2021 December



Climatarian: the new ‘nature friendly’ diet

3rd December 2021

Taylor Prentice discusses the benefits of a diet that is tailored towards tackling climate change. After COP26 and the climate crisis being on our minds more than ever, you may be thinking about ways, on a personal level, to reduce your carbon footprint or generally make pro-environmental changes to your lifestyle.  Lifesum, the leading global ...


The student’s guide to sustainable periods

3rd December 2021

Travel Editor Michelle Osborne discusses the top eco-friendly period products to suit a student budget. Recent sustainability discourse has turned to period products, due to the single-use plastic waste from them being incredibly high. Sustainable periods aren’t just good for the planet, they’re good for your bank account. We can save plenty of money each ...


Cop Out: an insider’s experience of COP26

3rd December 2021

Two University of Glasgow students who worked in catering at COP26 share worrying tales from behind the scenes. What an incredible opportunity for Glasgow and Scotland that COP represented. People travelled from across the planet to attend a globally significant conference in Scotland’s brightest, most hopeful city. Once the heart of the world’s shipbuilding industry, ...


Will Sergeant: ‘People can disagree, but it’s my story’

1st December 2021

Music Editor Fred Bruce discusses musical experimentation and time travel with legendary Echo & The Bunnymen guitarist Will Sergeant. Few bands can claim a discography as evocative and enduring as Echo & The Bunnymen. From humble beginnings in 1970s Liverpool, the band’s wild soundscapes and gothic theatricality are as breathtaking now as they were 40 ...


New testing measures introduced after cheating rose exponentially last year

1st December 2021

Cheating stats show that reported incidents of cheating increased exponentially in the 2020/2021 year and have consequences for exams this term. A freedom of information request on behalf of The Glasgow Guardian shows that cheating figures have been on the rise and largely concentrated in a handful of departments. The 2020/21 academic year saw over ...