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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Iran and the Space Monkey

Late last month, Iran announced that their space program successfully sent a monkey into space. Riding the rocket called “Pishgam,” the monkey was sent...

In conversation with Dr Jasmine Gani

Dr Jasmine Gani joined the School of International Relations (IR) at St Andrews in September 2014. Her current work focuses on IR in the Middle East (particularly Syria) and the impact of colonial legacies on regional politics, society and ideas.

No Alternative Facts: Science in the Era of Fake News

In this article, Deputy Features Editor Tas Vamos explores how our perception of science, objective facts, and universal truths has changed as a result of the constant barrage of fake news.

Production or taxation: the future of North Sea oil and gas

Jamie Lewis examines the future of North Sea oil and the claims of the Scottish Government regarding future revenues and courses of action for future oil production

Students stand against Trump

Just 24 hours after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, students from the University of St Andrews made...

NSA surveillance creates a trust deficit between the United States and...

America’s National Security Agency (NSA) has failed the number one rule of spying: don’t get caught. Following revelations that the agency has been collecting...

The crisis in Mali

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Algeria on Monday 29 October meeting with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in an attempt to gain...

Is South Africa “developed enough”?

Controversy has erupted over the last few weeks as Britain announced that beginning in 2015, all financial aid to South Africa will end. Over...

“President Kennedy shot dead, Lyndon B Johnson is sworn in,” the...

Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago this month, but controversy, intrigue and mystery still remain

The Princess and the Pill

Women’s issues have been intermittently eating up great amounts of news time in the United States recently, especially when it comes to reproductive health,...