2019 March



Glasgow Film Festival 2019: Another Day of Life

8th March 2019

Zuzanna Filipiuk Writer Another Day Of Life is an adaptation of a book by Polish reporter Ryszard Kapuscinski on the Angolan war for independence. This film is a cinematic masterpiece which swift use of visuals, sound and documentary footage imposes on the viewer a lasting feeling of oppression. As soon as the credits start rolling, ...


Review: Sappho’s Stung with Love

8th March 2019

Mary Horner Writer “Regardless of if she was commenting on heterosexual or homosexual relationships, she advocates love for and towards women” Sappho’s poetry, although in fragments, has survived approximately 2599 years of celebration, controversy and interpretation. The countless translations made of her work present a slightly different reading of what she originally meant to convey. ...


GUSA results announced, Paddy Everingham re-elected

7th March 2019

Hamish Morrison News Editor Paddy Everingham has been re-elected as GUSA President, beating his opponents Louise O’Neill and Shereif Kholeif. Sami Mustafa has been elected as Vice-President. Jason McBurnie has been elected as Secretary. The rest of the results are as follows: Alumni Convener – Holly Kirkpatrick Club Sports Convener – Charley Dickens Events Convener ...


Matthew Miller elected GUU President

7th March 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor Matthew Miller has been elected President of the Glasgow University Union (GUU) with 352 votes. His opponent, Owain Campton, received 298 votes. 27 votes were spoiled. This was the first contested GUU presidential race in years. Alexander Farren has also been elected Honorary Secretary with 331 votes. His opponent Matilda Handley received ...


SRC results announced, one sabbatical candidate disqualified

7th March 2019

Hamish Morrison News Editor The results have been announced for the SRC’s spring elections. Tom McFerran, who came second place, has won the position of VP Student Support as his opponent, Yipei Wei, was disqualified for breaking election rules. Scott Kirby has been elected President with 968 votes. He ran unopposed. Kirsty Summers has defeated ...


Winning SRC candidate disqualified for breaking election rules

7th March 2019

Hamish Morrison & Georgina Hayes News Editor & Editor   The candidate that received the most votes for SRC VP Student Support (VPSS), Yipei Wei, has been disqualified for breaking election rules. Runner up Tom McFerran has been elected as VPSS. The Glasgow Guardian understands that Wei was reported on four separate counts to the ...


QMU election results in

7th March 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor The results for the QMU elections are in, with Courtney Hughes being elected as President with 195 votes. Mitchell Welsh has been elected VP Membership, Clubs and Societies with 110 votes, and Juliet Smith has been elected as VP Board with 121 votes. For more results, read below: Josh Hay is deemed ...


Dumfries campus evacuated after suspicious package found

7th March 2019

Georgina Hayes Editor A suspicious package was received at the University of Glasgow’s Dumfries campus today, causing staff and students to be evacuated from the Rutherford/McCowan building. This comes after several buildings on the main University of Glasgow campus were evacuated yesterday following a different suspect package, which has since been linked by counter-terrorism police ...


The GU alumni who cycled around the world in 79 days

7th March 2019

  Andrew Quinn Sport Editor The world record-breaking distance cyclist opens up about his expeditions and university life Mark Beaumont is a self-proclaimed adventurer. The broadcaster, documentary-maker, author and current rector of the University of Dundee is one of the University of Glasgow’s more successful and renowned alumni since the turn of the millennium. The ...


Glasgow Film Festival 2019: Under The Silver Lake

7th March 2019

Axel Koch Music columnist “This entire generation of men is obsessed with video games, secret codes, space aliens. It used to be a hundred years ago, you know, any moron could kind of wander through the woods and look behind a rock or some shed and discover some cool new thing. Not anymore. Where’s the ...