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Seeing the prolongation of the strikes brings one saying in particular to my mind; if you don’t laugh, you’ll surely cry.In the wake of a series of clashes over pay…

“The system is broken – let’s be honest about that”:  Ian Murray MP on the cost-of-living crisis, Edinburgh’s housing market and university strikes

With thanks to Olivia Latimer for her help in the researching of this article. Since 2010, Ian Murray has served as the Labour MP for Edinburgh South, the constituency which…

How will the upcoming RMT strikes affect Eurovision?

I have to hand it to the RMT; placing the upcoming rail strikes on the weekends of the Eurovision song contest in Liverpool, and the FA Cup final at Wembley,…

Should MPs be allowed second jobs?

If you weren’t aware, ‘Led By Donkey’s’ posted a video on Twitter where an investigative journalist and others created a fake company called Hanseong Consulting headquartered in Seoul. This was…

Student opinions on Strikes

The typical hustle and bustle of the university was replaced by a strange stillness today. Some students can still be seen making their way across campus, but George Square appears…

Tuition fees and student disillusionment

In the context of the recent UCU strikes, debates over the fairness of tuition fees have become an increased issue of concern for students. Should students receive refunds for the…

The Disillusionment of Today’s Graduates

It has been almost three years since Boris Johnson announced the COVID-19 lockdown and all our lives changed drastically. Three years is not only a significant chunk of time but…

Solidarity for the Strikes in the STEM Department?

In the southern suburbs of Edinburgh, a 40 minute walk from main campus, the Kings buildings sit proudly, an oasis of scientific knowledge and objective truth that’s set far apart…