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NUSU Debate Night: Welfare and Equality Officer

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The much anticipated debate for Welfare and Equality officer was moderated by head of News at NSR, Dermot O’ Hare and Jack Green who is the currently the Welfare and Equality...

NUSU Debate Night: Postgraduate Officer

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The first debate of the week was on the Monday the 11th of March for the role of Postgraduate Officer. This new full-time sabbatical position was created following Education...

NUSU Debate Night: President of the Students’ Union

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The debate for the position of President of the Students Union was moderated by Tom Stone with current President Raff Marioni assisting. The seven candidates were: Asif Khan,...

Insights lecture offers solutions to childhood obesity

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The pervasive message of Professor Ashley Adamson’s public lecture entitled “Childhood Obesity; they should do something about that” was to disregard an imagined ‘them’,...

Travel through time with And All That Jazz

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The roaring twenties is known as the jazz age and was a decade characterised by glitz, glamour and urban flapper fashion. On Tuesday 26th March, Newcastle residents have the...

Hadrian’s Wang: Erotic graffiti found at Hadrian’s Wall

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Archaeologists at Newcastle University have been working to record various pieces of graffiti made at Gelt Woods quarry, Cumbria, over 1800 years ago.  The quarry is a site close...

NUSU Debate Night: Athletic Officer

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The second night of debates commenced with the Athletic Union Officer debate, which was contested by three candidates. These were Lara Brooks, Joe Gubbins and Stylianos...

NU Academics discover plastic waste in the sea

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Academics at Newcastle University say it is likely that all marine ecosystems have been affected by pollution. Several brand-new species are being discovered that have never been...

NUSU Debate Night: Activities Officer

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The debate for the position of Activities Officer was held on Tuesday the 12th of March and was moderated by James Johnson. The candidates for the role are Alaistair Geear,...

Packed schedule for Free Thinking Festival

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From 29 to 31 March, the Sage, Gateshead, is set to host the 2019 edition of the annual BBC Radio Three: Free Thinking Festival. Established and organised by Radio Three, the...