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Allotment opens doors to fine artists

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An allotment art space, run and established by Newcastle University student Maxi Ley, is celebrating a fortnight of successful events. Established in 2017, LOT is a multifaceted...

Hundreds given in compensation over strikes

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The higher education ombudsman or England and Wales has told a group of British universities to pay compensation for the loss of teaching hours after lasts years UCU strikes. The...

University spent £1.8 million on ‘gagging orders’ in last five years

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It has been revealed by the Courier that Newcastle University has spent £1.8 million on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) over the past 5 years, obligating staff members to uphold...

Review: Romeo and Juliet at Theatre Royal

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I might as well be running on ice as I skid on the wet tiles of Newcastle city centre. Just a hint of moisture leaves the ground unforgivingly slippery. I’m late for a...

Opera or Opera-nah: A review of Tosca

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Opera virgin Sidney Pinsent reviews Theatre Royal's performance of Tosca...

‘Boys to men’ Hancock exhibition explores children’s response to gender stereotypes

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The Great North Museum: Hancock is to open an exhibition exploring the effects of male stereotypes on year fives. Newcastle University researchers have been working with Year Five...

Cricket club faces double defeat against Yorkshire

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Sidney Pinsent reports on Newcastle University Cricket Club mens seconds unlucky loss against York...

Beast (15) Review

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Sid Pinsent was not a fan of this ...

Could you bite your finger in half like a carrot?

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The most infuriating of the popular body myths: the idea that breaking off your finger requires the same force as breaking a carrot. It isn’t fascinating because it’s stupid;...

Debating Society host Question Time with presidential candidates

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Sidney Pinsent debriefs us on the warm up to the 2018 Debate Series...