Features



Modern conspiracy theories: daft or dangerous?

29th November 2016

Thomas McDonald Writer As The Glasgow Guardian readers will be aware, the elusive leafleteers responsible for the Holocaust-denying notices found across campus last term have struck again, this time darkening the Boyd Orr bulletin board with new leaflets attacking the practice of psychiatry and linking it to a sinister Jewish-run conspiracy. The group responsible for ...


Should we really be so worried about proposed “fix rooms” for Scottish drug addicts?

27th November 2016

Hannah Donnelly Writer Glasgow is a city littered with leaves and blinking lights; walls crawling with street art. Here, life brews in every nook and forces its way through every crack and crevice in the pavements. Scattered throughout these streets, beneath the lights and sirens, are jagged points of discarded needles, left from users of ...


More Than a Memory: Glasgow University’s War Memorial Garden

13th November 2016

Caroline C. Evans Abbott Writer Tucked peacefully into the rich soil upon which our University rests, the Memorial Garden is far from a gleaming, marbleised monument to lost life, to pyrrhic victory, or to triumph bought with blood. Ever-present, demure, and unimposing, its poppies often seem but shrinking violets to so many passersby. But its ...


Literature’s role in a digital tomorrow

25th October 2016

Glasgow University is still a “World of Words”: an interview with Dr. Bryony Randall Caroline C. Evans Abbott Writer We are now in the midst of the unquestionably beautiful days of life in Glasgow – but with them, an analogy emerges with the bare branches of the trees. As students bundle up and leaves make ...


Why Sex Workers Deserve Protection

18th October 2016

Selena Jackson Features Editor The debate surrounding the decriminalisation of sex work in the UK is rapidly heating up, with the home affairs select committee recently making the unprecedented recommendation that the current laws which prohibit soliciting and brothel-keeping should be reformed. With are an estimated 3,000 sex workers operating in Scotland alone, Features Editor ...


Glasgow University mental health services: what’s on offer

10th October 2016

Laurie Clarke and Rowan Harris Writers October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and with the semester now well underway, we’re all aware that life at university can often be pretty stressful. It’s important to know where you can turn for support and advice, so whether you’re a fresher still finding your feet, or a ...


What will be the fate of European students post-Brexit?

24th September 2016

Harry Vizor Writer Two months ago, the British people made the monumental decision to leave the European Union and go it on our own. Despite having  had plenty of time for reflection, negotiations and decision-making, there is not yet any clear plan nor path for us to go down. Sterling dropped and can’t seem to ...


Feature – The women running the world

13th September 2016

  By Selena Jackson and Kristina Cimova Features Editor and Writer Hillary, Angela and Theresa. The three most talked about women in politics today. Three remarkable women with three different stories of how they came to be the most popular, powerful and influential women in modern day public service. We looked closely at what drives ...