2022 July



In conversation with: Matt Forde

26th July 2022

Political satirist Matt Forde talks to The Glasgow Guardian about his upcoming show at the Edinburgh Fringe – including why it will always feature some Scottish politics – as well as the role of impartiality and cancel culture in political comedy. Both “crasherooni snoozefest” and “security, prosperity, respect” could feature in Matt Forde’s lexicon. As ...


Broadcast agrees to shut down venue until working conditions improve

14th July 2022

This move comes after numerous complaints by workers, and action taken by Unite the Union. Glasgow bar Broadcast, situated on Sauchiehall Street, has informed its workers that it will close whilst work is carried out to improve conditions for workers. This follows a written complaint being launched against the bar by eleven of its workers ...


Workers at controversial bar Abandoned Ship made redundant

13th July 2022

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to one University of Glasgow student who has been laid off from the bar weeks after assurance their job was safe. Controversial Glasgow bar Abandoned Ship has handed its workers redundancy notices and closed its doors with immediate effect less than two weeks after assuring staff their jobs were safe. Workers ...


Learning to love being alone

8th July 2022

How to get some quality time with yourself. Being a student, whatever year you’re in, usually involves learning fundamental skills of adulthood. Doing the laundry, looking after money, and managing your own studying. One of the most important, I think, and certainly one of the most overlooked, is learning how to be alone. By that ...


Sleep more, score more: the importance of sleep in performance sport

8th July 2022

From up to five naps a day to specially designed memory foam pillows and mattresses, professional athletes are focused on rest and recovery more than ever before. Recent studies have claimed that getting insufficient sleep, which is generally considered fewer than seven hours a night, can lead to ample physical and psychological health issues. In ...


Growing up in Glasgow

8th July 2022

This personal reflection looks into what it is truly like to grow up in Glasgow. Glasgow. A Gaelic noun meaning “dear green place”. The place where I grew up.  The earliest cultural identifier of my Glaswegian heritage involved the 2005 World Health Organisation dubbing the city as Europe’s “murder capital”, a title we no longer merit, ...


Correction: The University of Glasgow has an antisemitism problem

8th July 2022

On 9 November the Glasgow Guardian published an article entitled, “The University of Glasgow has an antisemitism problem”. The article claimed a lecturer had downplayed the significance of the Holocaust in the context of human rights history. The Guardian retracts the allegation in full and we wish to sincerely apologise for any offence caused....


Former Glasgow University medicine student convicted of rape

5th July 2022

A former University of Glasgow medicine student has been sentenced to five years in prison for rape. 23-year-old Daniel McFarlane, originally from Inverness, raped his victim several times at her Finnieston flat between December 2017 and February 2018. McFarlane was also an athlete, and one of the attacks reportedly unfolded after returning with his victim ...