Glasvegas – Glasvegas – SonyBMG

Glasvegas are hotly tipped to be the new Franz Ferdinand, although where they have obtained this label is somewhat unclear. Certainly, their self-titled, long awaited-for debut album showcases the Glasgow of today – our football culture,…

Naked to the Net

The internet has been pretty good for music fans over the last few years. Free downloads clog our head holes, a  stream of recommendations dribble out our ears before we can give them any attention, and…

Freshers’ Week 2008 – Alan Bates – QMU

If you have never seen a hypnotist at work before it is easy to assume that hypnotism is some sort of irresistible form of mind control.  Having seen hypnotists on the telly box I had always…

Freshers’ Week 2008 – Craig Campbell – GUU

I’m slightly worried about writing this article – a negative review of comedy never goes down too well, particularly that which was so well received by my peers. As controversial as it may be – I’ll…

Freshers’ Week 2008 – STaG – Welcome Tent

Glasgow’s leading Student Theatre Company, STaG, welcomed freshers to Glasgow with a lesson on the comical farce that is student life. Beginning with ‘the top ten student posters’, many in the audience were forced to hang…

Freshers’ Week 2008 – Freshers’ Ball – QMU

Students queued for over an hour to go the QM Freshers’ Ball on Thursday, with the reward of free pizza once they were inside. Girls in full-length ballgowns and boys in kilts and suits, mingled with…