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Reviewing Pizza Paradise

It’s three in the morning, still two hours before close, and sit down dinners are in full swing at Edinburgh’s favourite and seemingly only late night spot. Pizza Paradise, with…

Is AI art as human as it gets? 

As an artist myself, specifically one working toward a degree in design, the inner conflict of seeing and understanding the morality of Artificial Intelligence-produced work blooming into creative industries is…

The Lifestyle section’s Autumn playlist

We have this new tradtion here at Lifestyle, so I put out the now seasonal playlist casting call to our fantastic team of contributors to forge the ultimate Autumn playlist.…

Fringe 2023: The Kaye Hole Hosted by Reuben Kay

To introduce the concept of this show could be a difficult task. A moody, bombastic, often political cabaret act provided by Kaye and a fantastic live band hosted this late-night…

I try Instagram’s chaotic new Threads app

On Thursday, Meta-owned social network Instagram announced the preemptive release of their new ‘threads’ feature; a supposed rival to Twitter’s synonymous tweet threads in wake of the network’s apparent demise…

The Student Contributor’s Summer Playlist ’23

I asked six of our contributors to join me in picking out some favourite Summer anthems to provide the soundtrack for the season ahead across 23 songs. My personal offerings…

Poetry Collection Review: Emblem by Lucy Mercer

“I go deep into my instincts / But domestication pulls me back,” mutters Lucy Mercer in Mirror. This poem is a snapshot of this collection’s overarching themes: domestic motherhood and…

Poem of the Week: Never From Concentrate

The sun’s my favourite jewel of all. I’m jealous; the plants that take you in to breathe. That whisper underneath your feet It’s love, sure, its chemical too, Juice, never…