2020 April



Introducing GNASHERS: the unhappy product of a time-travel disaster

1st April 2020

Kevin Le Merle Advertising and Events Manager “We just want to make some silly riffs you can lose yourself to” Our Advertising and Events Manager Kevin Le Merle sat down with zany rock group GNASHERS to discuss their tumultuous origins, influences and aspirations.  This story really starts in 2069, the year that rock group GNASHERS ...


Gender in classical music: An interview with Dr Katy Cooper

1st April 2020

Jasmine Hunt Writer Jasmine Hunt strikes a (vocal) chord with Glasgow University’s Dr Katy Cooper, as they discuss the problematic role of gender in classical music. Since TRNSMT introduced a stage dedicated exclusively to all-female acts in mid-2019, the debate over gender binaries within music, and the sexism which many female artists face, has garnered ...


Unmasking the virus – racism in Glasgow

1st April 2020

Natasha Joibi Writer People make Glasgow, until they don’t. Natasha Joibi interviews students on their experiences following the outbreak of Covid-19. I was walking alone from the Glasgow City Centre to Finnieston one night when I noticed an SUV stopping by the roadside. The driver, who was the only person of colour in the vehicle, ...


The Grosvenor Cafe and The Gardener will keep their jobs

1st April 2020

Ollie Rudden Deputy News Editor All hospitality staff employed by G1 Group businesses will keep their jobs after being let go by the company amid the coronavirus crisis. Staff recently let go by The Grosvenor Cafe and The Gardener will now be able to keep their jobs. G1 Group, the owner of the popular Ashton ...