Women’s hockey heartbreak

It is the consoling pundit, with arm draped around the losing finalist, who claims “it’s better than losing in the semis” yet that remained a hard fact to swallow judging by the despair etched on…

GUSSC enjoy winter of content

Saturday 28th February saw over 100 of Scotland’s best student skiers and snowboards descend on Cairngorm Mountain Resort, Aviemore, for the Scottish Universities Snowsports Championships. Degrading snow conditions over the last decade have meant that the…

New Director of Legal Practice announced

News Staff Douglas Mill has been named as Glasgow University’s new Director of Professional Legal Practice. Mill, a Glasgow University graduate with 18 years’ worth of experience in private legal practice and 11 years as Chief Executive of the…

14% rise in students applying to Glasgow

News Staff The University of Glasgow has seen undergraduate applications rise by 14.3 per cent this year. The rise is the biggest increase for any of the Russell Group institutions, a group of the top 20 research-intensive universities in…

Our greatest atrocity

Lewis Porteous ‘OMG da Holocauzt totally SUCKED!!! LOL letz uze it in r movie. P.S. Apple and Red Bull say that if we show their products on screen, then they’ll let us keep them for free.’ So read ace…

Cancerous Capers – Part 4

Jamie Ross Upon any diagnosis of a serious health problem, you’ll be given an entire rainforest’s worth of information leaflets. I assume that the main purpose of these are to put a patient’s mind at ease in a worrying…

Not that you need it

Ben Freeman Walking through Frasers recently, I was stopped in my tracks by a Chanel advert, for all the wrong reasons. I was not stunned by Nicole Kidman’s glowing skin or luscious locks; I was shocked by how unnatural…

Out with the touts

Oisín Kealy The Concert Promoters Association have recently unveiled a new anti-ticket tout website in an effort to protect concert goers from the dangers of the trade. Using a strict system of registered ticket numbers and addresses, officialboxoffice.com is…

Lily Allen – It’s Not Me, It’s You – Regal Recordings

Tom Bonnick Whatever one’s feelings are vis a vis Lily Allen, it seems unreasonable that in order to be considered a success — and thereby acquitting its progeny of several years worth of drunken misdeeds — any new release…

M. Ward – Hold Time – 4AD

Oisín Kealy Matt Ward has been quietly earning almost universal respect in indie circles over the last ten years, and returns with a record marking a progression in his sound. He now marries his rootsy blues to the pop…

Marley & Me (Dir: David Frankel)

Laura Doherty One of my very first cinema-going memories is from the time I saw Beethoven in the Clydebank UCI; a screening which had a fifteen minute interval in the middle where the audience could meet and greet two…

Wendy and Lucy (Dir. Kelly Reichardt)

Tom Bonnick Through no fault of her own, Michelle Williams has over the years acquired a number of apparently indelible labels, which until recently it seemed that she would never be able to shed from her career and personal…

The Young Victoria (Dir. Jean Marc Vallée)

Louise Ogden Despite being England’s longest reigning monarch to date, Victoria has hardly proved a feature film favourite, her most notable depiction being ‘Mrs Brown’, in which Judi Dench painted a picture of the sour-faced, mourning widow she became…

Gran Torino (Dir. Clint Eastwood)

Claire Strickett For what it has been said will be his last ever appearance in front of the camera, Clint Eastwood has chosen a role that cleverly plays on our familiarity with his long, impressive career.  Gran Torino casts…