2018 November



Book Week Scotland 2018

19th November 2018

    Bronagh McGeary Deputy News Editor   Everything you need to know about the activities of this year’s Book Week Scotland Rebel, Rebel, Pick up yer book For avid book worms and writers alike, this year’s Book Week Scotland runs from 19 November to 25 November with an array of different events over the ...


This is not consent

18th November 2018

  Bethany Woodhead Views Editor I am growing tired of the debate surrounding consent; I do not understand why it is still even up for debate. In 2015, we saw an animated video sweep around social media which compared having a cup of tea with sexual consent. While the video is essentially satirical as it ...


Review: Slaves at The Barrowlands

18th November 2018

  Isabella Eastwood Writer   Slaves’ entrance into the Barrowlands concert hall was one of the most memorable appearances I’ve seen in a while. The band opened their set with “Sockets”, sporting guitar riffs that rolled – not quite seamlessly, but nonetheless imposingly – off of the Vengaboys’ monumental hit We Like To Party (admit ...


Government green-lights higher fees for shorter, more intense degree courses

18th November 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor Universities Minister Sam Gyimah has confirmed plans for universities to be able to charge higher fees for shorter, more intensive courses. The plan would entail a 45-week teaching year, rather than a 30-week one. The “accelerated” courses would apparently mean paying about £5,500 less than for a three-year course – which would ...


Glasgow University women’s hockey 3s nearly provide cup upset

18th November 2018

  Andrew Quinn Sports Editor I arrived at Garscube Sport Complex on 7 November with the cold wind cutting through my body, but my excitement about reporting on another sporting match warmed me up. I was there to watch the Glasgow University Men’s Rugby Football Club take on Robert Gordon University Rugby Club. Glasgow’s third ...


In it for the long haul

18th November 2018

Rory Clark Sports Editor Under Kerr’s reign, they made it into the second round proper for three years running, quite an achievement considering that they were always knocked out by full-time members of the SPFL Partick Thistle are currently one point from a relegation play-off spot in the Scottish Championship. Having broken up the previously ...


Glasgow graduate wins prestigious Undergraduate Award

18th November 2018

  Kelton Holsen Reporter University of Glasgow graduate Izzy Howlett has been named the 2018 Global Winner of the Undergraduate Award in Sociology and Social Policy. She received the award for her essay “A Descriptive Study of The Documents Presented to Patients Following Down Syndrome Screening”, which examined the conditions that affected the decision on ...


Everyman cinema now open in Princes Square

18th November 2018

  Ross Menzies Writer Quality film-going and the price which goes with it Glasgow is now the 26th jewel, first in Scotland, in the crown of Everyman Cinemas: a new gourmet picturehouse found on the lower-ground of Princes Square. It’s presented as a long-sought alternative for those looking to keep themselves apart from the typical ...


Review: Between the Sea and the Land

18th November 2018

Niki Radman Writer A glimpse into Africa in Motion 2018 Water surrounds us on all sides, water is ubiquitous. We tend to think of the sea as a big pool of liquid resource to be traversed, used at our leisure and to our advantage. It might not appear to us as a vessel for memory, ...


Mars rocks, hard drilling and space truckers

18th November 2018

  Patrick Hughes Writer Patrick Hughes on this year’s UofG space conference The Annual Glasgow Space Conference, held in mid-October in the University of Glasgow, is the opportunity for early and late-career space science researchers and industry workers to come together, share research and give talks on the work being done around the city. Here ...