Petition against Marischal Square plans
The £107million Marischal Square project has been a source of controversy for the past few months.
Nearly 1,000 people have signed a petition asking councillors to reject planning permission for the proposal.
The importance of language in politics
For a period of time – ranging from several months to a few days depending on how politically charged the person you were talking to was – you could turn to more or less anybody in Scotland, ask them ‘Yes or No. ’ with no further context, and have them understand exactly what you were referring to.
Drugs: Penalize or legalize?
Aarran McPherson explores the merits of the War on Drugs in the first part of this week's Opine debate
The War on Drugs has been branded a failure by many over the past few years. Opponents of the move claim that we should take a more liberal approach towards drug use and should be aiming to legalise so-called “soft drugs”, like Marijuana, which they believe to be less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.
Learning - A weight off your shoulders
Note taking is a skill that we all must acquire to some degree if we are to ever stand a chance in the real world, though many of us are dumbfounded, especially when it comes to finding the most efficient way of taking notes. The truth of the matter is that there’s no real way; it is simply down to your preferences, and how you will cope with the learning and memorization of new information.
Flameproof a roaring success
Starring Michele Gallagher and Billy Mack
Aberdeen Performing Arts': "A Play, a Pie and a Pint" series combines three things that should definitely be put together more often. Drama is too often thought of as something formal and official, something you should wear a tie to; this series of plays denies that and presents entertaining drama in a relaxed dining environment, where a pint or a glass of wine are part of the deal.
Get out strong. Commit.
‘Get out strong. Commit’ where the words Scottish 800m runner Lyndsey Sharp wrote on her hand prior to the 800m final at the Commonwealth Games, words to spur her on after what had been an awful night of serious illness in the athlete’s village.