2019 February



The future of medicine is tailored to you

7th February 2019

Hannah Patterson Advertising & Events Manager Medical student Hannah Patterson takes a look at advancements in modern medicine The NHS describes personalised medicine as “a move away from the one size fits all” style of medicine – the idea that if you present to your doctor with a set of symptoms, you will be given ...


Scots across the pond

7th February 2019

Rory Clark Sport Editor The Scottish heart beneath the surface of American major leagues The Scotiabank Arena is currently the site of some of the most fluid and exciting basketball in all of North America. It is home to the Toronto Raptors and since the start of this National Basketball Association calendar, its lights have ...


Parallax: An adult’s review of The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss.

7th February 2019

Kevin Le Merle Writer Deep-diving into one of the most well-known children’s books… with more experienced eyes The page feels thick under my fingers, and when I turn it, dynamic illustrations greet me with bright colours. I have entered a parallel dimension: the world of children’s books, far away from the logic of drab academia. ...


The end of sun, sea and sangria

7th February 2019

Katie McPeake Film & TV Columnist With tourism in Eastern Europe now outpacing Mediterranean sunshine breaks, is the demise of the traditional beach holiday an inevitability? A familiar memory for many Brits is of their first holiday – the first time of escaping the doom and gloom of the UK for the idyllic beaches located ...


O2 ABC demolition plans submitted

7th February 2019

    Georgina Hayes Editor A building warrant application has been submitted to Glasgow City Council to fully demolish the O2 ABC venue in Glasgow after it was damaged extensively by a fire eight months ago. On June 15 last year, the venue was damaged substantially by the second fire at Glasgow School of Art. ...


Report reveals almost half of LGBT+ Scots have experienced depression in the last year

7th February 2019

    Sam Doak Deputy News Editor Stonewall Scotland report show disproportionately high rate of depression amongst respondents A recently published Stonewall Scotland report has highlighted both the prevalence of mental health issues within the LGBT+ community and the difficulties many face in accessing healthcare services. One of the most pressing areas of concern identified ...


In conversation with GRASS

6th February 2019

Theo Wilcocks Writer Theo Wilcocks talks to Loa from the Glasgow Refugee and Asylum Seeker Solidarity society about their values and surging turnouts GRASS is a University society which was formed five years ago. It aims to educate students on issues surrounding refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants in the UK. It also acts as ...


Article 13, a potential internet disaster

6th February 2019

Ree Rolph Writer EU legislation threatens to create major unintended problems for the everyday internet user If you’ve been on YouTube recently, you’ve likely been presented with a pop-up message decrying Article 13, a proposed EU directive that Google claims will force them to block millions of videos, and prevent EU users from uploading new ...


Should we trust sixteen year olds with the vote?

6th February 2019

Jack Corban Views Editor Jack Corban debates lowering the voting age to 16 Two days after the referendum, it was pretty unusual to see such a crowd walking through the streets of Lancaster for any political reason, but there they were. Many of my friends were in that crowd, campaigning for the right for 16-year ...


I Will Follow You (Even If You Change)

6th February 2019

Dylan Tuck Culture Editor In light of the polarizing responses to Bring Me The Horizon’s latest release Amo, Dylan Tuck dissects fan reactions to changes and questions, just who is music made for? If a lead-singer of a band comes forward to mockingly joke they’re loving “how much record is polarizing peeps”, you know ...