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The Greens need students and students need the Greens

Young people and students have consistently been marginalised within Westminster politics. As of 2023, 55% of young adults (18-24) in the UK say that the UK democracy doesn’t serve them…

Big Cheese isn’t dead yet

Big Cheese is definitively not dead. To claim Big Cheese is dead would seriously undermine the achievements of Edinburgh University students to make the most out of a dire clubbing…

The farce of Simon Fanshawe’s election

In the University of Edinburgh’s own description of the rector’s role, it clearly states that the Rector must ‘ensure all voices are heard in making important decisions’ and for the…

Short Rant: The nuisance of the Bristo skaters

The skaters in Bristo Square are unfortunately a nuisance. I wish I could be chill, but dodging fully grown men on flimsy planks of wood on my morning rush to…

The double-edged sword of PPE

My degree killed this country. But it might also just be its saviour. In the height of the pandemic PPE was synonymous with something very different to a degree in…

On Simon Fanshawe

As a politically minded and left-wing student, the appointment of Simon Fanshawe as the newRector of the University of Edinburgh was disappointing. His personal politics do not align withmy own,…

Commercial-ception: the Super Bowl experience

After getting the projector ready, preparing the copious amounts of nachos, and corralling all the attendees into the tightly packed room, my friends and I turned on the broadcast only…

Rise of the right in upcoming European elections

All polls point to a ground-breaking result in the European Parliament elections this June. Interest levels amongst voters are already showing signs of being significantly higher than previously and the…