2021 September



SWAG host vigil for Sabina Nessa at Kelvingrove Park today

30th September 2021

The vigil will be taking place all day at the Jubilee Gates with students encouraged to bring mementoes to honour Sabina. Successful Women At Glasgow (SWAG) invite students to come and attend an all-day vigil at Kelvingrove Park being held in honour of Sabina Nessa. The vigil is taking place by the Jubilee Gates in ...


‘Fight like hell’: Inside Glasgow’s Youth March for Climate Justice

29th September 2021

Climate protesters march through the streets of Glasgow weeks before the city will host the UN Climate Change Conference On Friday, 24 September, the voices of approximately 1,000 mask-wearing protesters rang loudly through the streets of Glasgow, as activists of all ages marched from Kelvingrove Park to George Square in support of Fridays for Future’s ...


International Spotlight: Guinea

25th September 2021

What’s happening in Guinea? Charlotte Christian discusses the latest upheaval in Guinea and the legacy of French colonialism in the country. On the 5th of September, shooting echoed around the presidential palace of Guinea, a resource-rich coastal nation in West Africa. The military overthrew President Alpha Condé – a reaction to his government’s corruption, creeping ...


Review: Drop the Baby @ The Garage Glasgow

25th September 2021

Dylan Brewerton-Harper reviews one of Glasgow’s fastest rising punk bands, Drop the Baby, as they headline The Garage. Jumping onto the stage to what can only be described as a fast “donk-ed” remix of the Coronation Street theme tune, I didn’t know exactly what to expect from Glasgow punk rockers, Drop the Baby, at their ...


Holly Humberstone: ‘I’m not really a ‘fashion guru’ but I love shiny things, clutter, and lots of layers’

25th September 2021

Culture Editors Jodie Leith and Chloe Waterhouse catch up with indie singer-songwriter Holly Humberstone backstage at TRNSMT ahead of her King Tut’s set. At just 21 years old, English indie singer-songwriter Holly Humberstone has experienced a whirlwind two years in the increasingly bright musical limelight – progressing at a whiplash-inducing speed from uploading tracks to BBC ...


Review: dodie @ the O2 Academy

25th September 2021

YouTube phenomenon turned singer-songwriting sensation dodie lights up the O2 with her brand of indie-pop. “Very good; very gay” is how a show-attendee described dodie’s show on the subway home. I couldn’t have summed it up better myself.  Dorothy Miranda Clark, better known as “dodie”, has cultivated a loyal fanbase since the beginnings of her ...


Cooking disasters: Tiktok seitan pandemonium

25th September 2021

Views Editor Ciara McAlinden recounts her brave attempt at a Tiktok recipe for seitan. Before I begin, I need to clarify that I am no professional in the kitchen; I’ve set spaghetti on fire, put chocolate sauce in a casserole, and overcooked approximately everything that I’ve sat on a hob. I have a plethora of ...


Advice on Homesickness in Halls

25th September 2021

Michelle Osborne gives her top tips for surviving homesickness at university. Freshers’ week is known as a week for partying. A time to get drunk, meet new people, or hook up with strangers: it’s a time to go wild. It’s also a time of transition. For many students, it’s their first time being away from ...


I’m sorry I’ll never be her

25th September 2021

Editor-in-Chief Hailie Pentleton discusses the reality of the #ThatGirl trend. If you’re a chronic over-worker like me, you might have found yourself scrolling through #ThatGirl TikTok, desperately searching for the secret ingredients for self-love and success. Do smoothie bowls and organic shakes lead to academic success? Will early morning rises and earth-toned workout sets unlock ...


Thought Experiment: A Celtic Union

25th September 2021

Imagine a world where Scotland and Ireland united… As someone who’s from Northern Ireland, but grew up in Scotland, the concept of a Celtic Union has never been too far from my mind. Throughout debates surrounding both Scottish Independence and a United Ireland, I have generally sat on the fence. I was born to a ...