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Durham University claims to crack down on initiations
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Durham University claims to crack down on initiations

November 14th, 2018 | by James Nash
Durham University has claimed that they “do not tolerate initiation ceremonies of any sort” following the inquest over the death of Newcastle student Ed Farmer. Pro-Vice-Chancellor Owen Adams released the statement following...
Newcastle University student faces charges of stalking and revenge porn
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Newcastle University student faces charges of stalking and revenge porn

November 14th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Last month, a Newcastle University student pleaded guilty of stalking his ex-girlfriend and sharing an explicit video of her.  Jefferson Young and his ex had started dating in first-year, but after they broke up, he...
Will.I.Am Visits Newcastle University to discuss data protection and artificial intelligence
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Will.I.Am Visits Newcastle University to discuss data protection and artificial intelligence

November 14th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
“To trust or not to trust?” That was the question posed by Atom Bank and Newcastle University as they discussed their three-year research project at the Urban Sciences Building on the 5th of November. Atom is the UK’s...
Do drug-testing kits have a future on campus?
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Do drug-testing kits have a future on campus?

November 5th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
From Canada’s legalisation of cannabis on the night of 18th October to the ongoing international medicinal marijuana debate, drug policy is recurringly in the public eye. British government officials are being increasingly...
Taco Bell to open in city  centre despite fear of  crime in the city centre
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Taco Bell to open in city centre despite fear of crime in the city centre

November 5th, 2018 | by Yoana Cholteeva
Tex-Mex chain, Taco Bell, is soon to open its first restaurant in Newcastle. Despite concerns of increasing crime in the high street, the fast food restaurant won the battle to open doors on Grainger street and operate until...
£1m research into life in the GDR
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£1m research into life in the GDR

November 5th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Newcastle University is leading a new £988k research project which offers an unusual insight into life in East Germany. The project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), is exploring life in the German...
Let’s Talk About Sex: Fem Soc raises awareness
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Let’s Talk About Sex: Fem Soc raises awareness

November 5th, 2018 | by Carys Rose Thomas
Newcastle University’s Feminist Society collaborated with Sexpression Newcastle to host ‘Let’s Talk About Sex Baby’ on 24 October. The event coincided with the university’s S.H.A.G. Week, which promotes sexual...
Newcastle rated the best UK city to work in
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Newcastle rated the best UK city to work in

November 5th, 2018 | by Caitlin Disken
A recent study has named Newcastle the best city to work in within the UK. Sixty-six UK cities were ranked by Startups, an online resource provider for those looking to set up their own business, based on six factors: transport...
Fenham Library to provide drug and alcohol rehabilitation services despite local concerns
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Fenham Library to provide drug and alcohol rehabilitation services despite local concerns

November 5th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
In August of this year, Newcastle City Council began to develop the Fenham Library into a rehabilitation centre for people with drug and alcohol addictions. The work was due to be finished around the end of October, nevertheless,...
Sheffield University criticised over controversial drug policy
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Sheffield University criticised over controversial drug policy

November 5th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
In September, Sheffield University attracted widespread criticism and media attention following controversial drug advice being given on the Student Union’s website. The Students’ Union of the Russell Group university...