Story about the Durham Rugby team that was banned after Jimmy Savile social – Had a lot of coverage in the national press

A STUDENT rugby team has been banned from the playing field after running a sick Jimmy Savile-themed night out. St Cuthbert’s Society from Durham University will not be allowed to play for the remainder of the term after a social night inspired by the disgraced former BBC presenter. First-year students turned up dressed as young… Read More Story about the Durham Rugby team that was banned after Jimmy Savile social – Had a lot of coverage in the national press

Piece for The Sunday Sun on the upcoming by-election in Middlesbrough

THE contest to become Middlesborough’s new MP is in full swing now the line-up from the three main parties is complete. On November 29 the public will vote for the replacement of Sir Stuart Bell, who passed away last month. Labour has held the seat since 1974. But both the Tories and Lib Dems hope… Read More Piece for The Sunday Sun on the upcoming by-election in Middlesbrough

Article written by Josh Halliday (The Guardian) – Newcastle University’s The Courier wins Guardian Student Publication of the Year

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/nov/07/guardian-student-media-awards Newcastle University’s the Courier has won the coveted student publication of the year award at the 2012 Guardian Student Media Awards. The 64-year-old student newspaper, edited by Kat Bannon, won the top award at a ceremony in London where Oxford University’s Elizabeth Porter was named student reporter of the year. Sheffield University had a stellar year in… Read More Article written by Josh Halliday (The Guardian) – Newcastle University’s The Courier wins Guardian Student Publication of the Year