2020 March



Interview and manifesto analysis: Gregory Kokkinidis – SRC VP Education

2nd March 2020

Jordan Hunter Deputy News Editor Gregory Kokkinidis’ manifesto has many appealing goals; recording lectures, making curricula that are more inclusive and diverse, and even trying to take on “high stakes” assessments of many courses. Many of these points rely on staff-student relations, which to some extent is the nature of the job. Whilst it is ...


Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2 – 6 March, hosted by BEAT

2nd March 2020

  Lauren Brooks Reporter The UK’s leading eating disorder charity are holding events, from bake sales at the library, to pub quizzes at Bank Street Bar and Kitchen University representatives of the UK’s leading eating disorder awareness charity BEAT are holding events, screenings and discussions between 2-6 March around the University to offer help and ...


Gap in the syllabus: Global LGBTQ+ Health

1st March 2020

Ilia Hionidou Writer For the next article in our series on LGBTQ+ inclusivity in higher education, Ilia Hionidou interviews Dr Michelle Kaufman, Assistant Professor at the John Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health. The need for an international focus on LGBTQ+ health is investigated by Assistant Professor Michelle Kaufman, whose work focuses on HIV ...


James Dean, the latest victim of nonconsensual digital re-creation

1st March 2020

Angus Gillies Deputy Culture Editor – Film and TV Cast in a new action film, should we be worried about the lack of ethics needed to recreate actors?  The last few months have given an alarming contemporary significance to the phrase “turn in one’s grave”. James Dean, counterculture icon and the star of classics Rebel ...


Why is Lake Chad drying up?

1st March 2020

Rebecca Scott Culture Editor Rebecca Scott examines the impact of the climate crisis on this vital body of water. Whilst it’s now common knowledge that our planet is undergoing an unprecedented and rapid period of global heating, it can be hard to visualise this in our daily lives here in Scotland; the rain stays lashing, ...


The Return of the XFL

1st March 2020

Jordan Hunter Reporter A look at the new frankensteined American football league every Brit will love. The dead speak! After many failed attempts, WWE owner Vince McMahon has been losing blood sweat and tears in his lab creating an alternative to the NFL that is attractive to everyone. He does this on the tombstones of ...