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Students clash over strike action and racist incident

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News Editor Aimee Seddon discusses the recent Student Council....

Newcastle Societies’ Xmas show highlights

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News editor Aimee Seddon gives us a round up of society christmas events ...

Rising University accommodation costs reach breaking point at many UK universities

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News Editor Aimee Seddon discusses the rising accomodation costs across the UK...

Legalising drugs: more than a pipe dream?

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The Scottish Affairs Committee last week published a report saying that possession of illegal drugs for personal use should be decriminalised. This comes as drug-related deaths in...

Pay Up: Carrie Gracie talks gender inequality

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Journalist Carrie Gracie, the former China editor for the BBC, held a talk at Newcastle University on Wednesday 16th October. Held in the Boiler Shop and organised by Newcastle...

Newcastle University and the Council react to initiation dangers

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Aimee Seddon discusses NUSU's stance on initiation ceremonies in the wake of a new report recommending a move away from zero-tolerance policies. ...

Cheers to your new home: Newcastle pub guide

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Your first week at university can be really daunting, especially when faced with a whole flat of strangers. But one of the best ways to get to know everybody in a relaxed but fun...

Firefighter numbers in crisis after chronic underfunding

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The number of firefighters in service remains to be significantly low despite a recent spike in posts. The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) revealed that whilst fireman posts in the UK...

Newcastle societies take the Fringe

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Newcastle University’s very own A Capella Society and Theatre Society (NUTS) both made exciting appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last week. The festival is renowned...

Universities criticised for “unnecessary” counselling services

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A new report by The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has revealed that universities risk “damaging” students by giving them unnecessary counselling for mental health,...