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Review: Young Edinburgh Artists

The dark and long days of January have been brightened considerably by the brilliant white wall of the White Space Gallery and the plethora of artwork that was curated by the ‘Young Edinburgh Artists’, or YEA! for short, a collective of artists and curators founded by Issy Wanstall, Hugh Collins and Phoebe Potter. This was […]

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Lifestyle

So, I’m supposed to study at university? Where’s the fun in that!

I am not going to lie, I am writing this on a Thursday evening, hours before the deadline hand-in for this article. Purely because I have been swamped with the stress and expectations of mid-terms. All I know is that one moment I was running around cowgate searching for a kebab after a night out […]

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Lifestyle Wellbeing

Freshers guide to budgeting: Top tips for survival!

How are you adapting to living on a budget? Have you been seduced by Apple pay too? Are you constantly finding yourself calling an uber after class/a night out? Or do you find it acceptable to spend £30 on a night out, but when it comes to spending £4 on washing detergent you simply focus […]

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How we’re going to get our sh*t back together this year

This year’s excitement and anticipation for the return to university has been replaced by a fear of being completely unprepared for what is in store for us this semester due to the uncertainty of Covid-19. There is no doubt that the pandemic will dramatically alter our university norm and after such a long period away […]

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The art of decluttering: mentally, physically and digitally

It doesn’t really need to be stated that the world is getting pretty hectic and crazy just now. With all the uncertainty and chaos going on, it’s more important than ever to look after ourselves and those around us. Being stuck inside may not be the Meadows BBQ’s and European holidays we had planned for […]

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Do we need a scheduling app to make time for our closest friends?

Whether you’re the friend who answers their messages embarrassingly fast or the one who takes a minimum of three working days, it might come as a surprise to think people are considering a scheduling app to make time for their closest pals. Young or old, our schedules can get pretty hectic and fast – our […]

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The many benefits of minimalism on mental well-being

Minimalism is a trend that can be applied to almost all aspects of day to day life; decluttering your wardrobe, home, and bags can not only make your life simpler and more spacious, but can also have a great effect on your mental heath and well-being. ‘The Minimalists’ describe minimalism as ‘a tool to rid […]

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Lifestyle

Simple ways to organise your thoughts

Let’s be real: if you are a university student, your life is hectic – and there is no way around the chaos. However, there is definitely a way to get it all mapped out. During the first two years, your calendar is full of society meet-ups, pub quizzes, pre-drinks and club nights… oh, and the […]