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House of Horror- A Review

9 November 2018

Willy Wonka famously starts the tour of his fantastical factory by announcing “We have so much time and so little to see!” One might think that after so many Halloweens at Kinkell Byre this statement may have carried over this year’s installment of the House of Horror Charity Gala. But Alas like Wonka himself, the […]

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Why i’m taking on the government on behalf of students everywhere.

7 November 2018

Some of you may or may not have seen a petition going around Facebook regarding Universal Credit and students. If you have then you may be wondering what the fuss is about. Let me tell you a story. I could go on forever, but I’ll try and keep it short. I am one of a […]

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Lucy’s Mind Lab- It’s not all Fire and Floods

29 October 2018

We both know that we’re not ready to go back to the lectures and pretending to be interested in the overenthusiastic guy’s opinion in your tutorial.  I bet his name’s Brian, they’re always called Brian.  One week isn’t long enough to not be listening to Brian.   I’ve decided that, instead of providing yet more […]

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Top Five Things to Do Over Reading Week

22 October 2018

  Whether you’re staying in St. Andrews or heading home for reading week, it’s easy to become a couch potato. But instead of binging Netflix and sleeping until the afternoon here’s some ideas about the best ways to fill your week off. BAKE You don’t have to be the next Mary Berry or Paul Hollywood […]

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Review: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

20 October 2018

  The first thing that needs to be said in any review of The Rocky Horror Picture Show is that Tim Curry deserves an Oscar.   With that out of the way, we can move on to the second thing: even Tim Curry at his best just can’t beat the sheer joy of flinging a […]

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The Record’s Raisin Drinking Game

17 October 2018

We’re less than a week away from Raisin, a day of wholesome family fun with games, friends, food, bonding, and the occasional beverage. To make sure those beverages are frequent enough, we would like to introduce you to a failsafe Raisin drinking game for families and friends alike, guaranteed to give you a good time […]

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Love Letter to: The Marvel Cinematic Universe.

16 October 2018

Just over ten years ago, Iron Man, (directed by John Favreau) arrived in cinemas. Despite the film being a hit with both audiences and critics, and possessing more deftness, wit and charm than most Superhero films that had come before it, one could have been forgiven for not registering it. And, indeed, for not ascribing much […]

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In Defence of a cappella

8 October 2018

This article was written as a response to: Trash Thursdays – A cappella, by Calum Esler   Why anyone would want to read the milquetoast spew of ignorance published on this blog last week, when the very third sentence contains a straight-up lie, is beyond me. But having been asked to write a response, and mindful […]

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Lucy’s Mind Lab: Would St Andrews Survive a Pandemic?

5 October 2018

  I wouldn’t say I’m a raging misanthropist.  Some of my closest friends are people.  But if I remember anything from my past lectures, it wasn’t the valuable knowledge that would stand me in good stead for exams.  It was the rapid gunfire of phlegm bullets echoing around the room, mostly going on from September […]

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Trash Thursday: A-capella

4 October 2018

For an alternative view, check out Kyra Ho’s rebuttal article In Defence of a cappella  Pitch Perfect is a pretty good film, I’ll be the first to admit that. However, no matter how much love I have for that film and everyone in it I still find it truly impossible to enjoy a-cappella. From the […]

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