2015 March



The Glasgow Guardian Interviews Lucy Rose

19th March 2015

Harry Vizor Lucy Rose, a 25-year-old acoustic folk singer from Warwickshire, was performing at The Art School in Glasgow last Friday and we got the chance to speak to her beforehand. She’s out touring her newest album ‘Work it Out’, her first release since her debut album ‘Like I Used To’ and it appears she’s ...


Leelah Alcorn Solidarity March and Trans Inclusion

19th March 2015

Annina Claesson Writer On 28 December last year, a new post appeared on 17-year old Leelah Alcorn’s Tumblr blog: her suicide note. She had taken her life a few hours earlier, after enduring years of alienation and abuse from her parents. After coming out to them as transgender and asking for permission to transition, Leelah ...


The Glasgow Guardian Interviews Lucy Rose

19th March 2015

Harry Vizor Lucy Rose, a 25-year-old acoustic folk singer from Warwickshire, was performing at The Art School in Glasgow last Friday and we got the chance to speak to her beforehand. She’s out touring her newest album ‘Work it Out’, her first release since her debut album ‘Like I Used To’ and it appears she’s ...


The Glasgow Guardian Interviews Fightstar

19th March 2015

Mina Green & Anna Longton Perhaps best known for breaking free from the boy band Busted, Charlie Simpson has been one of the few artists to successfully make the transition from mainstream popstar to talented musician. Alongside friends and fellow bandmates Alex Westaway, Dan Haigh and Omar Abidi, the once distant dream of a career ...


TEDxUniversityofGlasgow Review

19th March 2015

Nathan Stillwell TED talks arguably are the most inspiring pieces of procrastination ever created by man, and TEDxUniversityofGlasgow was no different. With essay deadlines breathing down my neck, presentations slowly drowning me, and exams eerily around the corner I had the choice of a hard laboured Saturday of work, or roughly 8 hours of stimulating, ...


Review: Fightstar at O2 ABC

19th March 2015

Mina Green After returning from a hiatus of four years, Fightstar’s tenth anniversary tour marked a significant step for the band’s career, reviving their colourful past and paving a new way into the ever-changing realm of modern alternative rock. This step had been eagerly anticipated by fans, proven by the London Forum show being sold ...


Five in a row for Glasgow at the Taxis Cup

18th March 2015

Selena Jackson GUSA Correspondent Glasgow University have taken home the Taxis Cup for the fifth consecutive year, after an nail-biting competition today. With Strathclyde hot on their heels in every event, Glasgow had to battle to clinch the victory by just one point. With Strathclyde emerging victorious in the athletics, tennis and rugby, for a ...


Taxis Cup 2015 (as it happened)

18th March 2015

Hello, and welcome to the Glasgow Guardian’s Live Feed of the 2015 Glasgow Taxis Cup!    ...


Taxis Cup 2015: Men’s Football Preview

16th March 2015

John Gorrod Deputy Sports Editor Football club captain Keiran Everden is upbeat about his side’s chances of claiming Taxis Cup glory. With Cali not expected to pose a serious threat, Strathclyde, who have defeated Glasgow twice this campaign, will be the team to beat. Everden reflected on the season to date. He said, “On Wednesdays ...


Brogan Sinclair predicts a bright future for GUSA

15th March 2015

John Gorrod Deputy Sports Editor Brogan Sinclair has predicted a bright future for GUSA, ahead of the annual Glasgow Taxis Cup. The newly-elected Vice President, who studies Physics, this year occupied the role of Fundraising Convenor. She reflected warmly, ‘It was a fantastic year, it really was. With all the exciting developments happening – obviously ...