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Helen Elston

Helen Elston is The Student’s Literature Editor and was a Comedy Editor for the Fringe Festival Edition 2015

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Trump’s America does not reflect British policies

The cosy relationship between Theresa May and Donald Trump is destined for failure. Her hopeless fawning over Trump is nothing more than a misguided and hopeless attempt to secure the…

Trump inauguration: an Edinburgh student’s experience

Washington D.C. has been a city of turmoil over the last few days. On Thursday, masses of army trucks, secret service personnel, and police cars flocked to the city in…

We must stand in solidarity against Trump’s regressive policies

Trump’s recent win has cast a mournful and solemn mood over America’s capital. DC has become a graveyard: a lesser version of its pre-election self, clouded by the loss of…

ROYGBIV: Culture in Exams

Examination time can be stressful: waking up at 7.20 every morning to reserve a seat in the library like a keen tourist armed with a towel with the goal of…

Review: Voujon

Curry might not be an immediate choice when considering a meal out. Indeed, preconceived ideas of a tiny eatery with takeaway goers rushing in and out (whilst keeping open the…

Frankenstein

Image courtesy of Erica Belton. Frankenstein Bedlam Theatre Run Ended Frankenstein is a difficult text to dramatise. From the crucial intricacy of the novel’s structure, to the use of first-person…

Bridget Jones and why she’s not a Feminist

Bridget Jones is a character I hate to love. She’s a fictional character who has developed such an aura that she has become a real being. Of course, this also…

Atwood probes society’s absolutist assumptions

Atwood’s genre of writing is difficult to define. Dystopian? Feminist? Sci-fi? Or some kind of hybrid that includes all of the above? Such versatility and adaptability was apparent in her…