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All that divides us is the Civic Centre, but it’s war!

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Before moving to pretty much any university in the United Kingdom, you’ll have heard about the pre-existing rivalry that exists within our higher education system. Whether...

The Oscars showcase true racism in film

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Lewis Elliott discusses the disparity between nominations and demographics within the Oscar awards that has led to this issue If you’ve listened to the news or any social media...

Comment presents the Dickhead Awards

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DONALD TRUMP Helena Vesty It’s difficult to know where to start with the, frankly, incredible number of instances where Donald Trump has demonstrated himself to be one of the...

The limitations of 'positive thinking'

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Study after study has shown that thinking positively can have a genuine positive impact on your mental and physical health. Replacing self-limiting beliefs with optimistic ones...

We need to stop UBERreacting to the ‘taxi crisis’

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The Uber experience is becoming ubiquitous. The amazement of virgin Uberers as they realise they can, in seconds, order and pay for a ride that arrives in minutes and costs...

EU Referendum – the Channel’s hostile waters

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LEAVE: Robin Richards  For some the election of 24 UKIP MEP’s in the 2014 European Elections represented a chance to enforce a new British nationalist agenda, to fly St...

LGBT+ AWARENESS WEEK 2016

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WE NEED GENDER NEUTRAL TOILETS Saffron Kershaw-Mee Imagine this. You leave a toilet cubicle and several people look at you in confusion, and even ask if you knew you were in the...

World-wide wealth inequalities: business as usual

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In January, a disturbing conspiracy began circulating in the newspapers across the world. From Tokyo to Truro the media claimed that a mere 62 individuals had now amassed...

Dr. Newcastle's Botch-ster: Newcastle Medical School's cadaver controversy

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Against argument: Josephine Melvin  Newcastle University’s medical school has been placed under a controversial light in recent weeks, concerning the (as some would deem it)...

DEVIL'S ADVOCATE on Junior Doctors' Contracts

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With the junior doctors contracts causing such a stir from those in the medical sphere, I played devil’s advocate in an interview with Ben Beska, who openly opposes the...