Editor’s Picks

ITV, The Beatles and changing the face of broadcast journalism: In conversation with Stuart Prebble

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Former Editor of the Courier and President of the Union Stuart Prebble tells the Courier about his experiences in television...

Man arrested for liquid attacks against women

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At the end of February, Northumbria Police arrested a 35-year-old man after a number of women had reported being sprayed with an unknown substance in Newcastle. Nine reports were...

Breakthrough in virtual reality technology for autism phobias

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Specialists at Newcastle University have developed a ‘Blue Room’ virtual reality space and have used it for the successful reduction of phobias in people with Autism. The room...

Macarena Suarez- feminism in football

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Sesha Subramanian discusses the challenge Macarena Sanchez has posed regarding the mistreatment of female footballers. ...

Angels by Robbie Williams banned at Durham University

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Durham University’s recent Winter Ball ended tragically when a student was trampled on while the final song played. St Mary’s College, until recently, had a tradition of...

Newcastle academic opens new installation at London Gallery

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Professor Rachel Armstrong from Newcastle University has joined forces with artist Cécile B Evans to create a new art installation. The exhibition is based at Whitechapel Gallery...

White working-class students less than 5% at majority of English Universities

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White working-class students make up less than 5% of the student population at over half of England’s universities, according to a recent study by the National Education...

Green Party declares a state of ‘climate emergency’

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A petition has been made by the Newcastle Green Party imploring Newcastle County Council to declare a state of ‘climate emergency’ and to mitigate the effects of Climate...

Labour plans to tackle Vice-Chancellor pay

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As university Vice-Chancellor salaries are rising dramatically Labour has announced policies to tackle extortionate Vice-Chancellor pay and emergency loans for failing...

Out with the mould, in with the new: students will be able to sue their landlords for unfriendly fungi

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For years, students have been at their landlord’s mercy when it comes to complaints about mould. This is all going to change on March 20th when an update of the Landlord and...