Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse

The third season of the hit US drama, The Walking Dead, is now underway with more drama, more blood and even more zombies! The show stars Andrew Lincoln as Sheriff Rick Grimes, who must lead a group of survivors, including his wife and young son as they  try to survive in zombie-infested America. Rick has […]

The 7 most unconventional jobs done by future Presidents of the USA (and how they came in useful in the hot seat)

Although history tells us that your best shot of being President is to first be a teacher, lawyer, soldier, business-person, career politician or all of the above (like the very first president, George Washington) a handful of Commanders-in-Chief, including the newly re-elected President Obama, reached the Whitehouse via less well-trodden career paths, demonstrating that someone […]

5 Brain-Boosting Foods That’ll Have You Flying Through Exam Time

Have you ever wished there was a magic pill to help you boost your brainpower? Well, unfortunately there isn’t, but a few small additions to your diet could definitely help along the way.  Here’s some top tips for boosting your brainpower by changing the way you eat. 1.    Drink more water It may seem obvious, and […]

Staying Safe – Bonfire Night

Remember, remember the fifth of November… but also remember to stay safe and wrap up warm. Yes, it’s that time of year again where we casually stand around a giant bonfire and (traditionally) watch a Guy Fawkes dummy burn on top. So if you’re heading out to a bonfire or fireworks display there’s a few […]

8 reasons why you should never take careers advice from James Bond

With 007 storming the box office at the weekend, we, the youth of today, are bound to be subjected to the usual shtick about how men want to be him and women want to be with him, repeated ad nauseum. While being James Bond would be fantastic in his universe of fast cars, spectacular explosions […]

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Student life can be expensive, and many young Scots struggle to manage on their own. We take a look at the urge to splurge and offer you advice on how to get your balance out of the red… When Isla Fisher took on the role of Becky Bloomwood, shopping addict extraordinaire, the world rolled its […]

First Minister’s Questions

  When Source was invited to spend half an hour with Alex Salmond to find out what the Scottish government is doing about the issues affecting Scotland’s young people, we were on the train to Edinburgh faster than you can say “First Minister”. Lindsay Cochrane reports back on her afternoon with the man in charge… […]