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Nobel laureate to join pro-divestment occupation, spend night with protesters

Dr Graciela Chichilnisky, the Nobel Prize winning economist who worked extensively on the Kyoto Protocol, has announced that she intends to spend tomorrow evening with the protesters at the pro-divestment occupation at the University of Edinburgh. Speaking to The Student about the occupation at the Charles Stewart Building, the economist, whose work created a carbon […]

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Political engagement is not equal to political activism: students must now embrace the latter

We are now faced with a Tory government, unfettered by the Liberal Democrats’ capacity to arguably curb the former’s ideological assault on society’s most vulnerable. Left-leaning students, who, although may be worldly and well informed of current-affairs, woke up on Friday morning with an immense sense of helplessness that their passionately held views have amounted to […]