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Review: Ridley Road

4th December 2021

Melanie examines the distinctly Jewish BBC historical drama, adapted from Jo Bloom’s powerful book of the same title. BBC drama Ridley Road thrillingly follows Manchester Jew Vivien Epstein as she pursues a mysterious love interest to London, and escapes a dreary marriage. She soon takes on a vital role in a local Jewish anti-fascist group ...


Joshua Grant: ‘We’ve been so busy working really hard to make sure we make up for lost time’

4th December 2021

The fresh-faced frontman talks Edinburgh, inspiration, and balancing ambition with student life. The Glasgow Guardian spoke to Joshua Grant about his number one Scottish chart single (Edinburgh), adjusting to managing studying here at Glasgow with the demands of gigs, and the exciting next steps for him and his band. The Glasgow Guardian: Your debut single ...


GUSA x ConcussEd

4th December 2021

GUSA is making a head start when it comes to concussion. GUSA has recently partnered up with ConcussEd, an organisation focused on providing education on sport-related concussions and offering support to sufferers. Awareness surrounding the danger of severe concussions has noticeably increased over the last decade or so. However, there is still a lack of ...


The vaccine game: sport’s next hurdle

3rd December 2021

As the sports industry looks set to bounce back, Jordan Hunter looks at the fight over the jab. As any true fan, I was checking the news the other week looking at the injury updates and the latest with my beloved Green Bay Packers when I got an alert: star QB (quarterback) Aaron Rodgers out ...


Review: Chateau-X

3rd December 2021

The group that brought you Six By Nico comes together to deliver a new French Restaurant in Finnieston. For Chef Nico Simone, who seemingly values complexity in his meals, the transition to a French chateaubriand restaurant seems natural. Located not far from the heart of Finnieston and his previous triumph of Six By Nico, the ...


Bare Bums calendar on sale to raise money for Anthony Nolan

3rd December 2021

Glasgow Marrow has released their annual naked calendar priced at £8 to fundraise for the Anthony Nolan blood cancer charity. Earlier this month, the UofG student volunteer group Glasgow Marrow released their fifth annual Bare Bums calendar and will donate all proceeds from the calendar sales to Anthony Nolan. As the UK’s largest stem cell ...


Report reveals 95% of women feel unsafe visiting Glasgow parks at night

3rd December 2021

A recent report published by The Young Women’s Movement (YWCA) as part of the Young Women Lead programme, has called for feminist town planning, as research revealed 67% of women in Glasgow often felt unsafe on buses and 95% felt unsafe visiting parks at night.  This report was undertaken as part of a nine month ...


Police accuse Celtic supporters of infiltrating the Young Communist League

3rd December 2021

UofG lecturer defends the Young Communist League after criticism following climate strikes.  On Saturday 6 November, Glasgow saw a huge wave of marches, advocating for environmental protections and regulations at the COP26 conference. One group participating in the event was the Young Communist League (YCL), the youth wing of the Communist Party of Britain. The ...


MSP supports UofG’s carbon neutrality commitment in Scottish Parliament

3rd December 2021

MSP Kaukab Stewart lodged a motion in Scottish Parliament to recognise and support the University of Glasgow’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030. On Monday 15 November, Kaukab Stewart, the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Kelvin (SNP), lodged a parliamentary motion promoting UofG’s “Glasgow Green” report, which outlines the university’s pledge to ...


Buchanan Street demonstration calls for UK immigration reform

3rd December 2021

Protestors gathered at Buchanan Street steps last week to mourn the lives of 27 refugees, as speakers from local refugee organisations addressed the government’s Nationality and Borders Bill. On Thursday 25 November, around 100 people gathered at Buchanan Street steps to commemorate the 27 refugees who drowned on Wednesday 24 November while attempting to cross ...