2017 August



Don’t call me psycho

22nd August 2017

Georgina Hayes Views Editor The events at Glasgow Pride this year raise the crucial issue of our relationship with slurs. When I was in school, one of my best friends was pushed into a wall and called a faggot. We were walking alongside each other when it happened, talking about the latest instalment of some ...


Glasgow University set to raise gym fees

22nd August 2017

Jess Owen News Editor Student membership prices for University of Glasgow Sport are due to rise for the academic year 2017/18. The price for a 12 month student membership is due to rise from £100 to £125, and the price for a semester student membership is due to rise from £75 to £85. In a ...


Five arrested at Pride Glasgow

22nd August 2017

Holly Sloey News Editor Five people involved in protests at this weekend’s Pride Glasgow event have been arrested, sparking significant controversy online. According to an official statement by Police Scotland, two male protesters aged between 16 and 24 were arrested and detained in custody over the weekend. The 24 year old, Panagiotis Theodoropoulos, was allegedly ...


God. Ltd – Review

17th August 2017

Billie Armstrong Culture Editor ‘God. Ltd’ marks STAG’s 10th anniversary performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and provides a refreshing departure from the pitfalls of student drama taking itself too seriously. Directed by Ryan Rutherford (writer) and Maddie Beautyman, the play depicts the trials of three angels in the ‘prayer department’ of heaven as they ...


University rector witness to Barcelona terror attack

17th August 2017

Hamish Morrison Editor in Chief Newly elected Rector of the University of Glasgow Aamer Anwar, was witness to the terror attack that took place in Barcelona around 5pm Thursday. Anwar, attending a human rights conference in the city, was walking in Las Ramblas when a car drove into a crowd of pedestrians on the busy ...


Man hospitalised after homophobic attack in West End

14th August 2017

Holly Sloey News Editor A 22-year-old man has been injured in a homophobic attack in Glasgow’s west end. The incident is thought to have occurred at around 2am on Wednesday 9th August, and took place on Kersland Street near Great Western Road. The victim sustained a serious facial injury when trying to aid a friend ...