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Cleaning up on our carbon footprints

Anna Hodgkinson dives deep into our hidden emitting habits. According to the WWF carbon footprint calculator, my footprint is equivalent to 7.0 Tonnes of CO2, which is significantly below the…

Why trust in the police is plummeting

CW: rape, murder, sexual assault Do you trust the police? The answer to that question should be yes. The whole point of having police is to ensure people’s safety. But…

A look at the archives: welfare begins at home

The title of this week’s archive is ‘Welfare Begins At Home.’ At first glance, this could suggest taking care of oneself at home or, more ominously, perhaps a stab at…

We were sexually harassed during the Fringe Festival

The morning the BBC published an article on sexual harassment at the Fringe Festival (23 August 2019, available at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-49435737), I received six messages by ten o’clock. It was close…

How to sell free cash? A Universal Basic Income policy

Universal Basic Income is back, and it has a new face: Andrew Yang, a 2020 Democratic primary candidate. Yang is promising every US citizen $1000 each month. He calls it…

Fcuk’d

Fcuk’d is an exploration of the power of brotherly love. On an empty stage with a single bin turned on its side, George Edwards delivers a monologue in verse as…

Mark Speight, Welfare and Observing the viewer-Presenter Dynamic

On the 7th April, it will have been 10 years since children’s TV presenter Mark Speight took his own life. Found hung outside Paddington station in London, Speight’s suicide note…

Interview: Students’ Association Vice President Welfare candidate Kai O’Doherty

The Student sat down with current VP Activites and Services Kai O’Doherty to discuss developing a university sexual violence policy, championing diversity, and why they are running for VP Welfare…