Verity Bowman

Leicester Editor at The Tab

Verity Bowman
Leicester University


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A student has died in Oadby Student Village

It happened last night

‘After a few drinks she was up for anything’: A store has been forced to remove this offensive card after women complained

They’ve issued an apology

Introducing The Tab Leicester power list

When you know, you know

Drake cancelled his Republic afterparty and went to the Co-op instead

Tbf I’d have done the same

Who are the worst estate agents in Leicester?

Vote for who really ruined second year for you

Vote for the UK’s most eligible bachelor

You know you want to really

Where you’ll be able to afford to live in London based on what you study

Spoiler: It’s not Chelsea

Should the British government be ashamed of its treatment of Syria?

‘They could have done so, so much more’

The best places to breakdown on Leicester’s campus

We’ve got your back this January

The Lanes are Leicester’s real fashion haven

Why go to Topshop when you can spend your loan on wavy garms

‘They raped girls of eight or nine’: An interview with a woman who escaped ISIS

Her mother and six brothers were killed

Police involved in an incident on Leicester’s campus

Three police vans, a broken bench and an abandoned car

It’s time someone said it, the Students’ Union toilets are not ok

Why are they so shit?

Hitler, Mugabe or Brexit hysteria: We asked Leicester students what they thought

To escape a bleak future we must revive the bleak past

Here’s what Trump’s victory means to American students

‘We mourn today, but tomorrow we fight.’

Things we’ve legitimately overheard at the University of Leicester

Be careful what you say

Clubbers of the week: Halloween edition

Blood, booze and the best dressed

Leicester campus style: October edition

Channel being basic through your pumpkin spiced latte, not your outfit

Asda, alcohol and afterparties: an ode to Oadby

I’ve never seen more Chinos in one room than in JoFo’s dining hall

Despite what the judge in the Ched Evans case said, drunk consent is not consent

My rapist was still a rapist despite the fact I was intoxicated

‘Killer clowns’ spotted in Leicester

Oh god

Harassment, poverty and low ambitions: Girls have it worse in the North

In Bradford, the reality of life for many girls equates to teenage pregnancy and benefits

At lots of schools, A-level results day wasn’t happy – it was heartbreaking

Shit schools like mine

PSA: Quit erasing the grunt work going into ‘pretty’ sports

It’s hard making this look easy

The minority vote and the youth vote are important – but so is the homeless vote

Support their rights this November

On the ground at the Black Lives Matter protest in Union Square

Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were fatally shot by police. This is how New York City reacted

I went on dates with older guys to see if age actually matters

The stereotypes were definitely there

My friends and family in Bradford voted for Brexit because they were misled

But don’t ignore their experiences