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Review: Remote

Remote directed by Mahyad Tousi and Mika Rottenberg is an unsettling depiction of the longing for human contact during quarantine. We follow several days of a woman depicted by Okwui…

Covid Limbo: Are we all in it together?

I’d like to start by saying that I understand the frustration felt by students world-over. Time and time again we are to blame for whatever social crisis is at play…

Freshers’ flu back with a vengeance

Many students returning to the University of Edinburgh over the last few weeks have been reporting flu-like symptoms such as coughs, colds and fatigue. Although there have been 46 covid-19…

International students now facing holiday uncertainty: university tests ‘not fit to fly’

The University of Edinburgh have confirmed further details of plans to test students for Covid-19 before they return home for the winter break. Students will be offered two ‘lateral flow’…

Coronavirus: Beyond the Fresher’s experience

The day begins at 8am. There is the daily routine: eat breakfast, brush teeth, get dressed. You find yourself in a rhythm of semi-normality before sitting at your desk for…

With love from lockdown: how letter writing is this year’s wellness trend

With the silky finish of ink and speckled flecks of gold, the art of letter writing has made a comeback in a big way. Over the past few months reunions…

Blue zoning: how can you adapt?

It can be difficult to feel healthy in our bodies and minds during lockdown and its aftermath. Although we can be outside for an unlimited amount of time, we might…

The Isolation Series: six ways to make the most of slowing down

Changing the life pattern we’re used to might be hard, but staying home could bring its own hidden gems. I have always been a person who could not get how…