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The Courier talks to Stand Up To Racism
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The Courier talks to Stand Up To Racism

December 10th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
On the fourth of December, Newcastle University’s Stand Up To Racism Society hosted their first societal event: a film showing of “Calais Children: A Case To Answer” in the Barbra Strang Building. The new society aims...
“We all came from the same place”: Newcastle University hosts Islam and Black History Event
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“We all came from the same place”: Newcastle University hosts Islam and Black History Event

December 10th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
“Why Islam and black history?” was the question posed to open the talk on the 29th of November. Newcastle University’s Islamic Society (ISoc) and Afro-Carribean Society collaborated with IDCNorthEast with the hopes of...
Pete and Ariana’s “oh-so” public break-up
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Pete and Ariana’s “oh-so” public break-up

December 7th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Earlier last month, Pete Davidson announced his breakup with Ariana Grande on Saturday Night Live by pretending to propose to a co-host, making a self-deprecating joke about moving in with his mother and wishing his ex-fiancé...
How can we stay safe? The Courier speaks to Streetwise
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How can we stay safe? The Courier speaks to Streetwise

December 3rd, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Although we would all like to believe we are safe at university, statistics show that students are still at a high risk of sexual assault and emotional abuse. I spoke to Ellen Smith, Service Manager of Streetwise, about how we...
“Blame Rapists, Not Victims”: Newcastle Reclaims the Night
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“Blame Rapists, Not Victims”: Newcastle Reclaims the Night

December 3rd, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
There has been no shortage of sexual assault related discussion in the media this year, from the upskirting ban to an Irish teenager’s underwear being used in her rape trial. For many people, the public outcry surrounding these...
NUSU shortlisted for prestigious award for refugee support project
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NUSU shortlisted for prestigious award for refugee support project

December 3rd, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Newcastle University’s Student Union is in the running for a national award for a project that helps asylum seekers and refugees in the city. The Times Higher Education Awards (THE Awards) occur annually, and Newcastle has been...
Newcastle students pay tribute to victims of transphobic hate crime
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Newcastle students pay tribute to victims of transphobic hate crime

November 26th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
To end Transgender Awareness Week, Newcastle University students gathered by the SU to commemorate the lives lost due to acts of transphobic violence. International Transgender Day of Remembrance is on the twentieth of November....
Bike theft remains a huge issue on campus, NU security claim
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Bike theft remains a huge issue on campus, NU security claim

November 19th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Newcastle University Security claim that an average of two or three bikes a week are being stolen from university campus. Cycling is considered by many university students and staff members to be the best way to get around as it...
Iceland in hot water over ‘political’ advert
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Iceland in hot water over ‘political’ advert

November 19th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Earlier this month, Iceland released an advert that was deemed ‘too political’ to appear on TV. Originally released by Greenpeace, the video featured a cute orangutan that had taken refuge in a little girl’s bedroom due to...
Don’t cramp our style: how Newcastle students are tackling period poverty
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Don’t cramp our style: how Newcastle students are tackling period poverty

November 19th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Students at Newcastle University are continuing to lobby for free sanitary products in the SU. On the 29th of October, The Courier published an article about a scheme launched by the UCU to provide free sanitary products to...