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Balancing on an edge

Laura Scott sits on the fulcrum between freedom of speech and national security

Student protests revisited

Lewis Camley defends his fellow students

To reboot, or not to reboot?

Jessica Brennan on Hollywood’s creative recycling

A demand for legitimate charities

Emma Hinds on the nature of giving

Jack Attack

Editor’s Note: we recieved this letter as a response to Mr Bunbury’s latest article, and decided to publish it in its entirety due to the quality of the rebuttal and the fact that Mr Bunbury has failed to submit an article this week. Perhaps he is still in hiding, or is dead, after last issue’s rant. We had no idea anyone would be even moderately upset by Mr. Bunbury’s article. Sincerest Apologies.


By Hillevi Gustafson Going to lectures as a sub-honours art student at this university is mostly pointless. You are a nameless, faceless member of a crowd. Most of the information can just as easily be found in books or journals. So why should we bother? This issue of Viewpoint has received countless submissions dealing with the prospect of higher tuition fees...

Christmas indecision

By Nina Zietman For the first time in my life, I don’t know what I want for Christmas. When I was younger, I always placed ‘A Dog’ at the top of my list to Father Christmas, alongside a remote control car (I’d seen Home Alone 3 one too many times) and The Beano Annual. This might seem a bit of...

DEVIL’S ADVOCATE: Should sex sell?

Sarah Whaley and Emma Hinds discuss sex in advertising

Student Protest Woes

Lucy Keen laments the missed opportunity for constructive discourse

A typical St Andrews girl

News travels fast in this town. I doubt there are many students who have yet to hear about the article on the Telegraph’s website titled “Kate Middleton is a typical St Andrews girl” and the ensuing Facebook-based outrage. For those who are in the dark, the article basically makes highly generalized statements about the women, or ‘girls’, at this university....