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From the archives: Shearer celebrated, socialists succeed, and Condom Olympics come to campus

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Grace Dean looks through the Courier archives to trace the more memorable moments of Newcastle’s history....

From the archives: Ricky opens, Philip visits and Sick Bay fights for life

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Ricky Road halls opened 47 years ago, costing just £4 a week....

Chris Day refers to stalking scandal as “another Warwick”

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Em Richardson reports on the recent stalking scandal at Newcastle University....

University sanitary product vending machines to be installed this month

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In March 2019 NUSU convinced Newcastle University to become the first university in England to provide free sanitary items on campus. The menstrual care system is predicted to be...

From the archives: MLK receives honorary degree

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Grace Dean looks through the archives to trace the more memorable moments of Newcastle’s history.   1999 – Farewell fishies The Courier stunned readers with the...

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...