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USA Tag Archive

The Turkish Invasion of Syria, and our lack of response

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After having so valiantly fought against the forces of ISIS, led peaceful negotiations to stabilize the area surrounding Syria and fighting alongside British and American...

What this summer means for the NBA

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When the final buzzer sounded in Game Six of the NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, little did Kawhi Leonard know that it was also the birth of a new NBA....

Any hope on the Kava-nope?

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In the aftermath of Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment as a Supreme Court Justice, our writers discuss the impact of his confirmation....

Should Trump’s ‘SpaceForce’ be military or domestic?

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President Trump wants to explore space. Is a domestic approach the way to go, or is a military approach the safest option? ...

No Rational Adults: Any Gun Control?

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Following the USA's most recent high school shooting, our writers discuss the urgent need for increased gun control...

MLK Day sees launch of Freedom City 2017 events

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Launched on the 16th of January, Freedom City 2017 event starts a year-long tribute across Newcastle commemorating Dr Martin Luther King Jr. It celebrates the 50th anniversary of...

Thoroughly Trumped: A pub lecture with legend Dr Martin Farr

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Over 100 students crammed into the Trent House Pub to hear Martin Farr give a lecture,organised by the History society, on ‘Brexit and the Age of Trump’, with almost 200...

Fidel Castro (1926-2016)

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Our writers offer a variety of perspectives on Castro's life and death. ...

James Bilsland: What’s next for Trumps America?

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Under the guidance of Dr James Bilsland, a lecturer at Newcastle and expert on American Politics, students at Newcastle University unpicked the rise of President-elect Donald...

Will he, won’t he?

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