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Film Society’s plans for the year

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Film sub-editor and Film Society big-wig Steven Ross takes us through the plans for the society for the upcoming year....

Five years on: the legacy of Robin Williams

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Robin Williams taught us why comedy is so important: it exists because of tragedy, and the greatest actors are able to show the relationship between the two within a single...

Baller Boris gives Newcastle NHS £41m boost

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Newly-appointed Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to invest an extra £1.8 billion in the NHS, of which Newcastle hospitals will see £41.7 million. The lion’s share of...

Golden Oldie: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

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For this weeks Golden Oldie, Steven Ross takes us back to the classic that is Dr. Strangelove ...

NUSU Debate Night: President of the Students’ Union

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The debate for the position of President of the Students Union was moderated by Tom Stone with current President Raff Marioni assisting. The seven candidates were: Asif Khan,...

Hadrian’s Wang: Erotic graffiti found at Hadrian’s Wall

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Archaeologists at Newcastle University have been working to record various pieces of graffiti made at Gelt Woods quarry, Cumbria, over 1800 years ago.  The quarry is a site close...

Always Czech your passport

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Steve Vincent, a professor of Work and Organisation at Newcastle University has been stranded in Prague after his friend and fellow traveller Allan Poole flew back early using...

Watch This Space: Astronaut to Give Out of this World Talk to Students

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On 20th February, Tony Antonelli will be coming to Newcastle University to discuss his experiences of going to outer space and what it takes to be an astronaut.   Tony was...

Raising Money to House Rough Sleepers This Christmas

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Residents of Newcastle are volunteering to sleep outside on the night of the 1st December to raise money to support some of Newcastle’s rough sleepers. The aim is to raise...

Newcastle responds to rising hate crime on metro

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Hate crime continues to rise in the UK and it is a particular problem on public transport. National Hate Crime Awareness Week began on 13th October and many people in Newcastle...