fbpx

Em Richardson Author

Halloween as a feminist issue

by

Our writers discuss female empowerment at Halloween....

Newcastle vs Northumbria: bit of banter or closeted classism?

by

Our writers discuss whether the Newcastle-Northumbria rivalry is a harmless joke or a symptom of classism....

TEDx Newcastle 2019: a TEDxcellent day

by

On Saturday 5th October, the tenth annual TEDx Newcastle event took place at The Sage. Over a thousand people attended the event, organised by TEDx Newcastle’s founder Herb Kim....

Will Newcastle City Council’s new scheme help prevent initiations?

by

Em Richardson and Eleasha Forster debate if more needs to be done in the efforts to stop initiations at Newcastle University. ...

New building honours slave abolitionist

by

A £35 million Newcastle University building is set to be named after 1800s anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass. Douglass, thought to have been born in 1818, was born into...

Responsible drinking during Freshers’

by

Freshers’ week. On paper, it’s a great opportunity to make new friends, and get to know your university town. In reality, it’s often little more than an excuse to go wild,...

The Real Catwalk

by

In 2018, former ‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant Khrystyana Kazakova created ‘The Real Catwalk’ fashion show, using her platform to advocate for diversity in the...

Hard Rock Café could come to Quayside

by

Restaurant chain Hard Rock Café has submitted a planning permission request to Newcastle City Council....

North of Tyne to introduce UN-accredited climate change teachers: opinion

by

If Driscoll has serious concerns about the impact of climate change on the North East, he ought to do more than tell primary school children off for asking Mum for a lift to...

It’s a (Whey) Aye to Europe’s largest observatory wheel

by

Newcastle City Council has granted permanent planning permission to the ‘Whey Aye’- a giant Ferris Wheel set to be built in the Quayside area of the city. Standing at 460 feet...