Thursday, January 18, 2018
Kathryn Nielsen ponders whether the Information Age has induced the death of human conversation
Thomas Quarton and Jake Jose debate

Reality Check

Every week I watch a group of 16 and 17 year olds dressed in their parent’s clothing attempt to please a hairy businessman for the chance to win money. I am of course talking about the Young Apprentice, the latest reality TV show which has turned it’s attention to the younger generation. In it’s second year, this spin off from...

Heroic Change

It has been over a week since all our lives changed dramatically, thanks to the tireless machinations of two Kate Kennedy Club defectors who threw open the guarded doors to the traditions and history of this University. We all woke up last Tuesday morning to find ourselves members of the shiny new Kate Kennedy Fellowship, although it was all too...
In the tragic aftermath of Kieran's death, the sixth caused by the cliffs, why hasn't more been done?

Cafe 1984

The St Andrews Library has issued an ultimatum to the student body regarding the ‘coffee stains’ that have been surfacing around the facilities. Either clean up your act, they say, or there will be no coffee in the library next year. What hasn’t been told to the student body, in their clandestine removal of our basic rights as students, is...
Dan Einav reminds incoming students of 'useful' items they might have overlooked

Militant apathy

I hate the word, ‘atheist’. I hesitate to admit that I fit its literal meaning, as I detest its connotations. Knuckleheads like Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris have hijacked it for their political ends, which I do not share. It’s not that I disagree, it’s that I just don’t care. If you believe in God then I hope we...

Positive focus

Tamar Ziff reflects on the difficulties and benefits of returning to St Andrews after a long winter holiday
Many of us will remember practically growing up with the reality TV show Big Brother and, whether we watched it or not, we know that the show involved watching participants live together in a house. Big Brother essentially allowed you to spy on nearly all aspects of their lives; you held power in that it was your decision as...