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Simon Fern

President 2016-2017 Comment Editor (2015-2016) Fringe Theatre and Dance Editor (2016) 4th Year History and English Literature student.
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5 signs your partner is actually a lizard

1. When you gaze into their eyes, you notice that their pupil is under conscious control, meaning that the consensual pupillary response is non-existent. You can check this casually by…

Edinburgh University Law Soc Should Not Fawn Over Chris Brown

CW: domestic violence, misogyny. This week Chris Brown was handed a restraining order for threatening to kill his former partner, Karrueche Tran, he has previously pled guilty to domestic violence…

A Scathing Review of Netflix Original: Santa Clarita Diet

A series about a couple of murderous real estate agents, Santa Clarita Diet is pushing the genre definitions of horror-comedy by managing to be neither funny nor scary; it also…

Televisual clickbait: Simon Fern reviews Netflix original Riverdale

The unwanted child of Stranger Things and One Tree Hill, Riverdale recently came to our screens via Netflix. Continuing in the timeless and damaging tradition of casting 25 year-old models…

Simon Fern’s Netflix Pick: Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Fresh Prince of Bel Air has recently popped up on Netflix and, despite reaching its 27th anniversary this year, it remains fresh as ever. For anyone unfortunate enough not to…

Horoscopes: 24th January 2017

Aquarius As you put together yet another soya latte you realise that despite the disparaging comments, working as a barista really isn’t that bad. All this pressure to go off…

Halloumi burger returns to Teviot menu

The halloumi burger is set to return to the Teviot Library Bar menu in the coming week, after over a year of students protesting its removal. Speaking to The Student…

We Are Scientists live, bright and early

24th Oct @ The Liquid Rooms With doors opening at 6:30pm and the first support playing at 6:45pm, the Liquid Rooms are clearly demonstrating that live music is not their…