• Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

Remembering Mike Procter

There is a reason that, during the 1970s, Gloucestershire were referred to as Proctershire. Mike Procter was one of the most influential cricketers of his age, and a figure who…

Female referees in men’s football

Back in December, Rebecca Welch made history as the first woman to referee a Premier League match. She took charge as Fulham played Burnley at Craven Cottage, and her presence…

Review: This Woman

This Woman by ALan Zhang is a delightful debut that embraces feminism at its heart. This film begins with Beibei, a mother, daughter, and wife, describing herself as ‘wife and…

Blue Cards: Get your hands off our game!

The recent mooted introduction of blue cards in football, a punishment which would see players put into a sin-bin, has drawn reactions of dismay from huge swathes of the footballing…

Something to take the edge off: party drugs in Edinburgh 

The Student conducted a survey about the student experience of the party culture in Edinburgh. The Student found that 52 per cent of the student respondents had personal experience with…

Review: Priscilla

Content warning: mentions of sexual assault and abuse With the mixed reviews of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis (half regarding his creative style and the other half about the real and important…

Large majority of Edinburgh residents satisfied with city life

A 2023 study commissioned by the Edinburgh Partnership found that 94% of residents are happy with life in Edinburgh. Around 3,700 residents were interviewed. 74% of residents said that they…

The return of the Champions League, has the round of 16 lost its spark?

This week signalled the return of European football’s most prestigious club competition, the UEFA Champions League. The first legs of the eight ties all kicked off in midweek, with European…