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Taking a dip in authorial Waters
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Taking a dip in authorial Waters

March 7th, 2016 | by NUSU
Lydia McNeillie attends the biggest literary event of the year: An evening with Sarah Waters on her latest book 'The Little...
Gertrude Bell and the Woman Question
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Gertrude Bell and the Woman Question

March 7th, 2016 | by Katie Read
Katie Read discusses Newcastle University's recent event led by British History professor, Helen Berry....
Book Review: The Luminaries
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Book Review: The Luminaries

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
Unfortunately I had not read any of the previous works by Eleanor Catton, and purchased the book on a whim (not half directed by the gloriously inky-blue cover), hoping for a book that would transport me away from the mundane act...
Contemporary vs Traditional Art
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Contemporary vs Traditional Art

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
Last October, sitting amidst fountains outside the Somerset House in central London were cast stainless steel sculptures by the contemporary artist Marc Quinn. He is the archetypal member of a group of contemporary artists called...
Alumni Courier Editor writes a book
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Alumni Courier Editor writes a book

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
A full interview that covers how Menmuir wrote his first novel and how the university helped him on his...
A Nude Study and Me
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A Nude Study and Me

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
How is it that, in 1914, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska drew a nude of me, 1914 – when I wasn’t even a thought, not a little bean or nucleus, no sperm swimming to egg and egg; fallopian tube in utero but no me or my parents, or...
The Reality of a Humanities Student
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The Reality of a Humanities Student

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
A day in the life of a humanities student is often characterised by long lie ins and wild nights out, by those who study the sciences or more vocational degrees with heavy contact time. Before we begin our journey in the study...
Get Carter Review
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Get Carter Review

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
The Northern Stage’s production of Get Carter, which many will recognise from Michael Caine’s iconic turn in the 1971 movie, is a celebration of blunt, North East humour and 70’s gangster aesthetics. A tale of sex, violence...
Edinburgh Air
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Edinburgh Air

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
Windows steamed with warmth against ice-cold panes Frosted trees sprinkled with glimmers of sunshine And the winds whistle waywards shaking the leaves That lie along the mudded grass upon Calton Hill. The window gazes out across...
Review of NUTS' production of 'The Company'
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Review of NUTS' production of 'The Company'

February 29th, 2016 | by NUSU
Usually, I’m not fond of musicals, so trust me when I say that we have a talented bunch here at Newcastle University. The NUTS new production was fun, well paced, and brilliantly acted. Decoration was simple but effective, and...