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Finding meaning in the 2024 Taiwan Presidential Election

Taiwan is a much contested territory today and has stirred up much political turmoil. Dividing the line between Eastern and Western narrative, the island sets up the basis for a…

Why Labour: The answer I’m still looking for

You would be forgiven for thinking that Keir Starmer is a ‘dead cert’ for Prime Minister. Polling at almost twenty points ahead of his Tory counterpart and facing a Conservative…

A big year for democracy: elections to watch in 2024

2024 is set to be a formative year for democracy with 40 national elections globally, accounting for almost two billion of the world’s population. Starting with the most imminent, on…

The 2024 US Presidential Elections: what to expect

The United States elections will take place in less than a year on 5 November 2024. What is expected going into these elections? At present, the Democrats have four candidates…

Humza Yousaf and the SNP

I’ve been watching the recent SNP elections like a bemused child might watch a house burn down. Am I proud of this? No. I understand I should be taking this…

Did students care about the SNP leadership election?

Before the SNP leadership election ended on March 27, The Student asked students in Edinburgh their opinions on it. The race, won by Humza Yousaf, determined who succeeded Nicola Sturgeon…

EUSA extends nominations period for seven uncontested roles by 48 hours

Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) has extended the nominations period for seven elected roles by 48 hours due to each role receiving no nominations. The roles include four Section Representative…

Student Activism on Film

The late 90s saw a slew of films centred on student activism and student politics. Previously, such depictions on film had been limited to tragic stories of youth cut short…