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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

Grocery gamble: self check-out or cashier?

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

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 ...

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.

Does principal Louise Richardson deserve her £30,000 bonus?

You voted No, here's what our writers had to say.

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: 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 we donate to big name charities?

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

Pret A Manger in St Andrews: cause for celebration or a...

The greater good vs. The rights of small businesses

Devil’s Advocate – Should students run the Students’ Association?

Yes - Joe Waters Let me start this side of the argument by asking some questions for you to consider. Should aliens run the UN?...