• Calls for better riverside safety as inquest hears death of Sope Peters was accidental

    Calls for better riverside safety as inquest hears death of Sope Peters was accidental

    County Durham coroner Andrew Tweddle has called for better riverside safety after an inquest last week heard that the death of Sope Peters was acciden...

  • “Culture of fear”: claims VC tried to control student media

    “Culture of fear”: claims VC tried to control student media

    Former editors of Palatinate have spoken out against attempts by Vice-Chancellor Chris Higgins to control the editorial slant of the newspaper. In one...

  • Law students outraged at summative question change

    Law students outraged at summative question change

    Following the early circulation of an outline answer for a summative question, Durham Law School students have reacted with outrage against a decision...

  • Vice-Chancellor retires after vote on leadership powers

    Vice-Chancellor retires after vote on leadership powers

    Durham's Vice-Chancellor Chris Higgins announced his retirement soon after a University Senate vote on whether to reduce his powers, Palatinate has le...

  • Editorial: college centralisation decisions on hold

    Editorial: college centralisation decisions on hold

    Just over two weeks ago, Palatinate broke the story of moves towards college centralisation at Durham. Today, in a letter leaked to Palatinate, we lea...

Issue 761 – Main Paper

Issue 761 – Indigo

Sport

Has Wenger reached the end of the road?

Has Wenger reached the end of the road?

With title chances now extinguished, Wenger's position is in jeopardy...

The Premier League: four horse race or two-legged sprint?

Katie Falkingham gives her verdict on each of the top four's chances of claiming this year's title...

Sport »

Comment

The effect of Scottish independence on British government

Philip Naylor explains why Scottish independence will directly affect the results of the 2015 Genera...

In defence of the #nomakeupselfie

Emily Lovelock discusses the #nomakeupselfie trend and the struggle to maintain a cynical attitude t...

Comment »

Politics

Lebanon in limbo: Paris in the Middle East

Lebanon in limbo: Paris in the Middle East

Harriet Tinker in Beirut discusses identity in Lebanon...

Syrian refugees: through the looking glass

Ollie Collard addresses the recent decision by the government to grant refugees fleeing the ongoing ...

Politics »

Business

Facebook target opening up the internet to the developing world

Facebook target opening up the internet to the developing world

When most students think of Facebook, procrastination usually comes to mind. What is less known is F...

Investors shaken by Russian invasion

Shreyas Murali discusses the economic impacts of the crisis in Ukraine ...

Business »

Careers

Your essential job interview follow-up checklist

Your essential job interview follow-up checklist

Yasmin Codron, Blogger and Marketing Assistant for Graduate Recruitment Bureau, provides an invaluab...

Durham students dominate Unilever summer scheme

This summer, three of the four places for Unilever’s marketing internship were filled by Durham st...

Careers »

Lifestyle

From student to stylist

From student to stylist

Alice Meekins meets former Durham University student, Alana Sellers, to talk about her progression ...

Kind hearts and minarets

Iona Napier is won over by the sights and smells of Istanbul....

Lifestyle »

Arts

A Very Short Introduction: Classical Literature

A Very Short Introduction: Classical Literature

Emily Lovelock reviews Oxford's 'Very Short Introduction to Classical Literature'...

Frida Kahlo: icon of the beauty-pain paradox

Ellie Stefiuk explores the life and art of the extraordinary Frida Kahlo, an icon of the 'beauty-pai...

Arts »

Blogs

A brief summary of my degree so far: “Why am I doing this to myself?”

A brief summary of my degree so far: “Why am I doing this to myself?”

Bryony Hockin gives us a sneak peak into the life of a science student...

Editorial: college centralisation decisions on hold

Just over two weeks ago, Palatinate broke the story of moves towards college centralisation at Durha...

Blogs »

Science & Tech

Human sense of smell more powerful than previously thought

Human sense of smell more powerful than previously thought

Vicky Smith discusses the human sense of smell after research suggests it is more powerful than prev...

How to find a missing aeroplane

Chris Somers examines the technology currently involved in the search for the missing Malaysian airl...

Science & Technology »