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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence

I would love to begin this article offering something as valuable as the skills in What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School.  Unfortunately, skills concerning communication, networking, or simply time management will not be found here.  Rather, this article is a reflection on my time at university, the difficulties that I have encountered, and how I wish...

Does St Andrews have a drug problem?

Kaitlin Shaw discusses student drug use within St Andrews.

Don’t Worry about getting an Internship

Viewpoint editor Max Waller examines the perils and advantages of internships: "Have you got an internship this summer?  We all know that one person who has arranged fifteen internships, but my advice is not to worry if you haven’t got one yet."

Devil’s Advocate: Should Market Street Be Pedestrianised?

Max Waller and Laurent Belanger argue for and against pedestrianising Market Street.

The UK Government did the right thing in joining airstrikes against the Syrian Government

Archie Batra argues that the UK government did the right thing in launching strikes against the Assad regime.

A Public Letter: From Spanish Student to Professor

Dear Professor Clara Ponsatí, I am a study abroad student from Spain at the University of St Andrews. I address you in English, although writing in Spanish would be easier for me, as I want the students, staff and any inhabitant in St Andrews interested in the current matters to understand this public letter. As you can imagine, I have been...

Sacrifice is important in a selfish world

Andrew Sinclair muses about giving up alcohol for lent, and suggests that it made him appreciate what he has more.

Support Professor Ponsatí

Clara Ponsatí will not go gently into the darkness of a Spanish prison

Allow vaping in student accommodation

Kaitlin Shaw argus that "students should  absolutely be allowed to vape inside  university halls."

The SRC are right, but lecturers still deserve support

Last week the Students’ Representative Council sent a strong message to both the University and the UCU by passing a motion that called for no new strikes to take place. The Union’s argument is that too much disruption has happened to student studies already and further strikes would be far too damaging. This comes after national UCU leaders announced a...