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The prevention of climate change is not just a personal matter

The response to climate change, has for so long, rested on individual actions to effect collective results. Put simply, do your recycling and get a keep cup. Don’t get me…

Government policies on mental health are symptomatic of more pervasive negligence

Recent reports have shown the amount of hospital beds dedicated to patients with acute mental health conditions has fallen by 30 per cent in the last nine years, despite promises…

Grim

Grim by Glaswegian author Gavin McCallion is a monstrous Halloween delight. In the style of magical realism made popular by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, the story follows three narratives…

Yandy’s “sexy” Handmaid’s Tale costume is completely laughable

It didn’t even hit October this year before the first Halloween controversy of 2018, with online store Yandy selling a ‘sexy’ Handmaid’s Tale outfit. The website has now taken down…

Blaming students for cyber-attacks on universities is nonsensical and offensive

There is no doubt that anxiety over cybersecurity and data protection is on the rise. Even the most stubborn ostriches will find it hard to plant their heads in the…

An earlier exam diet release will alleviate unwanted anxiety

Exam season is upon us and with it comes the usual flurry of anxieties, all-nighters and annoyance. The latter can stem from all kinds of sources at this emotionally charged…

Mathieson’s pay is a sign of wider systemic problems

The early months of 2018 will be memorable at the University of Edinburgh for two reasons: the appointment of Principal Peter Mathieson and the staff strikes for pension security. The…

Social media can help to strengthen our relationships

Although dating in the information age is one thing, its impact on pre-existing relationships is another game entirely. Snapchat, Instagram and others have created a uniquely 21st century style of…