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Friday, September 21, 2018

Alex Salmond and the university that made him

How the First Minister’s fighting spirit was forged at St Andrews

Russia’s new anti-gay laws stir sharp opinions

In the wake of the Pussy Riot scandal last year, this summer has been marked by growing fears that gay people are increasingly less...

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.

Covered up

There is a photographer around town, maybe you have seen him. Strutting on the rugged cobblestones of Market Street on one of those sunny...

Photography and its impact on conflict and peace

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. This has rung true many times over the years. Many will remember the...

Berlusconi condannato

Late last month, a Milanese court convicted former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to four years in jail for tax fraud, the details of...

Busting the myth of the Calais jungle

Two blondes in a small blue car drive into the refugee camp. Is this a new blonde joke? Seeking out the high vis-jacketed volunteers,...

Brexit and the Bubble

Politics, despite popular misconceptions, affects our lives in several ways. A Brexit would have serious repercussions in St Andrews, since both the financial structure...

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,...

An open letter to my donors: One scholarship recipient shares what...

Dear contributors to the R&A Ransome Trust: Last year I received a very generous postgraduate scholarship from you, which enabled me to live and study...