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My thanks to the government

I’m sure the feeling is universal. All of us lucky students are so thankful to the Government. Times have been hard, lockdown has been painful, but the Government has been a stalwart of support. The one we all hoped for when we entered the voting booths for the first time. Naturally, it is safe to […]

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The Survival of Cricket

“Test cricket is dead.” Those were the words of the ever-positive Michael Vaughan during an interview last week. While he holds a somewhat mixed reputation as a pundit, here Mr Vaughan is most certainly correct. This article is not titled “The Survival of Test Cricket”, as you will no doubt realise after checking the title […]

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A Day at the Library

In the age of Covid-19, when one turns up at the library, perhaps the only hardship is the weather. Scotland, as each of Edinburgh’s well-mannered students will know, is a place of radiant sun and cool, crisp wind. But as one approaches the ‘Serene Study Space’ (SSS), one forgets the glorious weather for the dazzling […]