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Why do we need the dark?

Edinburgh, Tuesday, 3pm. Darkness. Total darkness. This is not the dusk that follows sunlight. It is the dark that follows a day without sun. A day that has been grey…

How to avoid the winter blues

It’s officially January. ‘New Year, new me’ season. Whilst I am usually not a fan of waiting for the New Year to turn my life around, I do have one…

Wintry literature: recommendations to embrace the cold

December is here, bringing with it the shortest and coldest of days. But fear not: these books are the literary equivalent of warming your hands by an open log fire,…

Combating violence against women

In 2023, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women falls on 25th November and will mark the launch of 16 days of activism, culminating on 10th December,…

Edinburgh students worry about cost of living as winter looms

The Student has surveyed University of Edinburgh students to investigate how they feel about covering living costs this winter. This survey comes after a report by the Office for Students…

Covid: What to Expect this Winter ?

Just in time for the colder months, the number of COVID-19 cases seem to be rising again and a new variant called Ba.2.86 or Pirola has reached Scotland. In preparation…

The Short Rant: January is the cruellest month

All the dark and cold of winter, none of the lights or joy of Christmas. An unfortunate combination of cold, damp, and dark – coupled with a barrage of resolutions,…

Review: Scottish Ballet’s The Snow Queen

Winter has come to Edinburgh. Streets are packed with pedestrians bundled in cozy coats and scarves, icy cold air turns cheeks rosy, and, most importantly, the Scottish Ballet’s The Snow…