2015 March



QMU Presidential Debate (As It Happened)

2nd March 2015

The QMU Presidential Debate is an opportunity for the potential presidents to give their manifestos first-hand, and ask for you yo ask them questions on their policies. Watch our footage from the event here and see our live blogging from when it happened. 19.13 QMU Presidential debate is about to begin. Candidates will soon take to the stage. 19.31 ...


GUSA Hustings (As It Happened)

2nd March 2015

The GUSA Presidential Hustings is an opportunity for students to ask the candidates questions. Read our live blogging from when it happened here. 17.56 Tom Gebbie, the current GUSA President, welcomes a vibrant crowd into the room, a buzz of excitement filling the air. The room is packed with enthusiastic supporters of all the candidates. 18.06 The melting ...


SRC Non Sabbatical Heckling (As It Happened)

2nd March 2015

The SRC Non-Sabbatical Heckling is an event which provides the opportunity for students to ask the candidates questions about their campaigns. Watch our footage from the event here and see our live blogging from when it happened. 17.42 The Hustings will begin in 20 minutes in room 201 of the John Mac building. 18.22 SRC Hustings about to begin ...


Keith Joss is the boss for Sport

2nd March 2015

Jack Haugh Sports Editor Sport at the University of Glasgow is in very good hands with the recently appointed Keith Joss.  The former coach of the Scottish Ladies’ National Hockey Team has brought with him a wealth of experience and new ideas that he hopes will spur sport at the university onto even greater things.  ...


Glasgow City gear up for their date with destiny

2nd March 2015

John Gorrod Deputy Sports Editor Glasgow City midfielder Jo Love has labelled her side’s historic Champions League quarter final with French giants Paris Saint-Germain as ‘the biggest chance in our history’ to reach the final four. Despite winning a domestic treble in the last three consecutive seasons, it is the first time that the club ...


Scotland will suffer from English football’s billions

2nd March 2015

Chris McLaughlin Writer A few weeks ago the “domestic” television rights to live English Premiership football for the three years from 2017 were sold for £5.136 billon, a 71% increase on the sum secured three years earlier. A figure so vast that if it were stacked in £1 coins, would reach more than 16,000km into ...


Water Polo team on the rise

2nd March 2015

Jack Haugh Sports Editor The vibrant melting pot of Club Sport at the University means that some of the more successful and welcoming clubs often spend most of their time under the collective radar of the University.  This has often been the case of the wonderfully successful Water Polo teams, so with their popularity continually ...


Triple Gold to Glasgow at BUCS Nationals

2nd March 2015

Marikki Nykanen Writer At the BUCS National Championships in Sheffield last weekend, the University of Glasgow reigned victorious as three of its athletes swept to victory. Fighting off competition from a wide range of universities from across the UK, they had to display an incredible amount of determination to win.  But, just what drove them ...


Motor City Drum Ensemble

2nd March 2015

Johnny Owens Writer I had planned to begin this review with an analogy about how apt it is – given the collective preoccupation with zombies and the like over the last few years – that Motor City Drum Ensemble (real name Danilo Plessow) is in the habit of resurrecting things that for a long time ...


Review: Decemberists

2nd March 2015

Christian Vosler Writer I waited, with quaking, knee-knocking-and-head-fuzzy earnest for The Decemberists to take the stage; an anticipation that reverberated unanimously throughout the room. The O2 Academy in Glasgow — a venue that seemed impossibly large to this small town kid—was ready for its first dose of the merry band of indie rock logophiles in nearly 4 ...