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Monday, January 21, 2019

A republican at the wedding

Expressing a contemptuous, or at least weary, indifference towards the upcoming wedding of Prince William to his university girlfriend Kate Middleton has become a...

The prince and the media

Boy meets girl, girl uses respected degree to become a professional “accessory buyer”, boy becomes pilot, they break up, they make up over some...

The Shibboleth

Do you listen to STAR? With an average listenership of only six people, odds are that you don’t. But if the current station management...

Devil’s Advocate: Is the royal wedding eclipsing our education?

Yes Our classes were moved out of Salvator’s Quad and there were inevitable traffic disruptions. Annoying? Yes, but this will hardly lead to all of...

Reluctant hegemon

The protests in Egypt and the Middle East at large have shaken the political landscape from Tahrir Square to Pearl Square. Moreover, it has...

Would you pay to read this?

Would you pay to read this? As you read this, there are literally hundreds of other ways you could be getting your news, facts...

Jack Bunburry elaborates on the virtues of vice

I love smoking. It is, in one over-taxed stick of death, a perfect metaphor for exactly how shit everything worth enjoying is. I do...

The dark side of western humility

In the West, calls in other parts of the world for freedom and democracy are always a chance for us to congratulate ourselves. Media...

Please forgive me

J.H. Ramsay offers these words in response to a very upset reader, who wrote in regarding Ramsay's article titled "A word from our sponsors". Dear...

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Courage

Thumb out, cardboard in hand, and a smile. The image of a hitchhiker is renowned. Stereotypically, this notion also includes long wild hair and...