East Slope, no hope: heating and water fails
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East Slope, no hope: heating and water fails

Jessica Hubbard - February 6, 2017

Residents of East Slope have suffered from a lack of heating and hot water for the second time in a matter of months. Since January 26, residents…

Thousands protest Trump in Brighton
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Thousands protest Trump in Brighton

Freya Marshall Payne - February 6, 2017

Over 2000 students and residents gathered in central Brighton to protest President Trump’s immigration policy which spilled out into an unplanned march shutting down the city centre, lasting into…

Sussex students support Calais refugees
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Sussex students support Calais refugees

Freya Marshall Payne - November 2, 2016

Yaz Kharroubi Sussex students and Brighton groups collaborated to give food, blankets and suitcases to refugees being expelled from the notorious Calais Jungle. Thousands of people were…

Systems Down: IT Services Face Mid-Term Mayhem
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Systems Down: IT Services Face Mid-Term Mayhem

Glenn Houlihan - October 26, 2016

The university was forced to issue an apology after servers repeatedly crashed over the weekend, rendering Sussex Direct, Study Direct and the University Webmail inaccessible. The technical…

EXCLUSIVE: Sussex makes over £1m on accommodation
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EXCLUSIVE: Sussex makes over £1m on accommodation

Freya Marshall Payne - September 16, 2016

Most expensive on-campus accommodation exceeds 70% of student finance. Student campaigners demand rent cap. VC Tickell: “I invite them to come and talk to me as I’d…

Sussex allows senior lecturer to carry on teaching after assaulting student girlfriend
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Sussex allows senior lecturer to carry on teaching after assaulting student girlfriend

Freya Marshall Payne - August 12, 2016

Miriam Steiner and Freya Marshall Payne Content warning: domestic abuse, violence The Sussex community has been shaken by news that Dr Lee Salter, a Sussex Senior Lecturer…

Local Labour branch suspended and election results annulled amid opposing claims of misconduct
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Local Labour branch suspended and election results annulled amid opposing claims of misconduct

Freya Marshall Payne - July 19, 2016

Labour Leader Mr Corbyn shortly after being elected last year. Photo: Flickr Freya Marshall Payne The Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party has been suspended by the…

Brighton sees Leave and Remain supporters unite after Brexit
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Brighton sees Leave and Remain supporters unite after Brexit

Freya Marshall Payne - June 30, 2016

Freya Marshall Payne On June 28th an estimated 200 people gathered on The Level despite a heavy downpour to attend 'Brighton and Hove Stands together', a rally…

EU Referendum: the Badger guide to results night
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EU Referendum: the Badger guide to results night

Freya Marshall Payne - June 23, 2016

Pictured: the Meeting House was turned into a polling station on campus where many students have today cast their votes in the rain. Photo: Freya Marshall Payne…

EU Referendum: Sussex students say stay
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EU Referendum: Sussex students say stay

Freya Marshall Payne - April 27, 2016

Students have voted to give Sussex’s Students’ Union (UUSU) the green light to campaign for the remain side in the upcoming EU referendum on June 23. 543…

Rapper Akala talks decolonisation at Sussex
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Rapper Akala talks decolonisation at Sussex

Freya Marshall Payne - April 26, 2016

Photo: Akala with the organisers of the event. Award-winning Hip-hop artist Akala delivered ‘a talk on Hip-hop and Shakespeare’ on Wednesday 13th, as part of Sussex’s Decolonising…

NUS President elected amid ‘antisemitism’ row
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NUS President elected amid ‘antisemitism’ row

Mark Tovey - April 25, 2016

Malia Bouattia has been elected as the new President of the National Union of Students (NUS), during Last week’s NUS National Conference in Brighton where allegations of…

Updates on our best news stories
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Updates on our best news stories

Freya Marshall Payne - April 25, 2016

As a goodbye from the News team, we looked back through every issue of The Badger this year and selected a few of the best stories we’ve…

Former Badger Editor scoops award
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Former Badger Editor scoops award

Freya Marshall Payne - April 18, 2016

The Badger’s former Editor, Daniel Green, won Highly Commended for the “Outstanding Commitment” award at the Student Publication Association (SPA) National Conference last weekend. Dan was made…

New Vice-Chancellor announced: students react
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New Vice-Chancellor announced: students react

Freya Marshall Payne - April 18, 2016

The University of Sussex has appointed Professor Adam Tickell as its new Vice-Chancellor. He will replace current Vice-Chancellor Michael Farthing on 1st September 2016. Tickell is the…

Sexual assault at Sussex: analysis
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Sexual assault at Sussex: analysis

Freya Marshall Payne - April 18, 2016

Photo: Safer Sussex sit-in at Sussex House. Content warning: sexual violence and rape.  Around 5 years ago, a female student at Sussex University was raped, and lost…

Vice Chancellor Michael Farthing speaks out on student deportation case
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Vice Chancellor Michael Farthing speaks out on student deportation case

Freya Marshall Payne - April 11, 2016

An open letter signed by 200 members of staff demanding the University contest the Home Office’s recent decision to deport ex-student Luqman Onikosi has received a reply…

Over 200 Sussex staff members urge university to support student threatened with deportation
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Over 200 Sussex staff members urge university to support student threatened with deportation

Freya Marshall Payne - March 26, 2016

Sussex’s senior management team has recently received an open letter from over 200 Sussex members of staff,  including numerous academics, requesting that the university support recent MA student…

Campaign to save Sussex student from deportation
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Campaign to save Sussex student from deportation

Freya Marshall Payne - February 16, 2016

Recent Sussex MA student Luqman Onikosi is fighting the Home Office's decision to deport him to Nigeria following their rejection of his leave to remain application, which…

163 fined for watching TV without license
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163 fined for watching TV without license

Freya Marshall Payne - November 4, 2015

163 young people in Sussex between the ages of 18 and 25 have been caught watching live TV without a TV License over the past year. Research…