“Like many blokes, I don’t like talking about my emotions.” Editor-in-Chief Tim Sigsworth pens this editorial on the importance of looking out for your friends in these repetitive, trying times.Read more
“Compared to previous graduates, we have an inferior quality education and a sub standard university experience.” Editor-in-Chief, Tash Mosheim, argues why students should be refunded for their fees.Read more
As editors of student newspapers at all the 24 Russell Group universities, we stand united against the Russell Group statement which declared ‘no detriment’ or ‘safety net’ policies not to be ‘appropriate’ or ‘necessary’ for students at this time.
Having listened to students at our universities, we are calling on the Russell Group to act compassionately and empathetically and to reconsider their stance on ‘no detriment’ politics for assessments this year.
Students deserve to be listened to.
#RussellGroupRethink, #NoDetrimentNowRead more
With a new year and a new print edition upon us, our new Editor-in-Chief, Tim Sigsworth, pens this editorial on what is a period of change for Palatinate.Read more
In light of Palatinate’s uncertain print budget, Editors-in-Chief Tash Mosheim and Tim Sigsworth outline the action we have taken to secure the paper’s future. This article has since been amended.Read more
“It hasn’t been the Editor-in-Chief experience I wanted or expected, I’m proud of it none the less.” Outgoing Editor-in-Chief Imogen Usherwood says goodbye to Palatinate and to 2020.Read more
“You won’t actually come across me this year, for I am, in fact, a virtual student. I only exist on campus as a face on zoom”. Editor-in-Chief, Tash Mosheim, muses on her experience of being a student not in Durham.Read more
“Every day, when a lecturer starts their email ‘I hope this finds you as well as it can at this difficult time’, I’m reminded that, however much we have normalised the Covid-19 era, it remains an extraordinary and, frankly, scary time.” Editor-in-Chief Imogen Usherwood reflects on student life in lockdown.Read more
“We’ve lost CDs, DVDs, maps and photographs to the digital age. It is our mission to make sure that we do not lose print papers as well.” Editor-in-Chief, Tash Mosheim, argues why Palatinate supports printed newspapers.Read more
“Typically, this editorial is the space in which a sage third-year Editor offers advice on now to navigate being a fresher based on their own experiences. Rest assured, neither of us profess to have much wisdom to offer, and this is an uncertain time for us all.”Read more