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Meilan Solly

Meilan is a third year studying English through the Joint Degree Programme with the College of William and Mary. Prior to becoming editor, she served as deputy editor and money editor. Outside of The Saint, Meilan has served as chief staff writer of William and Mary’s student newspaper, The Flat Hat, and a summer intern at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine in Washington, D.C. Meilan hopes to pursue journalism as a career, and her dream job is working for National Geographic.

Seeing double: twins on campus

The University of St Andrews is renowned for its vibrant student body, and the numerous sets of twins who attend the school exemplify this quality. Amongst the twins at St Andrews, you will find identical twins who embarked on a cross country American road trip together, a brother-and-sister duo whose shared love of theater led to an awkward encounter...

A new place for burgers in town

A new burger restaurant, aptly named Burger, opened last week at 129 South Street. Burger, which claims to fulfil the need for “a radically simple, delicious, affordable burger,” is a small business with two additional locations in Edinburgh. The restaurant’s menu features classic burger varieties like Scottish beef cheeseburgers, bacon cheeseburgers and hamburgers, as well as less familiar options like a...

Four years, two universities, one student

Despite its challenges, the joint degree programme allows students to attend (and earn degrees from) both the University of St Andews and the College of William and Mary while providing unexpected opportunities.

The end of an era: discussing Principal Louise Richardson’s tenure

As Professor Louise Richardson’s six-year tenure as principal and vice-chancellor draws to a close, The Saint asked several University leaders to reflect on her time at St Andrews. Professor Richardson, who became principal in January 2009, is leaving St Andrews to become the vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford effective 1 January 2016. She will be Oxford’s 297th vice-chancellor,...

From the classroom to the boardroom

The management society’s third annual Women in Business Forum is scheduled for Tuesday. Learn why this event is important for everyone.