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Protestors in Nicolson Square Block Attempted Immigration ‘Raid’

At around 5:30PM on Friday the 6th of May, an Edinburgh resident saw two unlabelled vans with ‘immigration support’ signs in the windscreen pull up alongside the restaurants between Nicolson Square Gardens and George Square, and several Home Office Immigration Enforcement officers jump out.  The person assumed this was an attempt to detain and deport […]

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A love offering from my heart to humanity: ‘Gifting Art Space’ a colourful community haven on Middle Meadow Walk.

A colourful community haven on Middle Meadow Walk Those of you who have walked across middle meadow walk on a Sunday last semester may have noticed a colourful addition, with everything from art projects to delicious free food to jam sessions. The Student spoke to the organiser of this ‘Gifting Art Space’, Bernadette. Bernadette has […]

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The bitter reality at the heart of Valentine’s Day Chocolate

On the 14th, supermarket shelves will be piled high with heart-shaped chocolates and truffles, but few consider the darkness at the heart of chocolate production. The bitter reality behind these sweet treats is that the chocolate industry is propped up by child labour and slavery. At a time when people are expressing love and care […]

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ESEA heritage month: an interview with Racism Unmasked

Noushka Summerfield talks to Allie De Lay, co-founder of Racism Unmasked, about celebrating ESEA creatives in their new art show. Can you tell us a little about Racism Unmasked, how it was founded and its goals? My friend Feiya Hu and I co-founded it together after a hate crime was committed on our university campus […]

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What’s happened to tomorrow?

Since March, we have been looking forward, constantly, towards the future, the light at the end of the tunnel – in a few weeks, next month, next summer, next semester, next year… As a new year dawns, with another strict lockdown and no clear end in sight, what do young people – the generation who […]