GURC member raises her game for charity

A member of the Glasgow University Riding Club is aiming to raise as much money as possible on a Charity Trek to help children in Uganda. Tess Murphy will be going to Kinyamaseke, in Uganda, to teach English at…

Trophy triumph for Glasgow athletes

IT WAS A CLEAN SWEEP FOR GLASGOW UNIVERSITY at the Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena on Saturday 5th Feb as they were crowned overall champions on their home track. Glasgow could hardly contain their delight as they won a…

Parliamo Glasgow?

Perhaps it was just me, but this Christmas holidays seemed really long. Not in a sort of ‘Oh God, I’m so bored,’ kind of way, but in a sort of lovely, dragging out of nice activities,…

The Baltic Way…In Glasgow?

Photographic exhibition “The Baltic Way” runs until the 28th of February in the Glasgow University Chapel. I was intrigued, not only because I felt inclined to respect the history of my origins, but mostly because a…

Britian’s got Talent?

A brief glimpse of the upper half of David Hasselhoff’s bronzed head confirmed the already sneaking suspicion that I was not going to act calmly around celebrities. This did not bode well for my behaviour throughout…

Angela Steel: The Seven Deadly Sins.

Glasgow based artist, Angela Steel, has certainly turned the concept of medieval glass painting on its head with her exhibition ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’. The seven pieces of artwork are displayed effectively in the dark foyer…

When Wolves come out of the Walls

Jean-Xavier Boucherat talks with Wolves in the Throne Room about Soil, Shamans, and Huxley. Listen – this is just a student newspaper. We don’t have the time or resources to even begin to understand how scenes originally created with…

The Bedroom Databank Volumes 1-4 (Review)

Nick Biggs examines Atlas Sound’s latest offering, available free @ deerhuntertheband.blogspot.com Prolificacy is not an issue for Bradford Cox. A quick scan over the recording dates for this four volume demo set is an intimidating exposition of an unusually…

Girl Talk – All Day

Girl Talk – All day (Illegal Art, 15/11/10) Of all the reasons to recommend you getting hold of this album, one stands out above the rest: it’s free. Happily, its price tag is not a reflection on its quality.…

Jenny & Johnny – I’m having Fun Now

(Warner Bros, 29/11/10) It was ironic that I’m Having Fun Now finally arrived on British soil during the coldest November for a century. Jenny Lewis, of Rilo Kiley, and her singer-songwriter beau Johnathan Rice combine to create a summery pop…

An Ocean of Noise

Jean-Xavier Boucherat goes to see Grouper, and talks with Room 40’s Curator, Lawrence English. It could be that I’m growing up but lately, I find the image of a room packed full of people listening to a performer in…