2015 December



‘Whose streets? Our streets!’ – How Glasgow reclaimed the night

3rd December 2015

Lucy Miller Writer The other night, as I made my way home from the library I took the opportunity to listen to music through my earphones. I walked along Great Western Road, an extremely well-lit area, but decided to take one of my headphones out, because I simply didn’t feel safe. I felt that if ...


Power cut puts six campus buildings out of action

2nd December 2015

Aidan Kerr News Reporter There has been a serious power outage across a large part of the University’s Gilmorehill campus this afternoon. In an email sent to all students, the University confirmed that the “Rankine, QMU, Adam Smith, Hetherington, Gregory, Sir Alwyn Williams buildings” are all affected. There is some confusion over how long the ...


Has television killed the cinema star?

2nd December 2015

Peter Silke Writer We are surely in the midst of a Golden Age of TV – the second Golden Age if you include the period of live TV dramas from the late ‘40s until the advent of videotape in 1956. It doesn’t take an academic to attribute the start of the modern age to the ...


18 of the most under-appreciated Christmas songs…

1st December 2015

Rhys Harper Online Editor   Christmas at The Glasgow Guardian is about one thing and one thing only: the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Annie Lennox. But we are prepared to put aside this devotion to she who gave her sweet dreams for our sins for you, dear reader, as we celebrate what is ...