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Newcastle University and the Council react to initiation dangers

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Aimee Seddon discusses NUSU's stance on initiation ceremonies in the wake of a new report recommending a move away from zero-tolerance policies. ...

Tyneside triumph: alcohol license approved for Hard Rock Cafe

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Libby Prescott reports as Hard Rock Cafe moves closer to opening on the Quayside. ...

Does drug testing belong in our SU?

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According to a study from the National Union of students, about two in five students are frequent drug users, and whether or not universities should attempt to alleviate issues...

Study reveals why students should stay active

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Imogen Birkett reports on a Newcastle-led study concerning student health. ...

Disability and Neurodiversity Society initially stalled by the stairs on Freshers’ Fair

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Carl Smith Valdez reports on the issues surrounding this year's Freshers' Fair....

Corbyn talks Universal Credit, Mike Ashley and socialism at Newcastle City Hall

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On Saturday 5 October,  Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, Laura Pidcock MP, Ian Lavery MP, Chris Peace PPC, Nick Brown MP, Chi Onwurah MP, and Lauren Dingsdale PPC,...

University delays introduction of free sanitary products

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Students at Newcastle University have been disappointed to discover that the University has not followed through on its commitment to introduce free sanitary products across...

New Co-op offers student discount to Northumbria but not NU students

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The new Co Op in the Students’ Union currently does not provide any discounts to Newcastle University students.  Opened this September, the Co-op is located on the ground...

Bag yourself some cash at the Part Time Jobs Fair

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The Part-Time Jobs and Volunteering Fair is not one to be missed if you need to boost your student loan whilst you study....

Billabong in Jesmond catches fire

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At around 5:20pm on 4 October, I watched a beloved Jesmond bar and hotel go up in flames. At 5:23pm, the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service were called to the Caledonian Hotel...