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Science

The mysterious female orgasm: is the G spot even a thing?

In sex education lessons from as young as 10, we learn what sex is, and that during intercourse involving a male it typically concludes with the release of sperm through orgasm. Seemingly black and white at first, to many young people it may not even be obvious that other types of orgasm exist, ones which […]

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News

Striking staff’s wages to be reinvested in student hardship fund

University of Edinburgh Principal Peter Mathieson announced on Thursday in an email to students that additional funds arising from striking staff’s unpaid wages are to be invested in the Student Hardship Fund, as well as in an all-new Student Opportunity Fund. On the topic of salaries forfeited by UCU members who took part in industrial […]

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Editorial

Politics, poetry, “pot and pills”: 130 years of The Student

8 November 1887. “Students are awakening to a sense of power and responsibility for their share in wise management of the University”. Or so says the editorial published on that day, in edition one of The Student. The brain child of Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Browning and John Stuart Blackie, The Student was founded following […]

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EUSA Elections 2018 News

Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Activities and Services candidate Kai Stuart

The Student sat down with VP Activities and Services candidate Kai Stuart to discuss access to counselling, widening participation in societies, and a new Students’ Association website. Would you be able to run through your main manifesto points? First of all, free sanitary products. It’s a policy that a lot of candidates are promising but […]

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EUSA Elections 2018 News

Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Welfare candidate Allie McGregor

The Student sat down with Vice President Welfare candidate Allie McGregor to talk mental health support, university expansion, and international students. Could you give us an outline of your manifesto pledges? One of the most important things for me is working on a welfare strategy for groups that people don’t tend to talk about as […]

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EUSA Elections 2018 News

Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Welfare candidate Kai O’Doherty

The Student sat down with current VP Activites and Services Kai O’Doherty to discuss developing a university sexual violence policy, championing diversity, and why they are running for VP Welfare this year. Which of your manifesto points is most important to you? Close to my heart would definitely be better mental health support, so that […]

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Features

The quest for the truth and the Human Library

Content warning: transphobia, mental illness, mention suicide The Human Library is an international organisation whose purpose is providing a space in which people’s stereotypes, prejudices, and beliefs may be challenged through dialogue. For Katy Jon Went, this is truer than most. After first going along to an event in 2008 in order to help come […]

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Features

The quest for the truth and the Human Library

Content warning: transphobia, mental illness, mention suicide The Human Library is an international organisation whose purpose is providing a space in which people’s stereotypes, prejudices, and beliefs may be challenged through dialogue. For Katy Jon Went, this is truer than most. After first going along to an event in 2008 in order to help come […]