2014 November



Friendly Glasgow

6th November 2014

Euan Allison In the aftermath of the Scottish independence referendum a perverse duality permeated Facebook newsfeeds across Glasgow.  This arose due to the near simultaneous announcements that our ‘dear green place’ had been voted the world’s friendliest city in a poll for Rough Guides and the fact that loyalist violence had erupted in the city ...


SRC Challenges Cairn Lettings

6th November 2014

Sam Wigglesworth & Florence Rodgers The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) have challenged a West End letting agency who have been charging prospective tenants, including students, illegal holding deposits and reference fees. Cairn Letting have since made adjustments to their application process, but are continuing to charge holding deposits. Cairn Letting charge their prospective te...


Get out of my city, the Tab

5th November 2014

Jimmy Ratton Writer So the Tab’s turned up at Glasgow University. As you can imagine I was pretty vexed at this news, so I’m going to write a piece on why this is a terrible idea. So I’m going to ask the Tab very nicely; please don’t be here? Go on, please? I’d feel so ...


Pawsitive Practice

5th November 2014

Ellen Kane A group of University of Glasgow vet students have set up the first free preventative treatment clinic for homeless dogs in Glasgow. It will provide free vaccinations, micro-chipping, worming treatments, food packs and other supplies such as dog leads for dogs in the city. The clinic was set up by veterinary student Ruby ...