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St Andrews Waffle Company meets Glen Lyon Coffee

Having rapidly become an intrinsic part of the unique community in St Andrews, the St Andrews Waffle Company is beloved by residents and visitors alike. Renowned for their delicious waffle-centred meals, Waffle Company is also the only place in town serving signature artisan Glen Lyon Coffee. Through their collaboration with the company, St Andrews Waffle Company is promoting Fair...

Food Fights: There’s more to your food than meets the eye

Catherine Burke explores the multifaceted aspects of the meaning of food across cultures

Uncovering Passport Privilege

With Brexit negotiations dominating current news, Deputy Features Editor Alice Bessonova takes a look at the 'value' of certain passports and the ease with with people of some nationalities can travel the world today.

Fairer hospitality rights with Claire Baker MSP

In 2017, The Saint published an article based on two months of interviews surrounding the prevalence of sexual harassment in the catering industry of St Andrews. Featuring interviews with eight students who worked in prominent establishments in town, the article revealed a culture of sexism and misogyny towards students, mostly female, alongside a pattern of mismanagement from senior staff....

“Reconnect” with Wellbeing Week 2019

Wellbeing Week is back with a packed schedule of events throughout Week 8. Abby Li spoke to the Wellbeing Committee's Mental Health Representative, Emma Walsh, about the ways in which students can engage with this week's and the importance of reconnecting with our emotions among the stresses of student life.

Community expression through theatre: what can St Andrews’ theatrical scene tell us about its society?

As we approach the final few weeks of the semester, the marketing campaigns of numerous student productions flood our notifications. Deputy features editor Siobhan Ali spoke to a number of students involved in such productions, gaining insight into the important societal role of self-expression within this cherished theatrical tradition of St Andrews.

Dry February: My Teetotal Month in the Bubble

Elen Young walks us through the highs and lows of elected sobriety in St Andrews, as she challenges herself for charity with Dry February

FS: Behind the designs

Elizabeth Milne spoke to Kameron Cooper, one of the contributing young designers to this year’s FS event, about everything from her very first sewing machine to how her music playlist informs her fashion sense.

Jamie Rodney elected President of the Students’ Association

Moments ago, Jamie Rodney was elected Students’ Association President, defeating after all other candidates had been eliminated by the Single Transferable Voting system (STV). Jamie Rodney secured more votes than his two opponents: Josh Stevens and Paloma Paige. Mr Rodney's victory follows an intense week of campaigning by all three Association President candidates. In the most contested race for Director of Events...

A traditional folk-us

Over the weekend of 22-24 February, the St Andrews Folk and Traditional Music Society hosted their second annual folk music festival. Being the third festival the group has organised (including a world music event last semester), the weekend was a packed affair, with traditional tunes heard in every corner of town. As a self-confessed folk philistine, with the exception...