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Monday, June 24, 2019

Lammy was right to call out our ‘white saviour’ narratives

There are many debates on Twitter. Most are stupid because, as soon as we cast a gaze on that infamous little blue bird, we...

The final countdown: a fourth-year reflects

Almost four years ago, as a quintessentially naive fresher, I wrote an article in response to the news that St Andrews had received top-five...

Taking a Step Back from St Andrews

While relaxing in my comfortable Whitehorn bed, I sometimes indulge in some PUBG. For the unlucky few who’ve never experienced the sheer glory of...

Why is Everyone Complaining?

Although turnout was historically low, and most students probably found it all a bit of a nuisance, I must admit that I found the...

Devil’s Advocate – Should Scottish Students Pay Tuition Fees?

Yes - Joe Waters I am English. I pay £9,250 a year for my tuition, and I come from a disadvantaged background. The thing is,...

We Should Deny Killers the Notoriety They Seek

“He is a terrorist. He is a criminal. He is an extremist. But he will, when I speak, be nameless.” These were the words of...

Stop Complaining That You’re too Busy!

Venting about how “busy” we are has become the easy go-to topic when making small talk with our friends. Walk through the library and...

St Andrews Needs a Wetherspoons

The main argument I often see against an introduction of Spoons (the pub chain, not the utensil) is that it would suck the life...

University, Social Media, and Mental Health

Social media. I can’t think of anything else in my life that I absolutely hate yet engage with every single day. Upon reflection, it...

Is ‘Fake News’ Really a New Phenomenon?

“Oh for Tony Blair…” as I’ve heard people saying recently. I’ve even caught myself thinking it once or twice as the melodramatic mini-series of...