2018 November



Scotland adopts first ever LGBT+ inclusive education

17th November 2018

  Tara Gandhi Deputy News Editor In a triumph for grassroots activists the government have accepted all recommendations from a report by the LGBTI Inclusive Education working group, which is made up of several LGBT+ rights and education-focused organisations. Wales and the Republic of Ireland have also looked into integrating LGBT+ issues into their education ...


No Scare for the Glasgals on Halloween

17th November 2018

  Andrew Quinn Sports Editor As Co-Sports Editor of The Glasgow Guardian I have a duty to report on the different University sports clubs, and watch different matches. I have a problem, though. Many of the sports I know little about or hadn’t even heard of before taking up this role (I hope there’s not ...


The Haunting of Hill House and the “mentally ill thing”

17th November 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House, released on 12 October, has made headlines everywhere for being the scariest thing released during this spooky season just passed (one notorious jump scare was so frightening that some viewers said it made them vomit). What stayed with me long after I finished the series wasn’t ...


Bar Gumbo to close permanently on Sunday

17th November 2018

Hamish Morrison News Editor   Byres Road’s Bar Gumbo has announced that it will be closing permanently this weekend. The announcement comes as a shock and was posted on the bar’s Facebook page on Wednesday evening. Bar Gumbo reopened in December of last year following an extensive makeover. The restaurant rebranded itself from Louisiana “juke ...


Spotlight on: Psychosis

16th November 2018

Anonymous Writer An anonymous contributor shares their experience of living with psychosis When I was a young child, around five or six years old, I was taken on holiday to visit some family friends. I don’t remember much about the holiday other than some dodgy soup, a trip to the local science centre and my ...


Preview: London Korean Film Festival

16th November 2018

Manon Haag Deputy Culture Editor – Film & TV Glasgow welcomes the UK’s celebration of Korean cinema in reduced circumstances following a two-week run in London. The GFT will be showing festival opener Microhabitat / 소공녀 (Jeon Go-woon, 2018) as well as LGBT drama The Poet and the Boy / 시인의 사랑 (Kim Yang-hee, 2017). ...


Warwick’s Blurred Lines

16th November 2018

Zuzanna Filipiuk Writer Content Warning: This article contains references to sexual violence “Rape her friends too”; “Rape the whole flat to teach them all a lesson”; “Sometimes it’s just fun to go wild and rape 100 girls”. These come from an actual group chat created last academic year by eight students from Warwick University. The ...


In Conversation with Emma Blackery

16th November 2018

Jen Bowey and Jack Corban Deputy Editor and Views Editor YouTuber to pop sensation, The Glasgow Guardian’s Jen Bowey and Jack Corban met with Emma Blackery for a chat about all things fame and success Emma Blackery, first known for her success as a YouTuber and now taking the music industry by storm, recently played ...


Two decades, and more, of hurt

16th November 2018

    Lewis Paterson Online Editor Last October, Scotland went into the final game of their World Cup qualifying campaign with a clear task – they knew that a win in Ljubljana against Slovenia would almost certainly land them a play-off place, bringing them just one step from qualification. However, they toiled for a 2-2 ...


Review: Outlaw King

16th November 2018

  Manon Haag Deputy Culture Editor – Film & TV Over twenty years after the release of Braveheart, Outlaw King is here to offer  13th-century Scotland and iconic national hero Robert the Bruce the on-screen portrayal it deserves. A Scots Oscar-nominated filmmaker, David Mackenzie (Hell or High Water, Starred Up) leads a Scottish crew filming ...