Editor’s Picks

Review: The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

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Film Editor Joe Holloran reviews Netflix's original The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind...

Charity salsa night brings Latin flair to Newcastle

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Newcastle students gained a Latin flair on Tuesday 26th February when Newcastle University music students organized a charity salsa night in aid of the charity La Vida. The event...

NUS president tells critics to “fuck off”

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In a recent Facebook post, the President of the National Union of Students (NUS) told her critics to “FUCK OFFFFFFFF!!” after facing motions to remove her from the position....

Dance society to celebrate good times at Northern Stage

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This weekend, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th March, Newcastle University Dance Society will present their annual show at the Northern Stage. This year’s performance is entitled...

Student gambling on the rise amid finance uncertainty

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A recent survey has shown 59% of students have gambled over the past 12 months. In February the Independent released the results of a National Union of Students (NUS) survey of...

Professor suspended for antisemitism

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A lecturer at the University of Essex has been suspended over anti-Semitic remarks. Dr Maaruf Ali, who lectured computer science, made the comments in a since-deleted Facebook...

Anti-racism event hosts genocide survivor

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On 2nd March, Stand Up To Racism Society held a public meeting about the road to genocide and institutional racism. It came after a recent incident at Manor Bank halls, where a...

Advertisements: an agent for social change?

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Last January 2019, the shaving company Gillette released an advertising campaign promoting positive masculinity. The advertisement called “We Believe: The Best Men Can Be”...

Applications to UK universities grow for first time since 2016

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Applications to UK universities have increased for the first time in three years. Overall, there were just under 2 400 more applications made before the January 2019 deadline than...

Region’s universities collaborate to light (up) a “Creative Fuse”

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Creative Fuse has now reached the end of its current phase. Creative Fuse is a unique partnership led by Newcastle University, has brought together academics from the five...