What’s Education Worth?

Words: Rachel Sharp   The best bit about the elections is the leaders’ debate. Everyone’s all civil to begin with, but it doesn’t take long till they’re shouting over one another and the audience is applauding every statement like it’s a high note on the X Factor.   But there was a mixed response to Ruth …

Start Your Own Adventure

Words: Amina Antoniazzi “Incredibly frustrating but rewarding.” TechCuber Allan Lloyds tells us about the pleasures and sorrows of working in a start-up.   Behind the numerous short-term exhibitions, the various visual arts events and, last but definitely not least, the chaotic Fringe Festival, Summerhall ‘hides’ the unique story of TechCube — a four-storey, self-managed space …

A Conversation with Julian Goodare

Words: Alice Spasaro and Rachel Sharp Political historian Dr. Julian Goodare released his new book on the Early Modern witch-hunts last month. Buzz took a moment to catch up with Edinburgh University’s Reader in History to discuss his new book and all it might entail.     Aside from his works on Scottish agriculture and …

48 Hours Later…

Words: Rachel Aitken  Buzz finds out more about the 48 Hour Film Project. Which Edinburgh teams will triumph this year?   Last weekend, budding filmmakers traversed around Edinburgh, in a brutal, 48 hour challenge to make a film. On Friday night, teams were randomly assigned two genres, of which one must be chosen for their …

Start-up Your Mind

  Words and image: Amina Antoniazzi Following in the steps of the best creative Scottish minds from the golden age of inventions, Buzz takes a look at the work of their ideal successors, the local start-uppers.   The small in size but resourceful Scottish population has a well-known history of pioneering inventors and gave birth …

Buzz @ London Book Fair

The Buzz team had a blast this week as they travelled down to London for one of the biggest book fairs in the world to show off our magazine and explore the wonderful publishing industry.   London Book Fair is a hub for the latest and greatest work in the publishing industry. The Buzz team …