Toby Green

Toby has written 55 articles for Nouse

Access all areas?

For students with mobility issues, accessibility is central to their university experience, as Toby Green discovers

Archbishop speaks on BAE

The Archbishop of York has spoken of his concern that the University’s investment in BAE Systems and Petrochina could prevent academic research “from being open to the truth”

University reveals smoking policy

College provosts and Heads of Departments have been given the “legal responsibility” of policing the smoking ban by the University, despite receiving no specific guidelines on how to deal with those that break the law and being warned that if they fail to do so adequately, they will be “exposed to possible legal proceedings”

The unwanted gift of the gag

Former editor of Nouse Toby Green revisits the vexed topic of YUSU’s muddled media charter In June 2004, three University…

The real ‘Ethical Man’

When I was preparing to meet John Cossham on a hot day in May, the last thing I would have expected to see on first entering his house would have been a blazing fire. Tales of composting toilets and appearances on Newsnight with the Ethical Man had led me to believe that this would be a man that would put any of my paltry efforts to live a green life firmly in the shade

Living green: on a mission to reduce my carbon footprint

Living a ‘low-carbon’ life is the green brigade’s latest idea on how individuals can help halt climate change. Toby Green spends a week trying to limit his carbon emissions to see whether he can make a difference – without breaking the bank

Do too many games spoil the sport?

Complaining about the amount of games in a football season has traditionally been the domain of grumpy old men. Priced out of watching their boyhood team and replaced on the terraces by a bunch of overpaid bankers from the City, they sit in their locals and grumble into their bitters about how the game has changed since the days when they used to watch players such as Stanley Matthews tearing down the wings

Heslington East gets go ahead

The University of York has been given the go ahead for the controversial Heslington East campus expansion by government minister Ruth Kelly

Ricky Gervais, you big bully

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are a dream comic team. Toby Green finds out how they get their kicks off-screen

Football Mens 1sts

York 0 – Lancaster 1 Ten-man Lancaster claimed a hard-fought 1-0 victory in a tense and often fraught affair as…

A proper old-fashioned feel-good event

This weekend has been my first experience of Roses, a fact I’m slightly embarrassed about. Having been too apathetic to…

Toby Green: Drastic measures needed to curb fights

It may come as no surprise to learn this, but as a Tottenham fan the Carling Cup ruckus has pushed its way up to the top of my table of most enjoyable moments of the season, which is more a damning indictment of Spurs’ season than any particular fight-fetish on my part