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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Obama’s State of the Union address fails to excite Americans

On 28 January, President Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union address. His hour-long speech focused mainly on reaffirming the possibility of the...

Où est le président bling-bling?

After losing to the socialist Francois Hollande in France’s presidential elections in May, Nicolas Sarkozy—along with his model wife, Carla Bruni—was ousted from the...

A new Cuban age on the horizon?

On February 25, Raul Castro, Cuba’s president, announced that he will step down at the end of his five year presidential term in 2018,...

The implications of the Marikana shootings

As inquiries continue into the Marikana shootings in South Africa, the international community looks on in an attempt to understand the day that left...

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...

A look back at the US Supreme Court’s landmark decisions this...

June 2013 has been a busy month for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Between 13 and 26 June, SCOTUS released rulings...

1956 All Over Again?

For over a year now, the media has been filled with images of violence and brutal suppression which have emerged from Syria. The West...

Big shoes to fill

The process is underway to find our new principal 

Trigger Happy: Maddie Armstrong asks should university really be a ‘safe...

In her first interview as the vice chancellor of the University of Oxford earlier this month, former principal of St Andrews Louise Richardson boldly...

Innocence of Islam, a response

On July 1st of this year, the trailer of a film depicting the Islamic Prophet Mohammad as a womanizer, child molester, and murderer appeared...