2021 November



UK religious leaders call for climate justice at George Square vigil

2nd November 2021

The vigil aims to call for action, crossing boundaries in religious solidarity to protect and repair the planet. A diverse crowd gathered on George Square at 2pm on on Sunday, made up of religious leaders from a variety of faiths for an hour of prayer for the negotiators at the upcoming COP26 conference. The faith ...


‘The era of injustice is over’: COP26 Coalition held their opening ceremony on Sunday

1st November 2021

Many people from across the movement delivered speeches, criticising governments for their poor action towards helping those worst affected from the climate crisis, including former UofG student Lauren MacDonald. The COP26 Coalition held their opening ceremony at The Landing Hub in Glasgow on Sunday 31 October. They welcoming speakers from across the movement, including indigenous ...


Protesters celebrate Iranian President’s withdrawal from COP26 following calls for his arrest in Scotland

1st November 2021

A protest during the first official day of COP26 celebrated President Raisi’s absence from the conference following a complaint calling for his arrest if he came to the conference. Protesters gathered in George Square early in the morning for the first day of COP26. While much of the attention has been put on the events ...


Nothing but respect for my DC universe: an ode to Disney Channel

1st November 2021

Lucy Fitzgerald laments the closure of Disney Channel, the childhood-defining culture hub that was consistently conducive to joy for many throughout the 2000s. The revolution will not be televised. Well, at least not on The Disney Channel (TDC). In October 2020 it was announced the Burbank behemoth that is Disney had discontinued one of its ...


No Time to Die: Craig’s curtain call

1st November 2021

Gabriel notes Daniel Craig, in No Time To Die, confronts the character of James Bond’s typical emotional neglect through this movie’s more poignant arc, in which he is more often seen cuddling rather than tackling Kalashnikovs on a Kawasaki. CW: Spoilers Daniel Craig’s service as a double 0 has come to a histrionic yet measured ...


Commuting during COP26

1st November 2021

Emma Landsburgh discusses the difficulties commuting students are facing this academic year, especially in addition to COP26. Although COP26 is an amazing opportunity for Scotland and for the battle against the climate crisis, it’s causing major disruption to those living in or trying to get to Glasgow. For students, there has been confusion about the ...


What’s going on in Glasgow this fortnight?

1st November 2021

A summary of all the events being hosted in Glasgow over COP26. From on-campus events to Extinction Rebellion, we’ve got you covered. With so many events being held over the next fortnight, The Glasgow Guardian has compiled a calendar of events to help keep you up-to-date with what’s going on. Most events are free to ...