2020 March



Glasgow’s first transgender pride cancelled due to Covid-19

31st March 2020

Mark Cunningham Reporter The third annual event would have been the first of its kind in Glasgow. Glasgow’s first transgender pride event has been cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns. The third annual event, which was to be held in Paisley at the University of the West of Scotland student’s union on 28 March, would have ...


Review: The Orielles @ The Garage G2

31st March 2020

Benjamin Coulson Deputy Investigations Editor At this sold-out gig, the Halifax-based trio boast their shimmery dream-pop to a delighted crowd, willing away the gloomy winter months and beckoning spring. The sun came out briefly on Wednesday for the return of Halifax’s finest to Glasgow. The Orielles brought their beloved sound of cosmic dream-pop along with ...


Movies to musicals: Heathers

31st March 2020

Katie Gormley Writer Could adapting your favourite film to the stage leave it dead or reborn? The popularity of musicals being adapted from films has increased over the years, with classics such as The Lion King, Hairspray, and Billy Elliot all popping up on Broadway. One movie that wouldn’t usually have been thought of as ...


Glasgow Economic Forum 2020

31st March 2020

Kevin Le Merle and Rithika Alexander Advertising and Events Manager, Writer While the 2019 Scottish Economic Conference organised by the Glasgow Economic Forum (GEF) seemed more geared towards Finance and Business students, the 2020 rendition finally came into its own by advocating interdisciplinarity and focusing on well-being. This shift parallels a welcome paradigm-change in the ...


Glasgow’s alternative galleries

29th March 2020

Leah Higgins Writer A tour of Glasgow’s lesser-known art spots. It may be standard for students to be pulled towards the major cultural institutions of Glasgow like Kelvingrove, as swanky, intimate galleries may oft seem too intimidating to be student friendly. However, with the recent push for more inclusive and diverse spaces open to the ...


When the social media tiger stopped coming to tea

29th March 2020

Holly Jennings Views Editor What happens when you detox from social media, for a little while. This week I decided to disconnect from the hive mind. No, not abandoning the cohort of union loyals who tank pints of fun at Hive every Thursday, but rather, I decided to disconnect from the constant stream of connection ...


Mental health and music: the LiveLive initiative

29th March 2020

Rachel Campbell Writer From Lewis Capaldi comes a new initiative to put anxious gig-goers at ease, using everything from gig buddies to safe spaces. Last year, as Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi announced his 2020 UK Tour, he also launched an initiative to make his shows more accessible to fans who suffer from anxiety.  The project, ...


Dave at the Brit awards: exploiting a Britain in crisis

28th March 2020

  Max Kelly Culture Deputy – Travel The Album of the Year winner takes down Britain’s leaders in his Brit awards performance, providing a scathing rebuke against their recent actions. In what has been described as one of the “most important performances in the history of the Brits”, rising star Dave addressed some of the ...


An interview with Mhairi Black MP

28th March 2020

  Amelie Davidson Writer Amélie Davidson interviews University of Glasgow alumni Mhairi Black MP. Content Warning: This interview contains some upsetting language that has been directed towards Black. No matter what your political leanings are, it’s undeniable that Mhairi Black is an inspiration. MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South, Black rose to prominence when, at ...


The bilemma

28th March 2020

Hugo McGregor Writer Hugo McGregor spills the (bisexuali)tea on the treatment of bi-curiosity between genders. As I was midway through binging Netflix’s bonkers new dating show, Love Is Blind, I was hit with a sobering reminder. The show (which can only be described as Blind Date on crack) aims to remove the physical barrier of ...