As News Editor of Durham’s online student publication from 2012-2014 I wrote over 100 articles, the most written by any Tab writer nationally.
Below are some selected news articles I wrote during that time:
10th November 2013
“It’s been a comedy of errors from the beginning”: Students forced to spend the first 5 WEEKS of term in the Premier Inn after finding their houses were still under construction.
4th Feburary 2014
“We’re angry because there was a lack of information, and a lack of warning”: colleges refuse to pay Team Durham fees after subs double from last year.
17th December 2013
Tributes have been paid after a body found in the River Wear last week has been formally identified as that of missing student Sope Peters.
19th February 2014
“We’re Doxbridge not Dork!”: Durham college system set to weaken as Vice Chancellor proposes Phase 1 of his plans to lower costs.
9th November 2013
A helicopter and two police fire crews were called out last Friday night to rescue four drunk Durham students who were found climbing on the roof of the Dean’s house, part of the cathedral.
14th May 2013
Library evacuated due to sewer leakage that smelt like ‘fish and piss’, on the same day that they featured on BBC 6pm News headline for spending £1.4m on art in the new wing. Not the best day for the Bill Bryson…
16th April 2013
Aidan’s fresher Charlie Greenwood starred on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, winning himself 20 great prizes including a £21,000 Volvo C30 and two holidays!
4th February 2013
Klute manager “appalled” after mirrors smashed, lights punched and drinks stolen in estimated £20,000 worth of annual damage.
16th January 2013
Boxers bar closed as police reveal coke snorting, bottle throwing and girls locked in the loos
9th January 2013
Should sexuality be an issue in the church? Have your say.
26th November 2012
Are you friends with ‘Durham Student-Nights’ on Facebook? If so, DELETE THEM NOW!
13th November 2012
Master of University College, David Held, has defended George Entwistle, recently resigned Director-General of the BBC and former Castleman, saying, “He will be a real loss to the BBC”.
4th November 2012
Students have kicked off after a mystery thief has anonymously admitted to stealing and then returning the Undie’s dartboard, damaged.
27th September 2012
Students report cars underwater and eels in boathouses amid huge flooding…but is Klute safe?
26th September 2012
Donal the ‘Doughnut’ wins Come Dine With Me in Exam Week