Kyle Russell Frazer

Kyle Russell Frazer
Newcastle University


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PSA: All over-18s in Northern Ireland can now get the coronavirus vaccine

Hot girl summer, coming to a Limelight near you

Arlene Foster is to stand down as First Minister of Northern Ireland

75% of DUP MLAs signed a vote of no confidence

Northern Ireland Assembly votes to ban LGBTQ+ conversion therapy

It has become the first place in the UK to do so

What are the riots happening in Northern Ireland right now? Everything you need to know

Riots have been ongoing this week

The Tories can’t wish us a happy Pride Month with the party’s queerphobic past

The party needs to acknowledge the hurtful role it’s played in LGBTQ+ history

Northern Ireland students to get £500 from NI Executive for Covid disruption

40,000 students will receive the payment by the end of March

Thank you RuPaul’s Drag Race: The show that brought LGBTQ+ stories to mainstream TV

‘Having something so unapologetically queer is a breath of fresh air’

‘I lost a lot of friends’: What uni during the 1980s AIDS crisis was really like

‘You would be in a nightclub and the police would come in with torches’

Drag Race UK has committed another robbery and these 20 furious tweets prove it

The competition this year is through the roof

The gay shaming on It’s A Sin isn’t a thing of the past, it’s happening to students today

’Feelings of gay shame are so deeply rooted in me’

NUS-USI sign letter to NI Executive demanding assurances for NI students

“Students have received almost no support from the Executive in last ten months”

Northern Ireland lockdown restrictions have been extended to March 5th

Restrictions have been in place since St. Stephen’s Day

Belfast City Council have cancelled St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

This is the second year in a row due to coronavirus

Meet the NI students who are staying sober and running 1,000km over 66 days for charity

They’re raising funds and awareness for mens mental health

Belfast is one of the most vegan friendly cities in the UK

Uppa plants xo

M&S is withdrawing hundreds of products from Northern Ireland, including Percy Pigs

This little piggy (didn’t go) to Northern Ireland

A former QUB student has won a £20k lawsuit against the uni

Sarah Walker felt discriminated against due to her disability

‘I dropped out because the racism was so bad’: QUB students speak out about campus racism

One transferred to Manchester

14 people have been fined for attending a party which broke lockdown restrictions in the Holylands

The PSNI made one arrest and fined 14 others

We spoke to the Antrim gap year students who toured Europe during lockdown

Think inter-railing, but on a Nutts Corner market budget

Over 100 QUB students have been disciplined for breaking lockdown restrictions

Nearly £10k of fines have been dished out

40 people have been fined at a Holylands house party

Some were found hiding in the attic

Pubs in Northern Ireland will remain closed for another two weeks

The move comes following numerous disagreements in Stormont

PSNI arrest suspect after five women attacked in South Belfast

The investigation is ongoing

The Northern Ireland Executive have confirmed a ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown, but what does that mean?

Considerably tighter restrictions will be effective from Friday

We spoke to the Belfast guy behind *that* Depop exchange

All over a bloody Rugby top.

Three people have been stabbed in South Belfast

The PSNI are investigating the three separate incidents which took place near QUB

QUB Freshers have been offered waived rent if they live in Elms

The move has been praised as Covid-19 cases increase across campus

The Tab Belfast are looking for new writers

Want to be a part of something big?

Nearly 400 students and staff at QUB are self-isolating

QUB is the only college on the island of Ireland sticking with face-to-face teaching

QUB investigating after video of freshers rocking the boat

It comes after some halls have had students self isolating

Coronavirus lockdown restrictions have been extended in Northern Ireland

The Executive made the announcement today

New Northern Ireland lockdown restrictions: Here is what we know so far

The Northern Ireland Executive have released new details

QUB has returned to The Guardian’s Top 50 University list

Still better than Ulster hehe

Over a third of predicted A-Level grades in Northern Ireland have been lowered

Grade modelling combined AS grades and Teacher predictions

PSA: Poland just re-elected a deeply homophobic president who wants to persecute gays

He has advocated ‘anti-LGBT’ zones

All the reasons Pose should be your next binge watch on Netflix

I’m still raging over the Emmys snub

Conversion therapy might be banned on Instagram, but it’s still legal in the UK

We haven’t come as far as you’d think

QUB announces online teaching for the next academic year

So far it’s only for students studying English

QUB have announced that virtual graduations will take place this year

RIP Strawberries in the sun

Harland and Wolff claxons will sound tonight for the first time in 20 years

The move is in line with the weekly clap for key workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Twelfth of July parades have been cancelled due to coronavirus

Parades had been scheduled across Northern Ireland

UK Pride 2020 which was to be held in Newcastle has been cancelled due to Covid-19

