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An interview with the Other Guys

The Saint recently had the opportunity to interview the St Andrews a cappella group The Other Guys. Before the winter break, The Other Guys released a music video for their cover of 'Fairytale of New York', originally released by The Pogues in 1987. Tristan Weller, the group’s musical director, spoke to The Saint about the production of the video,...

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Review

Black Mirror is back with a feature length interactive film on Netflix. Netflix has trialed this technology in four films on their kids platform. However, this is the first time the technology has been used in collaboration with such a high profile and well-loved series. It is an interesting move by the streaming platform and the show runners that...

Top 10 films of 2018

If I was asked what defined this past year in cinema, I would argue it was films that went beyond their brief: films that used familiar generic frameworks as the basis for innovative films telling new stories; films examining particular situations in ways that both illuminated their specifics and spoke to universally resonant emotions; takes on familiar characters and...

Ridiculously easy Thai-style broccoli quinoa

Okay, let’s kick this off by breaking down exactly what quinoa is. Pronounced 'keen-wah', this protein-packed grain has been gaining popularity faster than unicorn notebooks and Noah Centineo. It can be bitter if you don’t cook it properly, but it’s super fluffy and delicious if you get it right. This yummy Thai-Style Quinoa is packed with 16.5 grams of...

Kazoku’s The Pelican Lounge: Where old meets new

Our beloved Kazoku has taken one step further in enhancing the St Andrews food scene. After undergoing refurbishment for some weeks, Kazoku has brought us The Pelican Lounge – a great space for late-night sushi, music and cocktails. Here you will find nights of chilled-out jazz or live musical performances accompanied by high-quality sushi. While most nights...

Theatre Review: No Exit as produced by the Peachy Keen collective

I’ve heard it described as “unstageable”. Perhaps it’s the words “French existentialism” that strikes such fear into the hearts of a prospective audience, or maybe an evening spent in hell isn’t everyone’s idea of a great night out. Yet the triumph of this St Andrean performance, produced by the independent Peachy Keen collective, is that it maximised the absurdity...

Sponsored: A festive cocktail from the Old Course Hotel

With the festive season almost upon us, it’s time to get your glad rags – it’s party time! Here’s a simple and delicious cocktail, easy to make for a house full of party guests or just for yourself – even better, it has health benefits too. Cranberries are a rich source of anti-oxidants, these wonderful bright, juicy berries are a rich...

Review: the 28th of April

Perhaps the most thrilling aspect of watching a student play in St Andrews is the generally far-reaching scope of ambition. The 28th of April had sparked my interest with its intriguing premise which revealed very little besides its primary conflict and unconventional setting. Not knowing what to expect, I skimmed through Rector’s Café as I waited for my panini...

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Review: Label presents Grounded

Label was able to create its own niche, by always providing the audience with strong and relevant messages, spanning from body-positive and gender fluid to environmental fashion, as in the case of "Grounded."