2018 December



GUBC bears all for Beatson

15th December 2018

  Angus Robson Writer The Glasgow University Boat Club are back for another year of bearing all in the name of charity. We started the annual men’s and women’s naked calendars three years ago and it’s been going from strength to strength each year. We row in Scotland where the winters are long, dark and ...


Glasgow to become Scotland’s first HIV Fast Track City

15th December 2018

Isabel Thomas News Editor This comes alongside news that Scotland exceeded international HIV targets Glasgow City Council has agreed to sign up Glasgow to the Fast Track Cities initiative. This is a global partnership which aims to cut the rates of new HIV infection in the city and eliminate the stigma associated with the disease. ...


43,000 in Scotland became homeless in the last year

15th December 2018

  Isabel Thomas News Editor The new report revealed that people lost their home every 18 minutes in Scotland last year Shelter’s annual report has revealed that around 43,000 people became homeless in Scotland in the last year with homelessness applications rising for the first time in nine years. For the whole of Britain, the ...


Of course young people are remoaning

14th December 2018

Jack Corban Views Editor They say the Brexit vote was heavily fuelled by emotion; people voted with their hearts and that’s why we’re leaving. The Remain campaign didn’t have the same ability to pull at the “heart strings” of the people, it was a lacklustre campaign that failed to capture the votes of the population. ...


GU Tech Society brings Google to campus

14th December 2018

  Makhib Choudkhuri Writer The Google Developer Festival held by the Glasgow University Tech Society on the November 18 was a fantastic insight into a mixture of a variety of technologies. Over the course of the day multiple speakers from Google, along with freelancers and technology experts, came to talk about the latest progress in ...


Review: A Brief Enquiry Into Online Relationships by The 1975

14th December 2018

Axel Koch Music Columnist   Ostensibly, A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships functions the same way as The 1975’s first two studio albums. The curtain is lifted with a self-titled intro, in which the same lyrics that opened both The 1975 and I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so ...


New Institute of Health and Wellbeing building to be named after Clarice Pears

14th December 2018

    Sam Doak Reporter   The Pears Foundation donated £5 million to the University of Glasgow for the construction of the new building The University of Glasgow has received a £5 million donation from the Pears Foundation which will be used to aid in the construction of a new building on campus designed to ...


Why aren’t we talking about Scotland’s kids in care?

13th December 2018

  Laurie Clarke Editor Jamie Dalgouette grew up in care – now he wants to change the system for good Jamie went into care at six months old. For the next four years he moved between fourteen different foster homes and two residential houses; by the age of five, he’d already experienced abuse in a ...


Intersectional feminism at Glasgow Arts Fest

13th December 2018

  Rosie Beattie Film and TV Columnist Glasgow Feminist Arts Festival showcased a variety of films, music, workshops and discussions that focused on feminist art made by women Art students’ beloved Centre for Contemporary Arts has finally reopened, just in time for the first running of the Glasgow Feminist Arts Festival which ran 16 to ...


Solveig’s “twerk” comment shone a spotlight on sexism in sport

13th December 2018

Rory Clark Sports Editor Last week, Martin Solveig made one of the biggest faux-pas in sports history, reopening the debate on sexism in sport   Ada Hegerberg is only 23. Despite this, her professional footballing career already spans close to a decade. Rubbing shoulders with adults in her native Norway for Kolbotn IL, from the ...