2019 May



Spotlight on: Self-harm

30th May 2019

Jonny Smart Writer Continuing our series on less commonly discussed mental health issues, Jonny Smart reflects on his experiences with self-harm Content warning: This article contains in-depth discussion of self-harm and suicide. It’s four in the morning and I’m watching my reflection in the mirror, fumbling around the dimly lit bathroom in an effort to simultaneously ...


REVIEW: Dream Wife @ Sailor Jerry’s secret castle party

29th May 2019

Dylan Tuck Culture Editor Sailor Jerry have built up a reputation for hosting whacky, off-the-cuff events, from free haircuts, food, drink and other goodies, to cheaply-ticketed concerts, and, of course, a lot of nicely spiced rum. After a run of promotional activities around Scotland over the past few months, in which time the #FollowTheFlash competition ...


Champions League: brits abroad

29th May 2019

Ruairidh Barlow Writer 3-0 and in all likelihood, tie over. Liverpool and Barcelona had conjured up an exhibition worthy of a Champions League final, but after a flurry of missed chances from Liverpool’s star cast, it was Barcelona, or more accurately Messi, that received the plaudits. In Spain, the feeling was growing that it was ...


Is living at home really worth it?

24th May 2019

    Rory Mullen Writer The term “student experience” is one eminently fraught with difficulty. Whether drawn from across the Atlantic or somewhere as exotic as Cumbernauld, most students here will have felt it incumbent upon them to make the most of their time at university: in other words, to maximise their student experience. Seemingly, ...


There’s little Pride in Ariana’s return to Manchester

24th May 2019

  Tara Gandhi Investigations Editor   Being from Manchester is probably my biggest personality trait. I never shut up about it, and the day I don’t obnoxiously yell “Manchester band” whenever Oasis/Blossoms/The Smiths/every other good band play, is the day you know there’s something seriously wrong with me. So, when the worst thing happened in ...


Eating disorders and Ramadan: where do you draw the line?

24th May 2019

Anonymous Writer Ramadan marks the month of the year during which Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and engaging in sexual activity from sunrise to sunset. The fasting aims to foster feelings of gratitude for what we have, and empathy for those that are less fortunate than ourselves. Fasting is also meant to ...


The Glasgow Guardian are now hiring!

23rd May 2019

The Glasgow Guardian are now recruiting for next year’s management team (2019/20)   The Glasgow Guardian is the University of Glasgow’s only student newspaper. It has a long tradition of investigative and campaign journalism, but also includes a thriving opinion section, an all-encompassing culture section, an exploratory features section, an exciting new science and tech ...


Twelve years later, the search for Madeleine goes on

16th May 2019

  Alison McIntyre Writer   Thousands of missing children are paying the price for a system rigged against them. In March, Netflix released an eight-part documentary series The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann and with it the almost forgotten conversations about the case were reignited. The 3 May marked twelve years since the three-year old went ...


LGBTQ+ education teaches children compassion

16th May 2019

  Inanna Tribukait Reporter   I can vividly remember a moment when I was eleven-years old and asked my friends on the schoolyard how they would react if I were gay. A friend of mine replied that no, she would not hate me, but she would also see herself incapable of remaining friends with me. ...


Labour must back Freedom of Movement

16th May 2019

  Andrew Quinn Sports Editor   As a left-wing Labour Party member and Jeremy Corbyn supporter, the party leadership’s policy of an end to free movement (within Europe) has left me rather perplexed. It even made me question my support for the shadow cabinet and Corbyn himself, which is surprising considering that the MP for ...