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Niamh Anderson

Niamh is a fourth-year History student, who was Editor in Chief in her second year. She spends her ‘free’ time researching women’s lives and performing emotional labour by explaining emotional labour to men.
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Edinburgh’s cosiest corners to curl up with a good book

Here are the top five places to read in Edinburgh – that are not the National Museum Balcony Cafe, because if we are honest, it is pretty, but it is…

Golden Hare Short Story Club

Edinburgh is lucky enough to benefit from numerous independent bookshops, including Lighthouse Books, the Edinburgh Bookshop, Transreal Fiction, Armchair Books, and Golden Hare Books. This bookish community is growing from…

The Student’s top five literary masterpieces for LGBT+ History Month

It’s February 2019 and the gay agenda is out in full force. It is a time to celebrate our queerness, contemplate our history, and think about the work we still…

Breaking News: What’s happening to modern journalism?

We are, for the first time in modern history, facing the prospect of how societies would exist without reliable news,” Alan Rusbridger writes in Breaking News. He is, of course,…

Jameela Jamil and the right to the body positivity movement

Last week, Jameela Jamil rejected an offer of a role of a deaf woman, telling the filmmakers to give it to an actually deaf person. She has suffered from congenital…

Bridget Lawless on the Staunch Prize

Violence against women is everywhere; in our lives, and as a vastly overused trope on our screens and in our books. It is exhausting for women and non binary people…

She Chose Me

Crime thriller novels about intense, passionate, obsessive relationships are not uncommon. But novels about these relationships being shared in a familial context, between a mother and a daughter, are less…

Wildlife

Paul Dano’s directorial debut Wildlife is undeniably a career-making moment, but not for Dano. Rather, in a film which could be described as pretty but empty, Carey Mulligan shines. Breaking…