It will take place next year instead

Ballymena DUP Councillor blames Covid-19 pandemic on same sex marriage and abortion

John Carson remains a member of the DUP

Boojum to give away free burritos upon post Covid reopening

You’ll even get a stamp towards your next T-Shirt

‘It took four days’: We spoke to the Ulster student who recreated Limelight in Minecraft

Bringing Sketchy to your front room

Armed police have barricaded a house on Osborne Terrace

It’s currently surrounded by Police 4x4s

Belfast Women’s Rugby team have moved training online, and any rugby team can join

Joe Wicks eat your heart out

Enterprise Rent-a-Car have lowered age restrictions so students can drive home from uni

It’s so they aren’t stranded at uni during the coronavirus pandemic

Grindr has increased the number of viewable profiles for free because of COVID-19

Self-isolation, but make it sexy

Integration between Ireland and Northern Ireland is the only way to beat COVID-19

Diseases don’t care about borders

Ulster University move to online teaching in fight against COVID-19

The Department of Education still faces criticism for not closing schools

Here are the candidates for Activities officer in the NUSU 2020 elections

Voting has opened this week

QUB move all lectures online to prevent spread of coronavirus on campus

The move comes following a student testing positive for COVID-19

Ireland has gone into lockdown to prevent coronavirus spreading

There are at least 61 known cases on the Island

Belfast City Council cancel St. Patrick’s Day celebrations amid coronavirus fears

An emergency chamber meeting was held last night

PSNI give out awards to male police officers for International Women’s Day

Uhhhhhhhhh okay

QUB students warned to self-isolate following coronavirus outbreak on campus

The first positive test was announced yesterday

A QUB student has been diagnosed with coronavirus

The University have released a statement

BREAKING: QUB student diagnosed with coronavirus

The University have released a statement

The new SU President has been criticised over ‘pro-IRA’ Facebook posts

Grian Ní Dhaimhín was elected as president for 2020/2021

Gay couple left brutally scarred following an attack in Derry-Londonderry

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses

The first case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Northern Ireland

The patient is being treated in the Royal Victoria Hospital

‘Homosexuals are sinners’: We spoke to the preacher Newcastle students are boycotting

He’s scheduled to give a speech this June

Newcastle City Council is the most LGBT friendly employer in the UK

They topped the Stonewall 2020 report

Newcastle University Men’s Hockey Club suspended from all club activities for eight weeks

It was a result of one member using a racial slur

Uber is offering free rides for disabled customers so they can vote on Thursday

They announced this morning via an email

Liam Payne is in Newcastle today and I’m going to pass out

Sign me or my album or both of us it’s okay

Movember Team Focus: Northumbria Men’s Cricket

‘We want to break the stigma that it’s okay not to be okay’

Today is your deadline to register to vote so DO IT

It literally takes two minutes

43 per cent of students in Newcastle are planning to vote Labour, according to our poll

Newcastle currently has a Labour MP

Coach is the best and worst thing about clubbing in Banbridge

Here, anybody need guestlist?

‘Pints make everything better’: Meet the Newcastle and Northumbria alumni full of humble wisdom

How can you not adore the memories made in the Toon?

Newcastle University are bringing exchange students in Hong Kong back to the UK

They’re paying for their flights

Stop everything, Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK is coming to Newcastle

The Library is officially open!

Northumbria University’s new coffee shop is fighting Homelessness

It’s part of a new social enterprise initiative

A Northumbria University student has been charged after biting a police officer

It happened during Freshers’ Week.

Trick or treat for the hungry: Meet the Newcastle University students helping those less fortunate this Halloween

You can help too!

The emotional stages you go through having slugs in your student house

And no, this isn’t about your housemate’s horrendous brows

A man has been charged with assault after throwing a milkshake over Nigel Farage yesterday

It happened in Newcastle city centre

Nigel Farage just had a milkshake thrown all over him outside Eldon Square

He was campaigning for the forthcoming EU elections

Newcastle and Northumbria soar in the Complete University Guide 2020

Northumbria entered the top 50

Bar Blanc are welcoming students back for final term with some MEGA drinks deals


This Northumbria third year smashed out her dissertation in 15 hours

That’s a new record

Meet the Northumbria third year who organised a huge climate change march

Over 500 people attended

Why it was so important that LGBTQ+ history month was celebrated at universities in Newcastle

Whilst we have made amazing progress, there’s still a long way to go.

Here’s how you can make the most of LGBTQ+ History month at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities

There’s still loads of events going on in the last week

This woman wrote a card thanking a kind stranger for paying her bill and we need to reunite them!

Can you help us find them?