mansion

There’s nowhere else like it

The worst thing in Manchester is ticketed events

Saino’s prices are a joke too

Clubbers of the week

The last Halloween pics you’ll see for a year

Four Mauldeth Road houses industrially fumigated after chilli challenge goes wrong

They thought it was a gas leak so called 999

Jess Lishak: Sexual assaults in Manchester are no longer shocking

There have already been 73 incidents this year

We asked you what your best excuses are for bailing on a night out

Sometimes we just cba

Tatler’s guide to Manchester Uni is absolutely spot on

They call our after parties ‘infamous’

SU bans Julie Bindel from speaking at uni free speech event

They say it’s because she’s transphobic

Clubbers of the week: Freshers’ edition

The freshest of them all

Man shot in the leg near Man Met halls

The police currently have no suspects

How to cope when everyone finishes their exams before you

Guys wait for me

Traumatised Green Court fresher’s room ruined by fire extinguisher on his first night

It’s supposed to be one of the best nights of your life…

Greedy uni bosses rake in £15k in halls fines in a year

As if £6000 a year on accommodation wasn’t enough

Do you have the UK’s bitchiest resting face?

Cheer up hun

Vote: What is the best night out in Manchester?

It’s about time we cleared this up

The sad decline of the after party

Let’s go back to ours?

Can’t we just stay at predrinks forever?

I don’t want to get in for free before 11pm

What your course says about you as a housemate

Don’t live with these people

Stop patronising me because I’m a fresher

No I won’t down it

How not to dress for an exam

You might fail

Why do I fancy everyone in the library?

I think I’ve got a case of the library goggles

Tracey: Please stop using the disabled door in Alan Turing, it’s making me cold

Can everyone stop using the disabled door?

Don’t live with girls next year

We’re disgusting