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What’s on at Baltic?

Baltic opens its doors to French artist Fabrice Hyber to display his latest work, Raw Materials. Hyber is considered one the more influential artists of the period, having a career span of nearly thirty years. His work i...
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May The Force Be With You

One of the most Marmite film franchises of all time is back.  What can we expect from the limited information we have?   The Studio: Disney Where you know them from: Everything that was beloved in you childhood. What tha...
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Little fish in a city sized pond

In such as big university, it is easy to become lost in the crowd, finding yourself sitting alone with nowhere to go and nothing to do. These problems can be worse, or at least more obvious, if you are a first year who d...
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Mental Health

Mental health is a difficult topic to talk about really; health professionals struggle to diagnose mental health issues while sufferers often don’t realise (or struggle to admit) that they have them – so what...
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Summer in Newcastle…one day

Summer in Newcastle? I’m appreciating the irony as I’m writing this when there are weather warnings about the snow. But, Newcastle has a tradition of a few sunny weeks in March, where it is tempting to ditch the mountain...
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How to survive student hell

How to survive Hell (….well student deadline hell)   The period between March to May is notoriously stressful, hellish and slightly maddening for any student as its when all deadlines, final portfolios and dissertat...
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Chinese New Year

It’s February, I’m cold, I want to be in bed, people are shouting in crowds. But its Chinese New Year and contrary to all of that I am having the time of my life. It is the rarely seen eye dotting ceremonies,...
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Confessions of an Erasmus Student

I am not a regular columnist for NU:Life, but after my recent travels, there is definitely the need to share my adventures to a wider audience. Currently in my final year of a law degree, I decided to take a leap out of ...
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Budget Date

If you’re in a relationship, there is nothing sweeter than a romantic date on Valentine’s Day. Who doesn’t love roses, chocolates and a meal at a fancy restaurant? Some sparkly jewellery? Or a cuddly toy clutching a hear...