2018 November



Music and Your Mind

28th November 2018

Jaz Henry Writer Jaz Henry investigates the links between mental health and music, interviewing some of the people involved in schemes that hope to make music therapy a mainstream alternative to the outrageously limited options usually available. When thinking about mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety or other conditions as dementia and autism, one ...


Anne Hegerty and dismantling autism stereotypes

27th November 2018

  Lewis Paterson Online Editor   “I’m just really, really close to saying I can’t do this.” Those were the words of The Chase star Anne Hegerty on her first night in the I’m a Celeb jungle, who emotionally explained to her campmates her own experience of Asperger’s syndrome in day-to-day life and how it ...


Review: Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami

27th November 2018

Emily Hay Books Colmunist Books Columnist Emily Hay reviews literary giant Haruki Murakami’s latest book: “It’s by no means his best” It’s always an event in the literary world when a prolific author, particularly one as lauded and established as Haruki Murakami, publishes a new book. Yet even more excitement-inducing is when that new novel ...


A Hazy History (Of Music and Drugs)

27th November 2018

  Anonymous Writer   Whether you’re on the couch staving off sleep so you can listen to the last side of that new Mac Demarco record, the last of your brick burning unsteadily into the ashtray below, whether the sky has burst into liquid sun as Thee Sixpence becomes deranged and pained as you slowly ...


Romeo and Juliet should not be your “relationship goals”

27th November 2018

Credit: Frank-Dicksee   Emily Hay Books Columnist   In this series Emily Hay explores whether or not classic works of literature deserve their sanctified places on our bookshelves. All opinions are her own as an avid reader of books. Don’t @ her.   Due to some *ahem* opinions expressed in the comments’ section of some ...


More Scots than ever involved in community sport

27th November 2018

Credit: Greyerbaby Tara Gandhi Deputy News Editor The Community Hubs aimed to get young people and disadvantaged groups engaged in sports Community Sports Hubs across Scotland are at an all time high of 192, after a push for an increase by the Scottish government after the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. First launched in 2011, ...


I have a therapist, and odds are you do too

27th November 2018

Samantha Heritage Writer Samantha Heritage shares her experience of the stigma surrounding seeking treatment for mental health problems “I was actually talking about something similar with my therapist last week and she mentioned…” The words had made their way out of my mouth with a date whom I had only met a handful of times. ...


Art for the soul

27th November 2018

Anita Katsarska Writer Anita Katsusarka discusses how art can offer salvation in difficult times “Lift me up, crush me down, pull me in, push me out, Take me all, tear me apart, build me up, mold me wholesome. Make me. Create me. I then will be.” Ingrained on the inside-out and upside-down of my mind, ...


The ultimate guide to campus study spaces: 2018 Edition

27th November 2018

Lewis Paterson Online Editor The definitive list to all the lesser known study spots around Gilmorehill campus So you’re a first year, all up and ready to write your course essays and study for the upcoming exams (don’t worry, you’ll become jaded like the rest of us soon). But, in your efforts to pursue these ...


Drygate Brewery: A craft beer haven

27th November 2018

Dylan Tuck & Daniella Meehan Deputy Culture Editor: Food & Drink / Writer Tucked behind the mighty Tennants metropolis in the East End, you’ll find a small, micro-wonder of a brewery, aiming to make craft beer hip again For those who live in Scotland and are partial to indulging in a craft beer or two, ...