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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, […]

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Lifestyle

Mother’s Day 2021: what to do?

After a year of missed and cancelled celebrations, Mother’s Day is fast approaching. For so many families, our mums are the backbone of emotional and practical support, brought even more into focus during lockdown, where many of us students returned to our family homes. Spending such an extended period at home meant it was easy […]

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Reviews TV

Reviewed: Soulmates

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ There’s some really interesting stuff going on in Amazon’s Soulmates. Despite being dangerously close to a Black Mirror spin-off, the series makes a real stab at trying to carve out its own niche, approaching each episode with an eye for subtlety and an impulse to explore the furthest corners of its warped world, […]

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Features Love in the Time of Corona

Love in the Time of Corona: different kinds of love

This article is a part of our series Love in the Time of Corona. If you have any interesting or scandalous love, relationship, or sex stories of your own during the pandemic, reach out to us! We’d love to hear all about it… First, let me introduce you to the three main characters whose lives you’re […]

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Features Love in the Time of Corona

Love in the Time of Corona: A Tale of Two Flatmates

This article is a part of our series Love in the Time of Corona. If you have any interesting or scandalous love, relationship, or sex stories of your own during the pandemic, reach out to us! We’d love to hear all about it… The effect of lockdown on relationships has got lawyers predicting a rise in […]