2018 December



Football’s racism problem is not on the decline

31st December 2018

  Lewis Paterson Online Editor It hasn’t felt that long since it last happened, but the old “racism in football” conversation has been forced to make another unwanted appearance. When the Manchester City player Raheem Sterling faced racial abuse live on TV at the hands of Chelsea fans, it again brought to light the systemic ...


Ready or not, winter is coming

29th December 2018

  Inanna Tribukait Reporter   If another Beast from the East level storm rolls around, is Glasgow doomed to repeat its city shut-down mess? March 2018. I had spent the whole night up, hidden away in my room to finish an essay for a deadline the next morning. The next morning came and unnoticed by ...


EU citizens “put off” studying and working in UK post-Brexit

29th December 2018

  Georgina Hayes Editor   A targeted survey of Glasgow University students by The Glasgow Guardian has found that more than three quarters of current EU students have been “put off” applying to work or study in the UK post-Brexit. The survey asked 64 respondents if uncertainty around freedom of movement and the UK economy ...


New Year Honours List includes three UofG staff members

29th December 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor Three people with links to the University of Glasgow have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours List. The New Year’s Honours list 2019, published on Saturday 29 December, recognises the outstanding achievements of people across the United Kingdom. The tradition is a part of the British honours system, and the awards ...


A vegan’s guide to alcohol

27th December 2018

  Daniella Meehan Writer A helping hand for vegan-friendly drinking   Vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike are often surprised to learn that their favourite drinks may contain a multitude of animal-derived products. This is hardly surprising given the sheer amount of misinformation surrounding alcohol, as the manufacturers are (annoyingly) not required by law to list ...


Keep calm and radicalise

27th December 2018

  Emil Marty Writer A look at the ever-ferocious and ever-needed politically charged music in Britain today   Throughout history, radical music has existed as a cultural response to social and political issues. Looking outside of Britain at this history, it is easy to find ourselves in envy of the power and scale of radical ...


Why we need a meat tax

27th December 2018

  Inanna Tribukait Reporter   “Our planet is currently in a state of emergency rivaling the extinction of the dinosaurs.” In recent years, more and more evidence has come to light that consuming meat is harmful. Not only for us humans, but the seemingly limitless consumption of animal products is one of the top drivers ...


The Glasgow Zine Library opens its doors…

26th December 2018

  Aike Jansen Writer Glasgow’s first Zine Library opened its doors to the public earlier this year. Writer Aike Jansen checked it out… While there are extensive zine collections in Glasgow (for example, at the Glasgow Women’s Library, the Glasgow School of Art and Glasgow Autonomous Space), these are not really publicly accessible. The Glasgow ...


Editorial: Corbyn, you’ve lost my vote

22nd December 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor The last month in politics has been an open goal for the Labour Party to potentially kick the Tories out of power and yet Corbyn hasn’t even bothered to take the shot I am not a Blairite. I am a card-carrying, 21-year-old member of the Labour Party that has been actively campaigning ...


The Christmas Dinner Debate

20th December 2018

Dylan Tuck Deputy Culture Editor – Food & Drink   In an attempt to bring harmony to our festive dinner tables, Food & Drink Editor Dylan Tuck explains the best (and worst) components of the divisive Christmas Day Dinner Christmas. The time of year where you can eat your own body weight in chocolate: a ...