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Why Music Tuition Must Be Protected

Written by on 1 October 2018

In 2017, Edinburgh Council attempted to close down its most famous music school, and proposed further cuts to state schools music budgets. This was met with fury from hundreds of music teachers and pupils across the city, and prompting the Council to drop the proposals. Now, budget cuts have again been proposed that will halve […]

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Love Letter To: Brooklyn 99

Written by on 22 September 2018

  I understand that this is a weird time to write about this particular subject, that it might have been more pertinent to talk about the importance on Brooklyn 99 earlier this year, when it was dramatically cancelled and then uncancelled, or later, when season 6 comes out. But it was coming back to University […]

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Top Ten Tips for Starting Uni

Written by on 29 August 2018

  In the post A Level results day haze of last summer my Google Search History showed only one type of thing. “What to do in Freshers”, “How to have the best Freshers Week ever”, “Top 50 things you shouldn’t forget to do in Freshers Week”. I was obsessed. After all, you only really get […]

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What to listen to while running

Written by on 2 July 2018

I spent far more time than was probably healthy choosing a subject for my first article as Editor of Star News. The plan was to give you all some deep and intelligent analysis of all the cool and interesting music I’m listening to, but I don’t listen to cool and interesting music, and I’ve never […]

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Social Media over the holidays

Written by on 18 June 2018

The post-exam world that St Andrews students currently live in is fraught with danger, from minor inconveniences (such as doing without the 601), to truly terrifying issues (such as having to get a job). There are those who defy all odds and make their summer holidays an actual holiday, but for others this supposed break […]

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