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‘Either late, or just plain wrong’: The Government Response to COVID-19

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The UK Government’s response to Coronavirus is rather like a night out in Soho. Absurdly late, full of embarrassing stumbles, and causing long-lasting damage. Unfortunately, the...

What does the government’s new coronavirus slogan actually mean?

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Seven weeks into lockdown, just as the nation was acclimatising, Boris Johnson skyrocketed the turbulence among society and the media. The nation’s slogan evaporated, as Boris...

Newcastle introduces safety net policy

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Reflecting the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, a safety net policy has been introduced for all taught programmes....

Why the Lib Dems’ ‘Skills Wallets’ would fail

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Last week, the Liberal Democrat party unleashed their new plans for lifelong learning: a £10,000 ‘skills wallet’ which would be distributed to adults in three phases: all...

Museums: more than just a cultural environment?

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Grace Dean investigates what museum can do to become more environmentally-friendly...

The latest from November Student Council

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Rebecca Johnson and Charlotte Boulton share the latest updates from November's Student Council...

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. ...

MDMAybe a cure for the future

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On 8th February, a talk was held titled “Trauma, MDMA and Psychedelic Therapy: A New Paradigm for Psychiatry”, organised by Students for Sensible Drug Policy, the Neurological...

Should Hungary be funding population growth?

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Grace Dean discusses PM Viktor Orban's controversial announcement....

Will he, won’t he?

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Alexandra Sadler doubts Trump's proposals will ever materialise. ...