Sunday, February 26, 2017

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Elections 2017 – Hall Hustings

The Saint live blogs the various hustings taking place in student halls for sabbatical candidates.

In defence of Arsene Wenger

When talking about Premier League football, one person that springs to mind probably more than anyone else is the Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger. No...

Manifesto analysis: Jose Orellana, Director of Events and Services

Theme Weeks Mr Orellana hopes to expand the Bop’s theme to encompass the entire week, with the Bop itself being the climax. As part of...

Manifesto analysis: Hannah Jacobs, Director of Events and Services

Freshers’ Week Ms Jacobs cites her experience as Ents Convenor in last year’s Freshers' Week, which is one of the most financially successful yet. As...

News

Nominations for 2017 student elections open

Nominations for Students' Association officers and academic representatives open Monday 20 February at 9 am. Elected positions include sabbatical, Association, SSC, and SRC officers, as well as school presidents and departmental convenors. This year marks the...

Talking Trump with Michael Fallon

In a lecture at the University of St Andrews on 2 February 2017, Sir Michael Fallon, the Secretary of State for Defence, said that US President Donald Trump is “right” on the need for...

Viewpoint

Is “our” Union really doing enough to protect us?

Natasha Franks argues for bringing water back behind the bar.

Nation of immigrants bans immigrants

"I say religion with intent; the excuse of nationality is as transparent as President Trump’s hastily covered-up racism."

Features

Tilt acquired by AirBnB

Ticketing apps have emerged as a defining characteristic of St Andrews. Events rarely rely on bank transfers or cash collection, instead billing their guests through FIXR or Tilt. These two apps hold an informal duopoly...

The Fellowship: bringing St Andrews’ ideas to life

Natasha Franks speaks to the Fellowship about Szentek and their plans for the future.

Arts & Culture

Fashion review DRA ball: the seven deadly sins

Last Friday night, hundreds of students flocked to Lower College Lawn in anticipation of a night full of gambling, ice cream, and dancing. The DRAFP Committee threw their annual ball with the theme of The Seven Deadly Sins, which is the largest hall ball of the year. In accordance to the theme many attendees came dressed in different shades of black (wrath), red (lust), and green (envy).

Siren: preview

A new club night is coming to 601 this Wednesday. Siren - "let the call of the arts draw you under." I interviewed Sirens creators,...

Money

The art of the internship application

The Careers Centre offers advice on how to make your application stand out.

An evening at the Adamson

Heather Taylor explores what this trendy eatery has to offer.

Sport

In defence of Arsene Wenger

When talking about Premier League football, one person that springs to mind probably more than anyone else is the Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger. No...

University of St Andrews Rugby Club launches new vision

The University of St Andrews Rugby Club have launched a new vision, designed to help them become the best student rugby club in the world by 2020.
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