2016 May



Letter to the editor: letter of solidarity UCU strike action

25th May 2016

In the absence of any organized student response in support of the University and College Union (UCU) strike action (25th and 26th May 2016) we the undersigned wish to offer our support to those staff members who will be undertaking the proposed strike action in relation to an ongoing national pay dispute. Noting in particular ...


Everybody Wants Some!! interview: Richard Linklater, Tyler Hoechlin and Glen Powell

13th May 2016

It has been over 20 years since the cult, coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused. We sat down with the creative mastermind behind it all – writer and director Richard Linklater – to talk about his latest film Everybody Wants Some!!,  which he describes as his ‘spiritual sequel’ to the 1993 classic. Along with him were ...


Emergency services called to an ‘incident’ in Joseph Black Building

4th May 2016

Fraser McGowan Editor The emergency services were called to the Joseph Black Building this afternoon after an incident in a chemical laboratory which led to a student being taken ill. The nature of the incident is unclear, but several fire engines, ambulances and police cars were on the scene outside the building along with an ...