2016 November



Past pushing on the present, says GUFC boss Grieve

1st November 2016

One of the founding clubs of Scottish football, Glasgow University Football Club will celebrate its 140th anniversary next year. John Gorrod Sports Editor Fielding four teams every week – the Ones, Twos, Threes and Under 21s – it is one of the most popular clubs at the university. Stuart Grieve, the head of GUFC, believes ...


Stranger Things Await

1st November 2016

Finished with Netflix’s latest hit? Here are a few things that might pique your interest. Luke Shaw Deputy Culture Editor (Film and TV) Box Set culture has very much been a “thing” for a the best part of a decade now. TV is king, and binge watching is totally acceptable, even desirable. With sights laser ...


Consent education improves safety at university

1st November 2016

Compulsory sexual consent classes provide neccessary spaces for discussion. Tsveta Rafaylova Writer With the University of Oxford making sexual consent classes compulsory for all new undergraduate students and a number of University of York freshers walking out of theirs, the debate surrounding the usefulness of such workshops on university campuses has become prominent in the ...


Review: My Scientology Movie

1st November 2016

Lily Cross Writer While I for one am immensely disappointed that Louis Theroux hasn’t undertaken any projects entitled ‘Louis Theroux the Looking Glass’, I’m quite happy to watch everything else he comes out with until he wakes up to the brilliance of that title. My Scientology Movie delivers a good dose of tried and tested ...


Polish Film Poster Exhibition: linking art and politics

1st November 2016

Gaby Somarriba Writer In this time of political uncertainty and social struggles, art has yet again become a tool to express one’s ideas and feelings to a broader audience, and to show and talk about other realities that sometimes are not understood or given enough attention. After WWII, Poland was ruled by the new government ...


GUCA Petition for compostable cups gains momentum

1st November 2016

The Glasgow University Climate Action (GUCA) group recently petitioned for the University of Glasgow’s Hospitality Services to replace their non-recyclable orange paper cups with cups that were compostable. The petition garnered 153 signatures. Peter Finnon Writer The group wanted to involve other students in their campaign to replace non-recyclable materials in all Glasgow University cafes ...


Our University is failing its arts students

1st November 2016

Sarah Walker Writer As I write this, it has been two days since the Careers Service hosted its Internship Fair, and I have had two days to reflect on – and to grow increasingly angry about – the event. As a fourth year student who can unfortunately no longer pretend that life post-graduation doesn’t exist, ...


John McIntyre Building renamed as part of “patriarchitecture” project

1st November 2016

Rhys Harper & David Santamaria Legarda News Editor & Writer   The John McIntyre Building has been renamed the McIntyre Building as part of an on-going push at the University of Glasgow to name more buildings after women and minorities. This renaming is the latest initiative of the Campus Naming Group. This is the group’s second ...


Why you should care about the American Election

1st November 2016

Ashley Neilson Writer With less than 7 days to go, the Trump/Clinton showdown is the issue dominating the world’s media. Even those with no interest in politics know that the choice ultimately lies between the American Alan Sugar who keeps saying stupid things, and Hillary, a woman we don’t really know, but we don’t think ...