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“Never been rejected so quickly”: RAG goes speed-dating
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“Never been rejected so quickly”: RAG goes speed-dating

November 26th, 2018 | by Tasha Bowers
The Students Union might not be the most romantic place on campus, but on Tuesday 13th November, 150 students gathered to take part in Speed Dating with the Raising and Giving society (RAG). Red and Green wristbands indicated...
Former Newcastle student threatened with deportation
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Former Newcastle student threatened with deportation

November 26th, 2018 | by Nat Makin
When Chimezie and Robert first met in Newcastle city centre, they could not possibly imagine the agony they would be put through over the next seven years. Chimezie first came to the UK from Nigeria with a visa to study at...
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....
NU to lead climate science collaboration
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NU to lead climate science collaboration

November 26th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Global warming is affecting Siberia. Truckers who rely on ‘ice roads’– frozen rivers and lakes that provide access to otherwise remote oil and mining towns in the Russian region– grumble that they melt earlier and earlier...
Grrr! Tiger Tiger set for rebrand
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Grrr! Tiger Tiger set for rebrand

November 26th, 2018 | by Toby Bryant
Tiger Tiger, one of Newcastle’s most popular nightclubs, is set for a rebrand having been sold to the Deltic Group. The nightclub on Newgate Street, opposite The Gate, has been a constant in Newcastle University students’...
Musical Medics win Society of the Month
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Musical Medics win Society of the Month

November 26th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
News Editor Grace Dean chats to President of the Musical Medics society Persia Bowater about the society’s highly acclaimed production of Legally Blonde and their plans for the future. Hello Persia. First of all,...
Public lecture explores why “where you live can kill you”
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Public lecture explores why “where you live can kill you”

November 26th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
“Health divides: where you live can kill you”: it’s an arresting title, which was fitting for a lecture delivered with the exact same sense of urgency and passion. Part of the Insights series, Clare Bambra – professor of...
Another outcry against campus artwork
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Another outcry against campus artwork

November 20th, 2018 | by Jodie Duddy
Last month a statue was erected on campus outside the Hatton Gallery inside the quadrangle. The statue being the startling figure by Senior Fine Art Lecturer Katie Cuddon depicting a headless and yellow skinned figure with arms...
“Omigod, omigod you guys!”: Musical Medics’ dazzling performance raises £3500 for charity
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“Omigod, omigod you guys!”: Musical Medics’ dazzling performance raises £3500 for charity

November 19th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
The Musical Medics Society stunned audiences with three performances of the musical rendition of the classic chick-flick to raise over £3500 for charity. Following eight weeks of rehearsals, the Society held three evening...
Students’ Union plans initiation amnesty
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Students’ Union plans initiation amnesty

November 19th, 2018 | by Harry Parsons
Just 3 weeks after Newcastle University was criticised at the inquest into the death of 1st year student Edward (Ed) Farmer, a planned amnesty by Newcastle University Student Union has been announced. The amnesty would allow...