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How to cope with failure: unpacking success at University

It seems sometimes that the fear of failure inflicts more distress than failure itself. Out of the many emotions students may feel on a daily or weekly basis, there seems no bigger dread than failure. We reside within a culture that seems to have an invisible cloak of shame when it comes to things not […]

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How are food and fuel shortages affecting students?

As the United Kingdom begins to reopen and recover from the pandemic, supply chain issues have become a problem across the nation. With these problems now expected to last until Christmas, more and more people are experiencing the effects of shortages. The government explained that due to Brexit, the pandemic and other general economic conditions, […]

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How hybrid is your hybrid learning?

With the new academic year beginning, many students waited to hear about how hybrid the hybrid learning at Edinburgh would be. Following an email at the end of last semester, the Vice Principle assured students they would have more in-person teaching next semester compared to the previous year, which for many of us was nothing.  […]

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Scots suffering from eating disorders need more support

TW: eating disorders According to Dr Stephen Anderson, Chairman of the Eating Disorders Faculty of Psychiatrists in Scotland, “eating disorders are the deadliest and most lethal of mental health conditions.” Current services for treatment and support in Scotland are unequal across the country and are underfunded.  Maddy Wallace, a student reading Medicine at The University […]

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Celebrating female creators- Emerald Fennell

In honour of International Women’s Day, I want to share the work of Emerald Fennell. Some may recognise her as Camilla in The Crown, but for me, Fennell is a screenwriter and producer whose work I have come to enjoy. What I like most about Fennell is her versatility in her career, which is only […]

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The Crown season four review

I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that when The Crown season four was released on Netflix on Sunday 15 November, I was ready and waiting.  Olivia Coleman, Tobias Menzies, Helena Bonham Carter, Josh O’Connor and Erin Doherty reprise their roles and bring another layer of depth to the royals. Navigating marriage, parenthood, family […]

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XOXO Gossip Girl: back and more diverse than before

Spotted on the Steps of the Met: rumour has it Gossip Girl is making a comeback, and I for one am excited. The story of money, power, love, betrayal, secrets and deceit of the elite Upper East Siders was, and always will be, addictive. An avid fan of the completely binge-worthy show, it’s always to hand whenever […]