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The Student goes to Roxy Lanes

The Student was delighted to receive a press pass to the opening of Roxy Lanes Rose Street, a brand new arcade bar right in the heart of the city. November 17 was one of the wettest evenings of the year so far, so what better way to spend it than inside Edinburgh’s latest bar and entertainment […]

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Culture Music Reviews

L’Impératrice returns with Rejjie Snow collaboration entitled ‘Everything Eventually Ends’

‘Everything Eventually Ends’ is French disco-pop band L’Impératrice’s latest single featuring Irish rapper and songrwriter Rejjie Snow. It is a pleasing return after the success of 2021’s groovy Tako Tsubo. Their fusion of disco-pop with elements of psychedelia creates a distinctly catchy sound which serves as a perfect musical tonic for the morning commute or […]

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Culture Literature Reviews

Most Anticipated Books of 2022

Recommended by Literature Editors Molly Whitehouse & Armaan Verma The Lost Metal by Brandon SandersonThe Lost Metal will be the long-awaited finale to Era 2 of the Mistborn series, the latest of which was published way back in 2016. Violeta by Isabela AllendeWritten by one of the most successful female Latin-American authors of all time, […]

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Armchair travel: exploring the world at a (social) distance

I think it can be said that the pandemic has left a globesized hole in all of our hearts, as the freedom of travel has been robbed by Covid-19. Travel is usually such an integral part of the student experience whilst we still have the flexibility to navigate our trips around semester timetables, instead of […]

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Does digital fashion mark the death of shopping as we know it?

Dress X is the newest and most sustainable way of shopping, so sustainable in fact, no material is used in the creation of their clothes, as they are purely digital. With clothes starting at about £19 and going up to £188, the cheapest item I found on their website was a $25 (approx £18.40) By_Soficor […]

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Unsung heroes: influential women of 2020

2020 gave us an abundance of stories of powerful and inspirational women. In the US, Vice-President elect Kamala Harris made history when she became the first female vice president, the first African American vice president and the first Asian vice president. The passing of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg brought to the forefront of […]

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Controversial covers: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris poses for Vogue

Vogue’s February issue featuring Vice President-elect Kamala Harris sparked immediate controversy post social media release. The cover intended for the print issue shows Harris in a casual outfit with Converse sneakers, hands clasped in front of her, as she stands in front of a backdrop of fabrics. Criticism poured in pointing out multiple issues. Accusations […]

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2021 Fashion Predictions à la TikTok

TikTok is currently full of accounts predicting 2021 trends. While a lot of the beautifully silky Motel dresses seem a bit out of touch with the current climate and pandemic, here is a list of the much more wearable options. Warmth and comfort prove to be of paramount importance to 2021 trends, but with a […]