2011 February



Earth – Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light 1

10th February 2011

The drug-and-alcohol-free Dylan Carlson has released more than enough material to suggest he might be looking for a broader place in history than the doom-drone pioneer from nineties Seattle, who took his cue from the Melvins and hung out with Kurt Cobain a lot. He’s doing a good job – this is a distinctly ambient, ...


Students saddle up for epic journey

9th February 2011

ONE GROUP WHO CERTAINLY took inspiration from Mark Beaumont’s Health Week talk are the three students from Glasgow who are going to embark on a ‘Cycle to Sahara’, a challenging cycle from Glasgow to the Sahara Desert, in aid of charity. The students, Donnie Moonie, 4th year Pharmacology, Chris Millar, 3rd year Psychology and Charlotte ...


Pedal power kick starts GUSA’s Health and Wellbeing Week

9th February 2011

GUSA HOSTED ITS FIRST Health & Wellbeing week from 24th – 30th January. The week consisted of a variety of seminars, activity sessions and taster events for all levels of exercise, health and wellbeing. During the week access to all Sport and Recreation facilities across campus was free of charge, to encourage as large a ...


Glasgow Tigers maul Mustangs

9th February 2011

Glasgow 58 – 0 Northumbria GLASGOW UNIVERSITY TIGERS hosted their first home game of the season against Northumbria Mustangs in the BUAFL on Sunday 23rd January. The Border League rivals made the journey north over Hadrian’s wall hoping for victory, but as they travelled home battered and bruised, the Mustangs could only dream of building ...


Athletics Results breakdown

9th February 2011

Men 60m Final 1st Cameron Clark 7.27 Women 60m Final 2nd Sarah Smith 8.24 , 6th Jo Patterson 8.68 Women 60m Hurdles 2nd Judith McNicol 10.13 Men 200m Final 2nd Jamie Sinclair 22.82, 3rd Matthew Flynn 24.39, 4th C.Nyamutaie 24.46 Women 200m Final 2nd Jo Patterson 26.47, 3rd Sarah Smith 26.63 Men Long Jump 3rd C.Nyantale Men Triple Jump ...


GUWFC search for GK

9th February 2011

Do you have what it takes to fill the No.1 jersey? If so the Glasgow University Women’s Football Club are on the lookout for a new goalkeeper, this could be your chance to try the beautiful game and to play for the University Women’s Football Club. For more info contact club captain Stephanie Reid 07503850494 ...


GURC member raises her game for charity

9th February 2011

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 St. Barnabas school for 5 weeks from the beginning of August. During this time she will ...


Get involved: Anyone for Tennis?

9th February 2011

ANYONE  WHO  WATCHED Andy Murray’s poor showing at the Australian Open Final may have found a new meaning for the phrase “new balls please”. If you think you could do any better and want to be the next Tennis superstar then the Glasgow University Tennis Club (GUT) might be for you. They have 125 members ...


Trophy triumph for Glasgow athletes

9th February 2011

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 treble of trophies including the Spencer French Trophy (Inter-Area), the Appleton Trophy (Edinburgh V Glasgow) and ...


Bonnie Clyde

6th February 2011

Aiden Hall The River Clyde: a romanticists dream. The flowing artery that provided a life force to the dormant bishopric of Glasgow; the pin that pierced the frustrated balloon of pre-industrial globalisation; the lungs that inhaled the wealth of the Empire, arrogantly spluttering back with conquering force. And now? A graveyard of these powerful days, ...