Bobby Walker

Bobby Walker
Newcastle University


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We tried ‘Naughty By Nature’, Newcastle’s newest plant-based junk food takeaway

They even PLANT A TREE with every order made, omg

The A to Z of thoughts all Newcastle uni students have had this year

V stands for ‘vaccinate me rn’

BREAKING: Police have dispersed students sledging on Newcastle Town Moor

Police helicopters arrived to break up a group of “about 300”

All the hidden meanings you may have missed in Taylor Swift’s Evermore

Did you catch the Harry Styles reference?

Northumbria student and Loosedays rep offers to pay women to show ‘pussy lips’ on IG Live

Luca Lucas offered ‘Pussy lips on Live for $1000’ and attempted to bribe a girl to pour milk down herself

Newcastle Uni student who died in halls in October had ‘underlying health conditions’

No drugs were mentioned during the inquest into her death

Uni investigates Hockey initiation where freshers were fed beer through shin pads

Initiations have been banned at Newcastle Uni since Ed Farmer’s death in 2016

Newcastle students reprimanded by security after singing Wii karaoke too loudly

They were singing Potential Breakup Song by Aly and AJ

Tributes pour in after loss of ‘bright, talented’ Newcastle student Jeni Larmour

‘Kind-hearted’ Jeni passed away on Saturday morning

Newcastle Uni issues drug warning following death of 18-year-old at Park View

A Newcastle student was found dead on Saturday

18-year-old man arrested following death of Newcastle student at Park View

An 18-year-old woman was found dead on Saturday morning

770 Northumbria students have tested positive for coronavirus

Those affected and their close contacts are all self-isolating

Newcastle’s Head of Philosophy has written an anti-mask blog

‘None of us is ever really safe’

Northumbria has overtaken Newcastle in The Guardian’s university rankings

It has leapfrogged Newcastle after climbing 20 places

Bar Blanc is re-opening tomorrow!

Customers are told to expect a ‘different normal’

78% of Newcastle students vote to keep the Armstrong Building’s name

Only 18% were in favour of a renaming

Grey’s Monument is actually great and not as problematic as people think

Earl Grey was a career reformer who abolished slavery

Newcastle PT’s former gym ‘substantially damaged’ in an alleged arson attack

Newcastle Benfield Gym claims the fire was deliberate

Newcastle Uni graduate arrested whilst reporting George Floyd protests

Adam Gray was placed in a holding cell with zero social distancing

‘Police kicked down our door’: Is this the wildest Newcastle night out story?

From piles of cans to worried nans

Portland Green students may still have to pay rent even if they aren’t living there

Facebook posts criticising the company have also been removed for ‘hate speech’ violations

Macaulay Rose is Newcastle’s Fittest Male Fresher for 2020

Ladies and gentlemen…

Who is it going to be? Newcastle’s Fittest Fresher: The Boys, The Final

It’s time to vote for your King of the Freshers

Newcastle Uni is stopping face-to-face teaching due to coronavirus

Lectures and assessments will be replaced with online teaching

‘Anything that involves handcuffs’: It’s the final heat of the boys Fittest Fresher

Let us distract you from coronavirus for a while

Newcastle Uni is preparing to stop on-campus teaching due to coronavirus

The Vice-Chancellor emailed students this afternoon

Northumbria Uni is to stop face-to-face teaching due to coronavirus

Online teaching is to begin on Monday

‘Single but too lazy to mingle’: The second lot of Fittest Fresher lads has arrived

From Leamington Spa to Stella Artois

The boys are back! Vote for Newcastle’s Fittest Fresher round one

Time for the lads to shine

Spotify made a ‘Sound of Newcastle Uni’ playlist and it’s rogue AF

A.K.A. how to make a really questionable pres playlist

Newcastle University Boat Club’s 2020 naked calendar is here

And we’ve got a sneak peek

We asked students what their favourite thing about living in Newcastle is

Swingers or Sausage Rolls?

Newcastle Uni library made students take down art that portrayed nude women

It’s 2019, guys