Thursday, February 23, 2017
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...
October is a month of great things: Canadian Thanksgiving, Raisin, and pumpkins, just to name a few. It is also the month during which the UK celebrates Black History, which is certainly a great thing. Sium Ghebru, the Students’ Representative Council Member for Racial Equality, has organized a month-long series of events in recognition of Black History Month, including a...
The Saint takes a look at what the Careers Centre can do for you
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...
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...
Ewan McCubbin, assistant director of the library, speaks to The Saint about library improvements, fines, opening hours, branding and marketing
With Americans taking up a significant portion of the student population, The Saint looks into why - and how they feel it affects the Unversity
1. What is the organizational infrastructure of OWS? Do you think the massive expansion of OWS movements all over the world can lead to something completely out of control and hurt the cause you guys are trying to champion? In terms of organizational structure, there is the general assembly, and there are work-groups. There are also just people, people who...

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Discover Islam Week challenges us to learn more than what Islam is not
The Saint gets the inside scoop on the newly-formed Fellowship of St. Andrews, a non-profit organization wholeheartedly dedicated to the Bubble and everyone in it. Four of the executive members give readers a look into the nascent organization, which, despite its relative youth, is well on its way to becoming an influential part of St. Andrews’ life and development. First...