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Inside Mental Health Research

For a lot of us, when we think about mental health we might think of names of mental health issues, statistics, or personal experiences. But this article will focus on…

Happy Hormones

Serotonin and dopamine are two key buzzwords when considering mental health. But what do these chemical combinations of carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and hydrogen do for us? First, let us boil…

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…

Why you should care about Movember

Movember sees many men grow moustaches, but what is the real reason for this? Movember was created in 2003, with two friends growing a moustache in order to raise money…

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…

What is to blame for poor mental health among young people?

This week’s issue of The Student is dedicated to student mental health, something that I know every student at university will have been touched by, whether personally or through friends…

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…

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…