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All work and no play makes Scots a dull lot

7th December 2021

With the Scottish government trialing a four-day work week, Basilia Weir examines how this will benefit students. I really like this whole “I don’t dream of labour” movement going on right now. Not long into my time at university, I got into a tailspin about my future. It’s not that I didn’t know what I ...

Beauty is pain, but lookism hurts us all

15th October 2021

Claire Thomson discusses the issue of pretty privilege, and who it actually affects. While society nowadays is constantly reassuring us that everyone is beautiful in their own way, conventional beauty standards are still proving to dominate our way of thinking. It’s true that the majority of the time your first impression of someone is their ...

Should we all be (perfect) vegans?

14th October 2021

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn explores the all or nothing attitude many have when it comes to animal products. When I was in my second year of university, I decided, one lent, that I was going to become completely vegan. Being (mostly) vegetarian anyway, it wasn’t the biggest of deals, and after having watched and naively believed ...