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Monday, September 24, 2018

Should Sabbatical officers be allowed to run for consecutive terms?

YES Rome wasn’t built in a day. Our University, almost as old and prestigious, can only change so much in one nine-month term. Student leaders...

It’s ball season – but are black tie events at St...

YES The Kate Kennedy Club's balls raise thousands of pounds each. FS is targeting £50,000 this year. Be as cynical and tight-fisted as you want,...

Devil’s Advocate: Do grades represent intelligence?

Yes When considering the question of whether or not grades reflect intelligence there are several spheres of inquiry which must be eliminated. One may have...

Should St Andrews allow more fast food restaurants?

Rebecca Thomas and Kathryn Nielsen debate on the merits and disadvantages of incorporating fast food giants into St Andrews' quaint townscape

Devil’s Advocate: Should international students pay for access to the NHS?

We take a look at two sides of the coin on this divisive issue.

The eternal freshers’ dilemma: to study or to socialise?

I’ve barely studied for two years and don’t regret a thing I am about to embark on my third year at St Andrews. I do...

Should we donate to big name charities?

Tamar Ziff and Jake Jose argue about the ethics and effectiveness of big-name versus grassroots charity initiatives

Grocery gamble: self check-out or cashier?

David Grosset and Raymond Wang present the respective merits and deficiencies of two different supermarket strategies

The 5p plastic bag charge: green policy worth the inconvenience?

Yes: With the damaging impact of plastic bags on our environment, it is time to challenge the deeply ingrained habits of our throw-away society.  The...

Devil’s advocate: Has the Students’ Association failed us?

Yes The Students’ Association has failed us. It’s interesting that it’s called the Students’ Association. Might that be because we are ourselves that institution? ...