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University delays introduction of free sanitary products

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Students at Newcastle University have been disappointed to discover that the University has not followed through on its commitment to introduce free sanitary products across...

In conversation with Lisa Nandy

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Grace Dean spoke to prominent Labour MP Lisa Nandy about Newcastle, Brexit, and the changing face of UK politics....

What is Marxism?

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Newcastle University Marxist Society invited Daniel Morley from the Socialist Appeal editorial board and the International Marxist Tendency to hold a talk on “What is...

Write wrongs on campus with The Courier

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The Courier is an award-winning independent student publication both written and edited by volunteers at Newcastle University Students’ Union.   Originally founded as King’s...

Freshers’ week from the archives

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Spare a thought for these freshers who had to put up with far worse than Castle Leazes’ catering options, as Grace Dean looks through the archives to find the good, the bad and...

Fringe review: the People’s Boat

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The title is, unsurprisingly, very representative of the play. The People’s Boat is about Brexit, is set at sea, and is full of puns. The comedy focuses on four Southerners who...

Fringe review: the Newcastle Revue with Tyne & Tyne Again

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Tyne & Tyne Again showcases a delightful smorgasbord of what Newcastle Comedy Society has to offer. For my first ever show at the Fringe, I was unsure what to expect, and it...

Fringe review: Sad Tonathon the Rapperthon

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A nineteen-year-old Economics student. Primary school teachers for parents. A hauntingly Harry Potter-esque accent. Not the stereotypical attributes of a stand-up comedian...

Co-op to open in Students’ Union

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Incoming freshers will be presented with a very different Students’ Union building this year...

Corbyn speaks at Durham Miners’ Gala

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Jeremy Corbyn was among the speakers who attended the 135th annual Durham Miners’ Gala on Saturday 13 July 2019, which saw over 100,000 people flock to the city. Also known as...