Emily Hall

Emily Hall coedits The Student’s TV & Radio section, copyedits and is a member of the Freshair News Team. As a writer, she contributes to news, features, comment, science & technology, lifestyle, tv & radio, culture and sport. This native Seattlite is a cake pop enthusiast who can regularly be found trying to make eye-contact with stranger’s dogs on the streets of Edinburgh.

Pleasance Cafe and Bar opens

The redeveloped Pleasance Café and Bar opened on Monday October 30 with a launch party to celebrate the project’s completion. “The refurbishment is really cool, it looks more modern,” Dan...

Jury Play

Jury Play, Grid Iron’s new production, focusing on the research of Dr. Jenny Scott, is one of a few plays in Edinburgh attempting to take an issue of public policy to a more accessible forum. The...

Lego Elves

LEGO Elves popped up on Netflix to confuse university students everywhere too old to catch LEGO’s efforts to diversify and capture the attention of girls before they grew up. In 2015, LEGO launched...

The Confidence Game

In her second book, Maria Konnikova takes on the mesmerising, elusive topic of the con artist. The Confidence Game, a social psychology book broken down into the classical elements of the strategem...

Tesco: The Opera

Most operas at the Fringe facilitate escape: making you feel and weep for strange, even fictional lands, transporting you to exotic locales and upper-class dramas. Not Tesco: The Opera. All Steve...