2011 November



‘Keep Calm and Ask Anton’

28th November 2011

Amy Mackinnon & Oliver Milne Monday’s open meeting with the Principal was a marked improvement for Anton Muscatelli, with only one call for his resignation. In stark contrast to the packed meeting in March, around 30 students turned out to put their questions to Principal Anton Muscatelli, and Vice Principals Andrea Nolan and Frank Coton. ...


I take it back- the Arctic Monkeys still have it

25th November 2011

Mira Yankova The final chords of the closing 505 die out, the lights come on and there’s an almost involuntary ‘Wow!’ slipping from my lips. I don’t know if I should be as surprised at the exclamation as I am, but there it is. Let’s rewind back several months to when Suck It And See ...


A1: the legal jobs scam

22nd November 2011

Louise Wilson Recent investigations by the Glasgow Guardian have revealed A1 Outsource, a company based in Glasgow, has been falsely advertising management training schemes targeted towards graduates who have found themselves unemployed. The scam is designed to get as much free or cheap labour as possible for the company through offering an impressive resume of ...


20 Years of Filth and Fury… Nice ‘N’ Sleazy’s third decade

19th November 2011

Jean-Xavier Boucherat Nice ‘N’ Sleazy is twenty years old. It might be a terrible thing to say, but it is interesting to speculate on what alternative future might of unfolded had the venue been consumed by last February’s freak inferno. I say this with a particular problem in mind, one that Aidan Moffat of Arab ...


The elephant in the room

19th November 2011

Ian McIver Few institutions can boast as proud a debating pedigree as Glasgow University Union. In 1981, the GUU founded the World Universities Debating Championships, the WUDC, more popularly known as “Worlds”. Speakers trained in the GUU have gone on to win the tournament a record five times, tied only with the University of Sydney. ...


Exhibition Heads Up

16th November 2011

Thalia Addie With all the things going on both on and off campus, sometimes it’s just nice to walk around a room on a Sunday afternoon soaking up the vast amount of culture Glasgow has to offer, whilst pretending to look intelligent in front of your peers with your use of generic comments. It’s ...


Glasgow hoop dreams smashed by clinical Carnegie

15th November 2011

Harry Tattersall Smith Glasgow 74 – 92 Leeds Carnegie Glasgow University faced a baptism of fire in their inaugural match in the British University basketball Premiership against a Leeds Carnegie side looking to defend their British crown. It’s the first time the squad have competed in the countries top tear and it was a performance ...


15th November 2011

David Roberton Glasgow 6 – 3 Stirling Stamford Bridge and Garscube Sports Complex probably don’t share too many similarities, but last week they both provided the settings for games that saw plenty of goals, defensive errors and a hat-trick for the winning team’s striker. Impersonating Arsenal’s recent mauling of Chelsea a Glasgow University went one ...


Glasgow tennis team smash back to draw in Fife

11th November 2011

Petya Todorova The Glasgow mens team salvaged a draw against the odds after a compelling match versus a strong St Andrews side. The Fifers dominated the singles taking a commanding lead but Glasgow dug deep in the doubles to take a share of the points back out west. The Men`s team with captain ...


Running rings around the rest

11th November 2011

Chris Clark Glasgow University Hares and Hounds began this year’s round of Scottish University fixtures in emphatic style, being victorious in both the Men’s and Women’s races at the Scottish Universities’ Road Relays. The fixture was tagged onto the Allan Scally Road Relays, held by Shettleston Harriers, meant that the Hares and Hounds ...