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Sean Scully @ The Hatton & Laing Gallery

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Caitlin Disken reviews Newcastle University alumni Sean Scully's latest Newcastle exhibition....

Soapboxes

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Where Is The Love? Empathy is an intrinsic value in human nature – a desire to help the vulnerable is hardwired within us. It is for this reason that I bring to attention again...

International Women’s Day and STEM

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In 2014, a European-wide study found that a quarter of people were unable to name a female scientist, living or dead. Whilst the gender disparity in STEM (science, technology,...

Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants; weird, wonderful, weekly....

Album Review: The Wombat’s ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’

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Your favourite indie band, The Wombats, are back. Here's what Caitlin Disken makes of their latest record... ...

NHS: Rise In Admissions

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As admissions for eating disorders rise, our writers discuss what can be done to help those in need...

Sweet Column: I Love Dick

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Caitlin Disken raves about the cult classic book 'I Love Dick'....

Copenhagen review

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When you think of going on holiday on a student budget, Copenhagen isn’t the first place that springs to mind. Denmark’s quaint capital, nestled on the west shores of the...

The NHS: Hunt-ing For Leadership

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In the midst of yet another NHS winter crisis, Caitlin Disken argues that Jeremy Hunt must do better...

Hammer meets glass ceiling

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Gender equality is important. Well, frankly, equality of all descriptions is critically important. So why would I be grumpy over the concept of a gender quota? Well. In my...