2021 May



Review: Six by Nico’s ‘Circus’

16th May 2021

Editors-in-Chief Holly and Jordan review Six by Nico’s latest menu: Circus. Six by Nico is known for their inventive and inspired menus. With their latest theme being “circus”, the waitress described the conjuring of the menu as a product of the “mad chefs’ imaginations”. With the return of indoor dining, Six by Nico has come ...


Who doesn’t want to engage in nuclear warfare in Minecraft?

15th May 2021

From MOBAs to Minecraft, modding is an intrinsic part of the gaming world. What’s your favourite mod? When I was younger, young enough to be susceptible to the swear-laden, screaming glory of early 2010s YouTuber lets-players, nothing pleased me more than watching Minecraft modding videos. There was something innately satisfying about being able to create ...


Review: Creation Stories (GFF)

15th May 2021

Creation Records founder, Oasis-finder, and general Midas, Alan McGee is perhaps admired by no one more than McGee himself. Nick Moran, in directing Creation Stories, has successfully managed to create a film that is so deeply effective in demonstrating a visceral whiplash – adverts for road safety should be envious. In concluding the film, I ...


Dance to empower: Representing Scotland in ballet

15th May 2021

Representing Scotland in ballet. If you’ve found yourself exhausting streaming services throughout this year, perhaps you stumbled across Scottish Ballet’s The Snow Queen. With the closure of stages, online access to ballet has jumped, and gives time to open the curtain to a more diverse audience and dim the elite middle-class view of ballet. When ...


Interview with UK Minister of State for Universities Michelle Donelan MP

15th May 2021

With universities becoming a key focus of the UK government, we interview MP Michelle Donelan to look at the government’s impact across the border. Since the pandemic began, universities have been at the forefront of government. With such a turbulent year, we have seen massive policy debates swirling. The job market for recent graduates have ...


Behind the novelisation of Star Wars: A New Hope

15th May 2021

Everything you didn’t know about this historic book adaptation. Before the invention of home video, films were often novelised to provide fans with more readily accessible content than cinematic release and possible television airings. That isn’t to say that home video (and then DVD) declared film novelisations redundant – in fact, many fans enjoy novelisations ...


What does Scotland’s Period Product Provision really mean for Scotland, the UK, and beyond?

10th May 2021

Multimedia Editor Jane Herbelin gives an in-depth look into what Scotland’s Period Products Free Provision means for Scots and the rest of the world by talking to the researcher who led the fight in Scotland and activists still fighting to end period poverty around the world. Video can be found here: https://youtu.be/Gywg33g9vaM...


Glasgow regional list results declared

8th May 2021

Seven candidates have been proportionally elected to represent the Glasgow regional list, including Kelvin candidates Patrick Harvie and Pam Duncan-Glancy. The election results for the Glasgow regional list have been announced. Seven candidates have been elected to represent Glasgow in the Scottish parliament via the Glasgow region.  Scottish Labour has won four seats, the same ...


Kaukab Stewart wins Glasgow Kelvin constituency

8th May 2021

Kaukab Stewart is the first woman of colour to be elected to the Scottish parliament. Kaukab Stewart has been elected as Glasgow Kelvin’s new MSP. Stewart won the constituency with 14,535 votes, increasing the SNP’s share of the vote in the constituency by 1.8% from 2016. Kaukab Stewart is the first woman of colour to ...


It’s time to talk about University of Glasgow’s music taste

8th May 2021

Suspicious lack of Mr. Brightside found in The Glasgow Guardian’s investigation of student Spotify habits. Have you ever wondered what university has the best music taste? Have you ever thought that perhaps it was our own, University of Glasgow? Judging from the Hive playlists, I never would have thought so, but now you can judge ...