2018 October



Council reverses plans on student flats despite complaints

31st October 2018

  Tara Gandhi Deputy News Editor   Developers, Nursery Rhymes Nurseries, are going ahead with plans to create a new six-storey facility on the junction of Sandyford Street and Kelvinhaugh Street in Yorkhill. There will be 45 flats, including two, three and five-bedroom flats with cycle parking, a gym, a communal area and an outdoor ...


They did the Monster Dash

31st October 2018

Alexandra Bullard Writer Writer Alexandra Bullard shares her first-time experience of the annual Monster Dash fun run in support of Alzheimer Scotland An obstacle course. In the dark. In the company of Monsters. What is it? It’s the annual Monster Dash charity fun run, of course. For those who are unaware, this annual Halloween event ...


Scottish teachers rally for better pay and conditions

30th October 2018

Kelton Holsen Reporter   Last Saturday, thousands of teachers and supporters of education from across the country assembled in George Square for a rally in support of a 10% increase in teacher pay and an overall improvement of conditions for teachers in Scotland. Protestors marched from Kelvingrove Park down Argyle Street through the city centre, ...


An ode to cake

30th October 2018

Jack Corban Views Editor Cake. Even the word is compact: remove any part of it and you no longer have cake. Cak? Cke? No, I don’t think so! Just like the actual product itself. Let’s be clear, right now I’m talking about your classic sponge cake, one of the finest pieces of food technology you’ll ...


Review: IDLES at the QMU

30th October 2018

  Axel Koch Music Columnist Originally scheduled to be held at the O2 ABC, the IDLES concert last Saturday (20 October) was one of many to be moved to a different venue following the School of Art fire earlier this year. The Bristol punk band ended up playing at the significantly smaller Queen Margaret Union’s ...


Review: Alt-J at the SEC

30th October 2018

  Niamh Canning Writer Arriving at the SEC Armadillo on Sunday (21 October), the crowd largely consisted of what you’d expect for an indie band like alt-J: young adults decked out in Chandler Bing-esque vintage shirts and nose rings galore. There was a fair crowd of middle-aged fans and, particularly during the performance of the ...


Preview: GRASS host a night at Broadcast in support of the Ubuntu women’s shelter

30th October 2018

Finley Allott Writer Glasgow’s female DJ scene will takeover Broadcast on 1 November in support of Ubuntu Women’s Shelter Glasgow Refugee and Asylum Seekers Solidarity (GRASS) are teaming up with Safar to host a groovy night at Broadcast on 1 November, in support of Ubuntu Women’s Shelter. A lively and chic club located in the ...


Curiosity Killed the Cat

30th October 2018

  Adam Nicholson Writer I happened in my wanderings upon an old curiosity shop, nestled down those semi-decrepit alleyways peculiar to the West End; one of those of the sort that seem caught in perpetual rot, yet never manage to fully fade.  The facade was barren of any detail, just jaundiced plaster and a simple ...


Horror outside Hollywood

30th October 2018

Harry Maitland Writer The best, and spookiest, horror films from around the globe Horror has more potential than any other genre to imprint itself on the viewer’s mind – maybe leaving a few scars in the process. As it is, Hollywood has long held the reigns on traditional Halloween movies, and horror has long been ...


‘I’m a mouse? Duh.’

29th October 2018

Elle Lindsay Writer Why are women still being judged for their choice of costume? As the daylight dwindles and pumpkin-spiced aromas become a staple on the wet streets of the city, we can be forgiven for being unable to fully remember the few weeks of sunshine we were gifted with this summer. Unable to face ...