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Sky News and Chris Kaba

Sky News presenter Sarah-Jane Mee has wrongly claimed people protesting over police shooting were heading to Buckingham palace to mourn the Queen. Chris Kaba was a 23-year-old man unjustly shot…

Public consultation to be held on Edinburgh’s links to slavery

A public consultation has been opened on Edinburgh’s links to colonialism and slavery. The Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Review Group was launched in the wake of the Black Lives Matter…

Critical readers piloted as university reshapes curriculum

The University of Edinburgh has recently announced plans to hire ‘critical readers,’ who will play a role in shaping the university curriculum. These readers, who will be taken from the…

Problems the pandemic only exacerbated

CW: racism, discrimination, hate crime In a year where we’ve been glued to our screens more than ever before, reports of social injustices appear almost unprecedented. However, racism, discrimination and…

The Lifestyle guide to uncomfortable conversations

CW: suicide, racism When was the last time you saw the effects of white privilege first-hand? Or noticed you were being treated in a certain way due to your gender?…

The Student on performative activism

It is past time we came to the realisation that an Instagram post probably won’t change the world. More and more, I am seeing trite social media posts that purport…

An interview with Deborah Kayembe, the University of Edinburgh’s new Rector

Deborah Kayembe, a prominent human rights lawyer and activist who came to the UK as a refugee, has been elected unopposed as the University of Edinburgh’s 54th Rector. Assuming office…

Gen Z: Internet Addicts or Digital Revolutionaries?

Gen Z are truly an intriguing set of individuals – they have little to no memory of the world before modern technology, they grew up alongside the creation of social…