2019 March



SRC forced to affiliate anti-choice group after threat of lawsuit

20th March 2019

Laurie Clarke Editor The SRC have no option but to affiliate the anti-choice society Glasgow Students for Life following threats of legal action. The anti-abortion society threatened to sue the SRC for discrimination after they were denied affiliation in December 2018. The SRC have since sought legal advice to defend their decision, but have been ...


Six Nations 2019: Scotland Review

20th March 2019

Alexandra Bullard Writer   After months of intense competition, major upsets and varied scorelines, the annual Six Nations Rugby Tournament came to a close in March. For Scotland, they boasted only one draw and one win, finishing a disappointing 5th in the final table. They lost three games. Albeit those three could have been victories ...


Review: The Bay

20th March 2019

  Katrina Williams Writer   Katrina Williams explores ITV’s newly launched crime drama The Bay The first episode of ITV’s new crime drama The Bay opens up on the wide expanse of ocean crashing against Morecambe’s shores. It creates a profound feeling of isolation; one that stuck with me through the whole of the first ...


Review: Rap or Go to the League – 2 Chainz

20th March 2019

  Axel Koch Music Columnist   2 Chainz’s latest album promises more than it can deliver “Rap or go to the league.” In cynical but often all too appropriate terms, this age-old adage posits that the only two ways for black Americans to make it out of the “projects” are to find success as a ...


Charging smokers is a slippery slope

18th March 2019

  Elle Lindsay Writer   Elle Lindsay confronts debate as to whether smokers should be granted NHS care if they develop lung cancer The very existence of the NHS is dependent on a healthy British economy and intelligent decision-making at the hands of our country’s leaders: in other words, it is often in trouble through ...


Home truths about British history

18th March 2019

Jasmine Urquhart Features Editor   It’s time for our national curriculum to own up to our country’s past Winston Churchill has been under fire recently from MSP Ross Greer, who has called the man a “white supremacist mass murderer”. Whilst this seems like an extreme thing to say, and puts the politician in the same ...


Glasgow’s great class clash

16th March 2019

Madison Plumridge Writer In 2014, government advisor, Peter Brant, suggested that prospective university students from working-class backgrounds should “learn” to be middle-class, through engaging with activities such as watching plays, in order to have “shared cultural experiences” with the middle-class students currently dominating the UK’s top universities. Most strikingly, Br...


In defence of Our Future, Our Choice and a People’s Vote

15th March 2019

Harry McNeill Writer On March 12 the Glasgow Guardian published a rather confused opinion piece by one of its News editors that criticised the Glasgow branch of Our Future, Our Choice. OFOC is a student-led organisation that is campaigning for a People’s Vote as a way to break the deadlock that has gripped British politics. ...


Preview: The Gin To My Tonic Show

15th March 2019

Dylan Tuck Culture Editor There’s little more popular a tipple these days than gin. From stealing the limelight at many a food and drink convention, to dedicated gin bars popping up across the nation – almost every episode of Dragon’s Den has at least one pitch involving some delightful gin-filled concoction. There’s no two ways ...


Breaking the cycle of anger

15th March 2019

Jasmine Urquhart Features Editor Jasmine Urquhart studies her own experience in a toxic romance using the latest in relationship research Anger is an extremely complex thing, and it can be very easy to get wrapped up in your partner’s issues, especially if you’re in love and genuinely want the best for them. But it is ...