21st ­Century Mythologies:­ Podcast Review

Roland Barthes’ 1957 book Mythologies develops Ferdinand de Saussure’s system of semiology ­ that words – or ‘signs’ – are comprised of a ‘signifier’ (physical form) and ‘signified’ (the concept it represents), and posits…

Katy B and Becky Hill: Review

Kathleen Brien, also known as the dance-pop sensation Katy B, came to Glasgow on her highly anticipated Little Red tour. Her latest album, widely regarded as a skilful dance record with a heart wrenching story, clearly shows Katy’s emergence…

Becky Hill: Interview

What has been your personal highlight since reaching the semi-final of The Voice in 2012? I think the highlight so far has been writing Losing with MNEK. That song means so much to me…

Conflict-Free Campus

I had no idea when I bought my Nikon DSLR camera 8 months ago, with idealistic ambitions of shooting meaningful photojournalism and black-and-white landscapes, that my purchase instead implicated me in the continuation…

“Thugs”, Boycotts and Freedom of Speech

Yiftah Curiel, Head Spokesman and Press Officer for the Israeli Embassy in London, was scheduled to speak to both the Glasgow European Society and the Dialectic Society last week. However, the talks were disrupted…