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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Cambridge university to reach divestment goal

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In a move praised by many commentators, Cambridge University has announced it is exploring options for divesting its multi-billion pound endowments from fossil-fuel corporations....

Justin Bieber calls Chris Brown’s past a mistake

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Em Richardson discusses Bieber's criticised comment about the violent nature of Chris Brown....

Rammstein cause controversy with fascist imagery

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Following their latest music video, Em Richardson questions the band's use of fascist imagery....