2019 September



Scotland fall miserably at first hurdle against Ireland

28th September 2019

Jamie ByrneWriter With the worst possible start to Scotland’s Rugby World Cup campaign out in Japan, Jamie Byrne takes apart just what went wrong in Yokohama. The International Stadium of Yokohama was to be the host of what would be a totally contrasting display between the two sides, both that were going into the match ...


Preview: Tenement Trail top picks

28th September 2019

Lloyd RussellWriter Lloyd Russell gives us a rundown of his top picks for Glasgow’s Tenement Trail 2019, as it’s move to East End broaches new territories for the acclaimed music fest. Since its original inception six years ago, Tenement Trail has long established itself as one of the best festivals in Scotland for discovering new ...


Glasgow Uni Food Co-Op to open Zero-Waste Shop

25th September 2019

Inanna TribukaitDeputy Investigations Editor The Glasgow University Food Co-Op is preparing to open a zero-waste store on campus for students seeking to shop ethically and waste-free. The shop will be located in the basement of the Macmillan Reading Room and will offer a selection of dry goods such as pasta, pulses, and oats.  Leonie Muehlbauer, ...


‘World changers welcome’; underachievers need not apply

25th September 2019

Laurie ClarkeProduction Manager Is the pressure to succeed too much for freshers students? Your university career is marketed as a life-changing experience. By all accounts, these four years are a crucible that will forge life-long friends, standout skills, and a future fit for a “world changer”. Play your cards right, and you may just find ...


In conversation with GU Orbit society

25th September 2019

Jack CorbanDeputy Editor-in-Chief Deputy Editor Jack Corban sits down with the Orbit Society in the first of our new series finding out a bit more about student-led societies on campus. A new society on campus aims to bring students closer to space by providing students with valuable experience in space systems. GU Orbit aims to ...


Review: Untitled Goose Game

25th September 2019

Jack CorbanDeputy Editor-in-Chief Deputy Editor Jack Corban shares his take on the newly released Untitled Goose Game. If you grew up in rural Britain then the sound of webbed feet slapping against cobblestone paths should be all too familiar, followed by the sound of a crying child after the bastard goose from the local duck ...


A passion for fashion: but at what cost?

25th September 2019

Holly JenningsViews Editor How many polar bears does it cost for your £1 bikini? This year has drawn attention to the climate emergency we are facing, thanks to David Attenborough, Greta Thunberg, and many others who have opened the eyes of millions to the damage we are doing to the environment. 2018 saw the death ...


Review: Hypersonic Missiles by Sam Fender

24th September 2019

Imogen HayWriter Writer Imogen Hay examines the “chocolate selection box of Sammy Fender” in this insightful review of his anticipated debut. This “chocolate selection box of Sammy Fender” is not the safe light-hearted singer/songwriter debut that we have come to expect. It also isn’t the highly manufactured, media safe press packet that many young pretty ...


12,000 attend Global Strike for Climate in Glasgow

24th September 2019

Joanne Krus and Inanna TribukaitDeputy News Editor and Deputy Investigations Editor Protesters demand more political action on the climate crisis. On Friday 20 September, thousands protested in Glasgow as part of a global climate strike. The strike was inspired by Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl who began the first Fridays for Future strikes in 2018. ...


Black-fishing for compliments, likes, and brand deals

24th September 2019

Tayla BensonWriter Tayla Benson discusses the issue of young women increasingly capitalising on aesthetic features rooted in the black community for social and financial gain. In the age of social media, cancel culture is thriving. If you have a large following on Instagram, Twitter or even YouTube, there are thousands of accounts ready to investigate ...