• AUSA council change No Platform Policy

    The Aberdeen University Students’Association (AUSA) council, which is comprised of the student-led AUSA committees, has voted to change the Association’s No Platform Policy

  • In conversation with Robert Traynham

    I had a chance to sit down and talk to Robert Traynham, aman with over 20 years’ worth of experience working for and in AmericanPolitics he has a wealth of knowledge and insights into what makes the AmericanPolitical system tick. He has advised on Presidential Campaigns, hosted an Emmynominated show for Comcast Network and was once the highest ranking AfricanAmerican staffer on Capitol Hill.   Now heis the Vice President of Communications for the Bipartisan Policy Center, basedin Washington D

  • Populism in politics

    Discussing why the politics of fantasy and fear appeal to so many.

  • Journey of Self-Discovery

    Though LGBTQI+ communities and liberation movements,identities are now rather more salient in the popular mindset than they have been historically, and our narratives are often heavily distorted. There is a straight monopolisation of the portrayal of queer narratives and, for instance,many films which seek to tell a non-heterosexual or otherwise gender non-conforming story are entirely produced by a crowd of cisgender-heterosexual directors, scriptwriters and actors. ‘The Danish Girl’ is a stunning example of this, boasting a swathe of negative feedback from transgender individuals

  • Justice For Avery-one?

    What should we make of Making a Murderer?

  • Football derby: Medics versus Colts

    Match report from the university’s newest inter-club derby

News

AUSA council change No Platform Policy

The Aberdeen University Students’Association (AUSA) council, which is comprised of the student-led AUSA committees, has voted to change the Association’s No Platform Policy

Features

In conversation with Robert Traynham

I had a chance to sit down and talk to Robert Traynham, aman with over 20 years’ worth of experience working for and in AmericanPolitics he has a wealth of knowledge and insights into what makes the AmericanPolitical system tick. He has advised on Presidential Campaigns, hosted an Emmynominated show for Comcast Network and was once the highest ranking AfricanAmerican staffer on Capitol Hill.   Now heis the Vice President of Communications for the Bipartisan Policy Center, basedin Washington D


Editorial

IV. Intro - 20th January 2016

Success is a funny thing. It comes from a combination of hard-work, luck and the state of the world around us. The flipside of course is failure, but failing means you have tried


Life and Style

Journey of Self-Discovery

Though LGBTQI+ communities and liberation movements,identities are now rather more salient in the popular mindset than they have been historically, and our narratives are often heavily distorted. There is a straight monopolisation of the portrayal of queer narratives and, for instance,many films which seek to tell a non-heterosexual or otherwise gender non-conforming story are entirely produced by a crowd of cisgender-heterosexual directors, scriptwriters and actors. ‘The Danish Girl’ is a stunning example of this, boasting a swathe of negative feedback from transgender individuals


Gaming & Tech

2016 in Gaming and Technology

Far Cry PrimalA new spin-off from the Far Cry franchise of the widely popular first-person shooter game is coming out on the 23rd of February. The development studio Ubisoft Montreal chose to set the game in the Stone Age ca. 12,000 years before present

Sport

Top 10 tips for sports psychology

Sport can be tough. Assuming that most IV readers aren't elite athletes, there are probably thousands of people who can perform better than you on any given day. For some of the bigger sports, potentially millions


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