Lifestyle



This year, let’s change the eating disorder discourse

6th January 2022

Editor-in-Chief Lucy Dunn discusses the fluctuation of the weight-loss and body-positive rhetorics ever-present at New Year, and suggests, instead, body indifference should be our aspiration. CW: eating disorders Yesterday was the “hangriest day of the year” for Glasgwegians, according to new WW* research. How so? Because, following New Year’s resolutions, more than a third of ...


Coping with an ill loved one at uni

5th January 2022

CW: Suicide I found my mum’s suicide note a week into my second semester of third year. While she was physically okay, we faced another lowest of lows. In the years I’ve known about my mum’s depression, it has affected every part of my life. I don’t say that to diminish what she goes through; ...


Switching from studying to snoozing

5th January 2022

Sports Editor Claire Thomson discusses how we can transform our bedrooms from a stressful work environment to a tranquil space. Over the past 18 months, we have come to resent our rooms more and more. It often feels as though we are living our lives purely from this box, doing everything from eating, and sleeping, ...


Blood, jabs and tears: the undisclosed menstrual side effects of the covid-19 vaccine

5th January 2022

Melisa Korkut discusses the reported period changes following the Covid-19 vaccine. In recent months, claims of people noticing changes to their periods after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine have emerged on social media. This likely came as such a shock because the possibility of menstruation changes as a side effect is not included in the patient ...


New Year’s resolutions: helpful or harmful?

2nd January 2022

Sports Editor Claire Thomson discusses why we don’t need to worry about becoming the best version of ourselves every January.   It’s that time of year again, when we all wave goodbye to the past 12 months and open ourselves up to whatever lies ahead of us. For some, it is a time to reflect on ...


Travelling the world through the power of food

29th December 2021

Elena Adams shares why she thinks that trying new food is the best part of travelling. People travel for many reasons; the weather, scenery, tourist attractions, and to experience different cultures. But, if you’re anything like me, then the best reason is the food. It could be in a local restaurant, or a food truck ...


It was the best of times, it was the age of foolishness: my four years at Glasgow

29th December 2021

Fourth year Iona Murfitt reflects on her experience at Glasgow, what she has learned, and her advice for current first year students. I’m looking at the class photo that we took in first year. Couldn’t I keep my eyes open? What am I wearing? Wasn’t it yesterday when I groggily stumbled off the coach at ...


Recipe: mulled wine

28th December 2021

Writer Nina Bossicart shares her favourite recipe for the ideal festive mulled wine. This recipe is inspired by Jamie Oliver’s mulled wine recipe, and is the one my mum makes every year. It can be adapted for white wine or cider, and can also be lower-alcohol if you bring the wine to a boil and ...


Auckland Reviewed

28th December 2021

Is Auckland the cultural hub of New Zealand, or a boring warehouse? Flora Gosling describes her experience. If you ever travel to New Zealand/Aotearoa, odds are the first place you’ll go is Auckland. It’s the largest city in the country, with nearly a third of the population of the country living there, and so you ...


A chat with… Glasgow University’s Tea Society

28th December 2021

Writer Odhrán Gallagher sits down with GU’s Tea Society to chat about what they do and why you should join. Tyler Eckback is the current President of the Tea Society. Tyler is a third year student, studying Law and Politics, and is from Denver, Colorado. The Glasgow Guardian: Why did you decide to join the ...