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Review: Katia Kvinge: Squirrel

Katia Kvinge is no ordinary comedian – she’s a relentless ball of energy, like the animal from which her show takes its name. While many others limit themselves to one…

Review: Iain Stirling: Onwards!

Iain Stirling is a hard man to pin down. A veteran of both children’s television and the generally more adult genre of stand-up, he is perhaps best known for playing…

Top 5 Packed Lunches- Ideas for the Library

Now that Edinburgh’s gloomy winter days are on their way out, it is time to revisit that good old student staple: the packed lunch. For some, the mention of packed…

Waste Not, Want Not: How reducing food waste could be easier than you think

As a student, it’s easy to feel intimidated at the prospect of trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle on a budget, particularly when also trying to make ethical and ecologically-friendly…

From Renaissance to Referendum: Women’s Voices in Scottish Poetry, Scottish Poetry Library

It is almost impossible to think of Scottish poetry without thinking of the triumvirate of Liz Lochhead, Carol Ann Duffy and Jackie Kay. However, women were not always so well…

Trichotillomania: I am literally tearing my hair out

I have a condition called trichotillomania, a mental illness that not a lot of people are aware of. Almost everyone, by the time they arrive at university, has heard of…