Lifestyle



Student safety in wintertime

22nd November 2021

Writer Denver Correia discusses the top tips for staying safe – whilst spooky – this Halloween and wintertime. There are many thrilling events on the winter festive calendar, including a variety of Halloween, and Christmas, socials. Sandwiched right in the middle of term it gives students an excuse for a much-needed de-stress, to unwind and ...


75.5 steps: Finnieston’s new creative pop-up space

20th November 2021

The venue is being used as both an artistic space by day and a cocktail bar at night, designed and hosted by The Drink Cabinet with a variety of sustainable drinks served in the theme of COP26. Found on the cusp of Finnieston, just off Argyle Street as you head towards Charing Cross, the venue’s ...


BEAT 6: Review

20th November 2021

Chef Nico Simeone’s newest venture is in collaboration with Beatson Cancer Charity, which will receive 100% of Beat 6’s profits. Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn reviews following her recent invite. Dennistoun has been described as “up and coming”, “retro and modern”, and “the UK’s coolest neighbourhood”. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that it was chosen as the ...


Combatting winter blues

17th November 2021

Books Editor Rachel Campbell discusses how we can battle the blues that come with the dreary Glasgow winter. Last winter was just shit, wasn’t it? I was in a cold tenement flat with a stubbornly broken boiler, and on-and-off restrictions combined with online classes meant I rarely saw beyond those four walls. I couldn’t often ...


How to cross borders, post-Brexit and post-Covid-19

17th November 2021

Claire Thomson navigates through the complicated border crossings we face after Brexit and Covid-19. Travelling abroad has never been the most straightforward thing in the world, but it definitely wasn’t as much of a nightmare as it is nowadays. For the majority of countries in Europe, Brexit did not make a massive difference to short ...


Fashion on Film: Euphoria

17th November 2021

Lorna Doyle explains why Euphoria emboldened her to make braver fashion choices. Lauded as Gen Z’s answer to Skins, HBO’s 2019 drama Euphoria lives up to the style of the classic teen drama rooted in the extremes of sex, drugs, depression, and an accompanying sense of impending doom. Euphoria was the first instance of mainstream ...


Looking bad and loving it

17th November 2021

Hailie Pentleton embraces leisurewear and looking less-than-perfect. Freshers’ flu has done an absolute number on my skin, I haven’t gotten out of pyjamas in four days, and my hair is feeling very Tracy Beaker. All I need is to whip up a sourdough starter kit and crack open a copy of Normal People, and I’ll ...


Fantastic Feasts and Where to Find Them

17th November 2021

We may be spoiled for choice for eateries in Glasgow, but finding sometimes it’s worth looking harder for the best. A post-lockdown Glasgow means getting back out there and eating our way through a city that offers something for everyone. From food truck falafels to more of a fine dining experience, here are a few ...


An ode to the local coffee shop

17th November 2021

Margaret Hartness reflects on what a cosy cafe has to offer over franchises. I’ve recently moved out for my last year of university, to my great relief. Suddenly the streets are no longer city streets, but my neighbourhood streets, imbued with a sense of newfound (relative) freedom.  This was accompanied with other changes of course. ...


The flat-decorating dilemma

17th November 2021

Joe Evans analyses student interior-design decisions. Okay, a new academic year has well and truly begun, and finally the majority of us are able to be physically present on campus for the full year this time (here at The Glasgow Guardian we jinx it so you don’t have to!). That means living in Glasgow again, ...