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Anti-Arabism and Islamophobia: the world desensitised to our suffering

Content warnings: racism, islamophobia, harassment, and death Whenever there’s unrest in the Middle East, there is a rise in anti-Arab sentiment and Islamophobia as well as increased desensitization towards Arab…

What is wrong with the Scottish Premiership?

Since 1985–1986, no team other than the Celtic and Rangers has won the Scottish Premiership (SPL). The last team to win other than these two teams was Aberdeen for their…

Edinburgh students worry about cost of living as winter looms

The Student has surveyed University of Edinburgh students to investigate how they feel about covering living costs this winter. This survey comes after a report by the Office for Students…

To be Arab in our Western world

As the Israeli government continues its war crimes, blatantly disregarding all human rights and refusing to give the Palestinian people back their land (encouraged from the sidelines by the United…

Former Pittsburgh Penguins player Adam Johnson, 29, dies in on-ice accident

The international ice hockey community is mourning the tragic death of Adam Johnson after a freak on-ice accident. Johnson, 29, was a forward for the Nottingham Panthers of the Elite…

Character arcs and the beauty of growth: why we find human transformation so inspiring

Character arcs are incredibly personal and this is what makes them so compelling. Character arcs in literature are the backbone from which the story guides itself. They bring liveliness and…

F1 Academy and the fight for a more inclusive and diverse future in motorsports

When the F1 academy was announced last year, there was scepticism. The new series had been revealed just as it was reported that the beloved female-only racing series W Series…

Must-see exhibitions to fill your weekend! 

Studying in Edinburgh means having so many incredible galleries and museums at your front door; however, it can quickly get overwhelming to remember when and where these events are and…