2021 March



Memories of a Gig: Kasabian

2nd March 2021

In this new series, we ask students in these socially distanced, isolating times to think back to a happier time when they were crammed in a venue, having warm liquid thrown over them they hoped was a cheap pint, and losing their voice the next day after scream-singing along to lyrics. It was a simpler ...


An album that soundtracks my life: The Doors by The Doors

2nd March 2021

In the series Albums That Soundtrack Our Lives, we hear from a selection of students reflecting individually on albums that shaped their life in one way or another. Whether it’s a breakup, loss, nostalgia or good memories shared with friends; we look at albums that have changed the lives of different people from different places, ...


GUSA Spring Hustings 2021

2nd March 2021

The GUSA 2021 Spring Elections open at 9am on Wednesday 3 March and close at 5pm on Thursday 4 March. Here’s what went down at the GUSA hustings, as well as the links you need to find candidate manifestos. Last night, Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) held their now online spring council election hustings, with ...


The pressures of pandemic productivity

2nd March 2021

Feeling less motivated to take up hobbies this lockdown than you were back in March? Don’t worry, Rachel Campbell assures you that you aren’t alone. During the first lockdown, all of my classes, exams and hand-ins had been completed or cancelled. Working in non-essential retail, I didn’t have work to fill my days anymore. I ...


Does the UK have a transphobia problem?

2nd March 2021

Carmen Blaque discusses some of the institutional barriers faced by trans people in the UK.  Transphobia exists in many forms. It can be deliberate, demonstrated through bullying, abuse, and violence, or it can be indirect, ingrained in institutions such as the NHS, universities, schools, and the police. Stonewall, a UK LGBTQ+ charity, report that 42% ...


Review: Home Body by Rupi Kaur

2nd March 2021

A poetry collection that only scratches the surface. Home Body is Rupi Kaur’s third work, following her widely-acclaimed and hugely-popular first and second poetry books, Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers. The Instafamous poet has been the recipient of commendation and criticism in equal measure. Before I dive in, I need to ...


Electric energy at UGRacing

2nd March 2021

Senior members of the UGRacing team spoke to The Glasgow Guardian about the team’s exciting plans for the future. So much seems to have stalled over this past year: wedding dates have been postponed, travel plans have been delayed, but UGRacing has been making exciting progress. The University of Glasgow team which competes in Formula ...


Nathan Evans: “The fact that everyone’s feeling alone … a sea shanty gives you a feeling of togetherness”

2nd March 2021

The Glasgow Guardian interviews Nathan Evans; a former postman from Airdrie who found overnight fame when his covers of sea-shanties blew up on TikTok, gaining viral fame and a three record-deal. I’ll admit it – I’m far too obsessed with TikTok for my own good. And, as the overly avid fan of the app that ...


Error 404: internet not found

2nd March 2021

To tackle digital deprivation, Sophia Smith argues that the university should provide WiFi access for students separated from campus. Like many others I’m currently studying at home, missing my West End flat. The privacy and adultness of it all seems like a distant memory. I’m starting to forget what the reading room looks like, and ...


SRC Non-Sabbatical Spring Hustings 2021

2nd March 2021

The SRC 2021 Spring Elections open at 9am on Wednesday 3 March and close at 5pm on Thursday 4 March. Here’s what went down at the non-sabbatical hustings, as well as the links you need to find candidate manifestos and where you can vote. Yesterday the SRC held their Spring Elections hustings via Facebook Live, ...