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Science

There Be Dragons at Inspace

Hidden in plain sight in the Bayes Centre, the Inspace Gallery is host to the exhibition There Be Dragons. It brings together five artworks from stand-alone artists and several in collaboration to ‘navigate the uncharted data territories of creative practice’ by examining narratives around data through creative practice and how data can be used within […]

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Fringe Theatre

Fringe 2022: Don’t Shoot the Albatross Review

Described as ‘pop music meets poetry’, ‘Don’t Shoot the Albatross, written and performed by Sam Woof McColl, offers a piece of new writing, fusing monologue, dance and original pop music to explore a contemporary queer experience of sex, trauma and memory. Performed for GOYA Theatre Company, it navigates the tricky art of the one-person show. […]

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EUSA Elections 2022 News

Interview with EUSA Presidential Candidate Eda Inal

Who are you and what do you feel sets you apart from other candidates? This is a really great question and one that I struggled with at first, because I was going to say I genuinely care. That’s what makes me different. But the truth is, so does everyone else running. Why else would they […]

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EUSA Elections 2022 News

Interview with EUSA VP Activities and Services Candidate, Natalia Ellingham

Following Xander Mannix’ withdrawal from the candidacy race, Natalia Ellingham (she/her), a fourth year History and Classics student, is running unopposed for Vice President Activities and Services (VPAS). Nevertheless, she is competing against re-open nominations, so The Student spoke to Natalia on her goals for the role, her motivations for standing and why she stands […]

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EUSA Elections 2022 News

Interview with EUSA Presidential Candidate, Fredrik Mohr

Among the candidates for the current EUSA Presidential election is third-year student Fredrik Mohr, a student who has hitherto had little involvement in student politics, but is concerned that there is a separation between student politics and the majority of the student body. Fredrik states he is ‘a regular student with no previous connections to […]

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News

Former University Rector criticises handling of transphobia allegations

The University of Edinburgh’s former Rector, Ann Henderson, has published an article criticising the institution’s handling of repeated ‘unsubstantiated public allegations of transphobia and abuse from a University of Edinburgh student organisation’ that ‘effectively went unchallenged by the University.’ The allegations described by Henderson began in August 2018, after Edinburgh Labour Students issued a public […]

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News

University of Edinburgh launches ‘Report and Support’ system to address sexual violence

The University of Edinburgh has launched a new “Report and Support” system, described as ‘a platform for reporting distressing situations related to sexual violence, harassment, domestic abuse, stalking and more.’ The system allows students to report such issues anonymously or named, and ensures that they can choose “what gender of staff will contact [them],” in […]