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Sexual Assault on Campus: an interview with Lesley Johnston

cw: Sexual Assault The last few months have been ones of caution for women across the country. Following the emergence of the spiking epidemic and cases of sexual assault within the police force, sexual violence against women has once more been thrown into the public sphere. Having been met with voracious protest, people are now […]

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Beef ban on campus, my apologies for not co-signing

As some of you may have heard, on Thursday a motion was passed titled as follows: “Motion to cease the sale of all beef products in Students’ Association Cafes and Restaurants”. The petition to cease such sales had over 530 signatories. What this means is that the motion will now go to an online ballot.  […]

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Why is class absent from The Student’s list of liberation groups?

Editors note: The views expressed in this opinion piece are of the writer’s only. We kindly ask readers to turn to check out plenty of content in our Voices, Features as well as our Comment Section relating to this supposedly neglected issue.  As we enter into the jaw-dropping finale of the three-year-long Brexit process that […]

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Defending online racism as ‘banter’ is a joke

Last week, students of colour at the University of Edinburgh raised concerns about a racist joke on the Facebook page ‘Edifess’. This page publishes anonymous submissions, some of which are jokes, centered around the university. Another page, ‘Edimeme’, which publishes anonymous memes, has been called out for similar racist humor in the past. The burden […]