2020 September



FAKE NEWS ALERT: Covid-19 leaflets spreading false information invade campus

30th September 2020

The Glasgow Guardian can report leaflets of misinformation were being handed out to students on library hill on 29 September. Leaflets with misinformation regarding Covid-19 have been handed out on campus, The Glasgow Guardian can report. The leaflets, which The Glasgow Guardian has obtained a digital copy of, contains false information about the ongoing pandemic ...


Save our Citizens Advice Bureaux

29th September 2020

Rachel Campbell discusses the negative impact that the proposed closure of Citizens Advice services could have on Glaswegians. The Glasgow Times recently reported that five of the eight Citizens Advice Bureaux in Glasgow, face closure; Glasgow Central, Bridgeton, Easterhouse, Parkhead, and Castlemilk. The remaining three are said to be facing cuts. These closures and cuts, ...


Kelvin Way to partially re-open with pop-up cycle path and attractive planters

29th September 2020

Roads are also set to operate under a one-way system. Part of Kelvin Way will be reopening to traffic by Tuesday 29 September, providing access to Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery. As well as a one-way motor vehicle system, a new pop-up cycle lane will be introduced alongside the traffic with attractive planters dividing them. ...


Drone deliveries are the future

29th September 2020

Ditching the delivery vans, Tesco are now trialling a 30-minute delivery service via drones in Ireland. Since moving back to Glasgow, I have experienced drones whizzing past my window. It was initially a shock. I spent the rest of the day wondering why someone would possibly want to test their drones down the busy streets ...


Cracking down on food waste in China

29th September 2020

China is facing a food security crisis, and apparently mukbangs are the problem. Food security concerns triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and flooding have consumed the Chinese government, leading to the formation of the “Clean Plate” campaign. The campaign directly impacts the general population and, to change eating habits, various initiatives including urging restaurants to ...


Glasgow University accused of negligence

28th September 2020

Glasgow University officials are accused of acting negligently as they received complaints ahead of Freshers’ Week disaster and failed to implement safeguards. The Glasgow Guardian has received confirmation that concerns were raised about the University of Glasgow’s Freshers’ Week prior to the event, as it has emerged that MSP Sandra White contacted the University on ...


“Significant” support announced for students in halls of residence

26th September 2020

The University has announced the measures it will be taking to provide students residing in halls with support, including one month’s rent rebate and £50 for supplies. The University has announced “significant” extra support measures for students in halls of residence. The measures include a four-week rebate of rent for all students, £50 credited for ...


UCU condemns approach of Universities Scotland guidance which “blames students”

26th September 2020

The guidance introduces a new yellow and red card system to discipline students. The University and College Union (UCU) has condemned the approach of Universities Scotland guidance which they say “blames students” for Covid-19 spikes. In response to a dramatic rise in Covid-19 cases on campuses across the country, including 172 confirmed at the University ...


Review: RE-ANIMATOR by Everything Everything

26th September 2020

Everything Everything’s fifth album RE-ANIMATOR is an innovative masterclass in millennial despair, soundtracking the age of fatbergs and internet trolls while remaining radio-friendly. The group ditch their detail-oriented studio finish for a live, flawed, and honest sound. There has been an increasing trend in recent years for alternative pop acts to drop their self-indulgent narratives ...


The Magic Gang: “The record is basically navigating your twenties and what’s expected of you”

25th September 2020

Music Editor Jodie Leith chats with Paeris Giles of The Magic Gang about their new album Death of the Party, adulting, playing faster for Scottish crowds, Teenage Fanclub, and the fear of sounding like an episode of Skins when singing about parties. Until the release of Death of the Party, The Magic Gang were known ...