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Everything you need to know about the launch of Tinder Uni

Tinder, the world’s most popular dating app, has launched a new feature called Tinder Uni. The feature allows users to limit their potential matches to students from their own university.  The feature can also be expanded to include students from neighbouring universities.  When The Student asked Edinburgh students what they thought of the new feature, […]

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Creative Writing Culture Literature

Yellow

Our love is yellow. Yellow like the evening sun, like it’s amber rays that filter through our fingertips, that gleam off of camera lenses, and splatter the earth in a shimmering paint. Our love is yellow, Yellow like ripe peaches left in the summer heat, Like drops of butter and honey and marmalade on toast. […]

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Creative Writing Culture Literature

Piano

The grand  piano stands in the middle of the room directly between me and you.              And all the things  unsaid lie there among the keys.           Only spoken if we  sit                               side    by         side […]

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Culture Film Reviews

Review: Both Sides of the Blade

Both Sides of the Blade begins with a brief scene of romantic bliss. Sara and Jean (played by veterans Juliette Binoche and Vincent Lindon respectively) are enjoying a passionate tryst together by the sea, with the camera weaving around them in the water to capture the intensity of the moment. Inevitably given the original French […]

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Art Culture

IN CONVERSATION WITH… FRUIT SALAD

Interview with Kat Stanley (They/She, @k.stan_art), and Jamie Cushing, (he/him), the creative masterminds behind Fruit Salad Queer Cabaret (@fruitsaladedi ) Your energies are so wonderful together on and off stage! – how did you guys meet? What were your first impressions of each other? JAMIE – We actually met on the Meadows on a bright […]

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Voices

Let’s Talk about obituaries

Condensing 94 years of life into 500 words is a difficult task. But should it be impossible? My GG died two days ago. Everyone flew down to Texas and she passed away surrounded by family members. I should have been there, but I wasn’t, due to Covid-19 restrictions. While sitting in my Edinburgh flat, I […]

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Voices

I Am the Child of an Immigrant

CW: Xenophobia, racism I am the child of an immigrant, a first-generation American, in a family that dates back to three continents. A 9/11 baby, I grew up in an America much like the one today. A society fuelled by racism and xenophobia, intolerant to anyone who looks different, acts different or believes in other […]

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Features Love in the Time of Corona

Love (or lack thereof) in the Time of Corona

It was a warm, sunny day in Edinburgh. It was no longer snowing, and Spring seems close by. The Meadows is packed with happy couples picnicking. How sad is it that one nice day is enough to turn the Meadows into a dating hotspot? This is what dating has become: A few messages on Tinder, […]