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Petition calling for more street lighting on Kelvin Way is endorsed by unions

25th March 2021

The petition discusses the need to make Kelvin Way safer for women and students. The student bodies of the University of Glasgow have endorsed a petition that calls for more street lighting on Kelvin Way, a popular route home for students and women that still “lacks adequate lighting” following a number of sexual crimes in ...

EDITORIAL: Support students and their grades

28th January 2021

Following the news that the University will not be reinstating the “No Detriment” policy, The Glasgow Guardian and other student societies call for new measures to support students’ futures. We, The Glasgow Guardian, and the other signatories in this article, call upon the University of Glasgow to consider student wellbeing and set students up for ...

UofG during Covid: your questions answered

13th September 2020

A look at many of the different questions students have asked and what we should be asking. As a new academic year begins, and we all adapt to the new normal of University, many still feel confused about what this year will look like. We decided to find out the answers to the questions on ...

Glasgow, it’s time to march for climate justice

24th September 2021

How and why you should join those taking to the streets this Friday On 20 September 2019, the city of Glasgow joined over 7 million people in 150 countries in marching for climate justice. Thousands poured into the streets, and throughout the city cries of “WHAT DO WE WANT?” could be heard, the answering call ...

Does Hairspray (2007) still ‘hold’ up?

23rd September 2021

Film & TV Editor Lucy Fitzgerald looks back on a childhood musical movie favourite and reconsiders its themes through an adult lens. The musical film Hairspray (2007), directed by Adam Shankman, is a reimagining of John Waters’ much more risqué 1988 original. Set in 1960s Baltimore, the story follows the naively idealistic Tracy Turnblad, a larger-than-life high ...

Change your opinion, and then change it again

23rd September 2021

Deputy Editor-in-Chief Rosie Shackles on why university is the perfect place to be proven wrong From halls to seminars, to the debates chamber, to sitting round crammed pub tables, university has no shortage of settings to share your opinion, or grumble in disgust at the opinions of others. The West End has its fair share ...

Advice on Homesickness in Halls

22nd 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 ...

It’s time to put mental health before medals

22nd September 2021

Is the sporting world finally ready to commit to confronting the mental health crisis?  When Simone Biles withdrew from the Olympic women’s team event last month, the world’s greatest gymnast exposed that the heaviest burden of the Olympics is often the expectation to perform in them. Unlike most other athletes, Biles is held to the ...

Schoolin’ life: Absence of the uni experience on TV

22nd September 2021

Bea Crawford laments the lost university experience on the small-screen due to the disproportionate amount of wild, teen-centred series If the new Gossip Girl reboot has taught us anything, it’s this: TV producers love to portray an edgy high school experience. From Skins to Riverdale and Euphoria, the running theme across most teen shows today ...

Transparency required around essential texts

22nd September 2021

Views Editor Ciara McAlinden believes that lectures owe it to students to signpost affordable access to required reading “Now,” says the course convenor in an authoritative tone, “it is essential that you buy these six books, and you must take note of the exact edition that you’re required to buy.” Naive 18-year-old Ciara, with no ...

Eco-ableism and the climate crisis

22nd September 2021

How important is it to include disabled people in discussions around the climate crisis? With COP26 coming to Glasgow in November, the Scottish Government has announced the creation of the First Minister’s Environmental Council, a group of world-leading scientists and climate professionals established to advise the government on environmental issues. As was noted by Nicola ...

Demystifying the UN climate report

21st September 2021

The UN issues its latest report outlining the severity of climate change and the implications on the whole of humanity. On the morning of Sunday 8th August, flooded villages and jet setting holiday-makers alike awoke to gut-wrenching news: the UN had issued its latest and most drastic findings on climate change. The report outlined an ...

Climate, Covid, and Christianity

21st September 2021

One writer’s perspective on the age-old debate. Moving to university is one of the biggest single events in most students’ lives. It is a time for discovering new ideas and learning about yourself and how your value system operates. With an estimated 66% of practising Christians leaving their faith for a year or more between ...