Thursday, February 23, 2017

The road less travelled

Beijing to tehran challenge
Charles Stevens sits down to discuss his Beijing to Tehran challenge with Kenalyn Ang
Will Abell explores the reasoning behind the extreme challenges that have become the norm in raising money for charity.
Chris Andrews plans on running across America to get people talking

Look once, think twice

Discover Islam Week challenges us to learn more than what Islam is not
This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In recognition of it, one student has written about her own experience about being a friend to someone who has anorexia.  I passed a sign this week that said one in five people at university will be affected by a mental health problem; I could not shake this off for the rest...

Anonymity sans negativity

Thoughts Around Me, a new app from Kassem Younis, launches on campus

An Issue for Everyone

Features editor Emma Freer speaks with the directors of this year’s St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference about its theme: migration and displaced peoples
The Saint sat down with Principal Louise Richardson to discuss her legacy and advice for her successor
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...
The archetypal writer is a mysterious creature. Are they brooding outsiders? Unassuming wallflowers silently storing up material? Or else do we envisage the Hemingway-esque figure setting up shop in Parisian cafés, drinking and name-dropping to excess? Inklight, St Andrews’ creative writing society, has disproved these stereotypes time and again this semester, providing St Andrews with an unpretentious, supportive and talented...