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Pro-life ‘crisis pregnancy centre’ set to open in Edinburgh city-centre next term

American pro-life group Stanton International plans to launch a ‘crisis pregnancy centre’ in Edinburgh in a move Back Off Scotland’s co-founder says “should worry us all”. The Student can exclusively reveal that the centre will open next term in a city centre location, putting it in close proximity to two of the city’s universities. A […]

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Edinburgh University Russian Society responds to war in Ukraine

This article was originally submitted on the 25th March Edinburgh University’s Russian Society has reached out to its members regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine to offer them help, advice, and pastoral support. In a Facebook post on March 6, the society advised Russian students in Edinburgh to withdraw money from their Russian bank accounts […]

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Anti-Racism Demonstration in Glasgow: “Refugees are welcome here”

This article was originally submitted on the 23rd March Written by Deniz Yalçın and Eliška Suchochlebová To mark United Nations (UN) Anti-Racism day, hundreds gathered in Glasgow on 19th March for a demonstration organised by Stand Up To Racism and supported by various social movement groups.  People met at Kelvingrove Park on a sunny Saturday […]

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Debates Union hosts discussion panel on lecturer strikes

This article was originally submitted on the 14th March On Wednesday the 9th of February, Edinburgh University Debates Union hosted a discussion panel on the upcoming lecturer strikes. The discussion was designed to give students a better understanding of some of the issues that lecturers are currently facing within the University of Edinburgh, as well […]

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Scottish Government to research impact of abortion clinic protests 

This article was originally submitted on the 14th March The Scottish Government will commission research on the impact of abortion clinic protests, focusing on  the frequency, scale and impact on patients.  This comes after the Government stated in November 2021 that they did not consider it appropriate to  introduce nationwide ‘buffer zone’ legislation, which would […]

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Warner Bros., Disney, and Sony Delay Major Releases in Russia After Ukraine Invasion

Major movie studios have begun pulling major releases from cinemas in Russia over the country’s invasion of neighbouring state Ukraine.  Warner Bros. is pausing its release of The Batman which was supposed to be released in Russia on the 5th of March. A spokesperson from the studio has said it is pausing the release of […]

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Multimedia Journalism and Print’s Demise

Concern about the future of print journalism is not a recent phenomenon.  Its impending demise has been lamented since the onset of the television age in the 1950s.    Nonetheless, the rapidity of change within the industry which has taken place since the turn of the 21st century is difficult to overstate.  Major publications such as […]

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University of Edinburgh show support for students in Ukraine

After one week since the Russian government began its invasion of Ukraine, there have been significant and growing casualties of soldiers and civilians on both Ukrainian and Russian fronts.  The United Nations have reported that over 600 Ukrainian civilians have died as a result of Russian aggression in Ukraine. Russian troops have shelled military targets […]