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5 songs for a good workout

The bikini body – I really thought I might achieve this holy grail of female form in 2012, but an excessive amount of hobnobs, rum and the most hideous pair of gym shorts on the planet (they were…

Prove your sexuality or face deportation

On January 9th, at a hearing convened by the Home Office, Serigne Tacko Mbengue, a gay Senegalese immigrant based as a student in Britain since 2008, was told that he must prove his sexuality…

Inspired by Dr. Livingstone

Roy Mwenechanya, a University of Glasgow PhD student within the Wellcome Trust Centre,  is  one of 10 children, born in the copper mining town of Kitwe  around 400km north of the Zambian capital,…

Helping the homeless in Glasgow

Returning to my flat after being at home for Christmas is always difficult; after home cooking and seemingly unlimited central heating, the prospect of dealing with my dodgy boiler seems particularly unpleasant. We may be poor…

Uni make £90k profit from library fines

The library at Glasgow University made over £90,000 in library fines between September 2011 and December 2012. Only 3.8% of this money was used to replace lost books. This statistic has come to light after a…