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From the archives: Farron, food fights and freshers’ fair fiascos

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Grace Dean looks through the archives to find the good, the bad and the ugly of on-campus experiences.   2009 – STI testing for booze It will be of little surprise to...

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...

This is an emergency: Extinction Rebellion stage die-in on campus

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At 2pm today, Newcastle University saw Extinction Rebellion stage a “die-in” protest conducted to raise awareness about issues relating to climate change. Extinction Rebellion...

Clasp controversy continues

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This year, a campus-wide debate has emerged following the erection of Clasp. This 4.5 metre-high art installation was created by Sir Antony Gormley, who was knighted in 2014 and...

The ever-changing face of campus

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Through tumultuous times, the strong power through and Newcastle University is no exception. Over the course of the academic year, Newcastle University has not failed in its...

Technology and big data AIding campus life

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Artificial Intelligence (AI), smart tech and big data were all once buzzwords thrown into scripts to spice up otherwise uninspired science fiction films; now, though, they may be...

Do drug-testing kits have a future on campus?

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From Canada’s legalisation of cannabis on the night of 18th October to the ongoing international medicinal marijuana debate, drug policy is reoccurring in the public eye....

Sheffield University criticised over controversial drug policy

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In September, Sheffield University attracted widespread criticism and media attention following controversial drug advice being given on the Student Union’s website. The...

The BTOC Awards

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The writers of the Courier decide: What are the best loos on campus?...

Campus changes: the latest developments around Uni

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Mark Sleightholm delves into Newcastle University's past, present and future...