Author Archives: Josh Salisbury

York University Challenge Contestant Cleared of Rape

A York graduate who appeared on University Challenge has been found not guilty of raping a woman while a student. Former history student, Barto Joly de Lotbiniere, had been accused

Uni researchers name bird after Love Island’s Marcel – because he can’t find a mate

University scientists have named a study bird Marcel, in honour of Love Island’s Marcel Somerville – after the unlucky-in-love creature flew 600 miles searching for a mate. The researchers could

York student’s debut novel long-listed for literature’s biggest prize

A York PhD student’s debut novel has been long-listed for the 2017 Man Booker prize – widely considered to be among the most prestigious awards in fiction. The Man Booker

Police appeal to public to help find missing York schoolgirls

North Yorkshire Police today repeated an appeal for any information regarding the disappearance of two teenaged girls in York. 15 year-old Thi Phan and 14 year-old Tram Le were last

Uni bosses launch appeal against controversial ranking

University bosses have launched an appeal against the recent ‘Silver’ rating for York in the controversial Teaching Excellence Framework, (TEF) claiming it is unreflective of the “teaching excellence offered here

No ‘Grenfell Tower’ Cladding on Campus, Investigation Finds

There is no dangerous cladding on buildings owned or managed by the University, an internal review of 90 buildings has found. The news comes after student residences across the country

May and Corbyn Question Time to be held on campus

A Question Time special this Friday featuring the Prime Minister, Theresa May and the Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, will be held on campus, in the Ron Cooke Hub,

YUSU Summer Ball Line-Up Announced

This year’s Summer Ball Acts has been announced tonight by YUSU. Among the headline acts, which are all female, is Charli XCX, a singer-song writer who has featured on Iggy

York’s Female Professors Paid £7500 LESS Than Men – But Uni Bosses Don’t Commit To Pay Rise

YORK HAS one of the worst gender pay gaps in the country at the full time professorial level, research by Times Higher Education has found – but uni bosses won’t

Library Slammed By Antisemitism Charity For Displaying Holocaust Deniers’ Debunked Books

Meet the students who eat bugs

  JOSH SALISBURY talks to new student group Eat Bugs! about their mission to encourage us all to snack on insects – and tries some for himself… THEY taste a

BUS-TED: Uni Bus Driver Snapped ‘Using Phone’ While Driving

A NAUGHTY University bus driver has been snapped allegedly using their mobile phone at the wheel – potentially committing a criminal offence. The First driver was caught red-handed as they

REVEALED: York’s Filthiest Fast Food Places

YOU MIGHT think your favourite takeaway place is yummy but it might also be yucky. Student favourites, Dominic’s Pizza, Jenny’s Fish and Chips, and Barbican Road’s Regency restaurant only scored

Football Under Fire: College Football Rocked by Ableism and Homophobia Scandals

ATTITUDES IN College football have been thrust into the spotlight, after the Langwith football president shouted ableist abuse at a College match – and the Constantine football president posted homophobic

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to debate in York

Theresa May, the Prime Minister, and Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Opposition, will face the public in a televised show-down in York, the BBC announced today. The event, due

Till robbery during Wentworth arson attack

The University has confirmed that money was reportedly stolen from a till in Wentworth’s The Edge Bar, while the building was being evacuated due to an arson attempt. Students were