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Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood pressured by public to remove racist display of golliwog dolls

Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood, the oldest children’s museum in Britain, is facing criticism for exhibiting golliwog dolls. The dolls, which have been on display since the 1950s, have recently raised…

Young voters could be crucial in the snap election

Millennials are often given a bad name; we’re apathetic and idle, and would apparently rather binge watch Netflix that actually engage in real social issues. The great shame of this…

Society’s reaction to interracial relationships reveals our bias

Last week a BBC news interview with South Korean expert Professor Robert Kelly quickly went viral after his two young children burst into the room while he was live on…

Students to travel for free on the 41 bus to Kings’ Building

In response to Student feedback, the University of Edinburgh will be partnering with Lothian Buses and Transport for Edinburgh in order to provide a month long free public transport trial…

Mass deportations are not the answer to the refugee crisis

The German Interior Ministry’s recent decision to deport newly arrived migrants back to Greece by March puts further question marks over Europe’s response to the ongoing refugee crisis. Two years…

Blackwell’s Presents: An Evening with Jim Crumley

An intimate gathering at Blackwell’s bookshop last Wednesday gave nature enthusiasts the opportunity to engage in discussion with seasoned Scottish nature writer Jim Crumley about his new book, The Nature…

University of Edinburgh celebrates Black History Month

As part of this year’s Black History Month, Edinburgh University Students’ Association has planned a series of events to recognise the contributions made by African and Afro-Caribbean communities to Britain…

Where to go for your course: Spanish students

The gothic streets of Edinburgh are far from reminiscent of a Mediterranean destination, and yet enclaves of Hispanic culture can be found across the city. Edinburgh houses one of the…