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Editors in Chief Niamh Anderson and Polly Smythe
60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
News Olivia Nolan, Victoria Belton & Ellen Blunsdon
Comment Oliver Lemarchand, Tilda Gregg-Smith & Rosie Hilton
Features Katy Minko & Alasdair Flett
Lifestyle Katharine Cook & Saskia Peach
Science & Technology Sophia Bashir & Dianna Bautista
Culture Beth Blakemore, Caitlin Powell & Immie Rosie-Wilkinson
Music Ruth Murphy & Angus Barrett
Film Theo Rollason & Imogen Herd
TV & Radio Ruby Walsh, Emily Hall & James Hanton
Sport Charles Nurick & Matt Ford
Crossword Charlotte Brown
Head of Illustration Vivian Marie
Photo Editor Georgia Forsyth Sypestyn
Copy Editor Sophie Beardsworth
Web Editor Adam Shaw
President Simon Fern
Secretary Claire Hutchison
Treasurer Nico Marrone
Head of Advertising Sophia Bashir
Head of Marketing Christopher Lightfoot and Annabeth McDowell
Social Secretaries Beth Blakemore and Rosanna Marshall