Why Theatre Is One Of The Most Important Tools For Social Justice

Why Theatre Is One Of The Most Important Tools For Social Justice

Nilaja Sun  14.08.2017
I am from the Lower East Side of New York. A beautifully diverse neighbourhood filled to the brim with colour, life, and the stamp of the...
How Lists Can Make Us Feel Less Alone In The World

How Lists Can Make Us Feel Less Alone In The World

Rachel Briscoe  14.08.2017
It's remarkable what you can get from a list: its succinctness means it is so often like a story where you fill in the gaps. Responses...
Top Five Walking Tours To Enjoy In Edinburgh

Top Five Walking Tours To Enjoy In Edinburgh

Yasmin Ahmad  7.08.2017
When asking Edinburgh locals to describe their hometown you can almost guarantee that 'beautiful', 'historic' and 'vibrant' will be amongst...
An LGBTQ+ Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe 2017

An LGBTQ+ Guide To The Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Liam Taft  4.08.2017
As always, fringe theatre is where the most authentic depictions of LGBTQ+ lives can be found - and this year's Ed Fringe is no exception....
When It Comes To Your Kid, We Don't Need To Talk About Kevin

When It Comes To Your Kid, We Don't Need To Talk About Kevin

Conor Drum  1.08.2017
I think the real problem is that James is settled now and I am not. That is his life, and it's different to mine. I think my irritation...
You've Heard Of The Babymoon - Now There's The Baby Storm To Prepare For...

You've Heard Of The Babymoon - Now There's The Baby Storm To Prepare For...

Conor Drum  10.07.2017
Baby storms are a welcome new excuse to get together, and the trend is about to take the world by storm, baby storm. After a few successful...
Puns, Guns And Bums: The Hidden Tricks Of Improv

Puns, Guns And Bums: The Hidden Tricks Of Improv

Lizzy Skrzypiec  6.07.2017
It's the group mentality that created Boaty McBoatface and it's the same mentality that means an audience member will shout out "cock and...
Top University Probes Bizarre Email That Told Distraught Students They Won't Graduate

Top University Probes Bizarre Email That Told Distraught Students They Won't Graduate

Jasmin Gray  1.06.2017
Edinburgh University is investigating after final-year students were sent an official-looking email telling them they will not be allowed...
BBC Question Time Speech On How Corbyn Can Rescue Britain Goes Down An Absolute Storm

BBC Question Time Speech On How Corbyn Can Rescue Britain Goes Down An Absolute Storm

Chris York  11.05.2017
A young chap in the Question Time audience received a rapturous round of applause for his speech on why Jeremy Corbyn’s...
The 'I' Factor - Why TV Needs People Like You And Me

The 'I' Factor - Why TV Needs People Like You And Me

Nimesh Joshi  25.04.2017
First things first, I never thought about 'diversity' growing up. Not once did I think the colour of my skin, my social class, my religion...
March For Science. Why? Because A General Election Gives UK Scientists A Real Chance To Make Their Voices Heard

March For Science. Why? Because A General Election Gives UK Scientists A Real Chance To Make Their Voices Heard

Vanessa Furey  21.04.2017
Equally never has it been a more important for science to stand up and be heard. At a time when fake news is rife and independent experts...
Monkman v Goldman: Who's In The Best Position To Be Named University Challenge Champion?

Monkman v Goldman: Who's In The Best Position To Be Named University Challenge Champion?

Jasmin Gray  4.04.2017
The University Challenge series finale will see sassy Oxford student Joey Goldman take on quiz show behemoth Eric Monkman.  Heralded...
Why Alan Turing's Family Charity Is Putting Computers In African Schools

Why Alan Turing's Family Charity Is Putting Computers In African Schools

James Turing  14.03.2017
As my great uncle Alan Turing once said, 'we can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.' I...
Nicola Sturgeon Confirms Plans To Hold Second Scottish Independence Referendum

Nicola Sturgeon Confirms Plans To Hold Second Scottish Independence Referendum

Ned Simons  13.03.2017
Nicola Sturgeon has said she plans to trigger another Scottish independence referendum - and that she expects to win. Speaking...