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Thursday, April 18, 2019

St Andrews rail link campaign denied funding

The St Andrews Rail Link (StARLink) campaign has been lobbying for a new railway line to St Andrews since 1989, but has recently been denied £7,000 of funding by the St Andrews Local Community Planning Budget.

Pressure mounts on Universal Credit changes

Last Semester, Srdja Popovic’s Rectorial team began supporting a campaign started by Sandra Mitchell, a mature student at the University of St Andrews, to petition against Universal Credit

Divinity Code Cracked

Johnny Woods, a third-year divinity undergraduate at the University of St Andrews, has solved coded religious documents which went unsolved by academics for centuries.

Out of Hours closure reassessed

In September 2018, The Saint reported that students and locals were calling to reinstate out-of-hours GP services in St Andrews.

Infocus: Eilidh Robb, Climate Change Activist

The Class of 2017 graduate was recently interviewed by the BBC after protesting against conflicts of interests at UN climate change conferences in Katowice, Poland.

A Letter From the New Editor

We can always do better; all you have to do is make a suggestion.

Issue 226: Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would first of all like to congratulate you and your team for a solid rede-sign of The Saint and the inclusion of...

University periodic table highlights element scarcity

University of St Andrews Emeritus Professor in Chemistry David Cole-Hamilton, who hopes that the table will encourage people to recycle their phones instead.

Santander to close St Andrews Branch

The Santander branch is to close in St Andrews as part of a nationwide reshuffle. The bank has announced that 140 branches will be closed,...

World’s Oldest Surviving Periodic Table found in St Andrews

A periodic table found in the University of St Andrews’ School of Chemistry is thought to be the oldest in the world. Discovered during a...