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RuPaul’s *Bro* Race

28th December 2021

Writer Marcus Hyka examines the recent cishet addition to Ru Paul’s highly successful reality show of competing drag queens, and its implications. “It’s finally time for a straight White man to have their piece of the pie”, jokes Maddy Morphosis, the first cisgender, heterosexual drag queen to be competing on RuPaul’s Drag Race in the ...


Review: Sex, Love, and Goop

28th December 2021

Sophie considers the Goop and the bad of the Netflix show, helmed by guru Gwyenth Paltrow, that explores sexual health and female pleasure. As Gwyneth Paltrow’s warbling “Hello!” echoed through the dark dredges of my room, I put aside my fourth-year essays for one more day to indulge in Netflix’s newest gripping and harsh commentary ...


Reading challenges for the new year

28th December 2021

Patrick Gaffey offers a method to make reading more books your New Year’s resolution. As 2021 draws to a close, many of us will be counting off our last winter reads, and planning which books to explore next year. Users of websites such as Goodreads and StoryGraph often set annual reading challenges, establishing a minimum ...


Review: Peter Kennard’s CODE RED @ Trongate 103

28th December 2021

“We’re living in a time of acute emergency… I’m trying to picture what we know will happen if we don’t stop this plunder.” – Peter Kennard. When COP26 kicked off in Glasgow, Peter Kennard’s Code Red was on display at Trongate 103, emphasising the importance of the climate summit. Within the exhibition, Kennard uses photomontage ...


A chat with… Glasgow University’s Tea Society

28th December 2021

Writer Odhrán Gallagher sits down with GU’s Tea Society to chat about what they do and why you should join. Tyler Eckback is the current President of the Tea Society. Tyler is a third year student, studying Law and Politics, and is from Denver, Colorado. The Glasgow Guardian: Why did you decide to join the ...


Manus x Machina: 3D printing in the fashion world

28th December 2021

Rachael Allan explores the future of accessible technologies in fashion. The fusion of fashion and technology was at the forefront of the media during the 2016 Met Gala, when the theme “Manus x Machina” was chosen as an exploration into this unfamiliar dynamic. Manus (the hand) meeting machina (the machine) is fundamental to fashion, and ...


A student’s guide to eating out on a budget in Glasgow

24th December 2021

Writer Derry Wyllie is here to save your overdraft with five of the best budget-friendly restaurants in Glasgow. Paesano  If you’re looking for a restaurant that will satisfy your tastebuds without costing too much, look no further than Paesano. The pioneer of authentic Neapolitan pizza in Glasgow, Paesano, is arguably life changing. Friends from far ...


How to deal with horrible housemates

24th December 2021

Dishes piling up in the sink and teabags mysteriously going missing? Writer Iona Macwhirter-Harley tells us how to deal with our housemates being human. Picture the scene: you’re returning home to your student halls after a long day of blended learning. You throw open the front door, desperate for a cup of tea. Alas! Someone ...


How to quarantine in a uni flat

24th December 2021

Tested positive or contacted by track and trace? Writer Melody Sequeira tells us how she survived two quarantines in her university bedroom. As someone who has had to quarantine twice for 10 days each time, I think I am experienced enough to talk about how to handle a quarantine. It is difficult to quarantine in ...


Reviewing Cuenca, Ecuador

24th December 2021

Writer Annika Kapp encourages you to travel to break the stereotypes of Latin America the media may have given you. Driving into Cuenca at night for the first time was a magical experience. In the darkness, I could barely make out the silhouettes of the Andes mountains. As we descended down the windy roads into ...