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Sports initiations: humiliating, degrading, dangerous

Sports initiations: humiliating, degrading, dangerous

Olivia Stringer, in light of the recent death of Newcastle student Ed Farmer, suggests sports initiations are in need of a major overhaul.

A flashback to first year food

Laura Swain reflects upon the food that fuelled our first year friendships

Student 101: initiations – a rite of passage gone wrong?

Following the death of a student in 2006, we investigate: at what point do initiations become dangerous?

Diary of a Fresher

Beth tells us how she’s finding her feet at university

Councillors clamp down on Fallowfield bars

New bars in the Fallowfield and Withington areas will face stricter licensing criteria under plans by councillors