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pandemic Tag Archive

The year for Newcastle University in review

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Gemma Powell looks back at the many trials and tribulations in 2020...

Filming and COVID-19: Is risking lives worth your Netflix binge?

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Arnojya Shree discusses whether filming is feasible in 2020...

Interview: Bloxx

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I recently had the chance to have a chat with Fee, the lead singer of Bloxx, a London-based indie band who this summer released their debut record Lie Out Loud. We discussed the...

Ben Wheatley returns to horror with In The Earth

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Shot during the pandemic, In The Earth promises a back-to-basics approach from the director of Rebecca (2020). I, for one, am pleased about this. With Wheatley recently announced...

Communication during isolation

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It has been over six months since the pandemic led our world to implement lockdown and isolation. It has been tough ever since, but for an international student, even more so. A...

More funding for Metro to avoid crisis

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Newcastle Metro will be given a further £8.5 million to cover losses caused by the pandemic over the next 12 weeks, with more funding to follow afterwards....

Pandemic threatens gender equality among universities

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Maud Webster reports on the increasing gender inequalities in universities, augmented by COVID-19...

Last Orders? Bars packed in Newcastle as restrictions tighten

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In fear of pubs closing, Newcastle residents have flooded the streets to take advantage of pubs and restaurants....

It’s OK to say ‘no’

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Cora Herbert analyses the positive effect of the word "no" during this pandemic ...

Why we panic buy

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Maud Webster unpacks the reasons why we panic buy....