2011 March



Two takes on China Through the Lens of John Thompson

7th March 2011

Maija Kappler The photographer John Thomson was born in Edinburgh in 1837, and first travelled to Asia in 1862. He was so won over by the culture that he returned in 1868, and spent the next four years travelling through China. A new exhibition of his photography, China through the Lens of John Thomson, is ...


PJ Harvey – Let England Shake (Review)

7th March 2011

In her eighth studio album, Polly Harvey has taken a significantly different route from any of her previous works. There is little resemblance to the grunge of her first releases, nor is there any likeness to the sparse piano and breathy vocals of her last album, White Chalk. Instead, Harvey has done what it seems ...


GUU Board accused of campaign vandalism

3rd March 2011

Several members of the Glasgow University Union (GUU) Board of Management have been accused of vandalising campaign placards belonging to SRC Presidential candidate James Foley....