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Six Nations at Potterrow: an ode to Teviot

Springtime has rolled around again, and with it, one of my favourite international tournaments: the Six Nations. The rugby competition features some of the most storied fixtures in history, with…

Student Council motion to call for Principal Mathieson’s resignation

A motion submitted for next Thursday’s Student Council meeting calling for the resignation of Sir Peter Mathieson as the University of Edinburgh’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor. If approved for debate and…

The University of Edinburgh fares poorly in the latest National Student Survey

According to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) the University of Edinburgh is perceived by 30 per cent of final-year undergraduates as dissatisfactory. The survey, which asks a series of…

Why did a guy leak classified documents on discord?

Recently an absurd story has made headline news about a 21-year-old U.S. Air Force National Guard employee, Jack Teixeira, who leaked a plethora of classified documents on a Discord server…

‘The Things We Do To Our Friends’ by Heather Darwent

I have been desperate to read Darwent’s debut novel since hearing about it on BookTok last summer. I believe my feelings were shared by many, given that Cosmopolitan magazine anticipated…

A Literature Student on Maintaining Passion for the Subject

In my five years as a Literature Student, I have had the privilege of crossing paths with some incredible people, and watching their stories unfold has been nothing short of…

In defence of Maximalism

Maximalism is dying. What used to be a world that championed the public expression of individualism is waning – the promotion of eclecticism has now been usurped by minimalist monochrome…

Anti-choice protests to be mitigated by Holyrood

2023 will likely be the year Green MSP Gillian Mackay’s “Buffer Zones” Bill comes into effect in Scotland. The law would establish a 150m radius “safe access zone” around Scottish…