Tom Simon Norris

Tom has written 4 articles for Nouse

‘Super’, perhaps, but does York really need a new club?

Often when I’m asked the question, ‘is York a good night out?’ I give a confused answer. There’s nothing wrong with York at all – who could honestly imagine life without the “terrible triumvirate” of Toffs, Ziggys and Gallery?

Look before you leap

YUSU must tell students what leaving the NUS means

YUSU’s recent call for a referendum on NUS affiliation is motivated by one thing: money. A feeling prevails that affiliation fees of thirty-odd grand do not represent value for money and that York students would benefit more if YUSU spent that sizeable portion of its (meagre) budget on more immediate things

Ate O’Clock, High Ousegate

Blink and you’ll miss it, but nestled on High Ousegate is a great little restaurant. Ate O’Clock is rustically decorated with plenty of wood, terracotta pottery and a collection of old-fashioned clocks (all unmoving and set to… you guessed it)

Relocation, relocation, relocation

A sense of belonging in Bleachfield?

My old bedroom is now an office. However, it could have been worse: my housemate’s old bedroom is now the corner of a foyer. In the space where he (and the many other students before him) once slept now stands a lonely pot plant, amid bland, sub-IKEA decor