Thursday, January 18, 2018
As my university colleagues fell prey to the lure of cheap alcohol and licking ice-cream off each other’s elbows under the moderate glare of foreign March suns, I decided that spring break would be a convenient time to get a chest infection (I hear that they are 20% off at M&S at the moment). A little downtime coughing up...
Tip #6: Don't buy me shower gel. I can buy my own fucking shower gel.

This much I know

As The Saint reported over spring break, St Andrews will be transformed from a small town on the east coast of Scotland to Mecca of the golfing world. During the summer months where hundreds of thousands of tourists will descend into eastern Fife to take up the place of ‘local annoyance’ that the students hold dearly to their hearts. Off...
You voted No, here's what our writers had to say.
"The sun will rise on a more beautiful Egypt,” were the words of one Egyptian as he celebrated the end of Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year reign in government. As the Egyptian army is given control of the state, it is uncertain as to who or what the future of Egyptian politics will be. Although I support the Egyptian peoples success...
The idea of an ‘average’ St Andrews student is a strange concept. For a university with such a global intake (the prospectus seems to use the word diversity approximately 8 billion times) there seems to be a remarkably simplistic view outside the university of the kind of person which the university takes in. Regard the bizarre world of The StudentRoom...

But seriously…

Ah, November. The daylight hours slip through your fingers like smoke, and you dig through your cupboards for the winter coat. Who knows, you might have that wonderful moment of finding a tenner in the pocket, scrunched up from the last time you wore it. The lack of sun doesn’t help the motivation to get out of bed, and...
Marilyn Cosson argues that trying to find a ‘gay gene’ undermines the fight for equality
Deputy viewpoint editor Sasha Gisborne argues that St Andrews should do more for poorer students
Sophie Cadden claims that the international ‘ban bossy’ campaign does little to further the feminist cause