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STUDENT RAG CHECK’S OUT WHERE ALL THE HIGH VOLTAGE FUN (& A LITTLE SUNSHINE) IS…

COMIC CON It’s hard to imagine that comic books and their characters were once quarantined to the dark basements and bedrooms of teenagers and kids looking to escape mainstream culture. Marvel and DC Comics have become humungous franchises, not only continuing with comic books but also creating some of the biggest

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What’s Happening in June in the Cities? Student Rag Keeps You Posted…

EDINBURGH ORIGAMI MEETUP If you’re a crafty type (and have the patience of a saint) then you may be interested in the niche art of origami. All levels of ability are welcome at this meetup event for those who appreciate the ancient and enigmatic Japanese artform in the not so ancient

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REVISIT YOUR CHILDHOOD, KEEP YOURSELF AWAKE, RE-IMAGINE AN ANCIENT CELTIC FESTIVAL, PICTURE A NIGHTMARISH FUTURE & JOIN A PODCAST OF YOUR FAVOURITE FILMS…

ROBOTS Robotics and digital technology have been at the heart of many of the developments that have transformed everyday life. If the films Terminator, Ex Machina and Transformers are to be believed then these leaps forward in technology are absolutely fine and definitely won’t end in the destruction of humanity or

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Everything looks better in the sunshine but some of our Scottish cities’ highlights look Instagrammable no matter what. Here’s Student Rag’s top picks…

When it comes to the best places for photography in Scotland, there are the obvious choices, like Edinburgh Castle and Glasgow. However, we’re instead going to focus on relatively lesser known spots for interesting pics to spruce up your Insta feed. Think less touristy and more aesthetically pleasing. Hannah Ahmed

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Student Rag’s guide to What’s On in the Cities – music, more music and wrestling, of course!

MABEL Daughter of Neneh Cherry and Massive Attack’s Cameron McVey, Mabel has no shortage of top-tier influences around her before she even looks outside of her own family tree. The 22-year-old singer songwriter will of course want to carve out her own style but if talent is genetic then she is

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Want to Fill Up Your Evenings with something a bit different?

MUSEUM LATE: RIP IT UP Night at the Museum anyone? Slightly different from the 2006 film as a mummified pharaoh, the first female aviator or tyrannosaurus rex don’t come to life and wreak havoc in Scotland’s most exciting museum. But don’t let that put you off. There’s live music, bars and themed

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Remote Sense at The Planetarium last night – It’s kind of trippy. For those of you who’ve never experienced that sensation without drugs knock yourself out with this natural pleasure!

You know the scene at the beginning of Guardians of the Galaxy where Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) uses a scanner to see a past life existing as if it's in real time so you get a kind of dusty, fragmented sense of people living - children running, laughing and playing

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Dublin playwright & poet, Stephen James Smith, writes a special ‘Ode To Students’ excusively for Student Rag…

Rhyming poetry feels like a long lost art form. Modern poets are more about ponderings or lines that desperately feel like they should expand into a novel. Irish poet Stephen James Smith is the perfect example of such a poet whom you half expect to write a novella or break

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What’s on this month? Carnival, cocktails, ghouls & gore – a month of frighteningly good fun!

Samhuinn Fire Festival It’s like a live scene from C S Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, heralding the changing of the seasons on the cobbled Royal Mile. The Samhuinn Fire Festival is basically a celebration of ‘out with the Summer and in with the Winter’ which coincides with

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