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An Interview with the Glasgow University Fashion Show

26th January 2022

 Our Fashion Editor finds out what the Glasgow University Charity Fashion Show (GUFCS) is all about. Do you want to just give us an introduction into who you are and what your role is in terms of organising? Sarah: I’m Sarah, The President of GUCFS for this year, so I just oversee the society and ...


Does every cloud have a silver lining?

24th January 2022

Despite what social media may tell you, we don’t have to find the good in every situation. Have you ever found that, after something horrible happens to you, instead of allowing yourself to come to terms with the severity of the situation you decide to think positively and move on? Did you just say, “never ...


2022 January Welcome

17th January 2022

The student unions are hosting a variety of events to welcome everyone back to UofG this month. Refreshers’ Week has begun at the University of Glasgow and all four student bodies have announced a wide set of activities for all students to take part in, both online and in-person. Wednesday: If you are currently self-isolating ...


Blue Monday is so much more than a song

17th January 2022

What can we do to look after ourselves on the apparent saddest day of the year? Every January we are overcome by the blues – those seemingly never-ending feelings of loneliness, fatigue, and boredom. One day in particular seems to be the worst, though. Yes, I am talking about the dreaded Blue Monday. Allegedly, the ...


Stripping back self-care

13th January 2022

In the next instalment of our self-care series, writer Bea Crawford discusses how we can bring self-care back to basics. What does self-care mean to you? The phrase may conjure up images of bubble baths, face masks, Yoga With Adriene videos and elaborate yoghurt bowls for breakfast. However, at times when you most need self-care, ...


Eating out on a budget in Glasgow

8th January 2022

Writer Derry Wyllie discusses her top five budget-friendly restaurants around the city. Paesano  If you’re looking for a restaurant that will satisfy your tastebuds without costing too much, look no further than Paesano. The pioneer of authentic Neapolitan pizza in Glasgow, Paesano pizza is arguably life changing. Friends from far and wide come through to ...


A gift guide for every sort of friend

8th January 2022

Lacking inspiration after Christmas? Unsure what your Film Studies friend even likes? Here’s the perfect gift guide for you.  Gift-giving can be both gleeful and exhausting at the same time. You’ve got to find something they want, something they will actually use, and something they haven’t been given a million times before (looking at you, ...


Splitting toes and opinions

8th January 2022

Gabriel Wheway explores the controversial Margiela Tabi boot. Constructed from chic leather panels, a chunky heel, and a distinctively hoof-like front, Maison Margiela’s unique piece of footwear has become an iconic silhouette and the fashion house’s most notable creation to date.  This unique piece, however, was not an organic creation of Margiela. The first Tabi ...


A student’s guide to cooking in bulk

8th January 2022

Cooking in bulk can save you time and money as a student; Sports Editor Claire Thomson shares her versatile mince recipe that can form the base for various dishes. Students and cooking are not exactly a match made in heaven, but cooking in bulk can be a complete and utter lifesaver. It can save a ...


The good, the bad and the basic: student cookbooks you need in your life

8th January 2022

Amidst a sea of bad student cookbooks, Nina Bossicart discusses which ones are a waste of time and which are actually worth your money. So you’ve set off for university and a well-meaning parent or family friend has given you a student cookbook. The title likely includes the words “ultimate” or “best-ever” while the contents ...