Thursday, December 7, 2017
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On Free Speech

Freedom of Speech is the hallmark of a democratic state. It is the right to criticise, condemn, and express contrary opinions. Yet there are those who feel threatened by this, those who claim the so called “right” not to be offended, which is responsible for a growing fear of speaking out and expressing unpopular opinions. 

Bring back grammar schools

Archie Batra praises the surprising inclusivity of grammar schools and shows us why we should bring them back

Don’t ban Uber

Uber provides a great service to the people of London, why ban it?

No news is good news

Rachael Murray argues that we should stop reading the news.

Devils Advocate: Do we Need a Rector?

Do we Need a Rector? Lewis argues we do, while Max argues we do not.

Catherine Stihler: My time as the 52nd Rector of the University of St Andrews

Catherine Stihler reflects on her time as Rector

Hiroshima Remembered

Alex Brunner repeats a story he heard in Hiroshima which tells us what it was like to be there.

A report from Freshers week

A Fresher reports on their experience of Freshers Week

An ode to Drouthy Neebors

Why the loss of Drouthy Neebors is a tragedy

The Political Bubble

Michael McCabe argues that we need to appeal to peoples feelings, not merely to the logic of arguments, when confronting politically polarising issues.