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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Overseas Series: Matthew Cregan

German and Economics student Matthew Cregan shares his hints and tips on Erasmus exchanges while experiencing a semester in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

The New Silk Road: A look at the Belt Road Initiative

Second year student Charles Stevens discusses his new project The New Silk Road, which will investigate various proposals and promises of the new Belt Road Initiative. Deputy features editor Catriona Aitken writes about the details shared in their conversation.

Interview: Jamie Ross, candidate for Association President

The Association President, along with the Director of Representation, is responsible for representing student interests to the University and external organisations, including the government....

Hangover cure drink to debut at Oktoberfest

If the marketing is to be believed, Survivor may be the one-size-fits-all hangover cure that we have been waiting for.

Rectors through the ages: an abridged history

In 1858, the role of rector was established at St Andrews. Elected by the students of the University, the rector is meant to represent...

A Day in the Life of Freddie Fforde, Association President

After treating me to a serenade by The Other Guys, Freddie Fforde made me a home-cooked meal on Valentine’s Day. However, I have not...

Possibility of further strikes looms on students

The UCU has recently announced the potential for another week of strike action between 16 April and 20 April, or Week 10 on the...

A response to those who love to slam Sinners

A while ago I found myself reading a rather intriguing review of the Rag Week Sinners event in this very newspaper. Now, it is...

St Andrews under evaluation for its number of alcohol licenses

After reviewing evidence on 19 March for the number of alcohol licenses released and its correlation to alcohol-related harm in towns, the Fife Licensing...

Manifesto analysis: Duncan Downie, candidate for Association President

Duncan’s policies centre around accommodation, drawing on his experience as Senior Student of Albany Park. He also wants to listen to students and make...