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Feminism should be taught in schools

The teaching of feminism in classrooms doesn’t need to be militant or excessive. A typical reaction to the suggestion that feminism be taught in primary schools is to worry about indoctrination and too much “political correctness”. Moreover, in response to the notion that there should be less “gendering” of objects […]

Features The Untold Genius of Patrick Geddes

The Untold Genius of Patrick Geddes

                    Spot the connection: Edinburgh Zoo; the Camera Obscura; the Scottish Poetry Library; the Royal Botanic Gardens. These well-known Edinburgh attractions are linked not just by their high score on TripAdvisor but through their links with Patrick Geddes. Known as the […]

Lifestyle Has flying abroad become more of an obligation?

Has flying abroad become more of an obligation?

Airport lounges, browsing duty-free, family squabbles, delays, a ten-hour wait for your connection, ploughing through your book. Those who fall under the heading of ‘frequent-flyers’ are all too familiar with this conveyor belt structure of airports, starting from online check-in right up to the flight safety demonstration. While we might […]

Science & the Environment Scotland’s Time Lords

Scotland’s Time Lords

Peter Capaldi is currently creating headlines in his role as Time Lord, but unbeknownst to many there has been another Scot over 200 years ago who truly changed our perspective on time and the history of the earth. James Hutton played an important part in the Scottish enlightenment with his […]

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Science & the Environment

Scotland’s Time Lords

Peter Capaldi is currently creating headlines in his role as Time Lord, but unbeknownst to many there has been another Scot over 200 years ago who truly changed our perspective on time and the history of the earth. James Hutton played an important part in the Scottish enlightenment with his […]

Sport

Edinburgh race well despite difficult and dangerous conditions

With the wounds still fresh from their recent defeat at the hands of Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh’s Karting team took part in the sixth and final round of the EUMSC karting championship at Raceland Outdoor. With the absence of championship leader, Jack Evans, it was left to Ross Hughes, Nick […]

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Marquez’s win sets up a thrilling season of Moto GP

The 2014 Moto GP season was “go, go, go” in the eternal words of Murray Walker this weekend after the first race of the season in Qatar got under way. After last year’s demolition of the chasing pack, the now ex-rookie Marc Marquez began the season as clear favourite, only […]

Sport

Trott’s interview gives more questions than answers

Jonathan Trott, one of England’s most successful batsmen, conducted an interview with Sky Sports, explaining his decision to leave the Ashes tour early and outlining what he plans to do in the next few months. A more relaxed and nostalgic Trott responded to Ian Ward’s questions in an emotive manner. […]

Film

Cult Column: Liam Neeson

With the release of Non-Stop it seems like an apt time to take a moment and have a closer look of the film’s self-made action hero Liam Neeson. One of Hollywood’s most recognised faces, he seems to be everybody’s favourite actor but one that struggles to find a film best […]