2010 November



Glasgow sets even against St Andrews

18th November 2010

On Saturday the 13th October, the women’s 1st team took on St.Andrews University on their home courts at Garscube. The tennis season started with mixed fortune for the women’s teams. In the singles matches both Shona Graham and Sarah Livingstone won comfortably. This victory was all the sweeter for Glasgow as it came against some ...


Scottish Cup Fixture Drawn

18th November 2010

The draw for the second round of the Scottish Cup took place on Wednesday 29th September at the Scottish Football Museum, Hampden Park. Scottish FA vice-president Campbell Ogilvie, former Rangers player Charlie Miller and former Dundee manager Jim Duffy drew the 16 second round ties. Glasgow have been handed a tough away draw against junior ...


In Praise of Older Women

18th November 2010

Tom Bonnick Stephen Vizinczey’s 1965 novel In Praise of Older Women, reprinted now as part of Penguin’s estimable Modern Classics collection, seems to be at once both remarkably timely, and yet also somehow a little dated. This may seem like exactly the kind of maddeningly contradictory opening statement critics are wont to open reviews with, ...


IETM Plenary

16th November 2010

IETM held its annual plenary in Glasgow this year from the 4th-7th November. The focus was on performances conceived and executed by Scottish companies, artists and performers. The events were open to both the public and to the IETM delegates which came to Glasgow from various cities around the world....


Goddamn You Harajuku Girls

16th November 2010

Signed to Young Money (the label owned by rap behemoth and recent Rikers Island veteran Lil Wayne) and voted the 6th Hottest Rapper In The Game by MTV this month, Nicki Minaj has utterly divided the rap community. She is, in a word, bizarre....


On the Road

16th November 2010

Fresh from setting the box office alight with 2009’s The Hangover and before next year’s inevitable sequel, writer/director Todd Philips once again teams up with funnyman Zach Galifianakis to bring us this odd-couple-on-the-road tale of fatherhood, patriarchal loss and masturbating canines....


‘In The Company of Wolves’

16th November 2010

The fashion scene in Glasgow has rare opportunities to showcase its real abilities. However, they have found a fantastic avenue in Ally Turnbull and Claire Stuart’s 'In the Company of Wolves'. The event has been presented twice at Sub Club and showcases new designers, jewellers, milliners. This month it also showcased the work of new artists in Glasgow, with all the proceeds being received by Gl...


GU Basketball set to bag the league

16th November 2010

The University of Glasgow Men’s Basketball team maintained their unbeaten run this season, when they lined up against title rivals Aberdeen at the Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena on Wed 10th November....


The Two Faces of Liberalism

16th November 2010

Liberal Democrats of the centre left face a battle for the soul and the survival of the party, argues James Maxwell....


Supermarkets, Santa and Slavery

16th November 2010

With the Christmas shopping boom fast approaching, Aimee Pratt investigates the ringleaders behind human trafficking for supermarket goods...