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Michelle O’Neill becomes first nationalist Northern Ireland FM

Michelle O’Neill became the first Sinn Féin First Minister of Northern Ireland (NI) on 3 February 2024. This comes after the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) announced their willingness to return…

SNP MIA: What happened to the University’s SNP society?

On 28 January, The Student published survey results showing that 57 per cent of Scottish students at the University of Edinburgh would vote in favour of Scottish independence. Despite there…

Rory Darge returns as the Scotland shuffle pack for the France fixture at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh.

In an eye-catching selection, Gregor Townsend has dropped former Scotland captain Jamie Ritchie completely as he seeks a new back-row blend to take on the considerable breakdown talents of Fabien…

Russell Group back door isn’t just an English issue

Last Sunday The Times released the results of an investigation of Russell Group universities, revealing that international students (who pay on average £22,000 a year in tuition) need far lower…

BREAKING: Principal Mathieson earns an “astronomical” £418k in 2023, following a £12k raise 

Vice-Chancellor and Principal Peter Mathieson earned a total salary of £418,000 in 2023, as revealed by the University’s annual report. This is a salary increase of £12,000, as he earned…

Russell captains as Rowe gets Cardiff call-up

Scotland men’s rugby union coach Gregor Townsend has announced his team to take on Wales in the opening round of the Six Nations. With regular full-back Blair Kinghorn temporarily out…

Critique: Poor Things

Yorgos Lanthimos’ misogynistic retelling leaves much to be desired. When I booked my ticket to see Yorgos Lanthimos’s adaptation of Poor Things, I was already apprehensive. As part of my…

What’s up with Rock Climbing in Edinburgh?

Climbing in Edinburgh has a rich history. A hundred years ago, climbing groups could be seen scaling the volcanic formations of Salisbury Crags. Although the Crags (with the exception of…