2018 December



Preview: Scottish Queer International Film Festival

2nd December 2018

Louis Ratzel Writer A staple event in Glasgow’s bustling film festival scene The Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) is returning to Glasgow for a fourth edition from Wednesday 5 to Sunday 9 December. Since 2015, SQIFF has established itself as a staple event in Glasgow’s bustling film festival scene. Its past instalments have showcased ...


BBC Good Food Show: a colossal culinary convention

2nd December 2018

Dylan Tuck Deputy Culture Editor – Food & Drink   Food conventions can seem like a bit of a weird concept. Paying a fair amount just to get into a hall to find a tonne of stalls offer teeny sample portions doesn’t exactly sound all that riveting, yet, when it’s done on a simply gigantic ...


Living with self-harm scars means choosing between censorship and judgement

1st December 2018

Niamh Canning Writer Niamh Canning explores the internal turmoil over whether or not to hide self-harm scars in public, and the consequences of doing so Content warning: this article contains references to self-harm I’m sitting in a bar, waiting for my date to return from the bathroom, and I’m debating whether to take my jacket ...


Mindful drinking festival: a booze-free alternative

1st December 2018

Dylan Tuck & Daniella Meehan Deputy Culture Editor – Food & Drink / Writer We headed along to Glasgow’s first alcohol-free festival to get the lowdown on the Club Soda movement and the ever-growing non-alcoholic market Okay, we get it — drinking culture and university go hand in hand. There’s so many events during an ...


Review: Widows

1st December 2018

Alex Chandler Writer Just short of standing out Some of the earliest narratives of the big screen focused on heists. The Great Train Robbery made in 1903 is still remembered as one of the earliest fiction films and, following the popularity of the American Dime novel, worked to tell, and arguably create, the cinematic tale ...


Reducing our carbon footprint one dish at a time

1st December 2018

Inanna Tribukait Reporter In our ongoing series on addressing climate change, Inanna Tribukait looks at how small changes to our diet can lead to big changes to the environment Prognoses about climate change seem to be getting grimmer and grimmer every day. A report from earlier this month shows that unless manmade climate change is ...