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The unexpected joys of Autumn Fashion from a self-confessed summer baby

I am a self-confessed summer baby, or as poet Nayirah Waheed eloquently put it, a ‘sensitive summer thing’. There is nothing like the gentle warmth of the sun, or the childish fun of a white tennis skort to make your mood immediately lighten. Pastels dominate my wardrobe, and ‘y2k’ outfits of halter-neck tops and pleated […]

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Lifestyle Recipes

Autumn Recipe: the perfect honey roast carrots

In The Student’s food section we have plenty of perfect main dishes, desserts and whole-flat faves, but it’s time that we dedicate some time to perfecting a fool proof side dish that goes with everything from a Sunday roast to a warm winter salad. This honey roasted carrots recipe is a winner every time and […]

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AW20 Trends: One way to address the foreseeable chilly days

The past week has been a sunny delight. The air is crisp, the meadows have flowers blossoming once again and I have been wearing my ‘thin’ coat. The cold is the last thing we want to address right now but we do live in Scotland where the conditions are Baltic for the most part and […]

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Lifestyle Recipes

Homemade vegetarian Miso Noodle soup for under £5

Vegetarian and very quick to make, this Miso Noodle soup is perfect for those chilly autumnal evenings. Perfect for vegetarian and non-vegetarians alike, it’s great to share around the dinner table or even keep to enjoy yourself. Total Cost: £4.80 Total time: 18 mins Ingredients: 2cm piece of ginger, peeled. 1 clove of garlic, peeled. […]

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Shops to cater for your cosy autumn needs

To my delight, it is now officially autumn, and we can begin to haul out our collections of all things knitted and cosy. The cold weather brings with it the perfect excuse to go on a bit of a shopping spree in order to transform into the wool-covered monster we all become during autumn. These […]

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October is here! Incorporate these autumnal flavours into your weekly meals

Edinburgh’s icy wind has been picking up over the past few weeks, blowing in the first signs of autumn. There’s no escaping the approaching colder months, so to help you embrace them, why not sprinkle some autumnal spirit into your cooking? Tackling the pumpkin October means one thing, Halloween, and what’s more terrifying than the […]

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Lifestyle Wellbeing

A self-care guide for easing into autumn

It may have taken over social media one hashtag at a time, but self-care is more than candles and facemasks. In the aftermath of Freshers’ Week and the comedown from summer, here are The Student’s suggestions of five ways to look after mind, body, and spirit. Check in with yourself: Have you eaten actual food […]

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Triumphs and tantrums: the Man Booker Prize returns for its 49th year

With a simple promise of choosing the best original novel in the opinion of its judges, the Man Booker Prize will be awarded this month for the 49th time in its history. As the most prestigious UK literary award, it is a great way to shed light on some of the best recent releases which […]