Jo Barrow is the former editor of York Vision and a perpetually struggling English Literature student.
10 December 2013 05:46 PM
Connor Johnson has been obsessed with space since the age of 3, and his petition to the president to save NASA needs some help
Better late than never: 90-year-old grandmother waits seven decades to graduate from University of Manchester after WW2 got in the way
10 December 2013 03:08 PM
Gene Hetherington finally collects her BA in Commerce at a ceremony alongside her 23-year-old granddaughter
10 December 2013 12:49 PM
From avenging their dead to mimicking human speech, elephants get up to all sorts of things you'd never expect
09 December 2013 05:39 PM
From Tony Blair to the Spice Girls, everyone wanted to be pictured with Nelson Mandela.
07 December 2013 12:44 PM
These elephants' messages are often a bit more complicated than your five-year-old self might have realised at the time!
06 December 2013 01:03 PM
Elephants have suffered at the hands of humans in more ways than one
25 October 2013 04:26 PM
It emerged this week that Tesco discarded 20,000 tonnes of food in the first six months of 2013 – but not everyone is horrified. Jo Barrow, a 21-year-old student at York University and one of a growing band of ‘bin raiders’, reveals the appeal of rifling through supermarket refuse
03 September 2013 04:54 PM
With their hard-partying image, college fraternities are a strange place for Muslim men, yet the first all-Muslim frat - Alif Laam Meem - opened at the University of Texas early this year
03 May 2013 10:22 AM
The University of York Students’ Union (YUSU) has refused to ratify a feminist society for the second time, in a move that has left some students frustrated at the lack of feminist representation among officially ratified YUSU societies.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train