The beast with two backs: sex shop interview

It can be difficult to talk about sex with a straight face and a sober mind. The people of today are by no means a prudish bunch, but despite the candour granted to sex, the matters…

Toss the tickets to Tenerife

The other day, following my regular procrastination routine, I clicked on a BBC link that led me to the ten most beautiful islands in Europe. As I started scrolling down the list, I expected to see…

University makes room bookings tougher

The University of Glasgow’s guidelines for room bookings have made it more difficult for student clubs and societies to book a room in a University-owned building in order to hold a meeting or event. The Estates…

Interview with Spotted: Glasgow Uni Library

Following the recent controversy surrounding the resurgence of the Facebook page Spotted: Glasgow Uni Library, Glasgow Guardian invited the administrators of the page to take part in an anonymous interview to answer accusations of sexism, targeting students, and their…

Face value: law firms ask applicants for photos

A law firm’s application process, which requires students to include a photograph of themselves, has caused controversy amongst Glasgow University law students. Simpson & Marwick, a firm with offices all across Scotland as well as in…

Album review: Metronomy

“All I know how to do is tour,” drawls Metronomy frontman Joseph Mount. He’s talking about the inspiration behind their fourth album, ‘Love Letters’. Released in March 2014, work began almost two years earlier as the…

Hive/Stevenson extension delayed further

The new extension to the Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) and the Glasgow University Union (GUU) is estimated to cost the University an additional £516,000, Glasgow Guardian can reveal. At a meeting of the University Court…