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Review: Democracy, Voting, and Representation in the Past and Present

14 October 2019

The importance of voting is something that is known to the vast majority of students at this University. As a polling clerk at the last European Parliament election, I was delighted to see many St Andrews students turning out to vote, making sure their voices are heard (and making sure I was kept very busy). […]

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In Defence of Climate Activism

14 October 2019

It was a sight to behold: merely two weeks after hundreds of St Andrews students formed a front against a climate change, united in unanimous acknowledgment that we, the human species, are killing almost everything we can, already they are derided. Not simply derided by local newspapers but by an online publication run by fellow […]

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Review: STARFIELDS 2019

20 September 2019

As the hands of the clock on St Salvator’s Chapel crossed 4 PM, the quadrangle was filled with anticipation. Early attendees eagerly scoped out the food options, bar and entertainment, while staff placed finishing touches on stands and equipment. The overcast sky and blustering winds did little to stifle the growing atmosphere as the sun […]

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Preview: STARFIELDS 2019

12 September 2019

With nearly 2.3 thousand tickets sold, the St Andrews Charity Fashion Show’s STARFIELDS 2019 promises to end Fresher’s Week in a 6 hour, 6 act blaze of house and electronica. Attendees will step into Lower College Lawn and be transported to “The Greatest Event of Freshers Week”. To prepare and inform our readers for this […]

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Review: May Ball

23 May 2019

With classes over and exams just around the bend, the Kate Kennedy Club Charity May Ball provides St Andrews students with a welcomed escape from the stressors of academic life. This year the ball touted a night out in the classic Kinkell Byre, complete with fairground rides and chart-topping talent. Food and rides were interspersed […]

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Review: Spectrum Exhibition

5 May 2019

The most recent ArtSoc exhibition Spectrum chose to tackle the large and controversial topic of diversity within the art world. Hosted in the characterful Aikmans’ Cellar bar, the event displayed a collection of students’ pieces which included a range of photography, mixed media, sketches, prints, and painting. The relaxing atmosphere of the venue accompanied by the […]

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Review: Ambassador’s Ball

28 April 2019

The Ambassador’s Ball was a mosaic of black ties, bright lights and warm smiles. A myriad of flags hung from the walls, the décor reflecting the international aesthetic of the university. The air buzzed with the excitement of the students and the fluorescence of the lights. Well-dressed partygoers mixed and mingled, enjoying the complimentary ice […]

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Preview: May Ball

23 April 2019

This year’s May Ball is slated to be just as grandiose as ever – with fairground rides, big-name acts and an intricately decorated Kinkell Byre. There is little more that screams “St Andrews” than bidding adieu to the Candlemas Semester in style. We had the chance to chat with the Kate Kennedy Club before the […]

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Bargain Ball: Best Bargain Yet!

21 April 2019

Skint? Run out of Daddy’s money? Spent it all on DRA and North Haugh extravaganza’s? Well Comedy society’s Bargain Ball is here to save the day! I collected my wristband from Main Bar earlier on Tuesday, at which I was surprised to see that all ticket bearers received a personalised nickname. What a hoot! As […]

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Ambassador’s Ball Preview

18 April 2019

This year the School of International Relations is hosting their first Ambassador’s Ball alongside the Foreign Affairs society, aptly themed ‘Around the World in 80 Days‘. Attendees will be taken on their journey from Scotland set to the tune of funk, R&B, jazz, and world music infusions, and dance the night away amid the cross-cultural décor. […]

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