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Sport

Grudge match against Glasgow ends in a draw

The Women’s 1st team were unable to beat rivals Glasgow this week, clinching a point from a tough match. Edinburgh 1st team played Glasgow University for the first time this season on Wednesday 6 November. Edinburgh fielded one of their strongest starting 11s of the season and coming off the back of  a 5-1 win […]

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Music

Nine years on, there’s still no stopping The Subways

It is remarkable that after a whole decade they haven’t become stale or reserved by any margin. They kicked off their set with ‘Oh Yeah’ off of their first hit album Young For Eternity, which was met by gleeful yells from the entire audience.

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News

Still “Paying for their privilege”

                One of the world’s oldest debating clubs has been given six months to admit women members and open its doors to the public, a two-page review by the University of Edinburgh has concluded. The Speculative Society, known as the “Spec” to its invited members, has held black-tie […]

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Sport

Mixed Fortunes the Flavour of the Week for the Scottish Sides in Europe

The second round in Europe saw both Scottish sides trying to make it two from two, after a brace of impressive victories characterised by Edinburgh’s grit and grunt, and Glasgow’s finishing and flair. Edinburgh this time held home advantage, with French side Lyon the visitors, and Glasgow travelled to the formidable home ground of French […]

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Sport

Edinburgh and Glasgow Start their European Campaigns with Impressive Wins

This weekend saw the return of European club rugby, with the new format seeing only Glasgow dining at the top table (courtesy of their exceptional domestic season last year) in the Champions Cup, and Edinburgh playing in the second-tier Challenge Cup instead. Edinburgh had to dig deep and show real steel to edge past a […]

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Editorial

A sudden, deafening silence

The University of Edinburgh is currently reviewing its “historic relationship” with the Speculative Society, and has been doing so since March. In March, The Student revealed that: the Society paid no rates or rent to the University for use of its halls and had not contributed to the upcoming £35 million Old College redevelopment project, […]

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Culture Theatre

Sunset Song

Theatre, King’s Theatre – Run Ended, Adapted by Alastair Cording from Lewis Grassic Gibbon´s novel The King’s Theatre was packed, albeit with few people below 50 years of age, for the opening night of this interpretation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s beloved Scottish classic Sunset Song. Lovable heroine Chris Guthrie yearns for books and learning, and […]

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News

Edinburgh University Honorary Professor awarded Nobel Prize

Professor Edvard Moser, an Honorary Professor at The University of Edinburgh’s College of Medicine and Veterinary Science, and his wife May-Britt Moser, also an affiliate in the Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems, have been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.The Mosers share half of the prize, the other half was awarded […]