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Current Affairs Features from our News, Comment and Campus Campus sections

There’s a spectre haunting global politics

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Meg Howe discusses the lasting impact of cold war 'Red Scare' propaganda....

Twitter’s War on Free Speech

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Jennifer Mills discusses why deplatforming isn't always the most constructive approach....

Apology for “distress” caused by LGBTQ+ survey

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Elsa Tarring on the University's response to the controversial LGBTQ+ survey ...

MDMaybe?

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Alex Walker considers UK ecstasy legislation, and why the government might not be taking the right approach towards this party drug....

Over two-thirds of Newcastle honorary degrees given to men

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Grace Dean investigates over a decade of honorary degrees handed out at Newcastle University...

The complications of ‘Cancel Culture’

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Aastha Malik delves into the shortcomings of 'Cancel Culture'...

Is Twitter over-stepping the mark by removing controversial accounts?

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Callum Sawyers breaks down and debunks the arguments against Twitter's removal of controversial figures...

In defence of ‘Cancel Culture’

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Faye Navesey considers what it really means to be 'cancelled'...

The cost of an end to lockdown

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Meg Howe explains why we shouldn't be treating everything as if it's back to normal...

University distributes survey featuring “homophobic” views

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Alex Gervás and Ella McCaffrey on a recent survey distributed by Newcastle University...