• No fees! No cuts! No debt! Students march on London

    On Wednesday, 19 November 2014 almost 10,000 students marched for Free Education in London. The national demo was organized by the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts (NCAFC) and other student groups like Student Assembly Against Austerity and the Young Greens.

  • Broken promises

    The Maasai, an ancient African tribe who practice a very traditional lifestyle, found their home in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania several hundred years ago; long before the colonial times. Since 1959 however, they were slowly evicted from their lands.

  • Drawing the line in the A.I. debate

    Robots are useful but let’s not let them take control, argues Jamie Smith   “Siri”, I command, “Set an alarm for 7 A. M.

  • Societies - What’s on?: 26th November 2014

    This year we have more than 125 societies at the University of Aberdeen, more than many of the other universities in Scotland.  With so many societies on campus it is easy to lose track of the great things going on and events they run.

  • Hacktivist - Live and in Conversation

    Everybody who has anything to do with the metal scene had one date in their diary this month. When the mighty H come to your town, you giddy up and get on down.

  • Ménage à triathlon

    I don’t know why I joined the triathlon club. I hadn’t swam competitively in six years, I had never used a road bike, and I had only started running the previous year.

Drawing the line in the A.I. debate

Robots are useful but let’s not let them take control, argues Jamie Smith   “Siri”, I command, “Set an alarm for 7 A. M.


New £100 million University Energy building

Plans were revealed on the 1st of December for a new £100 million energy building on King’s College campus. The 19,000m2 purpose-built energy building, with a Centre for Excellence in Research, Innovation and Teaching, will have world-class sustainable facilities and an engaging learning environment.


Canoe handle this?

Calum Peden and Leslie Simpson have won a Britain wide search for our top white water riders. Their reward.


News

On Wednesday, 19 November 2014 almost 10,000 students marched for Free Education in London. The national demo was organized by the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts (NCAFC) and other student groups like Student Assembly Against Austerity and the Young Greens.

Features

Jim Murphy’s proposal to have gender quotas in politics is not the answer At a time when sexism and feminism are dominating headlines day-in-and-day-out, the issue of gender equality could not be more at the forefront of the public’s, and politicians, minds. Almost everybody has an opinion on the issue, and many are proposing different solutions.


Opine

Slavery is still a massive problem - let’s tackle it at its roots The moral arguments against slavery are so commonplace and conspicuous in a country like the UK that to rehash them here would be an exercise in futility. To enslave is one of the purest acts of evil, but as everyone knows this, what is important is ascertaining how slavery can- for the first time in recordable human history- be truly eliminated.

Editorial

We don’t get a lot of free time in the Gaudie office, well, at least not as much you might expect. While we do occasionally fall into watching the wonderous joy that is Spider Pig or plottingthe creation of the Jaush, the vast majority of our time on a weekend is spent putting together the journalistic marvel that is The Gaudie.


Life & Style

This year we have more than 125 societies at the University of Aberdeen, more than many of the other universities in Scotland.  With so many societies on campus it is easy to lose track of the great things going on and events they run.

Arts

Everybody who has anything to do with the metal scene had one date in their diary this month. When the mighty H come to your town, you giddy up and get on down.


Listings

As a grand finale to this summer’s colourful exhibition celebrating the work of world-renowned knitwear and textile designer Kaffe Fassett, Aberdeen Art Gallery will be opening up after-hours for a vibrant and exciting evening complete with DJ sets, vintage gramophones, face painting, artist-led workshops and a pop-up Bos’n bar. Places are designated on a first come, first served basis so get there early and don’t forget to wear your brightest and spangliest of outfits.

Sports

Calum Peden and Leslie Simpson have won a Britain wide search for our top white water riders. Their reward.


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