GU squash glory

Glasgow University Squash Club’s Mhairi Charlton won the Scottish University Individual Squash Championships, hosted by Heriot-Watt University, with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Robert Gordon University’s Lindsay Ackers. Charlton’s 11/7, 11/8, 11/5 victory means she retains the title she…

Buzzcut: Glasgow’s new performance based festival

This March sees the inaugural outing of a brand new Glasgow based performance festival. Buzzcut Festival was born out of a cross-institution graduate collaboration between Royal Conservatoire of Scotland alumni Nick Anderson and Rosana Cade with help from graduates…

A harsh place for asylum seekers

Destitution is a major issue affecting the asylum seekers of Glasgow; according to a report by the Joint Committee of Human Rights, the Government practises a ‘deliberate policy of destitution’, by forcing people into a state of complete poverty…

The Sun is out, the Ewoks have lost.

Last month we discussed the dismissal of ‘Lad’s Mag’s from the QMU shop. Now shelves have been joined by a new villain. By the time this newspaper passes through your hands, you’ll have witnessed the birth of a new…

Aye Write!

Now in its seventh year, Glasgow’s biggest book festival ‘Aye Write!’ is once again upon us. With an impressive array of authors taking part and a number of interesting events, why not have a glimpse at what’s on offer…

Impressive Tigers fail to halt rampaging Raiders

Glasgow Tigers 0-14 Newcastle Raiders With perfection and a conference championship on the line, the Newcastle Raiders visited the Glasgow Tigers for the first time in years. Before the season even began, this game…

The GFF: an unlikely success

On paper, Glasgow’s seven-year-old film festival really shouldn’t work. Consider the format: eleven days of mainly pre-existing titles at eight pounds a pop, screened across some decidedly unglamorous locations. That isn’t a reference to the structurally questionable Glue Factory,…