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“We all came from the same place”: Newcastle University hosts Islam and Black History Event

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“Why Islam and black history?” was the question posed to open the talk on the 29th of November. Newcastle University’s Islamic Society (ISoc) and Afro-Carribean Society...

Pete and Ariana’s “oh-so” public break-up

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Earlier last month, Pete Davidson announced his breakup with Ariana Grande on Saturday Night Live by pretending to propose to a co-host, making a self-deprecating joke about...

How can we stay safe? The Courier speaks to Streetwise

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Although we would all like to believe we are safe at university, statistics show that students are still at a high risk of sexual assault and emotional abuse. I spoke to Ellen...

“Blame Rapists, Not Victims”: Newcastle Reclaims the Night

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There has been no shortage of sexual assault related discussion in the media this year, from the upskirting ban to an Irish teenager’s underwear being used in her rape trial....

NUSU shortlisted for prestigious award for refugee support project

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Newcastle University’s Student Union is in the running for a national award for a project that helps asylum seekers and refugees in the city. The Times Higher Education Awards...

Newcastle students pay tribute to victims of transphobic hate crime

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To end Transgender Awareness Week, Newcastle University students gathered by the SU to commemorate the lives lost due to acts of transphobic violence. International Transgender...

Bike theft remains a huge issue on campus, NU security claim

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Newcastle University Security claim that an average of two or three bikes a week are being stolen from university campus. Cycling is considered by many university students and...

Iceland in hot water over ‘political’ advert

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Earlier this month, Iceland released an advert that was deemed ‘too political’ to appear on TV. Originally released by Greenpeace, the video featured a cute orangutan that had...

Don’t cramp our style: how Newcastle students are tackling period poverty

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Students at Newcastle University are continuing to lobby for free sanitary products in the SU. On the 29th of October, The Courier published an article about a scheme launched...

Newcastle University student faces charges of stalking and revenge porn

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Last month, a Newcastle University student pleaded guilty of stalking his ex-girlfriend and sharing an explicit video of her.  Jefferson Young and his ex had started dating...