2015 March



Taxis Cup 2015 Preview: Athletics Club

15th March 2015

By Selena Jackson GUSA Correspondent Glasgow’s athletics team is undoubtedly one of the strongest club contenders in this year’s Taxi’s Cup. With an impressive record of championships behind them, including having won the Scottish Universities Indoors for five years running, the Outdoors for three, and having lifted the Appleton Trophy also for the last five, ...


Jim Murphy’s office claim he has never done drugs (recording of Jim Murphy’s initial glue comment)

13th March 2015

Tom Kelly Jim Murphy’s office has claimed that the leader has never taken drugs, including glue, despite the Scottish Labour Leader having stated previously that he ‘could not remember’ if he had or not. Last night First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP, leader of the Scottish Labour Party Jim Murphy MP, leader of the Scottish Conservative ...


Chris Steven expelled from QMU Board over tweet complaints : Interview with Steven.

13th March 2015

Nathan Stilwell & Tom Kelly On Monday the Glasgow Guardian learned,  through a post Chris Steven made on the Queen Margaret Union Social Committee Facebook group, that Steven had left his role as convenor. Chris had recently lost the presidential election at the QMU, earning only 75 votes. Just two days before there had been ...


General Election Leaders’ Debate (as it happened)

12th March 2015

Below you can find our coverage of the debate between the leaders of Scotland’s four main political parties as it happened. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP, leader of the Scottish Labour Party Jim Murphy MP, leader of the Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party Ruth Davidson MSP, and the leader Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie MSP ...


Taxis Cup 2015 Preview: Women’s Hockey Club

12th March 2015

By Selena Jackson GUSA Correspondent After last year’s success at the Taxi’s Cup, it’s set to be another eventful tournament for the Black and Golds when they take on Strathclyde and Caledonia at Glasgow Green next week. There are a lot of new faces this year, with more than half a dozen freshers in the ...


Taxis Cup 2015 Preview: Rugby Club

11th March 2015

By Craig Fowler The Glasgow Taxis cup is fast approaching which means it is an exciting time for all people related to sport at the University of Glasgow. Glasgow University Rugby and Football Club is no exception to this and as defending champions are preparing to defend their crown against the challenge of Strathclyde and ...


Taxis Cup 2015 Preview: Cricket Club

11th March 2015

By Jack Haugh Glasgow Guardian Sports Editor With the Taxis Cup event fast approaching, the clubs at Glasgow are putting in the final few hours in the hope of retaining the trophy for a fifth year. But the club who will step up to the plate first of all is none other than the Cricket ...


Taxis Cup 2015 Preview: Women’s Basketball Club

11th March 2015

By Izzy Keating The confidence of the Women’s Basketball team is at an all time high, as the anticipated Taxi’s Cup draws closer. Despite the change of coach mid-season, the team’s moral is strong, and new coach Julia Schwaegevl is providing the girls with a winning standard of training. Speaking to the team’s captain Julia ...


Review: Alasdair Gray, Spheres of Influence I

11th March 2015

Andrew McAllister Culture Editor Man, Glasgow is LOVING Alasdair Gray right now. We’re making films, running exhibitions and generally giving cultural shout outs to our favourite Glasgow OG. It does help that he looks like a particularly friendly grandfather. To celebrate his 80th birthday there are a series of events occurring, known collectively as ‘Alasdair ...


10 Minutes with: Twin Peaks

11th March 2015

Beatrice Cook Writer Big things are afoot for Chicago-based quartet, Twin Peaks. 2014 saw the release of the band’s second musical offering Wild Onion, and it’s clear that this motley crew of lo-fi rock’n’roll lads are causing a bit of a stir in the music world.  Comprising of Connor Brodner, Jack Dolan, Clay Frankel and ...