2019 May



The gentrifying effects of the University’s Silicon Valley in Govan

15th May 2019

Jack Hanington  Writer The ability of Glasgow’s universities to transform neighbourhoods is already clear in areas like Partick and Townhead. With expanding student populations moving into densely constructed newly-built student housing, local communities are feeling the strain of studentification. Recently, the University of Glasgow has taken a more active role in this expansion of the ...


GUFC holds House

8th May 2019

  Ruairidh Barlow Writer   GU takes home historic triple crown A historic year for men’s football at Glasgow University saw all three teams secure their respective BUCS league titles, both the 2s and the 3s winning their final matches to claim titles in dramatic fashion. Those victories sealed a memorable year for the club, ...


James Forrest: Parkhead’s Prestwick darling

8th May 2019

  Rory Clark Sports Editor   No matter how many inches of Scottish newspaper columns are devoted to either one of the country’s bigoted brethren in the form of the Old Firm, there’s never going to be any getting away from the Lisbon Lions. Celtic’s near-mythical men, allegedly all born within 30 miles of Celtic ...


Women of colour are let down by English Literature

6th May 2019

    Simi Kaur Writer   I am currently studying at university as an English Literature student, but I came to realise the lack of diversity on my course during my very first semester. I felt as though I was the only person of colour in all of my lectures and my seminars. This is ...


Good cause – bad practice

5th May 2019

  Tara Gandhi Investigations Editor   A Glasgow Guardian investigation has found high levels of miscommunication, mismanagement and red tape within the Good Cause system that is only placing more stress on already vulnerable students A Glasgow Guardian investigation has found intrinsic flaws in the Good Cause system, including huge amounts of miscommunication, mismanagement and ...


Cultural heritage at the cost of our future

4th May 2019

  Inanna Tribukait Reporter   The backlash against the donations to save Notre-Dame de Paris after the devastating blaze on the 15 April has been powerful. €750 million have been donated, sparking both gratitude and outrage by the general public: gratitude from those who see in Notre Dame a priceless religious and historical site that ...


REVIEW: Kevin Saunderson at Sub Club

3rd May 2019

Amy Rodgers Art Editor Last Saturday, Glasgow was blessed with a double bill of techno giant Kevin Saunderson. Following a daytime set at BAAD with Inner City, the Detroit native headed west for a wee rendezvous with the city centre’s Sub Club, his first gig there in over 10 years. Saunderson has now spent over ...


University of Glasgow declares climate emergency

2nd May 2019

Tara Gandhi Investigations Editor The University of Glasgow becomes the first Scottish university to add to the list of institutions that are declaring a climate emergency across the globe. This comes after a proposal by the Committee on Climate Change to set a UK target of cutting greenhouse gases to almost zero by 2050. Professor ...


Preview: Scene Taiwan Film Festival

1st May 2019

  Kuang-Ping Liu Writer   A handpicked selection of Taiwanese films coming to Edinburgh 7 days, 6 screenings and 2 special events: the first edition of Scene Taiwan Film Festival (STFF) is coming to Edinburgh in June. The festival has carefully curated a programme ranging from traditional art, cinema auteur, animal protection to indigenous culture ...


Review: Deutschland 83 and 86

1st May 2019

Chris Dobson Writer   The Cold War thriller recently returned to More 4 East and West Germany were key battlegrounds during the Cold War, and it is this ideological conflict which is the focus of Deutschland 83 and its second series, Deutschland 86, which recently returned to TV and laptop screens. Created by husband-and-wife team ...