2019 September



Cocktails that won’t break the bank

16th September 2019

Rosie ShacklesDeputy Culture Editor – Food & Drink Renowned for its abundance of cool coffee shops and bustling bars, the West End is defined by student life. Whether you prefer a laid-back vibe or a lively evening, the various watering holes surrounding the University provide loads of different options for socialising after a long day ...


Review: Blinded By The Light

16th September 2019

Tara GandhiEditor-in-Chief Tara Gandhi reviews her new favourite coming-of-age film Gurinder Chadha’s latest offering is out and it does not disappoint. Blinded By The Light tells the story of Javed Kahn (Viveik Kalra), the son of a Pakistani immigrant living in 80s Luton, who finds his place in the world through the music of Bruce Springsteen. ...


Scam targets Chinese students in UK with fear of deportation

16th September 2019

Joanne KrusDeputy News Editor Several Chinese students were targeted by an elaborate scam within days of arriving in the UK. Scammers posed as police officers and threatened jail time if the students did not cooperate.  During the summer, one student from Nottingham University reported having her laptop stolen at the airport. It contained important information ...


Glasgow University invests over £3m in arms trade and military services providers

15th September 2019

Sam DoakInvestigations Editor An investigation by The Glasgow Guardian has revealed the extent of the University of Glasgow’s financial stake in some of the world’s leading arms manufacturers and military services providers. According to a complete statement of the University’s investments, a copy of which was obtained by The Glasgow Guardian through a freedom of ...


Review: Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

15th September 2019

Graham PeacockWriter Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, is perhaps the most “Tarantino” film of his career — and in more ways than one. Though his intense love for film history and pop culture have always been at the forefront of his work, never before has this love been so tangible and ...


GUSA’s niche societies

15th September 2019

Dylan TuckSports Editor The University of Glasgow’s Sport Association (more commonly known as GUSA) have a great deal of sporting opportunities for students to take part in. Be it the more run-of-the-mill team sports like football and rugby, to individual performance sports like tennis and badminton. But what if you don’t want any old regular ...


Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU

15th September 2019

Bethany WoodheadEditor-in-Chief Report reveals that drug-related deaths have been increasing in Scotland over the past five years A report by the National Records of Scotland, published on 16 July 2019, details a consistent rise over the past five years in the number of drug-related deaths in Scotland. In 2018, there were 1,187 drug-related deaths, up ...


BoJo is a no-go for Glasgow

15th September 2019

Mary HornerWriter Mary Horner explores the potential ramifications of Johnson’s ministry on the students of Glasgow For many of us, Boris Johnson’s ascension to the position of Prime Minister brings (yet again) a wave of uncertainty into our current political climate. Am I surprised that Johnson, the man who got stuck on a zipwire during ...


Glasgow University’s no-deal preparations explained

15th September 2019

Jordan HunterReporter With the outcome of a “no-deal Brexit” becoming increasingly likely, the University has been taking steps toward preparation.   The potential impact on EU students has been considerably mitigated due to the actions of the Scottish Government. EU undergraduate students entering before the 2020/21 term are still guaranteed tuition, regardless of whether a deal ...


Review: Sub Club Soundsystem 2019 at BAaD

13th September 2019

Amy RodgersWriter Sub Club are thinking about diversity. Getting better representation behind the decks is a necessary step in making a club more welcoming to all the different type of folk that love to dance in Glasgow. The enigmatic Moodymann was on great form on Saturday evening. Headlining the first day of Sub Club soundsystem’s ...