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Big Cheese returns

The Edinburgh University Students’ Association has recently revived their popular student club night, Big Cheese.  The event, which takes place at the Venue in Potterrow on Saturday nights, had been postponed since March 2020 due to Covid-19, and so returned on 2 October to exhilarated crowds of students.  The atmosphere was definitely one of excitement.  […]

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Discrimination at the Big Cheese: student evicted from gendered bathrooms at Potterrow’s club night

Content warning: transphobia A student was forcibly removed from The Big Cheese at Potterrow for using a bathroom that did not match their presumed gender, on the night of 25 February. The student, who wished to remain anonymous, spoke exclusively to The Student about their experience, saying that the security staff responsible for removing them “started […]

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EUSA Elections: relevance and developments

For a couple of hundred hardy hacks it’s Christmas again, as student politics season rolls around once more. The Edinburgh University Student’s Association (EUSA) elections are well underway: the poster war has been fought, the debates have put the candidates to the sword and first years will soon find themselves perpetually answering their doors to […]