2019 January



REVIEW: Queer Times School at GoMA

14th January 2019

    Amy Rodgers Deputy Culture Editor – Art The Queer Times School exhibition is now on at the Gallery of Modern Art. Our Art Editor Amy Rodgers was recently given a guided tour by producer Katie Bruce to gain extra insight into the exhibition. This summer, the first (and hopefully not the last?) Queer ...


GUEST launch new communal fridge in the library

12th January 2019

  Ina Tribukait Reporter   The Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST) are currently having a trial run of a new communal fridge in the University  library. The fridge contains food that has been donated from local businesses that would otherwise go to waste despite still being edible. The fridge is free for everybody to ...


“Pickup artist” Addy “agame” faces protest and police investigation

11th January 2019

  Hamish Morrison News Editor   Police Scotland are in the early stages of an investigation into the “predatory” behaviour of Glaswegian YouTube pick up artist, Addy “Agame” Ahmed, according to a statement released yesterday. The Police are urging people to call 101 with any information about Ahmed, and condemned his behaviour as “shameful and ...


Crispy, cruelty-free and controversial: A discussion on Greggs’ vegan sausage roll

11th January 2019

    Dylan Tuck Culture Editor   Of all the things to potentially break the United Kingdom within the first three days of 2019, I’m guessing very few had a bet on it being a bloody vegan sausage roll to do the damage. With the looming chaos of Brexit decisions and, in fact, the entirety ...


One hit wonders – which are worthy?

11th January 2019

  Lewis Paterson Online Editor Throughout chart history, there is one constant that never seems to go away – the one-hit wonder. Artists who manage to strike it out with one big hit but then fade into obscurity, never to be heard from again. Their legacy is to be associated with that one (usually ridiculously ...


Review: Mary Queen of Scots

11th January 2019

Euan Campbell Writer Josie Rourke’s latest film portrays the tumultuous reign of Scotland’s martyr queen with lashings of betrayal, sectarianism and misogyny with stellar performances from Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie portraying the two queens trapped within gilded cages, prevented from exercising their powers by the men who “counsel” them. The film opens with the ...


A “pickup artist” is secretly filming unsuspecting women in Glasgow for his website

10th January 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor Outrage and concern has arisen in Glasgow after a “pickup artist” has been secretly filming himself “hitting on” and harassing women in Glasgow and posting the footage online. The “pickup artist” – Addy “agame” – runs the YouTube channel and website DWLF, on which footage is often posted of Addy attempting to ...


Review: The Favourite

9th January 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor I want to make one thing absolutely clear before we begin: The Favourite is not just another quaint period drama about a female monarch. This film has claws, teeth and the guts to scratch and bite with them too. This, coupled with electrifying performances from Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone, ...


Universities expected to take on more international students amid Brexit funding fears

9th January 2019

Hamish Morrison News Editor British universities are expected to take on more international students, due to fears of a decrease in funding for higher education in the UK after Brexit. Vice-chancellor of the University of Glasgow and chair of the Russell Group, Sir Anton Muscatelli, speaking to The Sunday Times, said: “Many universities will try ...


In defence of Paesano’s

8th January 2019

  Niki Radman Writer I never thought I’d see the day where Paesano was at the centre of any other debate than “is this pizza just great or is it unspeakably great?” Now, I find myself defending the popular Glasgow establishment for a reason that has nothing to do with their food. A fellow Glasgow ...