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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Fossil Fuel Industry: Not as bad as its reputation

The fossil fuel industry has long been the focus of much dislike. The general argument posits that, not only seeking to prolong our dependence...

St Andrews surfers take to the waves in Morocco

Salam wa aleikum! In January, the St Andrews Surf Club organised a surfing trip to Morocco. Along with 16 other keen surfers, we met at...

White Knights, Dark Threats – Why peace isn’t always peaceful

Dr Gerard De Groot, a Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrews and the author of The Bomb: A Life, has...

American Dreams: The Bus 52 Campaign

This summer, a St Andrews philanthropic campaign will kick off, but with a bit of a twist. Bus 52 is a year long project...

Taking the creative plunge

The world of the freelance writer, artist or actor can often be a tough and uncertain one. For creative souls, living close to the...

Travelling to Tuscany on a budget

“P.S…are you going on Ryanair? If so, good luck…” These were the words of comfort I received from the Features Editor before I set off...

How to be a proper English gentleman

Traditional British etiquette is hard to find in today’s modern society. As Sir Patrick Moore once said, the height of Englishness is “good manners”....

My turn to spill the tea

Every Tuesday night for the past six weeks, my eyes have been glued to Channel 4’s jaw-dropping, eye-opening, chav extravaganza that is My Big...

Whilst in Egypt

"Sorry for the inconvenience, but we’re building Egypt” One day after Hosni Mubarak resigned to the will of the Egyptians, whilst people were cleaning up...

The Royal Family of the 21st century

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a graduate student in possession of a degree from St Andrews must be in want of a...