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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

An open letter to Hugh Grant

Strolling into a hall and commanding the attention of first year girls is just too easy, writes James Leech

Are political leanings malleable or predetermined?

Isaac Leaver examines the influences which shape our political opinions.

To all the friends I loved before…

Is it acceptable that I categorise my friendships? Based on my experience, I have ended up creating categories in my head. Core friends, close...

The Fourth Estate

Can journalists contradict themselves, and still provide insight? Or should they always choose a side, and remain consistent with that choice for the length...

Why Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize in literature has revitalised the award

A discussion of all that Dylan has brought to the prestigious prize.

“It could have happened to us”: Does solidarity need proximity?

“It could have happened to us….” This is what I heard people say after the attacks on Charlie Hebdo last January. And then again,...

An open letter to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club

Dear Sirs, We are writing in light of the news that the Royal and Ancient Golf Club is poised to take a historic step on...

Devil’s advocate – Is diet culture damaging?

YES - Milly Butters Every fortnight I sit down to write these articles and I imagine ‘reader reaction’ – I reckon I’m probably that person...

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...

Treading on eggshells: when comedy meets politics

The influence of public figures in roles of entertainment is not to be underestimated. From selling products, to interviews, to impassioned social media posts, celebrities can utilize...