2019 March



Three people stabbed in Glasgow after Celtic v Rangers match

31st March 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief   Three people are being treated for stab wounds following a brawl believed to be between Celtic and Rangers fans following the Glasgow derby today. One person is said to be in a serious condition following the fight which broke out in the Merchant City area of Glasgow at around 5pm. According ...


Interview with Ana de Dia (Ana by Day) director Andrea Jaurrieta

31st March 2019

  Emil Marty Writer   This spring, Spanish and Latin American film festival ¡Viva!, returns on a tour around the UK. Following the success of Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma, it couldn’t come at a better time. With ‘Celebrating Women in Global Cinema’ as its central theme, ¡Viva! has come to Glasgow Film Theatre to showcase five ...


The bitter lies of an elitist system

30th March 2019

  Emily Hay Books Columnist   Following the publication of a league table which ranked all Scottish state secondary schools from best to worst, Emily Hay examines the false basis upon which these results are acquired and how damaging they are to schools and individuals alike. Last week, The Sunday Times released its “School Guide”, ...


The “Global Britain” myth

27th March 2019

Harry McNeill Writer The Glasgow Coordinator for ‘Our Future, Our Choice’ examines Britain’s trade prospects in a post-EU era Figures like Liam Fox, the British Secretary of State for Trade, regularly highlight reasons we should be leaving the EU through statements such as “90% of global economic growth will come from outside the EU”. At ...


“The Holocaust seems like some kind of punchline”

27th March 2019

  Inanna Tribukait Reporter   Inanna Tribukait discusses the rising wave of anti-Semitism and underrepresentation of Jewish culture in Europe 2017 saw the burning of Israeli flags in Berlin. Last February, Poland moved to criminalise talking about Polish complicity in the Holocaust. In December, dozens of tombstones in a Jewish cemetery were defaced with swastikas ...


The wage gap in sport is holding back female potential

27th March 2019

Dylan Tuck Culture Editor Dylan Tuck investigates why the wage gap between male and female athletes remains a prominent issue It’s 2019, and we’re still having to find the energy to address the ridiculousness of the difference in pay between men and women. While the issue, on the whole, seems both outdated and ludicrous, it’s ...


Sailor Jerry keeps us in Safe Hands

26th March 2019

  Dylan Tuck Culture Editor As part of a series of varied events around Scotland this March, Sailor Jerry’s offered up free haircuts at one of Glasgow’s most cutting-edge barbers What’s better than a free haircut? The answer? A free haircut with free rum. As many students may have realised by now, keeping your barnet ...


‘Early Korean Cinema’ at Glasgow Film Theatre

22nd March 2019

Manon Haag Film and TV Editor Manon Haag interviews co-curator Professor Kate Taylor-Jones Ahead of the screenings of Tuition (26 March) and Hurrah! For Freedom (28 March) at Glasgow Film Theatre, our Film and TV Editor had a chat with “Early Korean Cinema” season co-curator Kate Taylor-Jones. Kate, a Professor in East Asian Cinema at ...


Love is a human right

22nd March 2019

  Aike Jansen Writer   Aike Jansen discusses the work of GU Amnesty International campaigning for LGBT+ rights this semester After 28 days worth of LGBT History Month events flooding my Facebook timeline, rainbow flags waving in the wind and queer people and allies coming together, a celebratory atmosphere is certainly enduring. And this is ...


Editorial: GSL affiliation is a failing of the Equality Act

20th March 2019

Laurie Clarke Editor The SRC have been forced to affiliate anti-abortion society Glasgow Students for Life in a devastating end to the free speech debate that has been brewing since November. If this proves anything, it’s how adept GSL are at bullying people into decisions they don’t agree with. You can find out more information ...