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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Why is Everyone Complaining?

Although turnout was historically low, and most students probably found it all a bit of a nuisance, I must admit that I found the...

Devil’s Advocate – Should Scottish Students Pay Tuition Fees?

Yes - Joe Waters I am English. I pay £9,250 a year for my tuition, and I come from a disadvantaged background. The thing is,...

We Should Deny Killers the Notoriety They Seek

“He is a terrorist. He is a criminal. He is an extremist. But he will, when I speak, be nameless.” These were the words of...

Stop Complaining That You’re too Busy!

Venting about how “busy” we are has become the easy go-to topic when making small talk with our friends. Walk through the library and...

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...

University, Social Media, and Mental Health

Social media. I can’t think of anything else in my life that I absolutely hate yet engage with every single day. Upon reflection, it...

Is ‘Fake News’ Really a New Phenomenon?

“Oh for Tony Blair…” as I’ve heard people saying recently. I’ve even caught myself thinking it once or twice as the melodramatic mini-series of...

Climate Action St Andrews

As young people, we are told to work and study hard for our future, but with Climate Change progressing the question arises: what does...

The Great Wizard: Embrace the Useless!

I would normally consider myself to be an eminently practical person. I’m the type of friend that you can rely upon to have a...

What next for Brexit?

In the past twenty-four hours, four cabinet ministers defied a three-line whip and are still in office, the prime minister was defeated, again, on...