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Writer Flo Perry talks stigma, sexpectations and feminist sex

We’ve all sat through that one painfully awkward sex education lesson, blushing and suppressing giggles as our friend fumbles with a condom stretched over a phallic piece of fruit or…

Exploring the Archives: how much has changed in 100 years?

It goes without saying that the style of The Student newspaper has changed significantly over the years. But its aim as a publication, to provide a platform for the student…

A Christmas Wrap-Up: the holiday habits of Brits this season

The holiday period is defined by tradition. We hum carols, wince at sprouts and sport colourful paper crowns as, in the words of rock and roll legend Billy Mack, ‘Christmas…

You Season 2

New season. New city. New attractive female target. Same disturbingly murderous show. The highly anticipated second season of Netflix’s You opens with our notorious narrator, Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), declaring…

‘There’s more to fighting climate change than just owning a KeepCup’, says Green Party candidate Ben Parker

The Student spoke to Ben Parker, the Green Party candidate for Edinburgh South West, to find out why he thinks the party’s policies could appeal to young people. How did…

Jewish, afraid and dreading election day

The day is December 12th. You feel a buzz of anticipation in the crisp Edinburgh air. You rub your shivering hands together as you step through the doors of your…

Iraqi influencers are risking their lives to fight for women’s rights

The role of the social media influencer is becoming more and more prevalent in Western society. Where before the style tips of a magazine, a friend or a mannequin might…

The campus struggles every Northerner must face

Growing up in Leeds, I never particularly noticed my northernness. Surrounded by other Yorkshire pudding-eating, umbrella-carrying lads and lasses, the customs of the North were all I knew. But upon…