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Editor’s Picks

Mario & Zelda Creator Shigeru Miyamoto A ‘Person Of Cultural Merit’

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Stacey Henley recounts some of this gaming legend's greatest achievements following this award ...

Students asked for family member’s death certificates as PEC form evidence

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It has been revealed that students have been asked to supply death certificates as evidencefor PEC (Personal Extenuating Circumstances) forms....

How to blunt the lethal blade of knife crime

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In light of the two recent stabbings in Milton Keynes, and an overall increase of knife crime by 90% in the area, our writers Ceri Clarke and Iona Lowe discuss what should be done...

From the archives: when Newcastle nearly became Northumbria

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Grace Dean delves back through the Courier archives to offer a view of campus life from yesteryear. ...

No, Mr. Hurst, special needs statements are no “Golden Ticket”

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On 14 October, The Times social affairs editor, Greg Hurst, published an article on the education spending announcement by the government. The original headline (before being...

Should buses to uni be free?

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Comment editor Joe Molander questions whether our university is behind when it comes to supporting commuting students....

I read dead people: Michelle Paver’s Dark Matter

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Steven Ross reviews Michelle Paver's terrifying ghost story Dark Matter. ...

Witty, shameless and full of love: Pride and Prejudice (*sort of)

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The classic story of romance and family drama: two hundred years old and yet still well-loved, told many times by many artists without losing its popularity. This October Northern...

Greggs’s huge ‘roll’ in preparing for Brexit deals

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Greggs have announced that they have begun stockpiling pork - as well as building up supplies of other "key ingredients" and obtaining certain pieces of light machinery - as part...

University staff costs uncovered

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22 members of University staff earn over £150,000 per year in total remuneration, Grace Dean reports....