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Newcastle to host the 2020 Recovery Walk

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Newcastle is set to host the 2020 UK Recovery Walk, showing a push from the city to lose its previous brand of being a ‘party city’. The Recovery Walk is an annual event that...

Is the Monster Raving Loony Party really the only “loony” political party?

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Following the Monster Raving Loony Party overtaking UKIP at the recent by-election, it is now the perfect time to ask ourselves: ‘what has happened to our world of politics?’...

Are councillors right to be ‘vigilant’ towards Extinction Rebellion?

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24 July 2019 will not only be recorded for being the hottest day in 2019, but it will also be recorded for being the day that Newcastle councillors are warned to be careful due...

NUSU awarded Students’ Union of the Year

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For the second time, Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) won the prize for ‘Students’ Union of the Year’ at the Educate North awards. Throughout the 2018/9...

Music to my ears: an interview with NUJO

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Sophie Wilson speaks to Tom McDonald, president of NUSU’s society of the year and resident jazz band, about their success in 2019 How many gigs has Newcastle University Jazz...

Students design Northumberland coast shelter

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Newcastle University’s own School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape has planned and built “The Nick”, a public piece of architecture situated in Northumberland...

Review: Years and Years

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Sophie Wilson reviews the BBC's new dystopian drama......

Revision Playlist: Passenger- Rosie

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Sophie Wilson adds Passenger's 'Rosie' to her revision playlist....

Nigel’s milkshake brings all the boys to the monument

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Yesterday, on the 21st May,  Nigel Farage, former UKIP leader, was hit by a Five Guys banana and salted caramel milkshake during his one hour visit to Newcastle, designed to help...

NU wins Guardian award for best student experience

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Newcastle University won the award for best student experience at the Guardian University Awards, gaining recognition for the work that it has done in providing students with...