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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Men in “Feminine” Fields: The Glass Escalator Theory

There has been much news coverage concerning the concept of the “glass ceiling,” which describes the transparent promotion barrier facing minority ‒ particularly women...

Rethinking Charity

Illustration: Rachel Cripps Walking from one end of town to another, one can’t help but notice the charity shops and signs that call out for...

Kentucky Fried Chicken Without Chicken- It’s not Ideal

Illustration: Lindsey Wiercioch A great deal of careful consideration goes into a successful eatery. Location, staffing and decor are just a few items on a...

Word on the Street: Go to Tanon

Photo: Tanon Phon McLean is 15 minutes late to her interview with The Saint. She rushed into Tanon, complaining that the snow made her drive...

Academic Women Here!

I was recently made aware of a booklet produced by the University – ‘Academic Women Here!’ on being a female academic at the University...

New Company Saves High-skilled Jobs from Disappearing

In St Andrews, as at most renowned universities, research is an indispensable part of academic life as well as an important employer for the...

The Journey of Brora Cashmere

Illustration: Brora Twenty-five years ago, Victoria Stapleton’s parents bought an interest in a tweed mill in Brora, a small village in the Scottish Highlands with...

Career is a Billiard Ball

Illustration: Cosette Puckett Some of us are blessed with having known our “true callings” since childhood. Some find them during secondary school, and some continue to...

Record-breaking Dow Jones Drop Erases Earnings

Illustration: Marianna Pantelli While 2017 marked a profitable year for a booming stock market which saw the DOW break record earnings, a sudden and severe drop...

At the Top of 2018 Davos’s Agenda – Bridging the Gender...

Striving for gender pay equality in a fractured world.