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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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...

Should you go #Scroll Free?

Sophie Sanders The  charity wristbands  and  nude calendars  of  the noughties  have  now been  superseded  by a  new  phenomenon: the  month-long  charitable campaign.  These  campaigns, seeking  to  raise funds  and  awareness for  public  health and  the ...

Mind: My Journey to Mental Clarity

Anjuli Clough For most  of us,  university  is meant  to  be place  where  you find  your  career path,  friends  for  life,  and maybe  even  a potential  partner. Unbeknownst  to me,  it  became the  place ...