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Can’t get into The Bubble – the scandal of exclusivity in St Andrews

Rhodri Lavan argues that St Andrews should stop pretending to be an inclusive bubble while the most disadvantaged students are excluded.

Will finding friendship be perilous for the Prince?

Sophie Sanders A bosom friend — an intimate friend, you know — a really kindred spirit to whom I can confide my inmost soul,” says the protagonist of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s novel Anne of Green Gables (1908). Following mass speculation, it was announced this week that, perhaps surprisingly, Prince George will attend Thomas’s in Battersea just a few miles from Kensington...

It’s my interview and I’ll wear what I want to

In this age of so-called “champagne socialism,” is there still a place for £1,000 jackets?

Devil’s Advocate: Are Trump’s interventions in Syria justified?

Yes People convulsed in the streets unable to breath, there were “children lying on the ground, in their last breaths, their lips going blue [...wherever you looked there were dead human beings.” These are the words of an eyewitness, Abu Al-Baraa reported in the Guardian describing the aftermath of the gas attack in Khan Shekhun, Syria. Later that day, when doctors...

Students and stress: the new epidemic

This article is one of my six deadlines this fortnight. As you’d imagine, I write in a state of sleepless delirium, and possibly not the best mood to discuss "workload." My blood is 80 per cent caffeine and fun is but a distant dream. I know I am not alone in this feeling. When this wave of essays breaks, lurking...

Climate change: a threat to mankind, or just a load of tosh?

Beatrice Herman The Saint Viewpoint Climate Change
Elliot Barker brings the serious topic into question

Is Old England Insecure?

Isaac Leaver tackles the complexities of British cultural identity and how it affects us today

Trump Corner

The Saint Viewpoint Trump
Emily Allen tackles this week's round-up of all of Trump's goings-ons

In Favour of Singer

Max Waller confronts the what it means to be charitable and how people must should on their morals

Have we oversimplified political discourse?

Tripp Whalen's take on the way we talk about politics