UoA students in front line against cuts
Five years after students protested against the rise in tuition fees across England and Wales, thousand took to the streets of London on November 4 opposing new plans by the Conservative Party to scrap grants for poorer students.
Marching under the banner ‘Free Education: No Barriers, No Borders, No Business’, the protest was coordinated by student activist group National Campaign Against Fees And Cuts.
Food for thought
An insight in to the sustainability of the meat industry
Recent years have given urban locations a new wave of trendy meat boycotters who are suddenly everywhere with their almond milk, their buckwheat pancakes and their obnoxiously clear skin. Small-time rebellion against fast food and processed rubbish has expanded and become the next paisley patterned bandwagon to perch one’s skinny, yoga pant-clad behind upon.
Russian to the finishing line
A condemnation of Russia's behaviour in athletics
‘The Russian Team in Moscow was terrific’, said Valentin Balakhnichev, President of the All-Russian Athletic Federation (ARAF). ‘We pick up some talented junior athletes, send them to particular training centres and instruct them systematically under the help of experienced coaches’.
The science of sex
An intimate exploration of sex with your very own personal sex guru, Kevin.
Sex is older than my parents and older still than yours, but do we really know how it works.
Wild and Untamed Things: 40 Years of Rocky Horror
Audiences have recently been celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Rocky Horror Picture Show’s first screening in cinemas. Initially met with critical and commercial indifference, the film found a new lease of life when it began to utilise midnight screenings.
Football derby: Medics versus Colts
Match report from the university’s newest inter-club derby
Early November was fortunate enough to bear witness to the University’s newest inter-club derby, with the Medics hosting the Colts in a hard-fought Balgownie classic.
The hotly anticipated clash was put on the backburner as typically tumultuous Aberdeen weather postponed what should have been the second league fixture of the BUCS season.