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Review: Time Still Turns the Pages

Content Warning: self-harm, child abuse Time Still Turns the Pages, which won the Audience Choice Award and the Best New Director for Nick Cheuk at the 60th Golden Horse Awards,…

Reclaiming the past: telling the LGBTQ+ histories that have been kept from us

In July I went to an event as part of Porty Pride, where Ashley Douglas discussed her work and her part in researching the poetry and life of Marie Maitland;…

Fringe 2022: Head Girl- Review

Girl Next Door Theatre Company’s Head Girl is the tale of Becca, a teenage schoolgirl who has dreamed throughout her high school years to become head girl. To Becca, it…

Vaccinations for 12 to 15 year-olds – a case of consent and its wider implications

Last week the Health Secretary accepted the decision of the UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) to start the vaccination roll-out for people aged 12-15 years old in Scotland. Beginning on…

The problem with our education system: is art the answer?

Mark Wallinger, a Turner Prize winning artist whose work has appeared on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar square, has argued that schools need to give greater focus to the arts.…

From small town to big city, a journey of identity

The view from my family’s kitchen is of expansive hills, growing steadily into smooth mountains. My walk to school was 10 minutes at most if I kept a leisurely pace.…

Walk Swiftly and With Purpose

In this post #MeToo world amid the rising awareness of female social issues, Walk Swiftly and With Purpose brings us back to where, for many of us, it all began:…

An Interview with: Ball Pit Theatre’s Tom Foreman

Ball Pit Theatre are bringing an original comedy The Last Sesh to Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. The Student caught up with writer and director Tom Foreman who told us…