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BlackHorn closing today for 10 days of refurbishment

BlackHorn announced on social media yesterday, Sunday 18 March, that the restaurant would be closed for 10 days for refurbishment. It will close today and will reopen on Thursday 29 March. The announcement on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook reads, “We are closed for refurbishment from the 19th till the 28th" The burger restaurant, located on Church Street, sees its refurbishment coincide with...

Hundreds join search for missing student Duncan Sim

Hundreds of students, staff and members of the community alike have joined the search for missing student Duncan Sim. Earlier today Ben Peddie, former AU president, who is leading the effort set up a Facebook group for those who want to get involved: The group is based out of Madras Rugby Clubhouse, where Mr Sim was last seen at 11 pm...

Missing student last seen at Madras Rugby Club Social

Update on missing student: Duncan Sim. Last seen at Madras Rugby Club near Old Station Road at roughly 11 pm.

University of St Andrews student reported missing

It has been reported that Mr Sim was last seen socialising with friends on the night of Wednesday March 14 at 10:30 pm. Police ask anyone who has seen or spoken to Duncan since to dial 101 quoting incident reference number 2987.

UCU members tell leadership to “throw out” UUK offer

A proposal being considered by the UCU and UUK today, could lead to the suspension of strike action by Wednesday.

Second case of meningitis confirmed in St Andrews

  Earlier this month, the University emailed all students and faculties confirming a case of meningitis affecting one of its students. Today, the University sent a second email advising the community of a second case. Meningitis, as defined by the NHS, is an infection of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. Infants, children and young adults are...

BREAKING NEWS: Paloma Paige elected Students’ Association President

This year’s turnout was slightly higher than the previous year at 37 per cent compared to last year’s 36 per cent.

‘Orpheus in the Underworld’ Hits High (and Low) Notes

The phrase ‘student opera’ is one that hardly inspires confidence in the ordinary theatre-goer. I have had the great misfortune of attending a number of terrible professional operas, which do a disservice to an already dwindling genre. Thus, upon learning that the Opera Society would be putting on Orpheus in the Underworld, I was skeptical. Nonetheless, on Monday the 5th...

“Outside Chance”: A stand-up show preview

University comedy scenes are well established as the proving grounds for many of the most renowned and celebrated of British comedians. The Cambridge Footlights Revue, as arguably the most famous example, has given us a list of comedians as diverse as John Cleese, Richard Ayoade and Emma Thompson, to name but a few. They make up part of a...

The Shape of Water: A positive review

If I spoke about it, if I did, what would I tell you, I wonder? The Shape of Water – which led the Oscar race with 13 nominations and won four, including Best Picture and Best Director – begins in true fairytale fashion with a raconteur giving a cryptic introduction to what we may expect: a “princess without a voice”,...