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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The tensions of social change

This year has seen the proposal of laws in France and Denmark to legalize gay marriage, and in France’s case, the allowing of homosexual...

Obamacare enrolment deadline sees high sign-up figures

The Affordable Care Act, best known as Obamacare, appears to have overcome controversy during its troubled rollout.

The gift that keeps on giving

The Class Gift committee is ready for a great year

Housing benefit reform under the spotlight

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government has announced that it intends to change the eligibility criteria for housing benefit, a means-tested aid for those living...

Web Exclusive: Interview with Occupy Wall Street Activist Yotam Moram

1. What is the organizational infrastructure of OWS? Do you think the massive expansion of OWS movements all over the world can lead to...

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...

Conquering the world

In 1982, around 3 per cent of the University’s student body was international. The number now sits closer to 30 per cent. Editor Jonathan Bucks reports on how St Andrews became a melting pot and leading international recruiter

The gun law low-down

The deal with US gun laws On 14 December, 2012 the second-deadliest mass shooting in American history took place--a gunman murdered twenty-six people with an...

Public Finances in Independent Scotland

Raisa Muhtar reflects on the latest "Transforming Scotland" lecture from Dr Craig Dalzell, on the potential financial circumstances and feasibility of an independent Scotland.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in trouble over special election

The New Jersey Supreme Court will evaluate the legality of a mid-October special election to fill the state’s vacant U.S. Senate seat. Gov. Chris...