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Tyne to move on

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Well, we made it. As baby-faced freshers with student loans burning holes in our pockets, graduation seemed a lifetime away. Now that we’re all a dishevelled three years older...

Newcastle’s commitment to tackling the climate emergency

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As of 18 April 2019 Newcastle University joined a number of UK institutions and organisations in declaring a climate emergency. Since then the University has been praised for its...

Hotel Du Vin: Review

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Deputy Editor Isabel Sykes reviews Hotel Du Vin's a la carte menu and deems the up-market bistro a great place for special occasions...

Revision Playlist: Tame Impala- The Less I Know The Better

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Tame Impala still have a place in Isabel Sykes' Revision Playlist no matter how many times she plays it......

Cambridge announces measures to tackle diversity issues

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The University of Cambridge has recently announced plans to offer students from underrepresented backgrounds a second chance to apply to study at the university. Beginning this...

Black students verbally abused outside Manor Bank accommodation

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A group of black Newcastle University students have been subject to racist abuse in an incident at Manor Bank accommodation. On Wednesday 27 February a group of Newcastle students...

Your one stop guide to sustainable shopping: part two

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Isabel Sykes shares a few tips with us on becoming more conscious consumers......

Review: Aquaman

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Deputy Editor Isabel Sykes talks of her disappointment with DC's latest addition, Aquaman ...

Biscuits about biscuits

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What’s your favourite biscuit?  Our writers tell us their top biscuits   I hope you like Jammin’ too Jammie Dodgers. The classic British sandwich of shortbread and...

Poor health linked to poor productivity in the North

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A major report commissioned by the Northern Health Science Alliance has connected poor health to poorer productivity in the Northern regions of the UK for the first time. The...