Today writers at The Porter’s Log have announced a permanent hiatus in their lengthy strike, citing a dead end in negotiations as the main reason. ‘For too long our silence has been deafening,’ said Marcus…Read More
Marcus Atherton reviews this week’s ADC lateshow, Extinction Rebellious by Marcus Atherton: In line with the recent trend of Cambridge comics performing hour-long sets, Marcus Atherton – who, incidentally, is me – thought it would…
As the UCU strike comes to an end, hardline Lib Dem commentator Marcus Atherton offers his thoughts on the pensions dispute: The Student Council of the Cambridge SU has voted to give striking lecturers a…
1. I can’t go to the cinema without seeing his face: Out of the current films playing at the Arts Picturehouse, Timothee is in two of the three films currently playing. Why can’t I enjoy…
Inspired by the Cambridge Globalist’s recent foray into restaurant criticism, The Porter’s Log asked Trinity student Marcus Atherton for his reflections on the city’s gastronomic scene.
Inspired by Varsity’s recent forays into the art of journalistic auto-fellatio, outgoing Vice-Chancellor Stephen Toope, who is Canadian, reflects upon love, life, and queueing for Pret in a letter to his fresher self.
With dissertation submissions moving to Moodle this year, the traditional Instagram flex of ‘student beside ugly brutalist faculty with 10,000 words of bullshit’ is no longer possible. So how can finalists celebrate completing two weeks…
Is Graham Virgo really a Virgo? Which world leader eats the most cheese? Why did my dad run away if he really loved me like he said he did that one time when he’d had…
It’s Monday morning, and the Tab’s Best Bums 2020 has just announced its winner.
In a year full of surprises, none was less eagerly anticipated than the return of the print edition of The Cambridge Student, the newspaper equivalent of the human appendix.
As if 2020 couldn’t get any worse, RAG Blind Date is back early for an extra instalment this Michaelmas, offering lonely Cambridge students a chance to find love before coughing season.
Hello again all. Cambridge’s most unread blog is back for a second instalment!
Now, I’m sure you’re all thinking: ‘Classic Marcus. What’s he up to this time?’
Lavender Journalist Marcus Atherton provides The Porter’s Log with an extract from his self-titled memoirs.
Lavender’s own Alex Drayne, acclaimed author of ‘17 surprising facts about crocs’ and ‘9 ways to insert an avocado into one’s body’, returns to explore the Cambridge Fashion Show
With the exam season underway, Alex Drayne offers his advice on last-minute revision.
An Open Letter from Stephen Toope
I write this column from a position of immense internal anguish as the votes come rolling in for the Tab’s 2018 BNOC list.
Alex Drayne explores the culinary offerings of the Cambridge Inter-Collegiate Christian Union.
Having recently visited Newnham College as part of a cultural exchange with the Vatican, Sister Maria writes about her experience.
David Lammy’s freedom of information request laid bare the faults at the heart of Oxbridge admissions, but it did absolutely nothing to stop the massacre of Syrian civilians in cities like Aleppo, Horatio Dunlop writes.
As Lavender continues its intrepid charge into meaningful, relatable journalism, Alex Drayne spends the week investigating Cambridge’s coffee shops.
Lavender Editor Jamie Shelf introduces our new bitesized, light-hearted, fun-loving platform for literally everything student journalism is missing – and much, much more.
When I arrived as a fresher two years ago I was scared and wracked with questions. ‘What will it be like? Will my room be too small? Will I fit in? If I can’t fit…
Another year, another round of lies told to the wide eyed new students in Cambridge. ‘Relax’ they say. ‘Enjoy fresher’s week’ they tell Cantabs too young to know any better. ‘Just focus on making friends,’ they…
It was a cold November morning as my train rolled in to Birmingham New Street station as part of my charity challenge for RAG.