Library burnt to the ground! The Student, 25/10/84 TAGS: | In this week’s digitised edition of The Student 1984: The Main Library (almost) burns to the ground The Campaign for Real Lager provides a guide to the best fizzy stuff …Continue reading →

Scotland: “still a long way to go”: The Student, 18/10/84 TAGS: | | The digitised 18 October 1984 edition of The Student is now available to read online. Catching the headlines this week: Secretary of State for Scotland George Younger describes the “massive …Continue reading →

Freshers, Festival, Football: The Student, 11 Oct 1984 TAGS: | | Hot off the press (and a day early!), the 11 October 1984 edition of The Student is now available to read online https://libraryblogs.is.ed.ac.uk/thestudent/. Featuring the surprising success of Big Country, …Continue reading →

1984 – The Student’s perspective TAGS: | | Which iconic university building was described by a young student journalist in 1984 as a place “where students go to recover from hangovers”? What did students of the 1980s do …Continue reading →

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