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Darius McQuaid was the news editor for the Yorker, an online student newspaper at York University.

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Savile, Leveson and the Olympics: The stories that made the headlines in 2012, Notebook

Savile, Leveson and the Olympics: The stories that made the headlines in 2012

This year has been an interesting one to say the least and we have witnessed a lot. The year the Mayans prophesied we would see the end of the world has certainly been eventful.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Saturday, 22 December 2012 at 4:00 pm

Graduate unemployment, meningitis, Behcet’s and me, Notebook

Graduate unemployment, meningitis, Behcet’s and me

Last July I graduated from York University, a highly respected institution, after studying history. Despite this I have been unable to secure a job for a whole year now.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 9 October 2012 at 12:46 pm

The curse of meningitis: ‘I have learnt to appreciate life on a brand new level’, Notebook

The curse of meningitis: ‘I have learnt to appreciate life on a brand new level’

To mark Meningitis awareness week Darius McQuaid shares his experience of suffering from the deadly disease and urges others to look out for the symptoms.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Monday, 17 September 2012 at 2:00 am

Olympics ‘Games Makers’ and why students perhaps aren’t as lazy as we think, Notebook

Olympics ‘Games Makers’ and why students perhaps aren’t as lazy as we think

Let’s be honest, the perception most people have of students is that they spend most of the day in bed, get up and watch a bit of afternoon TV and spend their evenings drinking and of course attend the odd lecture. Isn’t that what student life is all about?

By | Notebook, Olympics, Sport | Saturday, 30 June 2012 at 4:00 am

The Apprentice, fated or flawed?, Notebook

The Apprentice, fated or flawed?

Inventor Tom Pellereau has been announced this year’s apprentice, sorry, I should say business partner. After 12 weeks and 16 candidates an Apprentice has been picked for the seventh time. However, just how effective is Lord Sugar’s method of hiring and firing?

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 19 July 2011 at 12:26 pm

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