10 Minutes with: Calum Nicol

Following on from a fantastic year of sport at Glasgow University, the Glasgow Guardian managed to grab an interview with up and coming basketball star, Calum Nicol. Guardian: What have been your personal sporting highlights in…

Penny for your thoughts

Katherine Thomas Well, perhaps that headline was misleading. What I really meant was penny for your brain. Or maybe you could just give it to me for free? Maybe I’ll just take it when you don’t need it anymore?…

10 Minutes with: Bwani Junction

Bwani Junction are a group of lads whose alternative musical styling has gathered growing support throughout the UK, with their Scottish fans undoubtedly loving the band’s rise in the music scene. Following on from their success…

Club profile: Air Squadron

I first heard about the Air Squadron while still at school through a family friend who had joined when he had got into university. Hearing his stories of how much he had enjoyed it made me…

Review: Dead Island: Riptide

In late 2011, Dead Island launched to a relatively positive reception, receiving particular praise for a glut of good ideas but tarnished by a sloppy execution. Featuring an island full of zombies to bludgeon, beat and…

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…

Reinventing higher education

A leading think-tank has published a report suggesting that a radical overhaul of higher education is required to prevent the death of the university as we know it. The Institute for Public Policy Research,…

Unions denied late licensing

The City of Glasgow Licensing Board is currently denying Glasgow University’s two student unions occasional extensions to their licences beyond 4am. This restriction will affect some of the biggest events for the two unions. This situation…

10 minutes with: Chris Millar, GUSA President

Following on from the recent GUSA elections on the 8th of March, to which over a thousand students voted on who will take on the mammoth task of running Glasgow University’s sport, the Glasgow Guardian got to…

Fire in Business School may have been deliberate

A fire that has caused considerable damage inside the Gilbert Scott building is suspected to have been caused deliberately. An investigation is now being conducted to determine its exact cause. Several calls were made to the…

HIIVE closure

HIIVE nights at Glasgow University Union have been temporarily placed on hold after the evening events have not proved as successful as the Union Board of Management hoped. Instead, events such as the…

John Mac may be given to RIO

It has been revealed to the Guardian that the John MacIntyre building, predominantly home to the SRC, may be taken back by University management in order to rehouse Recruitment and International Office (RIO). The SRC, currently…