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Trans Day of Remembrance vigil held in Bristo Square 

CW: trans and non-binary discrimination, murder, suicide Friday the 19th of November marked Transgender Day of Remembrance when the lives of those lost to transphobic discrimination and violence were honoured.  The University of Edinburgh’s Trans and Non-Binary Campaign along with other University-based queer groups joined together to host a vigil in Bristo Square to remember […]

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Vigil – The deeper you go, the more absurd it gets?

Rating – ⭐⭐⭐ From the producers of Line of Duty, the latest BBC drama to hit our screens is Tom Edge’s Vigil, starring the BBC’s drama darling Suranne Jones as a DCI sent on board a Navy submarine to investigate a suspicious death. This show has it all for the Sunday BBC drama viewers; murder […]

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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 Meadows. Several events have been held by the organisation, Reclaim These Streets, who were responsible for the vigil in Clapham Common.  Reclaim These Streets states […]

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The university holds a vigil for Christchurch

Content warning: Islamophobia and grief On Friday, March 22 the University of Edinburgh held a Vigil in response to the New Zealand Christchurch Shootings. All students and lecturers were invited to gather outside the Gordon Aikman Lecture Theatre in George Square to stand in solidarity for the victims of the recent mosque attacks. Short speeches […]