2012 January



Snowboarders take gold at Scottish Championships

31st January 2012

The Glasgow University Snowboard team took Gold in the Scottish University Indoor Ski and Snowboard championships, whilst their skiing compatriots had to settle for Bronze as Edinburgh continued their domination of the event. Connor Brolly added to his meddle tally with a bronze in Snowboard slalom whilst Rennie Husband picked up another bronze in the ...


GUSA funding the future

13th January 2012

David Childs This year will see GUSA continuing with the Chancellor’s Fund for Sport. The Chancellor’s Fund for Sport is a fund given by the University to assist students in partaking in projects that they wouldn’t normally be able to do. Just last year the Chancellor’s Fund funded some exciting projects that would normally ...


Letters from America: the NBA lockout

13th January 2012

Joe McLean The National Basketball Association (NBA) lockout could potentially signal a sea of change in the world of sport. The owners of the NBA teams have had enough of entrenching themselves in debt in order to build a winning side and have decided to take a stance. Although a draft resolution was ...


Dirty Words For Virginal Ears

8th January 2012

Kim McBride There is something about hanging around in a dark, disused railway arch on a Sunday afternoon that feels a bit dirty. Especially when the reason you’re there is to have your ears filled with all sorts of literary filth. But this is exactly what you’ll be experiencing when you come along to the ...


Vintage Fashion For Thrifty Students

7th January 2012

Claire Diamond As students face the possibility of the price of a university education increasing further, you’ve never needed a better excuse to get thrifty – and vintage fashion is the perfect place to start. As we settle back into university life, consider a new way to re-stock your wardrobe for the autumn ...


For the Common Guild

6th January 2012

Phoebe More Gordon Situated on Woodlands Terrace is a gallery known as the Common Guild, a handsome building that boasts a magnificent view of Kelvingrove Park. Recently, I met the communications manager Kitty Anderson, who told us about the gallery. I started by asking her how the Common first got started. Firstly, how did the ...