The original of Nabokov

Tom Bonnick Next week, on November 7, Penguin will publish The Original of Laura by Vladimir Nabokov, and in doing so, they have ignited in me a moral conundrum the likes of which I have not seen since I…

SRC elections plagued by poor voter turnout

Nick Sikora Turnout at the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) autumn elections remained poor again this year, with only 5% of students using their vote. The elections, which were held on October 21, for the positions of International Students’ Officer,…

Unreconstructed views

It came to light this week that the recent plans announced by the principal to change the structure of the University have caused much concern amongst the staff. UCUG, the union for university staff at Glasgow, has stated that…

Science, schmience

There has been a disturbing trend developing, one that extends from the highest levels of government through to the general public. We are entering a phase where science is taking a backseat to rhetoric; where rationality is being suspended…