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93% Club launches petition to the University of Edinburgh on cost-of-living

The University of Manchester and Queen’s University Belfast are both issuing one-off cost of living payments to full-time students. The University of Manchester are giving students £170 and Queen’s University Belfast £150. The 93% Club Edinburgh have asked the University of Edinburgh to also make a cost-of-living payment, and have started a petition.  Andrew Wilson, President […]

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Gavin Williamson – what will it take to end his political career?

Gavin Williamson has been around the block a little bit. Defence Secretary. Sacked due to Huawei leakings. Education Minister. Sacked in Johnson’s reshuffle. Minister of State. Resigned due to allegations of bullying and misconduct. Mr Williamson is evidently an experienced minister (or not, depending on how you value ministerial musical chairs). However, experienced or not […]

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G20 summit starts

The G20 summit began on 15 November, with the aim to coordinate global policy on the climate crisis and the economy.  A key focus of the summit will be the ongoing war in Ukraine. This year, the G20 summit will be held in Bali, hosted by the Indonesian President Joko Widodo, with the theme being […]

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Is Bonfire Night more trouble than its worth?

Bonfire Night has been a major event ever since Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up Parliament.  However, there has been a shift away from the nice celebrations, with small sparklers and fireworks to a night that causes chaos and issues across the UK. This year’s firework celebrations saw major disruptions within Edinburgh. Specialist officers had […]

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Meal Deal Heartache

I love a meal deal. It is convenient for everyday student life, and for the £3 it costs, also a pretty decent for the student budget. In February, Tesco increased the price from £3 to £3.50, however, with your Clubcard the price stayed the same at £3. So, whilst there was the price increase, your […]

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The Soup Saga of Just Stop Oil and Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers is not the only artwork that has faced the consequences of climate change this year. Earlier this year the Mona Lisa had custard splattered over her, with her vandal proclaiming that there was not enough focus on “the planet”. These instances demand that focus be taken away from artwork and driven […]