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Claire Hutchison

Science & Technology Editor and Secretary of The Student, 4th year Environmental Geoscience student.
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Hollywood is too quick to forgive those with a history of abuse

Content Warning: Domestic Abuse Last week, Casey Affleck won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Manchester by the Sea. This win was marred with controversy, due…

We need to talk about antidepressants

In 2014 eight per cent of students at The University of Edinburgh sought student counselling. This was a 75 per cent increase in three years – the highest seen by…

Scientists discover that there are four species of giraffe, rather than just one

It has been recently discovered that there are four different species of giraffe. This comes as a surprise to scientists, as it has been long thought that there was just…

Trainspotting

Trainspotting is located in the Assembly Underground; the set resembles a derelict warehouse with graffiti covering the walls. Upon entrance, each audience member is given a glow stick and you…

Interview with the students who have founded Project Elpis

Samuel Kellerhals and Alexandros Angelopoulos are two second year students studying Environmental & Ecological Sciences with Management at the University of Edinburgh. They have recently created Elpis: a project that…

New fossil discoveries solve enigma surrounding T-rex evolution

Two archaeological discoveries have been made, shedding further light on the evolution of both the Tyrannosaurus Rex and living birds. Additionally, a study published in The Proceedings of the National…

Anxiety proven to be beneficial in dangerous situations

In the UK alone, there are over 53 million prescriptions for anti-depressants given out every year by the NHS. This medication is used to treat anxiety or depression. It is…