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Borrowing site for community sharing

The Badger - January 19, 2011

Bid & Borrow is the ethical and innovative new way to acquire through hire from the local community. The website went live in March 2010.  The site…

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The Chancellor at No. 42

The Badger - March 2, 2009

[caption id="attachment_4077" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Goodness gracious me! It’s the new University of Sussex Chancellor: Sanjeev Bhaskar (Photo: knowledgenetwork)"][/caption] The new University Chancellor was announced last week as…

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‘Careless cyclists’ to blame for own accidents say Sussex Police

The Badger - January 26, 2009

[caption id="attachment_3037" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="1 in 3 bicycle accidents last year were caused by cyclists "][/caption] Cyclists in Brighton and Hove are to blame for a third…

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Controversial professor ‘banned from Sussex’ dies

The Badger - January 19, 2009

[caption id="attachment_2836" align="alignleft" width="224" caption="Coverage of the uproar from "Unionews", an early incarnation of The Badger, in 1973"][/caption] ‘War criminals on the lecture circuit!’ ran the headline…

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Brighton’s cold age pensioners

The Badger - January 19, 2009

[caption id="attachment_2857" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Pensioners in Brighton are pier-ing into the abyss (photo: Mark Brocklehurst)"][/caption] Vulnerable people living in the Brighton area are being left in the…

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PC Plod’s un-PC blog

The Badger - January 19, 2009

A special constable in Brighton has resigned following the exposure of an online blog containing racist remarks and threats to an unnamed love rival.  The trainee, Rob…

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UK students should study abroad says Higher Education Minister

The Badger - November 10, 2008

Higher education minister David Lammy said last Tuesday that students in the UK must be encouraged to spend time studying abroad. Lammy said that he wanted it…

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New international student legislation “appalling”

The Badger - November 10, 2008

From the end of this month international students wanting to come to the UK to study will be subject to finger-printing, in a piloting of the biometric…

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Landlords – fit and proper people?

The Badger - November 3, 2008

[caption id="attachment_1412" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="The proposed changes would mean tougher regulation for landlords (photo: guardian.co.uk)"][/caption] Landlords may have to be deemed “fit and proper” before being allowed…

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Scientific subject intake improving

The Badger - November 3, 2008

[caption id="attachment_1434" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="Science subjects had been suffering but recent figures are encouraging (photo: Sara Avanzino)"][/caption] National intake for science, maths and modern language degrees is…

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Student Unions express dismay over NUS Extraordinary Conference

The Badger - November 3, 2008

[caption id="attachment_1455" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="NUS President Wes Streeting (Photo: wes4pres.co.uk)"][/caption] The leadership of the NUS, backed by the majority of the NEC (National Executive Committee) is aiming…

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Downs under threat

The Badger - November 3, 2008

Concerns have arisen over the impact that new development schemes will have on the South Downs. The SDC (South Downs Campaign), a network of over 150 organisations,…

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Black Panthers come to Sussex

The Badger - November 3, 2008

Emory Douglas, former Minister of Culture of the Black Panthers, is coming to Sussex to give a lecture on the importance of art in revolution and representation.…

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Meeting discusses critical state of Studentification in Brighton

The Badger - October 27, 2008

[caption id="attachment_1094" align="alignleft" width="162" caption="More and more HMOs in Brighton are being let to students (photo: Nick Blumsom)"][/caption] On Friday 17 October students, established residents and council…

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Rage against the caffeine

The Badger - October 13, 2008

[caption id="attachment_767" align="alignleft" width="290" caption="A rally outside Starbucks in St. James Street, Kemptown"][/caption] On bustling St James’s Street in Brighton, the epicentre of controversy and debate lies…

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Lewes Road cycle lane under threat

The Badger - October 13, 2008

Brighton and Hove City Council are proposing to remove a key section of the Lewes Road cycle lane close to Sainsbury’s. The proposals have been put forward…

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‘Studentification’ threatens local communities

The Badger - October 6, 2008

[caption id="attachment_267" align="alignleft" width="217" caption="Students blight the Lewes Road area of Brighton"][/caption] The government announced plans last week to reduce the adverse effects of densely-populated student areas…