The Devil’s Advocate

George Binning weighs up the scales of criminal justice with Scottish legal heavyweight Donald Findlay Q.C. If you believed everything you read in the tabloids, Donald Findlay QC would be a name to steer clear of. This is a…

Occupy and resist: the return of student radicalism?

As universities around the UK and the world are occupied by their students, James Foley examines whether students are reclaiming their radical past. In the last two weeks, more than twenty universities in the UK have seen campus occupations…

City derby ends in stalemate

Glasgow 4-4 Strathclyde With eight goals, a glut of stramashes and the woodwork taking a battering, the latest womens’ derby at Glasgow proved anything but predictable, for both spectators and coaching staff alike. The early action…

Kelvin Hall hosts 2014 warm-up

Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall played host to the Aviva International Athletics championships. It was a heartening performance from the British contingent following a wholly disappointing display on the track in Beijing. The weekend belonged to Mo…

Double polo victory for GUCC

The annual canoe polo competition kicked off at Glasgow’s Stevenson Building, with the nation’s finest descending on the West End to compete for the sport’s most coveted prize. In stark contrast to numerous university sports fixtures,…

Volleyball aims to smash records

Harry Tattersall Smith fine tunes his skills for the summer with the volleyball club I guess when I think of volleyball the first things that inevitably come to mind is bronzed Adonises and bikini babes frolicking on the beaches…

Tennis club rally for play-off push

Glasgow University Tennis Club once again reiterated its strength in depth with a crushing 10-0 defeat of Strathclyde. The result cemented their place in the nation’s top division for next season, whilst leaving them in…

An urban dystopia

Jessica McBride is impressed by modern uses of a traditional medium at Recoat Gallery. Those who lament that painting is of little importance in art today will be satisfied to see what is on offer at Recoat Gallery this…

Cancerous Capers – Part 3

Jamie Ross I awoke with a jolt of excitement today. I heard my door open, and through bleary eyes I saw my mother coming into the room with an envelope in her outstretched arm. What could this be? A…

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (Dir: Peter Sollett)

Tom Bonnick As its title suggests, there is very little more to Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist than one long, extended boast about how cool a load of underground bands are. Perhaps its lack of conventional narrative and motifs…