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In conversation with Peter Brookes, illustrator for The Times

“And this is Peter’s office.” For a phrase said with such ease in passing it was easy to believe that I didn’t just walk past the creative hub of the winner of Cartoonist of the Year at the British press Awards five times, not to mention a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 21st Cartoon Art […]

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Voices

Tackling elitism and social stratification: The Edinburgh Fund

With our liberation-themed edition well under way, it is important to highlight what the university is doing to tackle the elitism and social stratification which now comes with the reputation of Russel Group universities. Outside of London, only the universities of Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, and Warwick are attracting a representative proportion of the UK’s ethnic […]

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News

Panel Event: The Student newspaper and Debates Union explore media skepticism

On 11th September 2019, The Student Newspaper and The Debates Union joined forces in the Teviot Debating Hall to present a discussion panel on the interesting and notably urgent issue of media skepticism.   The panel consisted of Dhruti Chakravarthi, Deniz Yalçin, Magdalena Jablonska, Elsa Hesslow, and Jason Woods, with Nathanael Clifton acting as Moderator.  The event began with audience involvement where headlines were read out for which the spectators then […]

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Art Culture

Third Base, ECA

Showing at the Edinburgh College of Art, ‘Third Base’ showcases the work the third year University of Edinburgh students have been compiling throughout this academic year. The most stunning aspect upon entering is the sheer diversity of the work and the range of media used. Classical panting was put alongside prints, photography, sculpture, and intermedia. […]

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Culture Literature

Multiverse: Science Fiction Poetry

On March 6, Lighthouse Bookshop played host to a night of poetry reading from the newly released book Multiverse: Science Fiction Poetry. For a night on which the rain seemed to be endless, this was a soothing retreat. The size of the bookshop meant that an audience no larger than thirty could be accommodated, allowing […]

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Culture Literature

It’s a Wonderful Life: In Poetry

In line with the festive cheer that the anticipation of Christmas brings, the Scottish Poetry Library hosts Katie Ailes, Carly Brown, Nick E. Melville, Calum Rodger, and Andrew Blair to perform their different takes on the classic film It’s a Wonderful Life. The smell of spices from mulled wine and mince pies, as well as […]

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Art Culture

Street Hermit at Summerhall

Showing at Summerhall, Street Hermit is Graeme Todd’s long-awaited arrival back to Edinburgh since his last solo show in 2000 at the Edinburgh Fruitmarket Gallery. While including paintings from the artist’s ‘Street Hermit’ series which was inspired by his residency in 2016 to the Apennine mountains in Umbria as well as the Sol Lewitt studio […]