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In Conversation with EUTV – SPIKED: A Student Safety Crisis 

CW: Spiking, sexual violence SPIKED: A Student Safety Crisis is the new documentary by Edinburgh University Television (EUTV). The documentary is a great watch; it is informative, important and, at times, emotional. The Student sat down with the five students involved in its production –  Momo, the presenter; Chloe, the president of EUTV, who also […]

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Over 2,000 people boycott Edinburgh nightclubs

On 28 October, people across Edinburgh boycotted nightclubs in response to the recent surge of spiking across not just Scottish cities, but the whole nation. Over the past month, the ‘Girls Night In’ online campaign has gained traction across almost 50 locations, such as Edinburgh, St Andrews, Bristol, Exeter, Liverpool and London. Still, the campaign […]

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The Student in conversation with the ‘Girls Night In’ boycott organisers

Lucy Saddler speaks to Milly Seaford and Martha Williams about their boycott and its aims. With social distancing restrictions eased and nightclubs reopened, students in Edinburgh have been rediscovering the city’s nightlife. Yet an increase in reports of alleged incidents of spiking has caused widespread concern to ripple through the student community and wider.  Instagram […]

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Boycott of Edinburgh nightclubs on 28 October

As students returned to dance floors across the country with pandemic restrictions easing, stories of alleged incidents of club goers being spiked, including by injection in night clubs in Edinburgh, have started to emerge.  Students have been using various instagram accounts such as @edi_anonymous or @girlsnightinedinburgh to report their stories of spiking.  Students have reported experiencing […]