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The Community and the Capitalist: Corporate Pride and Trying to Keep Protest Alive 

My first pride experience was here in Edinburgh this June. Having recently immersed myself into queer culture I was beyond thrilled to have my first Pride in the place I…

In conversation with activists at the forefront of the Gordon Aikman takeover

In the week of March 21st, activists from three student groups, Youth in Resistance (YinR), Justice for Palestine Society (JPS) and Student-Staff Solidarity Network (SSSN) ‘reclaimed’ the Gordon Aikman lecture…

“Local elections are where it’s at”: Interview with 2022 Council Election Green Party Candidate, Kayleigh O’Neill

This article was originally submitted on the 19th March Last Wednesday, The Student met with 23-year old Green Party candidate, Kayleigh O’Neill, who’s running for the city council in Forth…

University rebukes claims of racism by Scotland’s first black professor 

Scotland’s first black professor, Sir Geoff Palmer, recently accused two University of Edinburgh academics of racism amidst Edinburgh’s slavery review. The claims came after academic Jonathan Hearn published an article…

In and Outside of COP26: Indigenous Movement Assembly

Indigenous people have been at the forefront of climate movements for centuries, yet their voices still often remain unheard in major climate negotiations. Indigenous peoples from all over the world…

Islamophobia Awareness Month comes to an end 

CW: Islamophobia, hate crime The Student’s Association marked its first recognition of Islamophobia Awareness month this November. Several events were set up by EUSA in collaboration with Edinburgh University Islamic…

Trans Day of Remembrance vigil held in Bristo Square 

CW: trans and non-binary discrimination, murder, suicide Friday the 19th of November marked Transgender Day of Remembrance when the lives of those lost to transphobic discrimination and violence were honoured.…

COP26 People’s Summit: The movement beyond the negotiations

As week two of COP26 negotiations got off to a start, a different set of discussions were had, regarding the failings of the conference and how real climate action can…