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Balancing the Olympics with student life

If you spotted Ancient History student Liv White at the Big Cheese on a Saturday night or in the library café queue of sleep deprived students, you’d no doubt think…

Was it all worth it? Summer jobs put to the test

Internships. For some (more productive) students, this word brings to mind memories of a high-flying summer in which they dressed up like proper grown-ups, pranced around a brand new city,…

50:50 representation is key to Scottish politics

Only a few weeks ago, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon publicly backed the 50:50 campaign. Supporting the introduction of legislative quotas which ensure 50% representation for women on public boards, councils…

The Donation Debate: Sperm donors and anonymity

Approximately one in seven couples in the UK have fertility problems. An estimated 7,000 patients receive treatment with donated eggs and sperm every year and 2,000 children are born annually…

Swiping Right: The Tinder Generation

Are you on Tinder? For the majority of generation Z singles, this is not an unusual question. Described by The Guardian as “a strange phenomenon, yet also a natural evolution…

Feminism breaks a sweat

We’ve all seen the classic “feel the burn” sports advertisements on TV: gushes of sweat, bodies covered in mud, and moments of near collapse from absolute exhaustion. Yet, as the…

Procrastination: time waster or state of creativity?

Exploring the dangers and potential benefits of students’ worst habit: It’s 1.30am and you’re sat in the library, staring at the blank screen on which your essay should now be…

Benefits sanctions to blame for UK food poverty crisis

In 2013, Trussell Trust food banks gave 913,138 people a three-day emergency food parcel in the UK. This number is increasing every day. Only five years ago, Trussell Trust had…