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Live Music

Grandaddy live at Potterow: low-key torchbearers of the guitar music revival?

Guitar music has had a difficult time in the past decade, never quite recovering from the years of landfill indie most of us were subjected to in our teens. So it seems a bit odd that a band, whose heyday came in the early noughties would be able to make it feel relevant once again. […]

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Celebrate or commiserate? Students gather for US elections

This has been a year of important events and elections that have influenced global politics. On 8 November 2016, the US voted to elect their new president and the election was closely watched throughout the world, including at the University of Edinburgh. The Edinburgh University North American Society and the Edinburgh Political Union hosted an […]

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Live Music

Jazz Club Time Machine

Far from what you may usually expect from Bristo Square’s familiar Potterow, Jazz Club Time Machine featured some of the most talented musicians and singers that the university has to offer, for several hours of exceptionally well-performed live music. Treating several hundred lucky attendees to some excellent jazz, Soul, Latin and Pop numbers from 1920’s […]

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News

Potterrow student housing plans spark local outcry

New plans for student accommodation facilities in the city centre have sparked a fresh area of contention between students and permanent residents. The £2.9 million sale of land for a new student development in the Potterrow complex has been met with strong opposition by residents and community groups. The site, which property developer Macdonald Estates […]