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Monday, October 22, 2018

St Andrews and Home

Jurin K. Flores explores what it means to be an international student so far from home in St Andrews, and possible ways to reconnect with home

It’s Never too Late to Make Friends

Is making new friends a territory only for first years? How can you approach this as an older student? Annie Smith explores some ideas to help you reach out to new people

Death by STEM? science vs the arts

Victoria Whitton shares the importance of arts alongside the world of STEM.

MIND: Undiagnosed Mental Illness – Do We Need Labels?

Kaitlin Shaw articulates why labels may be implemented in mental health, and what effect this has on those using and seeking them.

Response: Association President reaffirms stance on gown dispute

Paloma Paige, Students’ Association President, has responded to The Saint’s Issue 222 editorial which characterised her stance on the price of the official University gown as "insensitive".

Transition and University

Moving  to St  Andrews  from home  and  home to  St  Andrews is  always  something of  an  ordeal for  me  despite the  fact  I am  now  entering my  third  year and,  really,  it’s old  news;  I’ve done ...

Goodbye, my sweet Whey Pat

At  the risk  of  sounding like  the  old, gammon-faced  codger  my mother  often  accuses me  of  being, I  preferred  the old  Whey  Pat. For  me,  there was  something  comfortingly familiar  about  the torn  leather  seating, the ...

The problem with our local NHS

Max Waller, former Viewpoint Editor The  local council  is  failing to  provide  services to  the  local community  as  a result  of  staff shortages.  They  have closed  out  of hours’  services,  and are  pushing  patients towards ...

Were Serena Williams’ actions in the US Open final justified?

Lewis Frain, Joel McInally YES  The scenes at the US Open final were not the nicest to watch; it  seems a  general  opinion has  been  formed which  says  Serena Williams  has  let people down and is ...

Sexual Violence – Let’s Talk About It

Kaitlin Shaw University; it’s supposed to be the time of your life, right? From opportunities like being able to live independently, meeting a multitude of...