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Government funding cuts for “low-quality” degrees to disproportionately affect working class students

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Beth Robson discusses the governments controversial proposed cuts to "low-quality" degrees...

Northumbria University moves all contact hours online

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Kaitlyn Maracle reports on Northumbria University's decision to temporarily close in order to limit the spread of COVID-19....

Ofcom can’t solve our complicated issues with social media

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Beth Robson discusses Ofcom's takeover of social media regulation, and why it won't solve our issues with social media...

The ‘Greta Thunberg effect’ on travelling

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A cultural and environmentalist icon; Greta Thunberg has taken the world by storm. Aimée Rees discusses the effect of the world-changing 16-year-olds activism on how we approach...

Metro mayhem

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The Metro could be heading into its downfall as its operator, Nexus, is facing a multi-million pound budget crisis. This conclusion arises from multiple overhead line failures in...

Roast, Toast, and Soapbox

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Roast Ticket Turmoil Why are train tickets so expensive? They are stupid bits of paper that are used once and then binned. What is their point? Surely it would be cheaper if every...

Tasteless tactics: was Trump right to pick his own golf retreat to host G7 summit?

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Trump, as we all know, is a man of… questionable decisions. From his controversial trans military ban, to his ridiculous plan to build a wall. So why are we all still surprised...

Last resort: was Trump right to pick his own golf retreat to host G7 summit?

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Trump’s actions are often unpredictable, but something that can be anticipated is his abuse of presidential privilege. After all, it is hard to believe he chose Trump...

No, Mr. Hurst, special needs statements are no “Golden Ticket”

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Joe Holloran gives us his take on the controversial comments made in The Times by Greg Hurst....

Greggs’s huge ‘roll’ in preparing for Brexit deals

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Greggs have announced that they have begun stockpiling pork - as well as building up supplies of other "key ingredients" and obtaining certain pieces of light machinery - as part...