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A lost sport: finding cricket’s place in Scotland

22nd November 2021

Cricket in Scotland has long been an alienated sport to many. Is it finally gaining the appreciation it deserves? Scotland’s recent success at the T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman has brought a new wave of attention to the sport of cricket in Scotland. The national team bagged a major victory against Bangladesh ...


Glasgow Rocks in the BBL Cup

22nd November 2021

After a victory over the Bristol Flyers, the Glasgow Rocks are set to move onto the semi-finals of the BBL Cup. Sunday 14 November, 6:40pm, Emirates Arena. The Glasgow Rocks are down three points to the Bristol Flyers with 26 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of the British Basketball League (BBL) Cup quarter final. ...


Where do we draw the line when it comes to murder?

22nd November 2021

Think it’s barking mad to eat a dog but you have no beef with the meat industry? Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn assesses the phenomenon of speciesism. “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others,” proclaimed Napoleon famously, in Orwell’s Animal Farm. An allusion to government corruption, perhaps there is some bearing of it ...


‘No exits, no lights, no air’: Did ‘Astroworld’ prioritise profit over people’s lives?

22nd November 2021

What links the litany of mistakes leading to that Friday’s tragic events? Preventability. On Friday 5 November at approximately 9:30pm, a “mass casualty incident” was declared on day one of Travis Scott’s two day Astroworld festival in Houston, Texas. At least 50,000 people attended the festival, however the precise crowd size is not known due ...


Student safety in wintertime

22nd November 2021

Writer Denver Correia discusses the top tips for staying safe – whilst spooky – this Halloween and wintertime. There are many thrilling events on the winter festive calendar, including a variety of Halloween, and Christmas, socials. Sandwiched right in the middle of term it gives students an excuse for a much-needed de-stress, to unwind and ...


Being an incel isn’t as redpilled as you think it is

22nd November 2021

Don’t know how to spot an incel? We’ve got you covered. A few months ago, the UK was devastated by a mass shooting in Plymouth where five people, including the gunman’s mother Maxine Davison, and three year old Sophie Martyn, were murdered by Jake Davison. In the lead-up to these attacks Davison had uploaded Youtube ...


Does the University owe us anything?

22nd November 2021

Reporter Janka Deák breaks down the University’s duty of care for its students. CW: suicide  The recent criticisms levied at accommodation services and the University of Glasgow’s handling of the overflow of student applicants raise an issue not usually at the forefront of students’ minds: does the University owe us support services, or is the ...


‘Silly’ Activism? No such thing!

22nd November 2021

Are some protests too “silly” to make a difference? Maddy Dorrian explains from first-hand experience why humorous protests are effective in raising awareness and community involvement. It was 8:57am and a small group of people with hi-vis vests shuffled about making last minute preparations. The sun had managed to burn through the morning haze and ...


Why GULGBTQ+ are protesting the BBC

22nd November 2021

Members of the GULGBTQ+ society discuss how the BBC’s actions towards the trans community promote the growing transphobia that is prevalent throughout the UK. Transphobia is ubiquitous and it is intensifying. It pervades our parliament, our National Health Service and increasingly our media, too. Our public service broadcaster, the BBC, is furthering an orchestrated moral ...


One man’s fortune shouldn’t cost lives

22nd November 2021

A Twitter debate questions the responsibility that Elon Musk has to share his wealth in order to save millions of lives. Elon Musk and his billionaire friends having their phallic races into space makes me a bit sick. I’m sure the technology is cool and exciting, and yeah, maybe we can start civilisation on Mars ...