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Another weekend of “complete chaos” in the Meadows

Temperatures in Edinburgh reached 16 degrees on Saturday, with Scotland’s ‘stay at home’ order lifted on Friday, meaning residents were free to go out without having a specific reason to…

Vigils held in Edinburgh after Sarah Everard murder

TW: sexual assault, sexual violence Vigils similar to those held in London for the murder of Sarah Everard have taken place in Edinburgh this week, both online and in the…

The Student speaks to the founders of ‘Sarah’s Tree’

Two University of Edinburgh students, Imogen Luczyc-Wyhowska and Martha Reilly, have created a memorial and symbol of solidarity in the memory of Sarah Everard in the Meadows. On Jawbone Walk,…

A chat with Cameron Hughes: organiser of the Meadows Marathon

The Meadows Marathon is coming up on 3 March. Can you tell us a little bit more about the event? Meadows Marathon now incorporates a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Full…

Meadows Share: insight into Edinburgh’s online free-cycling community

The old ideal of the tight-knit neighbourhood, with the whole block coming together to build a house, sharing tools and resources, seems to have died with mass production and 1950s…

In pictures: Trump protests in Edinburgh

Thousands of protesters gathered in Edinburgh on Saturday as United States President Donald Trump visited his luxury golf resort in Turnberry, Scotland over the weekend. Starting at the Scottish Parliament…

Sexual assault on campus is endemic – so why are we ignoring it?

Content warning: Sexual assault, violence, harassment, misogyny. Sexual assault is rife on campus – and we are failing to discuss it. As a student I have watched the short, middle…