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Live Review: Kris Drever intimately tells everyday stories to a transfixed crowd at La Belle Angele

The most striking thing about entering La Belle Angele is silence. Venue staff stretch towards you as much as possible across the bartop, lest they disturb anyone nearby. This comes…

Terminal V: A chat with the founders of Scotland’s electronic festival

Terminal V Festival is Scotland’s largest one-day electronic music festival, returning on Easter Saturday, 20 April 2019 at Edinburgh’s Royal Highland Centre. We talked to the founders and University of…

Incoming Disabled Students’ Liberation Officer: Ellen Blunsdon

Ellen Blundson is the newly elected and incoming Disabled Students’ Officer for 2019-2020. The Student was able to discuss her ideas for the upcoming year with her. The conversation started…

Sober halls are not the answer to combat unhealthy drinking habits

A study by UCL has found that more than one in five of students are teetotal. The NUS has suggested that increasing student debt, alongside the high cost of drinking…

Personal experience: new university proposal will cause harm

The University of Edinburgh is attempting to implement a proposal which would enable a panel to force students to take interruptions to their studies if deemed necessary for mental health…

Kitty Macfarlane warms hearts on a dreich Edinburgh night

The most noticeable thing when descending the steps to Brig Below, the underground venue attached to Bar Brig on Leith Walk, was the constant dripping of water in front of…

After the elections, the policies of losing competitors should not be forgotten

With the annual Students’ Association elections over, we now know who will be representing the interests of the student body next academic year. Competition for sabbatical positions has been particularly…

Cross-campus solidarity is what our university staff need

The industrial action taken by the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) over changes to pensions is not just an opportunity for us to stand in solidarity with our lecturers as…