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Scotrail’s failings show why nationalisation could be a viable solution

Between 1994 and 1997, British Rail was privatised. This was done due to an ideological fervour sweeping through a few Tory MPs, not a desire to improve transportation. Reasons given for this were the stale sandwiches, lack of commercial flair and an ability of the private sector to encourage greater competition. But British Rail was […]

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Museums must face their history of colonialism like the NMS

Everyone has heard of the term cultural appropriation. Coined in the 1990s, today it is being levied at many celebrities. Everyone probably has a view in these debates, however, the same issues surrounding museums have often been overlooked. As growing numbers of indigenous groups push for the return of artefacts stolen during colonisation, there is […]

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The Student interviews Eleri Connick, 2018-2019 EUSA President

News writer Harriet Steele interviews Edinburgh University Students’ Association President, Eleri Connick. So far in your time as President, what have you felt most proud of achieving? The Participation Grant being open to International Students. This was a really important part of my campaign because taking part in extra-curricular activities at university can bring so […]