2019 April



Review: Love, Death & Robots

16th April 2019

  Ka Leung Writer   First Class execution for some half-decent concepts You might have missed the frenzy around animated series Love, Death & Robots, the latest production from director David Fincher and visual effects maestro Tim Miller. Described by some as an animated anthology, each episode in this Netflix original is animated by a ...


Game of Thrones has lost its magic

14th April 2019

Jack Corban Views Editor Has Game of Thrones peaked? On a very basic review of the numbers, no. The show’s ratings, for the most part, have done nothing but increased, the finale of the most recent season becoming the most watched episode of the show to date. However, the hype culture that surrounds the show, ...


Game of Thrones still has fire (and ice)

14th April 2019

Bethany Woodhead Views Editor The Game of Thrones hype is reaching its peak as we count down the hours to the release of the final season. Eight years on and the show has successfully captured the hearts and imaginations of millions worldwide – making it one of the highest-grossing, most popular TV shows ever made. ...


Glasgow’s Hollywood takeover – coming this spring

13th April 2019

Oliver Rudden Writer   Steven Spielberg and Sam Mendes in the city for ‘1917’ filming Hollywood is coming to Glasgow this spring as Steven Spielberg and Sam Mendes are planning to shoot in the city for a new upcoming movie. Hollywood veteran Steven Spielberg will team up with Bond director Sam Mendes (Skyfall, Spectre) for ...


Glasgow is facing the biggest HIV outbreak since 1980s

13th April 2019

  Isabel Thomas News Editor   This outbreak has been linked with an increase in cocaine-injecting and homelessness in Glasgow Glasgow city centre is facing the UK’s largest HIV outbreak in over 30 years. A new study has suggested that this spike is linked to the rise in homelessness and people increasingly injecting cocaine in ...


Donations stolen from QMU

12th April 2019

Tara Gandhi Investigations Editor CCTV footage has revealed two individuals removing donation bags from the QMU collection point on 22 March. A post on the QMU Campaigns and Charity Committee Facebook page has been shared requesting information about the incident. The collection point was set up in Food Factory in the QMU for the whole ...


Review: Black Honey @ Stereo

9th April 2019

Dylan Tuck Culture Editor As part of a series of varied events around Scotland this March put together by Sailor Jerry, Black Honey put on a sold-out headline show at Stereo As part of a series of events in and around Glasgow and Scotland run by Sailor Jerry, Black Honey put on a dramatic headline ...


Review: The Gin To My Tonic Show

9th April 2019

Elle Lindsay Writer Elle Lindsay revisits The Gin To My Tonic show following its stint in Glasgow There I was, 13:30 on a Sunday afternoon, about to enter a room filled with gin, business cards and more botanicals than I previously knew existed: The Gin To My Tonic Show had peaked my curiosity. My ticket ...


UGRacing Ahead

1st April 2019

  Jamie Quinn Science & Tech Editor Just a short while ago I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with the University of Glasgow Racing team, found either in their cosy, computer-filled office in the James Watt South, or nestled in their garage, deep in the bowels of the Rankine. Chatting with Oliver, team ...


Finally, a strong, Abel woman

1st April 2019

  Jamie Quinn Science & Tech Editor Just last month the Abel prize, commonly considered to be the Nobel prize of mathematics, was awarded to the first female prizewinner, Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck. Now a professor emeritus at the University of Texas, and a visiting associate at the Institute for Advanced Study, Uhlenbeck’s work has had ...