Lifestyle



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, ...


A handy guide to campus health facilities

17th November 2021

Denver Correia breaks down confusing guidance to help students access healthcare and stay safe at university. Taking care of your physical and mental wellbeing has never been more important than now. Equipping yourself with the right resources is crucial, especially in times of health emergencies, when finding information could seem daunting. Whether you’re a fresher ...


Are ‘soft’ subjects for the rich?

16th November 2021

Writer Eve Connor discusses why undertaking “soft” degrees should not be reserved for the most privileged students. What constitutes a “soft” subject? It’s hard to say, although if you’ve ever been derisively asked “what are you going to do with that?” after revealing your degree course name, you may be studying one. Implicit in this ...


Is studying in bed really such a nightmare?

7th November 2021

Sports Editor Claire Thomson takes a look at the battle between comfort versus productivity. Last year, online university forced us to spend much more time studying in our bedrooms than we normally would, with many of us taking it one step further, and actually studying in our beds. Tell that to anyone and you’re met ...


Student safety on Halloween

31st October 2021

Writer Denver Correia discusses the top tips for staying safe and spooky this Halloween. Halloween is one of the most thrilling events on the festive calendar, sandwiched right in the middle of term it gives students an excuse for a much-needed de-stress, to unwind and get creative, but staying safe on this occasion is fundamental. ...


Reckoning with the risks: injection spiking and its longer term consequences

24th October 2021

Editor-in-Chief and medical student Lucy Dunn discusses the dangers of injection spiking. Spiking by injection is the new twisted trend infiltrating nightclubs across the UK, with an unprecedented number of complaints seeping across social media. As if dropping drugs in an unsuspecting victim’s drink wasn’t reviled enough, the reports of young women waking up the ...


Visit Glasgow’s Hidden Gems

22nd October 2021

Brave sitting on the subway for an extra stop and see what great places you can find. Glasgow Wake Park, Port Dundas. Glasgow Wake Park welcomes all levels and offers a specific beginner’s wakeboarding package, including kit and coaching, and they also run jam nights for the more experienced riders. This thrilling sport is considered ...