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Hibs come back from two down to share the points with St Mirren

Hibs came from two goals down to draw at home to St Mirren in a topsy-turvy tie at Easter Road. The first half was itself a tale of two halves, as Hibernian started slowly. Christian Doidge was spared the embarrassment of heading wide from five yards out by the offside flag in the second minute.  […]

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Sport

Doidge hat-trick sees Hibs into Fifth Round

A Christian Doidge hat-trick saw Hibs book their place in the fifth round of the Scottish Cup as they overcame a stubborn Dundee United in a see-saw tie at Easter Road. United were backed by a boisterous away end as they sought, in vain, to continue their 14-match unbeaten run. It’s a run that has […]

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Sport

Hibernian 3-1 Motherwell: Hibs rediscover winning feeling as Ross takes helm

Jack Ross’s reign at Easter Road got underway in the perfect manner as Hibs came from behind to beat Motherwell 3-1 for their first home win since the opening day of the season. Goals from frontmen Christian Doidge and Flo Kamberi turned over Liam Polworth’s opener, before substitute Daryl Horgan tucked away the third with […]

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Editorial

Echo chambers and the need for diversity of opinion

Contemplating the political divide on campus is surprisingly straightforward, namely because one does not really exist. Spending a day trotting around the University of Edinburgh, going to lectures, societies and sitting in university cafes, one would not guess we were in a Britain ruled by a Conservative government, whose population voted to leave the European […]

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Sport

Hibs 1-1 Celtic: Heckingbottom’s Hibs hold the champions in tasty affair

Celtic stuttered as their perfect start to the Scottish Premiership season came to an end against a stubborn Hibernian. In a game oozing with controversy rather than quality, it was Heckingbottom’s eleven that stood strongest with a defensive display that deserves immense credit. Hibs, still in the midst of a slow start to the campaign, […]

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Sport

Lampard’s liberation of Chelsea FC is a breath of fresh air

Thursday 4th July 2019: Chelsea Football Club’s very own Independence Day. Shackled by a transfer ban and burdened by a disgruntled fan base out of love with Sarri-ball, the powers on the Fulham Road turned to record goal-scorer Frank Lampard, or ‘Super Frankie Lampard’, to give him his full title. There were whispers that this […]

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Fringe

Build a Football Club, IRL! (Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas) review

This one-off edition to the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas is incredibly insightful, even if it does not do exactly what is said in the show’s description. This is an education in the football finances of the biggest clubs in the world rather than a conversation about the PC game Football Manager which many of the […]

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Comedy Fringe

Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto Review

The ‘‘icon of the woke era’’ Titania McGrath takes to the stage for the first time as she presents herself in human form, venturing away from her world-renowned Twitter account.  The character, created by comedian and journalist Andrew Doyle, is played by Alice Marshall, who bears an odd resemblance to the computer-generated face that forms […]