Maddie Pritchard

Maddie Pritchard
Sussex University


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Sussex students protest against police presence on campus

Students gathered to protest renters’ rights, sexual assault and police on campus

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I tried the TikTok two-ingredient vegan chicken and it lived up to the hype

Where has this been all my life

Miss clubbing? Here’s a look at the evolution of Brighton’s nightlife

Bring back the ice rink in PRYZM

Sussex Food contractor Chartwells is behind those shambolic school meal boxes

Chartwells almost cut 51 jobs at Sussex Food right before Christmas

New vaccination centres open across Brighton and Hove

There are now four sites across Brighton offering the vaccine

Hove seafront’s igloo village is closing and you can buy one of the igloos

brb just hiding in my igloo

Here are the cheapest ‘substantial meals’ on offer in Brighton’s pubs

Matt Hancock works hard but Brighton works harder

There’s a lockdown protest happening in Brighton this weekend

The organiser believes the protest is a ‘moral duty’

How Sussex students can salvage Halloween 2020

Socially-distanced spooky fun

Stuck for a Halloween costume? Here are some spooky suggestions: Sussex student edition

Spooktober is upon us

Brighton and Hove leaders reject imposition of Tier 2 restrictions

There were 237 confirmed cases last week

Corona robbed me of my taste so I tried some rank foods for your enjoyment

What else is there to do in isolation?

Update: There are currently 76 positive coronavirus cases at The University of Sussex

There are 56 confirmed cases on campus

It’s time to vote for Sussex’s best lecturer 2020

Which of these lecturers deserves the crown?

University of Sussex students are struggling to get Covid-19 tests

The nearest testing sites are four miles from campus

A new walk-through coronavirus testing centre has opened in Brighton

The site was constructed with just 48 hours notice

There are just 10 types of Depop seller and they’re all equally infuriating

If you’re a charity shop raider you’re going to hell

Calling all Sussex freshers, here are your campus accommodation starter packs 2020

Welcome to pesto pasta and Circuit Laundry

The Guardian ranks Sussex Uni top 50 in the UK for 11 subjects

As long as we’re beating Brighton Uni it’s ok

University of Sussex ranks 21st in UK University Rankings

The university was also ranked 160th globally

A seagull landed in a Sussex student house and now he’s their pet

could this BE anymore Brighton?

Sussex University reveals it was victim of large-scale cyber attack

It is likely that only alumni students were affected

This Insta page will savagely match your name to a Brighton location

If I don’t get PRYZM I’m changing my name

Sussex class of 2020: take a look at their best alternative graduation pics

Almost better than the real thing?

Man arrested outside the Pavillion for suspected racial assault and grevious bodily harm

‘The attacker just kept pushing everyone’

Sussex Live Music Society fundraising to save Brighton music venue

‘If we can save this iconic venue, the first gig back will be unreal’

VOTE: It’s time to decide Brighton’s best student pub

Cheeky pint anyone?

A guide to BAME-owned businesses in Brighton

There’s never been a better time to support your local independents

Sussex continues to face online backlash for BLM statements, despite making two more

Students have expressed anger and disappointment over the university’s response to BLM.

Are we a Russell group yet? You can now buy a University of Sussex signet ring

I know what I’m spending my ex gratia on

Restrictions to be placed on Brighton beach after large crowds gather

Stewards will be posted along the beach and visitor numbers will be restricted.

In defence of Park Houses, the best worst place you’ll ever live

Our home away from home, we’ll defend them till we die

Brighton’s music scene in danger due to lockdown measures

“Venues are more than just going to gigs. We’re community hubs”

University of Sussex summer graduation ceremonies postponed

A new date has not been confirmed.

I took a tour of Brighton from my living room and it was the highlight of my lockdown experience

Sun, seagulls and sand? You can have it all from your sofa.

Here are the Sussex societies raising money during isolation

At least some good has come out of being stuck inside

REVEALED: Maïa Madani Davies is Sussex’s BNOC of the year

All hail, Queen Maïa

Sussex Uni deliver hundreds of Easter eggs to on-campus accommodation

The Easter Bunny is a key worker

Vote for Sussex’s BNOC 2020: The Semi-Final

Who do you want to be in the final of Sussex BNOC 2020?

It is time to vote again for Sussex’s BNOC 2020: Round three

This round is nothing short of iconic

It is time to vote for Sussex’s BNOC of the year 2020: Round One

We are back, bad and boujee

There is a petition for academic justice surrounding Covid-19 and you can sign it here

The petition follows on from the open letter addressed to Adam Tickell

Nominations are open for Sussex BNOC 2020

Forget Tokyo 2020, Sussex BNOC of the Year is here

Meet your candidates for International Students’ Officer 2020

This officer has the responsibility to ensure that the needs of international students are acknowledged and reflected throughout University and the Student Union

Meet your candidates for Student Living and Sustainability Officer 2020

The officer role involves supporting and improving students’ living experiences, representing the ethical and environmental opinions of students and promoting sustainability across University

University of Sussex cancels all exams and assessments on campus

The email assured students that they would be assessed appropriately but also fairly considering the exceptional circumstances

University of Sussex Art History Rome trip cancelled due to coronavirus

The trip was cancelled on Monday after FCO advised against travel to Italy.

Here’s everything happening in Sussex One World Week

Get your global on

Clubbers of Brighton, here are your starter packs

We’re all a little bit Coalition, tbh

Drunk dad at Sussex graduation mounted police car and shouted ‘I pay my taxes’

It all happened at a murder crime scene.

Here’s everything happening at Sussex this Wellbeing Week

Dogs, yoga, a silent disco, and so much more!

We asked Sussex students what they’re giving up for Lent

“Doing TikTok dances as a coping mechanism”

We spent an evening with Alan the ethical busker

A lesson in music, friendliness and international affairs

A search has been launched on Brighton seafront after a woman got swept into the sea

The incident is being treated as ‘unexplained but not suspicious’

Confirmed: Sussex among unis which will be hit by four more weeks of strikes

Sussex will be one of the 74 universities affected by the industrial action

A bus has crashed into Pevensey I building

How does that even happen

Sussex uni have put up signs warning students of seagull attacks

Good thing seagulls can’t read

A woman has fallen off Brighton Palace Pier this evening

The coastguard and police were called to her rescue.

Brighton’s Facebook Market place: plants called Claire, family homes and liquified plums

Bargains galore

Woman from Brighton falls from window of block of flats

A woman has fallen from a window at Ashton Rise, Brighton.

Brighton gets a new zero waste shop

Get your containers ready

Brighton’s Best Dressed: Halloween edition

We can confirm no Peaky Blinders have been included

A guide to sustainable living in Brighton

How to be more eco-friendly and make Attenborough proud

Sussex University received ‘opioid money’ from Purdue Pharma owners

The university received up to £1.4m towards neurological and psychiatric research in 2018.

Clubbing in Brighton with epilepsy: What I’ve learnt since coming to university

It makes clubbing just that little bit harder

There’s a campaign to get free buses to Sussex Uni

You can sign the petition

This is what happened when I ate at Buddies for an entire day

Truly a scientific investigation

The best drunk food spots in Brighton

May you never have a soggy chip again