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The dos and don’ts of university open days

So the time has come for you to start thinking about your life after school. This can be daunting, but if you’re considering going to university or college, one of the best ways to put your mind at ease is to visit open days, see the place for yourself and get a chance to ask […]

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Throwback Thursday: Holiday tunes

Are you and your mates heading off on a summer holiday? There will be ups, there will be downs, but there will also be some banging tunes. Don’t get mugged off with rubbish playlists, we’re here to bring you the best of the best. Holiday tunes have never been so sizzling…

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Scottish university open days: when and where

It’s always scary to think about the future; however it does help to be prepared. Whether you’re set on going to university, considering it, or even sure you don’t want to go, it is always useful to go to the open days, to help make up your mind. Here’s a handy list of all the […]

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What I learned from results day

Results day is weird. You wait a long, long time for it, and it’s over in a second. This year, the wait from my last exam to 8 August felt painfully slow, especially given the fact I’d just sat five Highers and this was, arguably, the most important academic year of my life. I don’t know […]

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YOUR VIEW: Why we need a reading revival

We live in an age of instant gratification. And I’ll be the first to admit, as an Instagram addict, regular tweeter, and serial Netflix-binger, that I am a victim of this. Yet it saddens me all the same, because not only has this new lifestyle negatively affected our self-esteem and attention spans (and that’s only […]

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YOUR VIEW: Why we need a reading revival

We live in an age of instant gratification. And I’ll be the first to admit, as an Instagram addict, regular tweeter, and serial Netflix-binger, that I am a victim of this. Yet it saddens me all the same, because not only has this new lifestyle negatively affected our self-esteem and attention spans (and that’s only […]

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Back to school style

Heading back to the grind this week? It’s no fun for anyway. Apart from when it comes to stocking up on new school clothes, stationery and that all-important pencil case! If you still haven’t got yourself sorted for back to class, we’ve been trawling the shops for a bit of inspiration. You can thank us […]

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5 of the best movie remakes

From the Lion King to IT, it feels like Hollywood is on a mission to remake every film ever made. But while the trend of destroying previously good, classic films continues, in no particular order, here are just a few of the best film rehashes that were, in fact, better than the original. 1. Alice […]

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Remembering Robin Williams

It is hard to believe three years ago today the world lost one of the greatest comedic movie stars – Robin Williams. The chameleon of film, Robin brought the world an array of memorable characters that will live on for years to come. Remembering one of the funniest and most genuine celebrities out there, we […]

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Bless this Kasabian House

Celebrating their fourth number one album and their beloved football team Leicester City winning the Champions League, on the outside it seemed like Kasabian were on a high back in 2014. For guitarist Serge Pizzorno, it was the best year of his life; for singer Tom Meighan, it was the worst. Lorne Gillies caught up […]

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How to save money when you’re a poor student

With balancing deadlines, exams and a part-time job, students tend to have enough on their plate without having to worry about money. Just because it is the stereotype that all students are poor, doesn’t mean that has to be the reality. We’ve gathered some tips to help you save the pennies and hold onto your […]

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REVIEW: Dunkirk

Dir: Christopher Nolan Cert: 12A Release date: 21 July 2017 Dunkirk is by far one of Nolan’s best films since the Dark Knight Trilogy. The cinematography is beyond astounding but I think we already knew from Nolan’s other films that this would be a prominent feature. Dunkirk’s script itself is very minimal which allows for […]

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Back to school style

Heading back to the grind this week? It’s no fun for anyway. Apart from when it comes to stocking up on new school clothes, stationery and that all-important pencil case! If you still haven’t got yourself sorted for back to class, we’ve been trawling the shops for a bit of inspiration. You can thank us […]

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The sixth year holiday survival guide

It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since I embarked upon the rite of passage that is the infamous sixth-year holiday. Thinking about it now, I can’t believe that between us we actually managed to organise a week-long holiday for 11 fresh-faced 17-year-olds, but somehow, despite the palaver caused by half the group […]