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In Anticipation of… Singin’ in the Rain

2nd May 2022

Zein Al-Maha Oweis gets us prepared for the latest incarnation of Gene Kelly’s spectacle. As a theatre lover, I always get excited when I get the news that a favourite star, actor, dancer, or play is coming to a theatre near me. You can imagine how excited I was to hear that Singin’ in the ...


Where would we be without cash?

2nd May 2022

There are many negative implications to becoming a cashless society, no matter how convenient Apple Pay may be. Due to Covid-19 and the increase of contactless technology, we live in a time where pretty much all payments are cashless. Many businesses don’t even accept cash, and some are afraid to touch it due to the ...


We Need To Talk About The Garfussy: the Andrew Garfield Renaissance

2nd May 2022

Ashmita dives into the second pandemic currently raging: the entire internet gushing over Mr Garfield. What can I say about Andrew Garfield? For one, I’m happy he’s finally receiving the mainstream attention he deserves (if you’re a tumblr user or an OG The Amazing Spider Man fan, you probably never stopped seeing him). After his ...


IntoUniversity centre opens in Maryhill

2nd May 2022

The centre will help school pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds get into Higher Education. The charity IntoUniversity has opened its third Scottish education centre in Maryhill.  The centre, opened on 29 March at Maryhill Community Hub, offers young people from more disadvantaged backgrounds the support necessary to get to higher education, working in collaboration with the ...


Melanie Purdie: ‘There’s a huge emphasis on our program where queer voices speak and make themselves heard’

28th April 2022

Yulia Ovcharova gets the scoop from the Strategic and Creative Director of the upcoming festival. For 43 years, Dumfries and Galloway Rural Arts Festival (D&G) have been providing local artists with vast audiences and opportunities for their voices to reach the whole country. As it’s going to open its doors very soon this spring, Melanie ...


A meditation on the fashion collaboration

28th April 2022

A look at the history of the fashion collaboration, and where we go from here. On 19 November 2021 Gucci and Balenciaga jointly released the “Hacker Project” and everything I thought I knew about fashion imploded. The “Hacker Project” collection is a collaboration between the two brands: Gucci x Balenciaga. Collaborations have been huge in ...


Should you hustle or holiday this summer?

28th April 2022

Is work experience and internships the priority, or is it okay to take the summer off and enjoy some relaxation? In less than three months, the vast majority of the student population will be celebrating the end of yet another academic year and waving goodbye to academic stress until September. We may have regained our ...


UofG to be hit by markers strike

28th April 2022

UCU vote through a marking and assessment boycott at 41 universities. The University and College Union (UCU) have announced a marking and assessment boycott across 41 Universities, one of those being the University of Glasgow. The action is part of the ongoing four fights and pension disputes, which has already seen 13 days of strike ...


The New Road less travelled

21st April 2022

Music Editor Fred Bruce reflects on the departure of frontman Isaac Wood from Black Country, New Road. Since their inception, Black Country, New Road have defined themselves by a quiet resilience in the face of significant obstacles. The six-piece formed following the breakdown of their previous band, Nervous Conditions, after several individuals spoke out on ...


The ethics of oversharing

21st April 2022

CW: themes of abuse and eating disorders Writer Charlotte Christian analyses the rise of oversharing and “trauma dumping” on social media, and discusses the implications for the mental health of younger generations. Internet culture can seem all consuming in a post-lockdown world that has seen the explosion of everyone’s new favourite social media site TikTok ...