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Review: Union of Genius

Despite the façade of sunshine out the window, there lacks a persuasion of warmth to admit winter is over just yet. With this mantra I made my way to Forrest road’s Union of Genius to taste its promise of a plethora of steamy soups.  From the trio I chose the veggie chilli was a resounding […]

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How to encourage your friends and family to live more sustainably

Even the most dedicated eco-warriors sometimes find it tough to inspire planet-friendly behaviour change in others. Sarah Ford-Hutchinson, from the University’s Department for Social Responsibility, gives us her top tips for encouraging your friends and family to live more sustainably. 1. Understand yourself. First things first, start with you. Make a list of the sustainable behaviours […]

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Lifestyle Recipes

Recipe: Green Fingered Minestrone

Spring is not too far away now, but there are still a number of freezing cold nights to battle through to get there. Prepare yourself for these chilly encounters with a hearty minestrone soup, perfect if you are entertaining guests or if you just want to cosy up on the sofa with a pillow and […]

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Lifestyle Recipes

Veganuary: two recipes to help you get started

Sweet potato and coconut soup Vegans, non-vegans, eat your heart out. This warming, rich soup is a certain crowd pleaser and my absolute go-to whenever I’m entertaining my plant-based friends and family. Inspired by ‘The Medicinal Chef’ Dale Pinnock, this soup is a great source of beta carotene, flavonoids, and ajoene; all of which function […]

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Halloumi burger returns to Teviot menu

The halloumi burger is set to return to the Teviot Library Bar menu in the coming week, after over a year of students protesting its removal. Speaking to The Student about the halloumi burger’s return, Jenna Kelly, the Students’ Assocition’s Vice President Services, said: “this is really a response to demand; it was quite clear that […]

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Time for debate on UK meat regulations

Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow environment secretary Kerry McCarthy, a self-described “militant” vegan, has caused concern among farmers with her recent statement that meat eaters should be treated like smokers – and that there should be public campaigns encouraging people to reduce the amount of meat they consume. McCarthy’s strong personal views, that should in no way […]