Friday, July 21, 2017
The Class Gift committee is ready for a great year
Running since 1962, University Challenge is a British tradition, like Yorkshire Puddings, cricket and Doctor Who. So when St Andrews progressed to the televised round, it was only natural to get an interview with the Saints’ captain, Jamie Perriam, below. Then a fourth year English Literature student, Perriam led the St Andrews team against Trinity College, Cambridge. Despite losing...
The Girl Effect has made itself a new home in St Andrews. A global charity organization, The Girl Effect aims to harness the potential of adolescent girls in order to end poverty for them and their communities. Although the society is new to the Bubble, it has been an internationally established entity since its formation by the Nike Foundation...
The Saint: How long have you been DJing at the Lizard?  Iain: About five years now. TS: How did you get into DJing?  Iain: I’ve been DJing for around 35 years. I started doing mobile discos. I wrote a letter to a nightclub in Dundee, and it snowballed from there. I’ve been working for the person who owns this club for 20 years....
Photo credit: Ben Goulter
The diary of a frustrated Features interviewer. Friday 5pm: Interview with Tinchy Stryder confirmed. Exciting news, as this is going to be my first ever full page spread Features interview! Saturday: Frantic day spent researching Mr. Stryder and planning out my epic questions. Sunday a.m.: Painting my nails, painstakingly selecting the perfect outfit for the interview. Busy updating facebook to share my...
Higher education has its own Bermuda triangle, and it needs to be investigated. Professor Frances Andrews from the School of History says: “That horrible triangle that goes from more women at undergraduate to fewer at postgraduate to still fewer at staff – while it’s the opposite for men – is something that needs to be unpicked.”
Most students in St Andrews probably know the Charities Campaign as “those people who do Race2, right?” but over the last week, The Saint had the opportunity to sit down with Cat McGillivray, Sophie Franklin and Kelsey Gold of the Charities Campaign to once and for all hear the ins and outs of this amazing society. “If you’re a...
Curfews and checkpoints make it difficult to move across cities like Ramallah, where Saba’ Albess lives. “You can’t even visit the sea without a permit,” she says. From her room in Albany Park, Saba’ can hear the sea. When we sat down for this interview, Saba’ was mulling over her dissertation topic on Middle East, Caucasus, and Central Asian security...
World renowned Harvard professor Michael Sandel sits down for an interview with The Saint, St Andrews Citizen and The Stand during his visit to the University to give the prestigious Carnegie Lecture endowed by the Carnegie Corporation of New York
Murray Grigor talks exclusively with The Saint about Ever to Excel, his student days at St Andrews, and of his friend, Sean. (Read Sean's story here) Murray Grigor is a proud Scotsman, an alumnus of the University of St Andrews, and an incredibly successful film director.  He is the man behind the much celebrated ‘Ever to Excel’, a film documenting the...