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Boxing: The Cut Above

JOHN WALKER lets us now how the boxers are getting on in the build-up to Varsity.

Football Cuppers Quarter-Final: Girton 3-0 Magdalene

Girton get past Magdalene to secure a semi-final spot in cuppers.

College Rugby: Downing Dispatch Redboys

Downing record an impressive victory over John’s. Report from ROB HALL and GEORGE CLIFTON-BROWN.

Blues Stumble as Town Down Gown

The Blues left it too late in the annual Town vs Gown match. See photos and video highlights of the game.

Lax Girls Dispatch ‘fake-tanned, peroxide blonde’ Exeter

Blues continue 100 per cent record this season against a strong Exeter University 1st team. Blues and Kingfishers match reports and photos.

‘Smashing Buildings Is Completely Fine’: Violence Divides Cambridge

The violence at yesterday’s national student demo has sparked contrasting reactions in Cambridge. Click here for quotes and videos.

Lax Blues Clean Up Bath

The lax Girls continue their winning ways, comfortably defeating Bath in the BUCS championship.

Grad Wins Council Seat Despite ‘Personal Attacks’

A Jesus grad has accused his Tory opponents of “personal attacks and innuendo” after winning his council election.

Jesus Down John’s To End Unbeaten Run

John’s five year unbeaten run is finally over after Jesus defeated them 21-10 in front of a delirious crowd. Full report and exclusive match photos here.

Blues Engineer Promising Victory

The Blues kick off their Varsity preparations with victory over the Royal Engineers. Includes VIDEO match highlights.

Blues Bash BUCS Again

Cambridge’s cyclists have reaffirmed their status as the best in the country, after retaining the BUCS championship.

May Bumps: Women’s Review

The Tab assesses the main events of the top women’s divisions during Mays.

Crashing a Ball

A May Ball crasher offers his perspective on his dangerous pursuit.

May Bumps Preview

The Tab looks at headship and spoon contenders as well as those likely to bump.

Cuppers: Christ’s Cruise Past Churchill

Christ’s rolled over Churchill in the semi-finals of cuppers cricket to move imperiously onto friday’s final.

Top Gong For Wong

A Cambridge man beat 5000 budding directors from around the world to win the Jameson Empire ‘Done in 60 Seconds Award’.

Hawking Not Walking

Professor Stephen Hawking announced yesterday that he will not retire from his post in Cambridge until at least 2012, at the age of 70.

Oi, Churchill! What’s all this about police brutality?

A Churchill student was hospitalized after trying to escape from police dogs by jumping off a roof.

Is Sidney Down Under?

The Tab’s favourite College drinking-hole is facing authoritative pressure to increase its responsibility as a licensed bar.

Cole as Ice

Model Lily Cole skated into a child this week at the opening of the Somerset House Ice rink.

Duffy honoured at University

Carol Ann Duffy has been given an honorary fellowship at Homerton.

Tragedy As Mahal Set To Close

The Mahal will soon be shutting its doors after the current owner revealed he could no longer afford to run the popular swap venue.

Fury Over UL Rename

The University has revealed plans to sell the University Library’s name to the highest bidder.

Ex-Aussie PM gets the boot

John Howard, ex-Australian Prime Minister, had a boot thrown at him at the Union last week.

Pembroke Bar Closed

Pembroke students have been barred from their own bar after “chunder fest.”

CUSU in ‘Cuffs

Natalie Szarek finds herself in handcuffs once again.

Massive Increase in May Ball Crashing

Trinity May Ball: Tits Up

‘Still the best’? You must be fucking joking.

‘Arab Tycoon’ to Buy Cambridge College

A Cambridge college could be bought out by a billionaire Arab philanthropist, sources within the University have revealed.

Hey! Council! Leaves Those Balls Alone!

Vickerman Divides His Loyalties

Blues captain Dan Vickerman has pledged his loyalty to the Blues despite signing for Northampton.

Breaking and Entering: a guide to crashing May Balls