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Music

Olivia Rodrigo debuts Sour

★★★★ Olivia Rodrigo’s album ‘Sour’ is one of the best things to have happened to young people this year. A year that saw them locked into a cage of their own pubescent monkey-minds with “online” school and toxic social media as their main line of communication.  Rodrigo is the youngest female singer to top the […]

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Culture Theatre

This Year in Theatre

Looking back at the new world of Theatre at The Student In the year that theatres around the world closed their doors, the stage has undoubtedly suffered. Luckily, the theatre community is not one that falls silent too easily. Adaptations, recordings, and even radio drama have come through in a massive way to save the […]

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albums Music

Touché Amoré meet high standards with ‘Lament’

In a recent interview, Touché Amoré frontman Jeremy Bolm commented on his producer’s willingness to front the costs for the band’s most extensive recording process ever, on their fifth album, Lament: ‘I would say, “I don’t want to be taking advantage of you”and he would say, “You’re not, I’m living for this”. He simply didn’t […]

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Culture Literature

Sci-fi, society and stalkers: The Student’s summer reading round-up

As we get back into the swing of university and a new plague of academic reading, our writers reminisce on the books they read this summer.   Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata by Evie Patel Through the dissonantly immersive love affair of a woman and her full-time job, Sayaka Murata presents an ode to the mundane familiarity […]

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Culture Theatre

ART – review

Anyone is entitled to their own opinion when it comes to taste, as is the case with art for example; everyone’s a critic ready to defend their specific viewpoint. But how far are we willing to let our pride and self-righteousness damage our friendships? Are we defined by our friendship dynamics rather than by our […]

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Lifestyle Reviews

A breakdown of some affordable wines to enjoy on your romantic date night

At times it can be difficult to select a good yet affordable wine for a romantic date. If you’re in the mood for white wine, try Mas Buscados’ Macabeo sobre lías found in Cork & Cask in Marchmont for just £7.50. It is a full-bodied and dry wine with medium acidity, giving it a crisp […]

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Lifestyle Reviews

Restaurant Review: The Urban Fox

Entering under an outstretched purple canopy into the small cafe area, which doubles as a welcome hall, we were encountered by an ambiance that would provide an atmospheric backdrop to any evening meal. The decor falls between country pub and urban chic, with sleek, minimalist chairs and walls mixed in with hearty, wooden tables to […]

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Comedy

Edd Hedges: Wonderland

In his debut hour in Edinburgh, Edd Hedges shared a dramatic event that occurred during a visit to his family home, expertly building tension and providing in-depth context to the story. Directed by fellow comedian Sofie Hagen, Wonderland is the first solo show that Edd Hedges has brought to the Edinburgh Fringe festival after winning […]