• Thu. Feb 29th, 2024

Rare Disease Day 2024: Living with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

Each year, Rare Disease Day celebrates those with rare conditions across the world. On February 29th, the three hundred million people living with rare conditions, as well as their families,…

The Short Rant: Lidl rush hour

Its 5pm on a Friday evening, and here I am, happily writing away with a grin on my face. Why so happy, I hear you ask? Well, it’s because I’m…

Reviewing Pizza Paradise

It’s three in the morning, still two hours before close, and sit down dinners are in full swing at Edinburgh’s favourite and seemingly only late night spot. Pizza Paradise, with…

The art of the solo date

When I moved to Edinburgh three years ago, I languished for a while in the loneliness that comes with living in a new city. Hopeful, wide-eyed, and freshly eighteen, I…

Last week at the BAFTAS…

Award shows have something for everybody: if it’s not the movies or TV you’re into, the red-carpet looks are most definitely the next best thing. And this year, the attendees…

The Greens need students and students need the Greens

Young people and students have consistently been marginalised within Westminster politics. As of 2023, 55% of young adults (18-24) in the UK say that the UK democracy doesn’t serve them…

Big Cheese isn’t dead yet

Big Cheese is definitively not dead. To claim Big Cheese is dead would seriously undermine the achievements of Edinburgh University students to make the most out of a dire clubbing…

The farce of Simon Fanshawe’s election

In the University of Edinburgh’s own description of the rector’s role, it clearly states that the Rector must ‘ensure all voices are heard in making important decisions’ and for the…