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The Short Rant: the worser pasta

Grace O’Neal thinks she’s got pasta problems. Personally, I’m sceptical. But if she wants to stand by her claims, I invite her to come back with some stats, for example, what kind of glue? Is it eco friendly? Is it vegan? These are questions that a true pasta connoisseur of Generation Z would have investigated […]

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The Pasta Disasta of 2k21

Grace O’Neal thinks she’s got pasta problems. Personally, I had never even heard of bow-tie pasta needing glue to hold itself together (as do most of us, let’s be honest, so who am I to judge) and I’m not even 100% convinced it’s true. But if she wants to stand by her earlier claims, I […]

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Not all men, but too many men

CW: Sexual Assault Walk fast and keep your head down. Avoid making eye contact but stay alert and aware of your surroundings. Don’t wear anything that could draw attention to you. Always be ready to scream if you feel threatened. At night, never walk home alone. Are you a woman? Do you tend to leave […]

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Baker Peter spills beans

Cast your mind back to Edinburgh this time last year. It’s 2020, amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Freshers’ week was effectively cancelled, and you are now spending endless days stuck inside your flat enjoying mouldy fruits (if they were ever ripe to begin with) of online learning. 10am and listening to that week’s lecturer monotonously recite […]

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Anti-choice protestors: an abhorrent societal plague

This week, Back Off Scotland, a group campaigning for the implementation of 150-metre buffer zones around clinics providing abortion services, launched their first nation-wide petition. It comes as 40 Days For Life, a Texas-founded pro-life (or more fittingly, anti-choice) group, begins their first set of 40-day protests this year for Lent. For those of us […]