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Abigail King

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Liz Truss’ car crash of an economic defence

Like that pantomime villain that just won’t leave, Liz Truss is back and kicking. Almost a year after her car crash of a premiership, she’s delivered a speech to the…

Conversations with flatmates: personal finance

For a generation that’s remarkably good at breaking many social stigmas, we seem to have failed atbreaking the taboo over personal finances. Even among my flatmates, who I share rent…

I tried out “Threads” so you don’t have to – and here’s what I found out

A day after America celebrated sticking two fingers up to the British, Mark Zuckerberg (of Facebook, Meta, and that infamous meme fame) decided to stick his own up to Elon…

Humza Yousaf and the SNP

I’ve been watching the recent SNP elections like a bemused child might watch a house burn down. Am I proud of this? No. I understand I should be taking this…

Does secondhand shopping promote good shopping habits?

I want to shop secondhand. An easy sentence to say (or maybe more accurately: type). It always garners some encouragement from friends, some virtue in the eyes of others. It’s…

The Drama of the University’s Secret Harp

Music and culture are crucial components of society. We pursue them for joy. We pursue them because we can. And yet, for students at Edinburgh University, it seems this source…

Mansplaining: I know what I’m talking about

When I told my flatmate I was writing about “mansplaining at uni,” she erupted in laughter. “I have some stories,” she offered. Yeah. Me too, sister. It seems that for…

Solidarity for the Strikes in the STEM Department?

In the southern suburbs of Edinburgh, a 40 minute walk from main campus, the Kings buildings sit proudly, an oasis of scientific knowledge and objective truth that’s set far apart…