Monday, July 24, 2017

Editorials, Issue 205

Insight into the struggles of pulling off Xavier Ball and Under Canvas as well as the lacking presence of the St Andrews Labour Society.
The year ahead promises to be eventful. On a wider scale, the international community is navigating an era of mass uncertainty.
The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, voiced her concerns on the EU/ UK debate on 22 February, saying that there was a “real chance” of a second independence referendum if the UK were to exit the EU. She went on to state that, “I don’t want Scotland to become independent because the UK chooses to leave the European Union.” The...
A petition has been launched calling on the University Court to divest all of its investments in fossil fuel extracting companies, following a growing trend amongst UK Universities. The petition, launched by student-led group Fossil Free St Andrews, calls on the University to immediately cease new investments in fossil fuel companies, and to dispose of all of its existing investments...
The editorial for Issue 197

Editorial: Issue 193

Court sees accommodation  The number of column inches this newspaper has devoted to St Andrews’ accommodation woes, you would be forgiven for thinking there was nothing else to report. Indeed, most other news pales in comparison next to visions of panic-stricken students queuing along Bell Street to visit a flat, or tenants falling prey to fraudsters masquerading as landlords and...
Its monopolisation of the St Andrews market has coincided with an egregious level of exploitation that has cheated thousands out of thousands of pounds.
This weeks editorial addresses sexual assault and the University's policy overhaul.
The Editorial this week addresses the turmoil over HE funding and St Andrews.