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Ukrainian Society criticises “one-sided” Edinburgh Tab article about anti-Russian sentiment on campus

Update, 9:55pm, 3 December: This story has been updated with statements by The Edinburgh Tab and the Russian Speaking Society. They can be viewed at the bottom of this article. The Edinburgh University Ukrainian Society (EUUS) has criticised a recent article in The Edinburgh Tab discussing the Russian-Speaking Society (RSS) at the University. Published on […]

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Review: An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

During a time of pre-exam worries and the ever-approaching end of the semester, I decided to treat myself to an evening of letting go of all my university stress. While I normally feel guilty for canceling a night of studying during exam season, actually making time for myself and choosing to take a break was […]

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93% Club launches petition to the University of Edinburgh on cost-of-living

The University of Manchester and Queen’s University Belfast are both issuing one-off cost of living payments to full-time students. The University of Manchester are giving students £170 and Queen’s University Belfast £150. The 93% Club Edinburgh have asked the University of Edinburgh to also make a cost-of-living payment, and have started a petition.  Andrew Wilson, President […]

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Review: Scottish Ballet’s The Snow Queen

Winter has come to Edinburgh. Streets are packed with pedestrians bundled in cozy coats and scarves, icy cold air turns cheeks rosy, and, most importantly, the Scottish Ballet’s The Snow Queen is playing at the Festival Theatre. There is no better way to celebrate the start of the festive season than to book tickets to […]

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Superman Returns

With Henry Cavill set to don the cape once more, is it time to reconsider Zack Snyder’s contribution to the DCEU? While in 2022 there is seemingly a new (if slightly tired) super-powered blockbuster showing at your local picture house every fortnight, the cinematic landscape in 2013 was a different prospect all together. The superhero […]

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Culture Music

Blackstarkids CYBERKISS* – A Digital Landscape of Constructed Nostalgia?  

Blackstarkids, signed under the same label as Beabadoobee and Glass Animals, offer their listener many different styles on CYBERKISS*. The album takes you on a journey without subscribing to any genre. In terms of its consistent identity, however, it is inarguably a sentimental homage to the early 2000s. CYBERKISS* takes many musical and artistic themes […]

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Art Culture

Interview with ECA Art Student Katy Tulloch

Katy Tulloch (she/her) is fourth-year Fine Art student specializing in intermedia and History of Art at ECA. Her practice includes, ink work, sculpture, photography and embroidery. Her History of Art courses includes research into Optics, Renaissance and the Aztecs. Her breadth of interests across different time periods is important in her practice.  Sienna: Is there […]

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Staff Strikes – a rallying call to physical solidarity

Following a record approval of over 80 per cent on ballots concerning both pensions and working conditions, UCU members nationwide have commenced another round of historic strike action. As 4th year students we’ve lost countless weeks of university to strikes, and have a right to be frustrated, especially considering the astronomical amounts we fork out […]