Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Rebecca Wilson shares her top tips and tricks on how to throw a great dinner party in St Andrews.
Lips Magazine, a student-based movement and soon-to-be online publication, is taking action to spread a new vision of gender equality within St Andrews. The magazine hopes to reverse readily accepted practices and mentalities by hosting open discussions and publishing written work, music, and forms of visual art in an online blog that expresses individuals’ feelings and emotions. Lips Magazine was...
It has been difficult to ignore the rising attention given to mental health over the last several years. Health care for such issues has long paled in comparison to those with physical ailments, but recently there has been an increased focus on correcting this inequality.

The Tennent’s lager saga

At the beginning of last semester, Tennent’s enthusiasts Tom Coombes and Will Abell were confronted with a harsh reality: Tennent’s at the Union had been replaced by Carling. This change sparked an angry response that eventually led to the creation of the Tennent’s Appreciation Society and a petition to "Bring back our Vitamin T."
Whether you’re walking down the street, sitting in a café or pub, or simply looking around a lecture theatre, an abundance of screens will meet your gaze. This is because, for the modern student, social media is the go-to source for everything from juicy gossip to political debates. But what would life in St Andrews be like without it? The Saint surveyed 100 students and found that 64 per...

36 hours in Denver

As a born and bred Coloradan, the first question I get asked, after the obvious yet somewhat suspicious “so you’ve done pot?” is always “you must be a big skier, then?” Well, the sad truth is no. I have never been skiing. Although Breckenridge, Aspen, Vail – all the renowned resorts – are only a few hours’ distance from my house, and I can see the glorious, snow-capped...
Just 24 hours after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, students from the University of St Andrews made their voices heard at the Women’s March on Washington and other “sister” marches held around the United States and across the globe. Numerous US media outlets have called the women’s marches held in Washington and cities...
Being a language student, I always knew that I would have the opportunity to go abroad for a year. It was, without a doubt, an experience that I had been looking forward to since school days. After practising verb tenses, building up endless banks of vocab and learning to appreciate films and books in Italian, I was desperate to...
The Sassy Coconut is a healthy meals business run by Ella-Daisy Williams, a Third year Arabic and French student at the University. The business was created just over a year ago and has gone from strength to strength since its humble beginnings selling cheesecake. Last week, The Sassy Coconut brought out a range of healthy ready-meals –– stews, curries, chillis,...

36 hours in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls; spectacular holiday destination, eh? Not so much - it seems to have been a bit bleak and grotty for Natasha Franks and her family; a dire hotel and a drizzly experience at the falls earned zero stars from our events editor.