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Review: Whistle Stop Barber Shop

The Whistle Stop Barber Shop is confused. Is it a vintage hairdressers or an American diner? This place screams identity crisis. Inspired loosely by American culture, Whistle Stop features elements of a baseball themed Harlem store, the metallic design of a Brooklyn loft and – imitating Panda & Sons – an old-fashioned barber shop filled […]

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Miss Piggy UK Visits… TriBeCa

TriBeCa, who aim to provide ‘a little slice of the big apple in the heart of your neighbourhood’ opened their Edinburgh branch in August 2015. According to their website, which boasts TriBeCa’s supposed fame in Glasgow, the establishment is ‘instantly recognizable by the queue of hungry customers spilling out onto the pavement, and the distinctive […]

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Miss Piggy UK Visits… Meltmongers

Struggling with post-holiday January blues? Not to mention, Scotland’s Baltic weather conditions? Well thank cheesus for Edinburgh’s newest eatery, Meltmongers. Located on the edge of Bruntsfield Links, Meltmongers have been grilling up a storm for just two weeks now, offering American inspired comfort food that is bound to put a smile on your face and […]

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Review: Bread Meets Bread

Bread Meats Bread does exactly what it says on the tin, and much much more. Not only is their menu vast with finger-licking messy high-quality Scotch beef burgers, but they also cater for hot dog enthusiasts, spicy food fans, grilled cheese lovers and vegetarians, and even offer gluten-free and dairy-free alternatives too. Hallelujah! Edinburgh’s love […]

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Religion at university

In the media recently, there have been a lot of controversial statements surrounding the compatibility of religion with university life. Just this week, The Guardian reported that: “Religion is on the wane” as “atheism has soared among young Britons”. These headlines throw light on the issue of how religious students in Edinburgh deal with university […]

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News Jack: Pandamonium

This week, Newsjack makes a departure from it’s usual embittered and satirical self, to take a jaunt into the world of poetry. In this new and cultured chapter in Newsjack’s illustrious tenure, our guest poet Ailidh Forlan waxes lyrical about the recent focus on Tian Tian’s reproductive system. Pandas, the cheeky rascals, have recently shown […]