How Hallowe’en Took Flight in 2022

October. The name evokes images of footpaths dusted with rust-coloured leaves, snuggling up in a warm sweater, sipping on hot chocolate in a buzzing café, and a host of other niceties that typify Autumn. Edinburgh provides the perfect backdrop for an aesthetic Autumnal vibe. Orange and brown hues coat Princes Street Gardens and a low […]


Cult Column: Crimson Peak

Asking me to name my favourite horror subgenre would be like asking a parent to name a favourite child; I love them all. But some are definitely seasonal, and one that I always grow to love over October is Gothic horror.  Gothic horror originated in literature in the mid-18th century with novels like The Castle […]


Edinburgh’s Chilean community solidarity protests

On Thursday afternoon, the Edinburgh Chilean community came together in Bristo Square to show their solidarity with the protesters in Chile. With 21 confirmed deaths and many more people missing, international concern regarding the situation in Chile is increasing rapidly. The Student spoke with Lucia Castillo, one of the event’s organisers, who explained that the […]


Halloween ready? Ten TV shows to binge watch this October

If you’re ready for a spooky and scary run up to Halloween, here are ten amazing shows to get you in the mood for the 31st October. Twin Peaks Twin Peaks was the buzz of 1990’s television fans, and is still the buzz of TV connoisseurs – it is easily considered a cult classic. The […]