student protests

Iranian exile to speak in Cambridge

Kaveh Abbasian will speak at the Maypole on the 7th of February

Gilmour Gutted As Appeal Rejected

Infamous Cantab Charlie Gilmour must serve the rest of his prison sentence after a judge ruled against his appeal yesterday.

UPDATE: Gilmour Jailed Following Student Protest

Charlie Gilmour was sentenced to a 16-month spell in prison for acts of violent disorder in the December student protests.

UPDATE: What A Pickle!

As the comments continue to come in thick and fast after the drama with Eric Pickles at the Union, The Tab gets two different views of the situation

Interview: British Sea Power

‘We sound like imperialist cunts’. STEPHEN YANG talks to self-deprecating, foliage-loving band BRITISH SEA POWER, about not going to protests and performing old Beatles’ songs to die-hard Chinese fans

Interview: Stewart Lee

“I thought we were heading into a bland dystopia but in the last few weeks I’ve thought ‘maybe – maybe something interesting’s going to happen’.” TOBY PARKER-REES talks to STEWART LEE, alternative comedian to most and a ‘shit-haired cunt’ to some.

“Protests Don’t Work”: Student Provokes Turmoil on TV

A Wolfson student provoked an intense backlash last week after appearing on 10 O’Clock Live claiming “Protests actually don’t work.”

Gilmour Charged With Royal Attack

Girtonian Charlie Gilmour appeared in court last week charged with throwing a bin at Prince Charles’ car.

Interview: David Blunkett

‘Would you have protested if you were a student today?’ ‘Yes I would have.’ DAVID HOLLAND goes all John Humphreys on politician DAVID BLUNKETT.

Charlie Gilmour Arrested For Cenotaph Stunt

UPDATE: Gilmour has been charged for violent disorder by police and is due in court on February 10.

Were Yesterday’s Protests Pointless?

JUAN ZOBER DE FRANCISCO observes the frustration, passion and confusion at yesterday’s student protests.

Declan Clancy

DECLAN CLANCY goes to a protest and breaks into Senate House: “We’ve probably disturbed lunch. It appears no one really knows what to do now. Someone get the whiteboard out.”